eG Innovations Powers Citrix Global Unified Demo Infrastructure

Business Wire | January 13, 2020

eG Innovations, a world leader in providing application and infrastructure monitoring solutions, announced today that Citrix has chosen the eG Enterprise end-to-end application and infrastructure monitoring solution to power its global demo infrastructure. Citrix’s demo infrastructure is a unified set of applications and infrastructure that supports demos used to showcase the company’s solutions at its global briefing centers, industry events, and customer/partner facing conferences, such as Citrix Synergy and Citrix Summit, around the world.

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Cloud Computing is a broad term that describes a broad range of services. As with other significant developments in technology, many vendors have seized the term “Cloud” and are using it for products that sit outside of the common definition.

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Cloud Computing is a broad term that describes a broad range of services. As with other significant developments in technology, many vendors have seized the term “Cloud” and are using it for products that sit outside of the common definition.

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Datadog Achieves AWS Migration & Modernization Competency Status

Datadog | November 30, 2021

Datadog, Inc. the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Migration & Modernization Competency status for AWS Partners. This designation recognizes that Datadog has demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success automating and accelerating customer application migration and modernization journeys. AWS launched the AWS Migration & Modernization Competency to allow customers to easily and confidently engage highly specialized AWS Partners that help AWS customers modernize their applications, either before or after they are moved to AWS. The AWS Migration & Modernization Competency takes on the heavy lifting of identifying and validating industry leaders with proven customer success and technical proficiency in migration and application modernization tooling. Achieving the AWS Migration & Modernization Competency differentiates Datadog as an AWS Partner with deep domain expertise delivering software products that help customers embrace cloud and application transformation, reducing licensing costs, optimizing operational costs, and improving performance, agility, and resiliency. These tools can perform an application portfolio assessment, identifying the applications that are candidates for modernization; augment and automate developer tasks to carry out the modernization of legacy applications. "Datadog is proud to achieve the new AWS Migration & Modernization Competency status,Our team is dedicated to helping companies achieve their business transformation goals by providing deep visibility into AWS, on-premises and hybrid environments during every phase of a cloud migration. This visibility enables organizations to move to the cloud with greater confidence." Ilan Rabinovitch, Senior Vice President, Product and Community at Datadog "The AWS Migration & Modernization Competency raises the bar again by choosing to solve the hardest challenge faced in application migration and modernization," said Bill Platt, General Manager, AWS Migration Services. "I am confident that solutions, validated by the AWS Migration & Modernization Competency, will provide a complete portfolio of migration and modernization solutions to customers and partners." AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions for organizations ranging from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify AWS Partners with deep industry experience and expertise. Datadog's cloud monitoring platform brings together infrastructure metrics, application traces, log data, and synthetic monitoring, allowing organizations to improve their agility to reduce their time to market, reduce risk during the modernization of their infrastructure and applications, reduce their operational and development costs, and enable visibility across the stack for all teams and stakeholders. Datadog supports a wide range of AWS services and is a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN). About Datadog Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Our SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of our customers' entire technology stack. Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes and across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation and cloud migration, drive collaboration among development, operations, security and business teams, accelerate time to market for applications, reduce time to problem resolution, secure applications and infrastructure, understand user behavior and track key business metrics.

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The Global Telecoms Supply Chain is Strangling Geopolitics

prnewswire | January 12, 2021

Prohibiting Chinese sellers from Western nations' 5G arrangements on the grounds of supposed gear security concerns will detrimentally affect 5G rollouts and innovation advancement for the years to come. As per new examination by worldwide tech warning firm ABI Research, barring Huawei from arrangements will postpone the 5G rollout by quite a while and trouble network administrators with extra expenses of a few billion dollars to supplant existing framework. "Our research shows that banning Huawei and ZTE from 5G deployments and restricting their access to silicon and semiconductor supply chains will have severe implications on economic performances. Furthermore, banning these Chinese vendors will hamper 5G and 6G R&D," says Leo Gergs, Research Analyst for 5G Markets at ABI Research. First and foremost, restricting vendors from 5G deployments poses consequential economic implications for network operators. Gergs explains, "Banning Huawei and ZTE not only imposes additional costs for operators having to replace Huawei equipment from existing network deployments but also restricts the vendor landscape, reducing the degree of competition within the market. This imperfect competition inevitably decreases downward pricing pressure, forcing network operators to pay higher costs for network equipment than if they were under perfect competition conditions." Most importantly, confining merchants from 5G organizations presents noteworthy monetary ramifications for network administrators. Gergs clarifies, "Prohibiting Huawei and ZTE not just forces extra expenses for administrators supplanting Huawei gear from existing organization arrangements yet in addition confines the seller scene, diminishing the level of rivalry inside the market. This blemished rivalry unavoidably diminishes descending estimating pressure, driving organization administrators to pay greater expenses for network hardware than if they were under wonderful rivalry conditions." On top of financial impacts, a Huawei boycott will likewise have serious ramifications on 5G normalization. Huawei and other Chinese telco organizations are among the top givers for 5G related patent revelations to the third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). "Taking Huawei from the chance to adapt this R&D venture will make Huawei reevaluate and decline their endeavors. Accordingly, rollout and advancement of 5G will endure on a public level as well as universally," clarifies Gergs. "Regulators need to be very careful and avoid taking a politically motivated decision on economic and technology matters," warns Gergs. "To ensure that 5G can unveil its true transformative effect to the world, regulators and political bodies need to prevent the 5G rollout from becoming a bargaining chip for geopolitical interests." At the heart of this, regulators and politicians need to fully understand what's at stake by banning these vendors. "If certain network equipment was found to be insecure from a technology point of view, a healthy and unrestricted economic market would naturally move away from these infrastructure components. This would happen without the political intervention, which is harmful to the economy and will jeopardize the immense value that 5G and future generations of cellular connectivity will bring to societies around the globe," Gergs concludes. These discoveries are from ABI Research's Impact of Huawei Restrictions on 5G Markets application investigation report. This report is important for the organization's 5G Markets research administration, which incorporates examination, information, and expert experiences. In view of broad essential meetings, Application Analysis reports present inside and out examination on key market patterns and factors for a particular innovation. About ABI Research ABI Research provides strategic guidance to visionaries, delivering actionable intelligence on the transformative technologies that are dramatically reshaping industries, economies, and workforces across the world. ABI Research's global team of analysts publish groundbreaking studies often years ahead of other technology advisory firms, empowering our clients to stay ahead of their markets and their competitors.

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FieldRoutes Invests in Infrastructure, Advances Software Capabilities and Grows Customer Success and Development Teams

FieldRoutes | November 03, 2021

FieldRoutes—a leading Cloud-based and mobile SaaS provider for field service businesses, formerly operating as two separate companies, PestRoutes and Lobster Marketing—will be demonstrating the latest advancements to its end-to-end software solution at PestWorld 2021 from November 2-5 in Las Vegas. Enhancements and new features added include invoicing and FieldRoutes™ Payments, routing, reporting, QuickBooks® Online integration, marketing solutions and lawn care. The company will also enable early access to a new Affiliate Network at the show. "We take our customers' feedback and requests seriously. Our software's new capabilities, integrations and enhancements to existing features are a direct result of our laser focus on our customers' ability to simplify, scale and grow their business," "We've also invested in the software's infrastructure. In 2020 we built an internal infrastructure team and migrated our software to Amazon Web Services (AWS) which ensures our customers are operating on the most reliable software." William Chaney, chief executive officer of FieldRoutes Pest control operators who visit the PestRoutes by FieldRoutes and Lobster Marketing by FieldRoutes booths at PestWorld can see a demo of the advancements first-hand. They focus on enabling business owners to better retain and attract new customers. They include: Enabling owners to more easily collect payments from their customers with: FieldRoutes Payments Auto Updater feature that automatically updates lost, stolen, or expired credit and debit cards AutoPay by subscription functionality Consolidated invoicing to allow multiple individual invoices to be grouped together and processed under a single invoice number Automation for pest control customer messaging regarding chargebacks, ACH returns and AutoPay Enabling Owners to run their businesses more efficiently so they can do more with fewer employees: QuickBooks Online integration, which is also available at no charge for a limited time New routing functionality that allows users to expand the summary route report by date range, route technicians by their skillset and when creating routes that include square feet (SF) or linear feet (LF) measurements, set a capacity per route based on the vehicle's chemical capacity California WDO reporting to include activity codes Lawn functionality to support routing for HazMat trucks, property estimations, pre-payment discounts and service plans also known as "programs" Enabling owners to easily market their business to grow their revenue with innovations to the FieldRoutes sales and marketing suite's Buy Services Online solution: "Map the Deal" functionality that allows users to create location-specific promotions and enter them into the FieldRoutes operations suite in minutes using click and drag functionality or by setting a max distance for the deal eliminating the need for promo codes Early access to the new Affiliate Network that allows pest control providers the ability to profit from their non-serviceable online sales leads by sharing those leads with other pest control businesses in the network "Over the last year, we've worked hard to advance our industry-leading software. Our investment in new capabilities and enhancements, additions of top-notch talent and the unification of PestRoutes and Lobster Marketing to become FieldRoutes is evidence of our customers' success," continued Chaney. "We take pride in being customer-obsessed and that means we deliver best-in-class technology and dedicated customer support. We've grown because our customers are growing and exceeding their goals." About FieldRoutes FieldRoutes is a Cloud-based and mobile SaaS provider for field service businesses. The platform automates all aspects of field service operations for enterprise and small business customers that span office management, advanced route optimization, payment processing, digital sales, marketing, and customer acquisition solutions that accelerate growth, streamline operations, increase customer retention, and maximize revenue. In 2018 six-year-old PestRoutes and 10-year-old Lobster Marketing became sister companies, and in 2021 unified as one brand, FieldRoutes. Headquartered in McKinney, TX, over 1,700 field service companies rely on FieldRoutes to provide them with the data-driven insights needed to build efficiencies in and drive revenue to their business so they can grow quickly, scale intelligently and serve customers relentlessly.

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