BIG DATA MANAGEMENT
SentinelOne | February 17, 2022
SentinelOne , an autonomous cybersecurity platform company, today announced the launch of DataSet, SentinelOne’s data analytics solution. Building upon the acquisition of Scalyr, DataSet expands beyond cybersecurity use cases delivering a limitless enterprise data platform for live data queries, analytics, insights, and retention.
SentinelOne’s Singularity XDR platform was purpose-built to autonomously defend against security threats by addressing cybersecurity as a data problem. Data sets power AI models which instantly determine if behaviors are benign or malicious. Individual data points, automatically linked, deliver machine-made contextualized storylines across the enterprise for visibility and response. EDR and XDR hunting queries provide curated data sets for threat hunters to outperform adversaries. Every aspect of SentinelOne’s autonomous cybersecurity is underpinned in data expertise. Our journey in delivering market-leading autonomous cybersecurity spans processing petabytes of data, growing at an exponential scale and doing so in real time.
“For cybersecurity to be effective, it must make split-second autonomous decisions because every millisecond matters. The way SentinelOne solves cybersecurity with data inspired us to apply our expertise beyond cybersecurity to a wide range of enterprise use cases. Our enterprise customers have the same data needs as SentinelOne - the ability to understand and action live data sets at speed. We’re announcing DataSet because we believe every business benefits from the power of understanding and acting on its data. Instantaneous, easy to use, and efficient understanding of a data set is the key to making better business decisions.”
Tomer Weingarten, CEO, SentinelOne
DataSet is a cloud-native flexible enterprise data platform built for all types of data – live or historical, at petabyte scale. By eliminating data schema requirements from the ingestion process and index limitations from querying, DataSet can process massive amounts of live data in real time, delivering log management, data analytics, and alerting with unparalleled speed, performance, and efficiency - built on a security and privacy-first foundation.
Entering the Data-Defined Era
“Distributed cloud infrastructure and containerized applications contribute to a vast amount of fast-moving data. The amount of data created in the next three years will be more than the data created over the past 30 years,” said Stephen Elliot, Group VP, Research IT, Cloud Operations, and DevOps at IDC. “The ability to cost-effectively analyze data at scale will become a necessity for every organization.”
Asana, Copart, TomTom and DoorDash selected DataSet to analyze all types of data from an unbounded time horizon – streaming and historical. CTOs, CIOs, engineering, and IT operations teams select DataSet, replacing Elastic and Splunk, to harness the power of their data. Legacy data solutions are expensive, slow, and unable to scale at the real-time pace business and technology demands. In the data-defined era, we believe enterprises who are able to leverage their data most effectively will win in their respective markets.
Market Adoption of DataSet
“With DataSet, our engineering, infrastructure and security teams have one single source of truth to make data-driven decisions. We no longer have to stitch context across teams and use cases,” said Joshua Danielson, Chief Information Security Officer at Copart. “DataSet enables us to act based on data, reduce time to detect and resolve anomalies, and maintain security posture.”
“Before DataSet, there was no central management of logs due to the diverse technologies at TomTom. Having to search multiple tools was holding us back, certainly during incidents,” said Carl Meert, Product Manager SRE and Observability at TomTom. “DataSet unifies all of our data from all sources. We are now much faster at detecting and responding to incidents.”
With the launch, SentinelOne has appointed Rahul Ravulur to lead DataSet. He brings more than 25 years of experience in building and operating enterprise products at scale, most recently leading product at Splunk. Ravulur will lead the DataSet business to accelerate market traction with leading data-driven enterprises.
“SentinelOne is taking a bold step to externalize its data expertise - to help all businesses unlock the power of their data,” said Ravulur. “With the launch of DataSet, we help organizations overcome the slow, costly legacy platforms that can’t handle the scalability requirements of tomorrow. DataSet is built for the future of data insights and action.”
SentinelOne’s cybersecurity solution encompasses AI-powered prevention, detection, response and hunting across endpoints, containers, cloud workloads, and IoT devices in a single autonomous XDR platform.
Vertica | June 08, 2022
Vertica, a Micro Focus line of business, today announced the release of version 12 of the Vertica analytical database. Vertica 12 includes new major features and enhancements for analytics and machine learning across multi-cloud, hybrid on-premises and cloud, and multi-regional deployments.
The announcement was made during Vertica Unify 2022, the organization's annual user conference, where attendees learned that Vertica 12 users can now choose from the broadest range of deployment options on the market, with improved automation capabilities as well, to future-proof analytics against constantly changing technology requirements.
"While many companies are being forced to choose their analytics deployment strategy, to commit to one thing –public cloud, on-premises, or hybrid –no one knows exactly what the future may hold. "With Vertica 12, we have developed a completely flexible platform that is seamlessly hybrid. It is as capable of deploying in a SaaS model as it is on-premises. The continuous advancement of our analytical capabilities means that no matter what your future data strategies may hold, Vertica brings powerful analytics to your data."
Scott Richards, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Vertica at Micro Focus
In addition to supporting more on-premises object stores, Vertica 12 expands its Kubernetes support beyond AWS S3 to Google Cloud Storage (GCS), Azure Blob Storage and Hadoop Distributed Filesystem Storage (HDFS), making it fully cloud-native in any environment. Vertica's cloud-optimized architecture also has been enhanced with intelligent subclustering to better manage variable workloads and data sharing, helping to assign costs to owners in a logical way.
On the integration front, Vertica 12 increases the interaction with the data analytics ecosystem. Customers will benefit because key proprietary and open-source technologies work seamlessly, including a new version of VerticaPy, the Vertica Python and Jupyter Notebook interface, as well as an enhanced Spark connector and broadened PMML support.
The core analytical database within the Micro Focus software portfolio, Vertica is the Unified Analytics Platform, based on a massively scalable architecture with the broadest set of analytical functions spanning event and time series, pattern matching, geospatial, and end-to-end in-database machine learning. Vertica enables many customers – from Agoda to Philips to many others – to easily apply these powerful functions to the largest and most demanding analytical workloads, arming businesses and their customers with predictive business insights faster than any analytical database or data warehouse in the market.
Expotrade | November 15, 2021
The 8th Smart Data PLUS Summit and SDS+ Data Awards will get underway next week on the 17th and 18th of November 2021 at the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, UAE, providing a live and in-person overview of the latest advancements in the big data and advanced analytics space. Organized by Expotrade Global, the two day event will bring together over 400 senior delegates representing big data analytics, business intelligence, marketing and customer experience, digital transformation, and strategy, from the region and other countries across the globe.
In a world with unprecedented digital transformation, the program agenda will oversee conversations around data maturity, data observability, data governance and data ethics. Through keynotes, in-depth panel discussions and insightful fireside chats from international and regional subject matter experts, attendees can gain first hand access to the latest developments in the fast moving world of big data and AI.
Just some of the insightful topics delegates can expect to learn about include:
Exerting Influence & Extending Impact –The Evolving Dynamics of Tech & Data from a Middle Eastern Context, a fireside chat between H.E.Thuraya Al Hashimi, Executive Director - Digital Data Enabling Sector, Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Centre, Ministry of Cabinet Affairs UAE and Mostafa Zafer, Vice President, Data, AI, Automation and Security MEA, IBM – Lead Sponsor
Data Democratization – How to Bridge the Divide between People and Technology, presented by Vishal Soni from our Platinum Sponsor - Alteryx
Breaking the Data Gravity Notion with Logical Data Fabric, presented by Alexey Sidorov, Data Management Director from Gold Sponsor - Denodo
Urban Change Makers: The story of Abu Dhabi’s AI Capability, presented by Dr. Humaid Saif Saeed, Director of the Artificial Intelligence Applications, Abu Dhabi Police
ArabyAds Data Transformation : Migrating a Complex Coupons Tracking Analytics to Snowflake, presented by Frédéric Leroy, Chief Technology Officer, ArabyAds
How AI Bring Social Listening to New Levels of Sophistication presented by, Awis Kilani, Marketing Manager from our Gold Sponsor - Lucidya
Empowering MENA governments and Public Sector – Leveraging Smart Data, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Delegates can expect to hear from such esteemed speakers as:
H.E.Thuraya Al Hashimi, Executive Director - Digital Data Enabling Sector, Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Centre, Ministry of Cabinet Affairs – UAE
Budoor Al-Amoudi, Chief of Data Management, Dubai Airport Freezone Authority
Latifa Saleh AlShehhi, Head of Algorithms Analysis & Development Section, Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Center, Ministry of Cabinet Affairs
Ramzi Ben Ouaghrem, CTO, Cloud & Cognitive Technical Executive, IBM Middle East & Africa
Mohamed AlMadhaani, Advisor - Technology & Policy, Abu Dhabi Digital Authority
Dr. Amjed Al.Thuhli, Information Technology Consultant, Ministry of Transport, Communications & Information Technology - Oman
Faisal Ali, Group Chief Information Officer, Gargash Group
Ahmad El Sayed, Chief Data Scientist, Data & AI, IBM
Prashant Tewari, Regional Sales Director, Acceldata
Seham El- Behissy, General Manager Digital & Connected Cars - Middle East, Groupe Renault
Suraj Nair, Head of IT, MENAP & Customer Digital Lead, Mondelēz International
Awad Ahmed Ali El Siddig, Team Leader, AI & Analytics, Adnoc Distribution
Muzoun Al-Nuaimi, Director of Reporting and Analytics, Jumeirah Group
Natalie Fuller, Head of Data Analytics, CAFU
Shaily Verma, Director Data Insights, DAMAC Properties
Taghrid Al Saeed, Senior Vice President - Head of Media Intelligence & Innovation, Mubadala Group Communications
Nicola Hobson-Langley, Regional Head Analytics & CRM Europe & Middle East, RBWM, HSBC
Tina Chikhani Nader, Head of Digital Commerce, Unilever MENA
Shaikha Hassan Al Mansoori, Head of Investment & Strategy - Digital Health Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention – UAE
With the exciting new addition of the SDS+ Data Awards, this event will acknowledge and celebrate the organisations that are excelling in their implementation of AI and big data analytics. The awards will recognise the achievements of companies that have truly embraced digitization and have enjoyed significant improvements to their business as a result.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to attend the Smart Data Summit Plus and SDS+ Data Awards next week and discover the latest advancements in big data analytics and AI Technology.
The Smart Data Summit Plus and SDS+ Data Awards is an in-person event, with hygiene and social distancing measures strongly enforced in accordance with DHA guidelines.
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Privacera | May 13, 2022
Privacera, the unified data access governance leader founded by the creators of Apache Ranger™, today announced the release of Privacera Platform 6.3 and PrivaceraCloud 4.3, which offer complete data governance automation and expanded support across the cloud partner ecosystem.
The new releases dramatically expand the Privacera Access Governance Platform's ability to secure a diverse and increasing number of data sources and analytical workloads offered by leading public and third-party cloud service providers, such as Google Cloud's BigQuery, Snowflake, AWS, and Starburst.
"Privacera pioneered the industry's first SaaS-based data governance and security solution that integrates privacy and compliance across multiple cloud services. Our latest releases not only help organizations use data effectively and responsibly, but also accelerate digital transformation by helping organizations safely migrate data to the cloud, while minimizing compliance risk. By expanding the scope of our platforms, we're even better equipped to guide organizations along their data journeys."
Privacera CEO Balaji Ganesan
A key milestone with this new release is that Privacera now brings the industry's first comprehensive data access and security governance solution to Google BigQuery. BigQuery, Google's serverless data warehouse solution, is rapidly gaining popularity and with this release we provide fine grained access control and data masking capabilities, as well as the ability to discover and tag sensitive data to help manage data access to data stored and processed in BigQuery.
Privacera has also enhanced access control by extending Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) across all supported data and analytical sources. ABAC is a powerful approach to simplifying and automating data access governance, especially when combined with Privacera's Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and tag-based access control. Privacera's ABAC leverages user attributes, such as region, title, and department when creating data access policies, thus allowing data access based on those attributes. Integration with access management solutions, such as Okta, further automates the data access governance process.
The new release also further expands support for Starburst Enterprise by adding encryption to accelerate and improve secure data sharing by automatically encrypting and decrypting data for authorized users or applications when they access it. As a result, data science and analytics teams can securely utilize more data, build and refine predictive and machine learning models, and increase their accuracy, utilizing the full array of features in their organization's data.
"We partnered with Privacera two years ago to provide enterprises with centralized, secure access to data with end-to-end governance and compliance," said Starburst co-founder and CEO Justin Borgman. "In a world where data is fundamental to the success of every business, Privacera offers solutions to help move organizations into the future. We look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come."
Privacera's SaaS-based data security and governance platform enables analytics teams to access data without compromising compliance with regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, LGPD, and HIPAA. Privacera provides a single pane of glass for securing sensitive data across multiple cloud services such as AWS, Azure, Databricks, GCP, Starburst and Snowflake. Privacera's platform is utilized by Fortune 500 customers across finance, insurance, life sciences, retail, media, consumer industries and federal agencies/government to automate sensitive data discovery and easily manage high-fidelity policy management at petabyte scale on-prem and in the cloud. Headquartered in Fremont, California, Privacera was founded in 2016 by the creators of Apache Ranger™.