Software

OpenLogic by Perforce and the Open Source Initiative Release 2023 State of Open Source Report

MINNEAPOLIS, January 25, 2023 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle; and the Open Source Initiative (OSI), a non-profit that raises awareness and adoption of open source software (OSS), today unveiled the results of their annual open source survey — the 2023 State of Open Source Report. The report is based on data from a global survey of open source users created through a collaboration between OSI and OpenLogic by Perforce, a provider of technical support and services for community open source software.

WatchGuard Threat Lab Report Finds Top Threat Arriving Exclusively Over Encrypted Connections

WatchGuard® Technologies, has released its latest quarterly Internet Security Report, detailing the top malware trends, and network and endpoint security threats analyzed by WatchGuard Threat Lab researchers in Q3 2022. Key findings from the data reveal the quarter’s top malware threat was detected exclusively over encrypted connections, ICS attacks are maintaining popularity, LemonDuck malware is evolving beyond cryptominer delivery, a Minecraft cheat engine is delivering a malicious payload, and much more.

New survey: Embracing the hybrid cloud tops the list of IBM mainframe customers’ modernization strategies

Crawley, UK, November 16, 2022 – New research suggests the majority (83%) of IBM mainframe customers are planning to modernize their mainframe systems. The most popular modernization strategy (mentioned by 46%) is embracing hybrid cloud – keeping zSystems applications where they are while integrating with cloud applications to add new functionality. Enhancing the user experience for end users (44%) and for developers (40%) also features highly on the list of mainframe modernization plans.

Report: Property Technology On The Rise As Real Estate Investors Look To Battle Inflationary Pressures And Rising Interest Rates

London, UK – 9 November 2022. The Proptech M&A Market Report from Hampleton Partners, the international M&A and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, reveals that the first half of 2022 saw 55 property technology (Proptech) deals, 57 per cent up on 1H2020 and 12 per cent up on 1H2021 numbers.

The previous half-year deal count high was 2H 2019, pre-Covid pandemic, when 63 Proptech deals were completed.

SaaS Data Was the Target of 51% of Ransomware Attacks in the Last 12 Months

SAN FRANCISCO - September 27, 2022 - Odaseva, the leading enterprise data protection platform for Salesforce, today released the findings of a global survey that shows that organizations are largely unprepared for ransomware attacks on their data stored in SaaS platforms. Attacks on SaaS data are an increasingly common cybersecurity target, and they succeed in encrypting SaaS data half the time, leaving only half of the victims able to fully recover. Differentiating from other ransomware studies, the survey queried senior data professionals at large enterprises of 10,000 employees or more.

Ransomware attacks are successfully targeting both SaaS and cloud data

Brivo Recognized As “Overall Data Management Platform of the Year” By PropTech Breakthrough

BETHESDA, Md., August 26, 2022Brivo, a leading provider in cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, today announced it has been selected as “Overall Data Management Platform of the Year” in the annual PropTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by PropTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout real estate technology companies, products, and services around the globe.

New ‘Pulse’ App to Build a More Mentally Fit, Less Toxic & More Profitable Workforce

On the heels of its artificial intelligence (AI), Metaverse and interactive 3D virtual employee training and simulation deployments, global leadership development and training company Fierce, Inc. is again changing the way people communicate with each other. This time via the visionary company’s new “Pulse” app poised to refine—and redefine—workplace culture, while also notably boosting bottom lines. With the ability to demonstrate double-digit reductions in stress and anxiety, as well as improved resilience levels, Pulse is designed to address the stressors today’s pressure-laden business climate is causing on industry’s collective staff psyche.

Connected Content: Rethinking The Role Of Websites

It’s easy to see why social media has become the ‘front of house’ for small businesses in recent years – almost literally in the case of many independent restaurants and cafés.

Free, fast and convenient, these channels offer a multitude of functions for businesses, enabling staff to share information and content and respond to enquiries on the go.

Similarly, customers naturally gravitate towards social media because they don’t need to type in a web address, create an account or fill in a form but simply use an app already on their phone. They don’t have to contend with laggy or difficult-to-navigate websites either.

Java Developer Survey Reveals Teams Not Realizing Full Promise of Microservices

MINNEAPOLIS, February 22, 2022 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the release of their 10th annual Java landscape survey — the 2022 Java Developer Productivity Report.

The report details the top Java development tools, technologies, and trends shaping the Java ecosystem — and tracks the impact of these emerging trends on overall developer productivity.

Report: Enterprise Software Mergers and Acquisition Soars Post-Pandemic

London, UK – 22 February 2022. The latest Enterprise Software M&A [merger and acquisition] report from Hampleton Partners, the international M&A and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, reveals that transaction volume grew 12 per cent between 2020 and 2021, from 1,450 deals to 1,629 deals in 2021. Total disclosed transaction value amounted to $114 billion, the second highest on record.

Hampleton’s report also registered that Enterprise Software deals are growing larger, with a total of 21 transactions closing at over $1 billion in the second half of 2021.