Staying informed is a constant challenge. There’s so much to do, and so little time. But we have you covered. Grab a coffee and take five while you nibble on these tidbits.
softgate joins BlackBerry’s value-added integrator program
In making the announcement, the company said it is “deepening its longstanding technological partnership with Blackberry and planning to advance product development based on the industry-leading QNX Neutrino Real Time Operating System (RTOS). The cooperation will focus on strategic expansion in the field of high-quality and safety-critical medical software.”
“We have had a cooperative and successful working relationship with BlackBerry QNX for over 20 years,” said Reinhold Seidelmann, business developer at softgate. “As a partner, we are now looking forward to further joint projects and customers in the embedded software environment.”
Ermetic launches ‘Above the Cloud Channel Partner Program’
Ermetic, a cloud infrastructure security company, has launched its new Above the Cloud Channel Partner Program, with separate offerings tailored to the needs of solution providers and managed security service providers (MSSPs).
The redesigned program, it said, provides the resources solution providers need to deliver turnkey cloud security offerings for AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments, including the company’s first certification program for its cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP).
Scott Hoard, head of global channel sales for Ermetic, said, “the program is designed to meet the distinct needs of these two types of channel partners. We have also created a certification program that provides the technical skills to set our partners up for success, while improving their efficiency and profitability.”
Humber College, Siemens Canada launch SMART Lab
Humber College is partnering with Siemens Canada to develop a Sustainable Microgrid and Renewable Technology Lab (SMART Lab) at its North Campus in Toronto. The SMART Lab is an educational and experimental environment designed to train students and professionals in the use of a microgrid system, and to conduct research with industry partners.
According to a release, “microgrids are decentralized localized energy systems that can operate independently of the public system or in conjunction with the main power grid using energy sources like wind and solar photovoltaics (PV) to reduce carbon emissions.
“They can adapt to virtually any local requirement and can withstand harsh environments. This resilient, on-site energy production ensures generation, while efficient storage solutions enable reliability of the energy supply.”
Verses Technologies rebrands
Upland Software launches ChatGPT-powered offering in beta
In a release, the company said, “the Upland AI Knowledge Assistant combines the capabilities of ChatGPT and RightAnswers’ editing feature to fast-track the creation of high-quality content.
“With the technology built directly into RightAnswers, knowledge workers can streamline the creation of knowledge by simply requesting content related to their topic at hand and receiving a real-time response with full article content, summarization, and identification of keywords.”