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Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. | August 18, 2022
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global communications infrastructure platform, today announced the launch of its Application Programming Interface (API) Developer Portal, providing customers with a single online platform to explore, on-board and test live environments with existing API offerings, and stay informed about upcoming developments.
One of the biggest challenges enterprises face when working with multiple vendors is siloed information and data. With Zayo’s API Developer Portal, customers now have a centralized, well-organized, easily navigable repository of information about automating business processes with Zayo.
“We want to empower our customers through every step of their digital transformation journey, and APIs are where that journey comes to life in the form of automation at our customers' fingertips. “With our developer portal, customers now have a live environment where they can easily find the information they need to understand, design and build the best software integration strategy to make an impact and drive business results.”
Leidy Perez, vice president of product, strategic software at Zayo
Currently, Zayo receives hundreds of thousands API calls a month originating from 100+ customers. These requests come through key partners such as Connectbase, ACS Solutions, GeoTel, Upstack, NDA Corp, Masterstream and LMX as well as direct integrations. Benefits of Zayo’s existing API offerings include:
Network Discovery: Zayo’s Building Validation, Location, and Cloud Service Provider APIs enable customers to analyze how Zayo’s network availability powers their business footprint.
Quote and Order: Customers can grow their business capabilities by leveraging Zayo products in its Product Catalog API, generating quotes with the Quote API, and automating the ordering process through the Order API.
Service Management: Customers are able to retrieve critical service information, get support for issues, and keep track of planned outages with the Service Inventory, Ticketing, Ticket Catalog and Maintenance Cases APIs.
In addition to the API developer portal, Zayo has started the roll out of MEF API “Lifecycle Service Orchestration” (LSO) Sonata “Billie” release for quoting and ordering as well as performance monitoring. Further incorporation of MEF standards will enable Zayo to better serve its global carrier and enterprise customers to buy services in a standardized way and to automate MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet.
“Too often, customers must work around their system of record to manage multiple vendors. The swivel-chair of that information back into each system of record causes massive inefficiencies that can impact service delivery time and revenue,” said Stan Hubbard, MEF Principal Analyst. “MEF LSO APIs offer an automated, standardized way for service providers to buy and sell services and maximize return on their investment in interface development. We are excited that MEF LSO Sonata APIs enable Zayo’s innovative API Developer Portal.”
About Zayo Group Holdings, Inc.
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. is the leading global communications infrastructure platform, delivering a range of solutions, including fiber & transport, packet and managed edge services. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP backbone spanning 134,000 miles across North America and Europe. By providing this mission-critical bandwidth to its category-leading customers across the wireless, hyperscale, media, tech and finance industries, Zayo is fueling the innovations that are transforming society.
Lightrun | August 09, 2021
Lightrun, the leader in IDE-native observability, today announced support for the Python programming language and its ecosystem of deep learning and data science libraries. With support for Python (the second most popular programming language, according to analyst firm Redmonk’s 2021 Programming Language Rankings), Lightrun brings “shift-left” observability to the algorithmically complex data science realm, where troubleshooting production code is essential to troubleshooting machine learning pipelines.
With the release, Lightrun is supporting the Python language and the PyCharm IDE, allowing Python developers to debug many of the most popular frameworks in artificial intelligence and machine learning, including: Apache Airflow, Luigi DAGs, PyTorch / Tensorflow models, and PySpark jobs. Where traditional debugging solutions focus on debugging logical bugs in a single process application -- Lightrun extends shift-left observability to Python developers whose machine learning pipelines require computation across multiple processes and machines, and where input data is always changing in unforeseen ways.
“Discovering the root cause of failures in a machine learning pipeline is challenging because problems can come from many different sources, including bugs in the code, input data, and improper parameter settings,” said Leonid Blouvshtein, co-founder and CTO at Lightrun. “With Lightrun’s support for Python and related frameworks, now developers can have live probes into their algorithms and models and observe what’s happening in production code, all without leaving the IDE. This is a dramatically more efficient way to evolve machine learning pipelines over previous approaches.”
Lightrun is a Tel Aviv-based startup that is transforming the developer experience, by bringing an innovative developer-native observability platform that empowers dev teams to take full ownership of their code, from development to production. The company is the first to bring "shift left" observability, giving developers deeper insights into running applications by allowing them to insert logs, metrics and traces during runtime. Boasting the richest set of observability pillar tools for observing applications directly from within the IDE, Lightrun simplifies every aspect of incident resolution. Lightrun is ISO-27001 certified and is proud to have some of the most innovative technology companies in the world as customers, including Taboola, Sisense, Tufin and more.
Ambarella | January 02, 2020
Chip designer Ambarella has announced a new robotics platform based on its CVflow architecture for artificial intelligence processing, and it has also signed a deal with Amazon Web Services to make it easier to design products with its chips. Santa Clara, California-based company will demo the robotics platform and the Amazon SageMaker Neo technology for training machine-learning models at CES 2020, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas next week.