Mirantis announced the latest version of Mirantis Container Cloud -- MCC 2.23 -- that simplifies operations with the ability to monitor applications performance with a new Grafana dashboard and to make updates to Kubernetes clusters with a one-click “upgrade” button from a web interface.
We live in an on-demand world. As "new, now, next" becomes the default expectation in every industry, success in the digital era often means disrupt or be disrupted. With the speed of innovation ever on the rise, customers expect the latest, greatest features and updates at their fingertips. That means businesses have to ship and deliver more features and products than ever before, faster than before — making it harder for often-overburdened technical teams to keep up with the rapid pace of change as they innovate and execute.
With developer resources in high demand, no-code, low-code solutions promise to clear up backlogs and spark innovation by building up a citizen developer workforce.
And, it's not just hype; there are real benefits. Right now, research suggests IT teams spend less than half of their time innovating for the business. No-code, low-code enables developers to wire up cloud communications capabilities quickly, and collaborate more efficiently with the non-technical members of a team, which allows them to spend less time and effort on maintenance. That means, instead, they can focus on the deeper work needed to push the business forward.
And, with software engineers listed among the hardest-to-fill-jobs in the world, easing the burden on developers isn't just a staffing issue that's solved by adding headcount, or investing in costly learning and development programs to break through backlogs of IT projects. Instead, businesses are turning to low-code and no-code solutions to bring more people into the world of software development and reskill those who are already in developer roles. Automated flows, via a drag-and-drop interface, make it possible for non-technical teams to try their hands at building their own communications workflows: no coding experience necessary.
Empowering those "citizen developers" via no-code, low-code does more than accelerate app delivery and clear up backlogs at a faster clip; it enables diversity of thought. Besides accelerating app delivery and clearing up backlogs at a faster clip, no-code, low-code enables businesses to broaden out beyond their go-to groups of developers and engineers and pull in creative, thinkers from every corner of the organization.
When users who need a specific type of functionality are the ones who design the workflow that delivers it, creative solutions can be discovered and released more quickly — instead of queuing up and stalling out in the already-overfilled development cycle.
With on-demand communication expected on a multitude of channels anytime, anywhere by more and more consumers, there's no end to the ways low-code, no-code can drive efficiency for modern enterprises — from SMS alerts, to voice and messaging apps. And that's a good thing. After all, the less you need to "ask your developer," the better — because, they have better things to do.
Pegasystems announced updates to Pega Cloud supported by an enhanced Global Operations Center to deliver a more scalable, reliable, and secure foundation for its suite of AI-powered decisioning and workflow automation solutions.
D2iQ announced the launch of DKP Gov, a new container-management solution optimized for deployment within the government sector.
StackHawk announced the availability of StackHawk Pro and StackHawk Enterprise for trial and purchase through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.
Octopus Deploy announced the results KinderSystems has seen working with Octopus. Through the use of Octopus, KinderSystems automates its software deployment processes to meet the complex needs of its customers and reduce the time to deploy software.
Elastic Path announced Integrations Hub, a library of instant-on, no-code integrations that are fully managed and hosted by Elastic Path.
Yugabyte announced key updates to YugabyteDB Managed, including the launch of the YugabyteDB Managed Command Line Interface (CLI).
Ambassador Labs released Telepresence for Docker, designed to make it easy for developer teams to build, test and deliver apps at scale across Kubernetes.
Fermyon Technologies introduced Spin 1.0, a major new release of the serverless functions framework based on WebAssembly.
Torc announced the acquisition of coding performance measurement application Codealike to empower software developers with even more data that increases skills, job opportunities and enterprise value.
Progress announced a free online training and certification program for Progress® OpenEdge®, the flagship Progress application development platform.
Opsera announced five patents have been issued to enable enterprise engineering leaders and teams to gain unprecedented end-to-end visibility into their software delivery and accelerate the speed and security of delivery, all while maximizing their investment.
DuploCloud announced the general availability of its on-prem solution built on top of Kubernetes, focusing on containerized workloads with near term plans to integrate with on-prem compute, storage and networking vendors.
Postman announced the general availability of Postman Flows, a visual tool for creating API applications. Postman Flows simplifies building software by using APIs as the building blocks, allowing anyone to produce workflows, integrations, and automations in a collaborative environment without needing to write a single line of code.
SecureAuth announced an alliance partnership with HashiCorp®, enabling organizations to leverage SecureAuth’s advanced passwordless authentication and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) device recognition.