Today Amalgam Insights publishes its latest Vendor Smartlist to support the Chief Information Officer, Global Wireless Expense Management Leaders for 2022. This report addresses the pain points organizations experience in trying to effectively manage the cost of employee smartphones, tablets, and …

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On January 13, 2022, Observable raised a $35.6 million Series round led by Menlo Ventures with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital and Acrew Capital. This round increases the total amount raised by Observable to $46.1 million. Observable is interesting …

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IT Cost Management is one of the core practices at Amalgam Insights. This practice focuses on tracking both vendors and product offerings that help enterprises fight off the IT Rule of 30, Amalgam Insights’ observation that every unmanaged IT category …

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If you would like your announcement to be included in Amalgam Insights’ weekly data and analytics roundups, please email lynne@amalgaminsights.com. Acquisitions and Partnerships Alteryx Announces Acquisition of Trifacta Yesterday, January 6, Alteryx announced that it has acquired Trifacta for $400M …

January 7: From BI to AI (Alteryx, Databricks, Fractal, Meta, Qlik, Trifacta, WEKA) Read more »

Product Launches and Enhancements IBM to Add New Natural Language Processing Enhancements to Watson Discovery On November 10, IBM revealed new natural language processing enhancements planned for IBM Watson Discovery. Business users will be able to train Watson Discovery to …

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On October 4th, 2021, NetApp announced a definitive agreement to acquire CloudCheckr, a market leader in cloud financial and operational optimization. NetApp positions this acquisition as accretive to its agreement to acquire Spot (now called Spot by NetApp post-acquistion) in June 2020 to support hybrid cloud optimization and usage management. This Market Alert explains why NetApp agreed to purchase CloudCheckr and provides recommendations for cloud professionals seeking to make a decision on purchasing or evaluating a cloud cost, cloud optimization, or Cloud FinOps (Financial Operations) solution.