Apiiro | June 09, 2022
Apiiro, the leader in Cloud-Native Application Security, today announced the Apiiro Partner Program, which provides comprehensive support for technology, consulting, and reseller partners across the Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) ecosystem.
In the era of cloud-native application development, the remediation lifecycle is getting longer and more complex because risks are distributed across the design, code, open source packages, infra-as-code, containers, Git and CI/CD servers, and cloud infrastructure.
In addition, the shift in responsibilities and the use of a multitude of tools, each addressing only a small subset of cloud-native application risks has reduced the overall efficacy with noisy alerts and false-positives due to the lack of context. Context from cloud infrastructure to code and Software Bill Of Materials visibility (SBOM) are instrumental for the remediation process across the software supply chain.
Partners like Alacrinet, Defy Security, Google Cloud, HashiCorp, NetSPI, NXGN, Parabellyx, and Trace3 from the cloud-native application security, DevOps, cloud infrastructure security, and other cybersecurity industries are joining the Apiiro Partner Program to work together to help customers remediate cloud-native application risks across the software supply chain. Partners will benefit from the Apiiro Risk Graph technology and enabling resources to speed customer adoption and success with a contextual shift left risk remediation technology.
"Our customers aren't just modernizing their cloud-native application security - they're reinventing the way they develop, build, and deploy cloud-native applications across the software supply chain. By uniting in the Apiiro Partner Program, Apiiro and our partners can collectively ensure cloud-native applications are developed and delivered in a secure manner,"
John Leon, VP of Business Development at Apiiro
Program benefits include training materials and sales resources, access to technical evaluation demos and documentation to enable go to market and joint promotion opportunities. By enrolling in the Apiiro Partner Program, partners can increase their value to customers by delivering contextual shift left risk remediation before releasing to the cloud.
Apiiro has quickly gained momentum and recognition in the cloud-native application security market:
The current winner of the prestigious RSA Sandbox Innovation Award
Named a Gartner 2021 Cool Vendor in DevSecOps
Detected Day 0 Supply Chain Security vulnerability found on Kuberenetes based Argo CD platform
Contributor to the NIST 800-218 Secure SW Development Framework published February 2022
Apiiro is a new partner in the Google Cloud Marketplace. Google Cloud customers can purchase the Apiiro platform directly on Google Cloud Marketplace, enabling them to simplify cloud software procurement for their enterprise via online discovery, purchasing, and fulfillment.
Apiiro helps security and development teams proactively fix risk across the software supply chain, before releasing to the cloud. Backed by Greylock and Kleiner Perkins.
CLOUD APP MANAGEMENT
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220601005510/en/Axiom-Space-Selects-Box-to-Power-Cloud-Content-Management | June 06, 2022
Box, Inc. the leading Content Cloud, today announced that Axiom Space, the leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, selected Box to power secure collaboration and content management across its workforce and drive new ways to work in the cloud.
Axiom operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while building its successor, Axiom Station, the first permanent commercial destination in Earth's orbit that will provide new opportunities to benefit every human, everywhere. To support its workforce and partner ecosystem, Axiom is leveraging modern technology with Box as its content layer to power seamless collaboration internally and externally and digital experiences for employees and partners while meeting strict security and compliance requirements, including ITAR and FedRAMP.
“Technology is a key driver of innovation at Axiom, and collaboration is at the forefront of our strategy as we partner with visionary governments, researchers, manufacturers, and scientists across the globe,” said Kirk Simmonds, Head of IT at Axiom Space. “As our business continues to grow, our workforce needs to work more efficiently and creatively with tools that truly support the new way of working. With Box, we’re able to create a more connected and productive environment that helps us ensure a brighter future for everyone on Earth.”
“Axiom is leading the way in human spaceflight services, Axiom’s important mission, powered by its technology strategy in partnership with companies like Box, is poised to help them bring agility to their work while ensuring the privacy and security of sensitive data. We are thrilled to support Axiom in its mission to build the first commercial space station in our solar system.”
Aaron Levie, CEO and co-founder at Box
As part of Axiom’s cloud technology initiative, its IT organization selected Box to:
Enable Engineering and R&D to collaborate externally with partners daily;
Seamlessly share information from the Mission Operations team in Houston to flight safety and communications teams located at Axiom headquarters and remotely;
Power HR workflows with Box Relay for the employee onboarding process as the organization scales rapidly;
Centralize content management in one platform, eliminating silos of content and improving collaboration internally across the business;
Provide a secure collaboration space for content requiring ITAR and FedRAMP compliance levels;
Enhance confidential information security with Box Shield.
Box empowers many of the largest and most regulated enterprises around the world to accelerate business processes, power their workplace collaboration, and protect valuable information. With today’s announcement, Axiom Space joins leading global organizations that have adopted Box’s Content Cloud to power new ways of working.
Box is the leading Content Cloud, a single platform that empowers organizations to manage the entire content lifecycle, work securely from anywhere, and integrate across best-of-breed apps. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for leading global organizations, including AstraZeneca, JLL, and Nationwide. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.
MongoDB | April 12, 2022
MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDB), the leading modern, general purpose database platform, today announced the launch of a pay-as-you-go MongoDB Atlas offering, which can be launched directly from the Google Console. The offering provides developers with a simplified subscription experience, and enterprises more choice in how they procure MongoDB on Google Cloud. With this new pay-as-you-go MongoDB Atlas offering, customers only pay for the resources they use and can scale based on their needs, with no up-front commitments while using their Google accounts. This offering will also make it easier for customers to build, scale, and manage data-rich applications with MongoDB Atlas within the Google Cloud Console.
The addition of a pay-as-you-go-offering aligns well with how companies want to build modern applications– from bootstrap companies participating in the Google for Startups and MongoDB Startup programs, ranging to the largest, most complex Enterprises. This new offering is available through Google Marketplace, giving companies and resellers of all sizes more flexibility in selecting the technology stack and partners that best fit their needs.
"Our business has shifted significantly over the last few years with the majority of our revenue now coming through e-commerce related technology for ordering. We realized it was becoming difficult and cost-prohibitive to build modern cloud-native applications capable of scaling seamlessly for these higher volumes using relational database technology," said Murali Bandaru, EVP and Chief Information and Digital Officer, American Tire Distributors. "We embraced MongoDB on Google Cloud because its document data model enabled our developers to build cloud-native applications faster to support our volume growth in digital channels. We've since migrated to MongoDB Atlas and have over 50 clusters across 350 databases that are handling 250 million calls and 100 million events daily."
Customers love MongoDB Atlas because it provides developers with a multi-cloud database service built for resilience, scale, and security. With MongoDB Atlas, developers can build upon a trusted foundation that enables them to work with data the way they want – easily. MongoDB enables developers to integrate Atlas with Google Cloud products including BigQuery, Apigee, Tensorflow, Cloud Run, App Engine, EventArc, Cloud Functions, DataStream, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Dataproc, Dataflow, and Pub/Sub. In addition to these offerings, MongoDB and Google Cloud have expanded their joint reach across 28 global regions, including the recent availability in Toronto and Santiago.
Recently, MongoDB and Google Cloud made it easier and faster for customers to migrate their workloads to MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud with migVisor by EPAM and Google Cloud StratoZone. Previously applicable only to migrations from RDBMS to cloud-based RDBMS, migVisor is now available for MongoDB On-Premises to MongoDB Atlas migrations. With the StratoZone assessment tool, customers can automatically discover existing infrastructure from any environment, analyze the cost-benefits of MongoDB on Google cloud, and plan the migration. The ability to assess the complexity of migrations helps customers prioritize and accelerate their journey to the public cloud.
"MongoDB and Google Cloud have a long-standing partnership, focused on driving customer success across multiple industries, such as financial services and retail, at a global scale. Developers benefit by having MongoDB Atlas now featured in the database section of Google Cloud's console, increasing the visibility and velocity of Atlas with a wider group of users," said Alan Chhabra, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Partners, MongoDB. "Together, Google Cloud and MongoDB will continue to work with organizations looking to streamline cloud migrations and modernize application development in order to provide their customers with a first class experience."
Data is fundamental to digital transformation.Expanding the availability and simplifying the deployment of MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud will make it even easier for customers to benefit from MongoDB's capabilities alongside those of Google's data cloud, providing greater capability and opportunity to utilize their data as they digitally transform."
Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Ecosystem at Google Cloud.
MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose database platform empowering innovators to create, transform, and disrupt industries by unleashing the power of software and data. Headquartered in New York, MongoDB has more than 33,000 customers in over 100 countries. The MongoDB database platform has been downloaded over 240 million times and there have been more than 1.5 million registrations for MongoDB University courses.
CLOUD APP DEVELOPMENT
Bullhorn | January 12, 2022
Bullhorn®, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, announced that it has acquired Able, a longstanding Bullhorn Marketplace partner and the provider of market-leading candidate engagement and onboarding solutions. This acquisition is the latest major investment by Bullhorn in helping staffing agencies around the world to transform their businesses in an era of continued digitization. The combination of Able’s candidate engagement and onboarding solutions with Bullhorn enables agencies to efficiently meet complex onboarding requirements, reduce candidate drop-out, and get candidates on assignment faster, all while delivering an incredible candidate onboarding experience.
The labor market is experiencing a shortage and trends including the ‘great resignation’ on the back of the global pandemic have created the perfect talent storm. In fact for 2022, Talent attraction has been identified as the top challenge for staffing firms in Bullhorn’s recent Global Recruitment Insights and Data (GRID) report. Compounding this challenge, the expectations of the modern worker have changed. These digital natives want flexibility, expect to interact on their terms, and look for a high-touch, high-tech experience in everything they do, and their expectations of Staffing Firms have shifted. Over 90% of talent surveyed in the annual GRID survey wished that the process of finding jobs was easier; 93% of freelance workers indicated the experience of working with online platforms is easier; and, over 50% had given up on a job as the process took too long. Ultimately, the staffing firms that will win in this new world of work are those who prioritize and have invested in developing and maintaining a future-focused candidate experience.
Able is trusted by some of the largest staffing agencies in the world to streamline complex hiring workflows and compliance challenges. Able solutions are uniquely designed to simplify, improve, and automate the candidate journey as well as enabling recruiters to configure and automate entire onboarding workflows to the specific needs of each job while ensuring that data flows seamlessly between the systems that recruiters use the most. Able forms management capabilities allows agencies to seamlessly meet government, client, and agency compliance standards. By streamlining the onboarding process, Able clients maximize efficiency and onboard candidates significantly faster, all while freeing up time for recruiters. Additionally, Able offerings are purpose-built for staffing agencies using the Bullhorn platform.
“We’re excited to continue to enhance our capabilities in delivering an incredible candidate experience with the acquisition of Able. The product is tightly integrated with Bullhorn, and we have close to 100 joint customers. Already, we’re improving the way we put the world to work everyday through a better talent experience, and we will further this investment with the addition of both Gerald Hetrick, CEO of Able, and Dustin Brewer, Chief Product Officer, who will join our leadership team focused specifically on this mission.”
Matt Fischer, president and COO of Bullhorn
“Since the very beginning, we have pioneered the way in making sure that every employee has a seamless experience starting a new job. We’re thrilled to be joining the Bullhorn team with whom we’ve worked for many years, have shared values in delivering an excellent customer experience and see enormous opportunity for growth globally,” said Gerald Hetrick, CEO of Able. “As companies face increased demand from the strong job market, our joint solution will help our customers deliver a more scalable onboarding experience, improving fill rates and increasing talent loyalty.”
Able allows recruiters to simplify and automate the onboarding processes that prevent new employees from getting to work, from the most straightforward to the diabolically complex, so they can do what they were hired to do sooner. We believe that no matter who someone is, what job they do, whether they’re temporary or permanent, every employee can and should be able to have a great first day.
Bullhorn is the global leader in software for the staffing industry. More than 10,000 companies rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to power their staffing processes from start to finish. Headquartered in Boston, with offices around the world, Bullhorn is founder-led and employs more than 1,300 people globally.