BIG DATA MANAGEMENT
Brivo | November 19, 2020
Brivo, the worldwide pioneer in cloud-based access control and shrewd loft mechanization, declares the dispatch of Brivo Access, a brought together security stage conveying new computerized change capacities for associations around the world. Brivo Access sets another norm for access control with the business' initially coordinated business intelligence (BI) devices and AI innovations to change information into significant bits of knowledge.
Brivo Access will improve the capacity of the CISO/CSO to oversee more extensive informational indexes and have a more comprehensive perspective on the business. Security groups will be engaged with handily modified and envisioned access control and savvy building sensor information to enlighten inconsistencies and better ensure their kin and property.
“Security and building management systems, unfortunately, have not always enjoyed the latest technology solutions, and the power of data and AI have been no exception. Slow cloud adoption, underfunded technology budgets, and mismatched business and purchasing models are just a few of the reasons these industries have been left behind. All of that changes with Brivo Access. Security and building management teams now have the power of data, business intelligence, integration and insight at their fingertips. And the benefits are more compelling than ever before,” said Steve Van Till, Brivo President & CEO.
Brivo is the global leader in cloud-based security and property management solutions for commercial and multifamily properties that simplify security interactions for property managers, tenants, employees, and visitors. With over 15 million users and 1,000 authorized dealers, our SaaS platform has been unifying the security experience across access control, mobile credentials, video surveillance, identity federation, visitor management, intercoms, and elevator control since 2002. Hundreds of software partners and end users use our APIs and SDKs to extend our solutions to unique vertical market offerings. More than ten years of SOC audits underscore our commitment to protecting customer privacy and data security.
3Cloud | November 03, 2021
3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure services firm, today announced that it has acquired CCG Analytics, a Tampa based data and analytics consulting firm and premier Microsoft partner. CCG Analytics stands out as an innovative consulting firm, with a diverse mid-market customer portfolio, that helps customers treat data as a critical asset across the organization enabling both resiliency and power to scale in today's digital business economy.
"With the acquisition of CCG Analytics, we continue our growth trajectory and strengthen our position as the largest Azure pure-play services firm in the U.S.. We're excited to welcome CCG's world-class team into the 3Cloud organization. Their strength in data governance and strategy combined with deep data and analytics expertise furthers our mission of delivering the ultimate Azure experience for our clients and Microsoft."
Mike Rocco, 3Cloud CEO and Co-Founder
Building on its recent acquisition of Polaris Solutions, 3Cloud will grow its employee base to over 400 Azure experts with the addition of CCG Analytics. CCG's team of strategy, governance, and data and analytics consultants will join 3Cloud's Data & Analytics, Infrastructure and Managed Services practices, bringing industry-leading expertise in areas like data strategy, data estate modernization, AI, data visualization and cloud migration.
"At CCG, we focus on empowering our clients to become more insights-driven, gain better visibility into their business and accelerate their growth," said Dan Phelps, CCG Analytics CEO and Co-Founder. "Our team is passionate about solving the most complex data and analytics challenges with cloud technology. 3Cloud shares these values, and we are excited to join them and grow together."
Both firms have strong partnerships with Microsoft and industry-leading Microsoft credentials. 3Cloud and CCG are both Microsoft gold partners and have longstanding and complementary relationships with Microsoft sales and engineering. CCG's Co-Founders Dan Phelps and Dan Rodriguez will continue to have senior leadership roles within 3Cloud and CCG Board Chair Tony DiBenedetto will serve as a Board Observer for 3Cloud.
"As Azure adoption has grown, so has the demand for trusted partners who can help organizations move beyond migration to modernize, innovate and transform their business with Azure," said Jim Dietrich, 3Cloud President and Co-Founder. "Expanding our data and analytics capabilities is key to not only meeting this demand from our current clients, but also positioning us for continued growth as the largest and most advanced Azure services firm in the U.S."
Gabe Stephenson, Gryphon Managing Director, said "This acquisition is highly strategic and further establishes 3Cloud as the most sophisticated provider of services in the high-growth Microsoft Azure ecosystem. We have been deeply impressed by the business the CCG team has built and are looking forward to continuing to work with them."
7 Mile Advisors served as exclusive financial advisor and Kirkland & Ellis served as the legal advisor to 3Cloud and Gryphon Investors. Gryphon Investors completed a majority investment in 3Cloud in June 2020.
Alantra acted as exclusive financial advisor to CCG Analytics in this transaction.
As a top Microsoft services partner focused 100% on the Azure platform, 3Cloud helps clients build, migrate, modernize and manage their applications, infrastructure, data and analytics in the cloud. Founded by Microsoft executives, 3Cloud combines a team of highly experienced cloud architects and technologists with a strong network of Microsoft sales and engineering relationships to deliver the ultimate Azure experience for clients.
About CCG Analytics
CCG Analytics is a data and analytics company that helps forward-thinking organizations become more insights-driven, solve complex challenges and accelerate growth through industry-specific solutions. CCG empowers customers to gain greater visibility into their business and make informed decisions through strategic offerings designed to deliver speed-to-value, improve business outcomes and unify teams around a common view of trusted insights.
A premier Microsoft partner, CCG leverages Azure-based platforms to develop solutions and provide analytics that help our customers advance their digital strategies.
About Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management. The firm has managed over $7.5 billion of equity investments and capital since 1997. Gryphon targets making equity investments of $50 million to $300 million in portfolio companies with enterprise values ranging from approximately $100 million to $600 million. Gryphon prioritizes investment opportunities where it can form strong partnerships with owners and executives to build leading companies, utilizing Gryphon's capital, specialized professional resources, and operational expertise.
Ascend.io | November 24, 2020
Ascend.io, the data engineering organization, today declared a huge international expansion of the Ascend Partner Program with the addition of a few key endeavor design warning and data consultancy partners. The Ascend Partner Program enlarges the Ascend Unified Data Engineering Platform with solutions and administrations curated to address the issues of present day venture business data ventures and to altogether quicken undertaking advanced transformation courses of events.
As the interest to separate bits of knowledge from deluges of data keeps on flooding, organizations are endeavoring to arrive at their computerized transformation goals by receiving data science, data examination, and data engineering at scale. While data pipelines are the shared factor for every one of these activities, the present status of data engineering has become the die-hard bottleneck to meeting the growing business need. Therefore, numerous undertakings are going to authority counsels and consultancies to redo their specialized methodologies and quicken the learning cycle.
A developing number of these warning and consultancy firms are currently handling another associate of data designers and planners whose mastery has advanced past existing ETL and orchestration strategies, to incorporate the Ascend Unified Data Engineering Platform. As opposed to assemble data stages without any preparation, these groups start their first day on the task previously making independent data pipelines that powerfully adjust to changes in data, code, and climate with 95% less code.
"Our partnerships are a vital part of Ascend.io's business and are instrumental to our growth strategy. Our global architecture and consultancy partners have had impressive early successes winning data projects and delighting their clients, proving that our innovative approach to solving today's data engineering challenges transcends industries and geographies," said Sean Knapp, CEO and founder of Ascend.io. "In leveraging Ascend's advanced data engineering capabilities, our partners amplify their greatest strengths – industry and data expertise – enabling faster delivery of transformative initiatives and driving even greater customer satisfaction."
Ascend.io, the data engineering company, provides the only unified platform for data pipelines with 10x faster build velocity and automated maintenance. Cloud data pipelines are the backbone of modern data systems and require a scalable approach to meet the exploding demand for new data initiatives. Evolving beyond traditional ETL tools, the cloud-native Ascend Unified Data Engineering Platform lets teams create autonomous data pipelines that dynamically adapt to changes in data, code, and environment. In a radical departure from existing data orchestration solutions that require excessive coding, Ascend democratizes data engineering. Data teams using Ascend can now ingest, build, integrate, run, and govern data pipelines with 95% less code. Ascend's DataAware™ intelligence uniquely observes, understands, and tracks every piece of data, enabling data pipelines to run at optimal efficiency with integrated lineage tracking, auditability, and governance. Ascend.io accelerates the journey from prototype to production and helps leading organizations achieve faster time to value. Freed from maintaining brittle pipelines, data teams can spend more time bringing innovations to life.