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WSO2 Acquires Platformer to Extend Kubernetes Capabilities of Choreo Next-Generation Integration Platform as a Service
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Platformer Console for speeding Kubernetes deployments complements Choreo iPaaS capabilities for rapidly delivering cloud native apps, APIs, and digital services.
WSO2 Introduces Choreo, a Next-Generation Integration Platform as a Service for Cloud Native Engineering Using the Choreo iPaaS, now in public beta, developers can engineer in low-code and code simultaneously; build, test and deploy in Kubernetes; manage APIs; share them in a marketplace; and observe performance—all within hours not weeks
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|Enterprises worldwide are accelerating their digital transformation initiatives, with many starting years earlier than originally planned. But, too often, these initiatives are hampered by the lack of deep technical expertise required to get projects off the ground and deliver digital products and solutions. WSO2 addresses this challenge with today’s introduction of Choreo, the new integration platform as a service (iPaaS) for cloud native engineering.|
|By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT
If you’re not concerned about the risk of ransomware, then I wonder what deserted island you’re on.
Ransomware is so prevalent that businesses should take all the necessary precautions available to them. To help you out, we’ve listed the top 8 ways you can protect your business network from ransomware attacks:
Liger Partners provides marketing tips on how to leverage Amazon Prime Day as a business.
|By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT
The ability to make sound strategic business decisions is at the core of every business owner. For that to happen, business owners must secure the flexibility to thoughtfully plan and prioritize their next move. That’s tough to do when you when the expertise isn’t in your back pocket, coupled with the inability to see IT challenges on the horizon.
Partnering with a Managed Service Provider should offer a level of transparency that can be seen in the way strategic business decisions are made. While expertise is an integral component to consider when selecting an MSP, it’s not the only factor that should drive your decision. Dig deep to find the level of transparency with your MSP that will garner a trusting relationship while positioning your business for success.
Swan Lake Beta Release of Ballerina Programming Language Lowers Barriers to Delivering Cloud-Native Applications
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Santa Clara, CA – June 2, 2021 – Increasingly enterprises are turning to cloud-native applications that integrate APIs, events, data, microservices, serverless apps, and other digital assets throughout their organizations and across the ecosystems in which they participate. Ballerina is the open-source language for cloud-native programming and integration designed to support these organizations with a unique bidirectional mapping of sequence diagrams and code. The new Swan Lake Beta release, available today, radically simplifies how developers build and deploy cloud-native applications through an intuitive syntax for developing services and APIs, seamless JSON support, and built-in concurrency control.
The company reduces complexities by enabling automation and better customer experience
The ABM Agency has experienced growth well into the second quarter of the year, hiring three new employees in May.
|Starting fall 2021, the Department of Risk Management & Insurance at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business will offer its highly regarded Master of Actuarial Science (MAS) degree online, allowing working professionals from any location to study at the school ranked first in North America for actuarial science research.|
|FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, today completed the acquisition of Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX), an international cross-border payments provider. By acquiring AFEX, FLEETCOR® builds upon its corporate payments line of business and strengthens its position as one of the largest global business payment companies in the world.|
WSO2 Hosts CIAM Roundtable Webinar to Discuss Modern Customer Identity and Access Management Trends, Challenges, and Solutions
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WSO2, the leader in digital transformation technology, announced its plans to host a roundtable webinar on the current state of customer identity and access management (CIAM) applications, existing challenges, and innovative solutions to overcome them. The virtual roundtable will take place on June 17, 2021, at 10:30 AM IST / 01:00 PM SGT. It will feature a panel of distinguished multi-disciplinary experts and senior management from the telecommunications and banking sectors. The registration page can be accessed at https://wso2.com/webinar/ciam-trend-chat-apac.
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By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT
With the recent fallout surrounding the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack felt across much of the country, I think it’s important that businesses embrace key takeaways on the techniques used in this attack and heighten our sense of awareness to detect when things are going wrong in our environment. Educating ourselves on the many shared techniques of these criminal groups, like DarkSide, will serve as an added layer of protection to our IT environments, and in many cases, our infrastructure as a whole.
|Qoppa PDF Processing API is now available on Rapid API.
See how this makes it easier to connect to Qoppa’s hosted document services and start processing & converting PDF documents more efficiently!
|Aimed at closing the skills gap, the company commits to a program that builds foundational digital skills by providing access to high-quality computer science training resources.|
Global Atlanta-based Fintech PPRO announces new appointments to executive and leadership teams, preps for another year of hypergrowth
|Following rapid expansion spurred on by a global e-commerce boom, PPRO is announcing the appointment of newly created roles to its executive and leadership teams. Chief Commercial Officer, Claire Gates, and Senior Vice President of Banking and Payments Strategy, Tony Glasby, have joined PPRO just weeks after a second major investment announcement headlined by new investors JPMorgan Chase & Co. In addition to the newly created executive and leadership roles, PPRO will also be welcoming Jean Christian Mies to the executive team as the General Manager for Latin America.|
Arun Rai Appointed Inaugural Holder of Howard S. Starks Distinguished Chair at Robinson College of Business
Arun Rai, Regents’ Professor of the University System of Georgia and co-founder and director of the Center for Digital Innovation at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, is the inaugural holder of the Howard S. Starks Distinguished Chair. The appointment was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on April 13
|Challenge. Growth Opportunities. Work hard, play hard culture. Not the current state of affairs? If you’re looking to expand your skills & take your IT career to the next level in an environment brimming with opportunity, collaboration & access to ongoing training & development, read on to see what people are saying about Snap Tech IT.|
By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT
Understanding the role of the National Institute of Standards & Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework, NIST CSF, is an essential component of the proactive approach Snap Tech IT has taken to effectively manage cybersecurity for IT environments. This end-to-end approach to cybersecurity management is known as Snap Tech IT’s CyberDefense, a collection of solutions comprised of managed & co-managed security services that are built around the NIST CSF gold standard of proven processes. Snap Tech IT CyberDefense is the best weapon in your arsenal to fight back again cybercriminals & minimize total losses from attacks.
By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT
If your company is like most, improving cybersecurity is at the top of everyone’s agenda these days; however, it is an enormous task, and many people don’t know where to start. I suggest that we start with a proven framework. So, today we are going to look at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and how it can help your company improve its cybersecurity and better protect against cyber-attacks.
By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT
Cloud computing remains elusive for most organizations. The many approaches to strategy and numerous vendors have made it a confusing world. Most of you realize that you should be doing at least some of your business in the cloud. But do you often wonder if all your information technology (IT) activities should be cloud-based? Two cloud confusion incidents that recently occurred during the normal course of business inspired me to write about this.
10 Companies Selected for Education and Mentoring Program, Concluding with Fintech South Pitch Off for $25,000 Prize
Twelve Companies Demonstrate Fintech Innovation with Connection to Georgia
Ricardo Diniz is WSO2 vice president and general manager of the UK, Spain, France, Italy and Portugal; Fernando Arditti is WSO2 vice president and general manager of Latin America.
Aptos, a global retail technology provider headquartered in Atlanta, adds software industry veterans in executive positions across finance, human resources and Americas management to further the company’s momentous growth as an industry leader.
New Consent Management in WSO2 Open Healthcare Solution Simplifies Compliance with US Mandates for Giving Patients Control Over Their Data
WSO2’s comprehensive, easy-to-deploy Consent Management speeds CMS and ONC compliance via FHIR APIs and puts the power of consent in the hands of healthcare consumers.
Amazon will expand its significant presence in Georgia with a new fulfillment center planned in Savannah, Georgia. The new facility will feature innovative Amazon robotics technology and create 1,000 full-time jobs.
By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT
The Capital One data breach is another astounding example of how your data can be compromised. Pile that one on top of the Equifax disaster that affected so many, and it seems that nobody in the U.S. with a bank account or a credit card can avoid a data breach. Both individuals and businesses of all sizes are being impacted. At this point, the question to be asking isn’t what can you do to prevent it, it’s what can you when managing data breach recovery?