Microsoft | January 19, 2021
Microsoft has released a new preview of the Windows Admin Center 2012, its graphical tool for managing server clusters.
The new preview includes fixes for Azure login reliability issues, the Extension Manager, an upgrade to the SPDY-based HTTP/2 network protocol, GPU management tools, security features and disaster recovery features.
Microsoft also promises a more reliable Azure File Sync, bug fixes for the Files and File sharing features, and the ability to register Azure Stack hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) operating system clusters to Azure and change diagnostic data settings.
The preview contains user interface updates and support for new features released with the October 2020 Storage Migration Service cumulative update. On the storage front, admins can now see the replication status next to the status icon, and system insights in the Azure Stack HCI.
It also brings an isolation mode in the network section when creating a new virtual machine (VM) and better software defined networking (SDN) for VMs.
Windows Admin Center has gained a new tool to manage and Discrete Device Assign (DDA) GPUs to virtual machines running on a server, but it's only available for users running the Azure Stack HCI.
Intel | July 01, 2022
The oneAPI DevSummit for AI 2022 will be a live virtual event that will be hosted by Intel on July 12, 2022. The event will focus on the construction of AI applications that scale fluidly from edge to cloud.
Researchers, data scientists, and developers are invited to this one-day conference to:
Make connections with business leaders who are focused on overcoming obstacles in AI development to boost output and spur innovation.
Discover drop-in optimizations for well-known deep learning, machine learning, and data analytics frameworks and libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, and more.
Demonstrations of Intel AI tools for end-to-end development, including data preparation, training, inference, deployment, and scaling, are available.
Attend a hands-on class to learn how to develop an AI program for finding dinosaurs.
Attend technical presentations and roundtable conversations with professionals from Accenture, RedHat, Google, and Intel.
Botify | March 15, 2022
Botify, the leading corporate software company for performance-driven organic search, has expanded its engagement with Google cloud with the launch of SpeedWorkers on Google Cloud Marketplace. The expanded relationship allows Google Cloud users to purchase the solution in addition to their Google Cloud subscription.
Botify uses SpeedWorkers to provide search engines with the most bot-friendly version of a website, allowing them to crawl much more of it, much faster and more efficiently. As a result, more pages in organic search are indexed and discoverable by visitors, resulting in large increases in measurable traffic and income. This helps bridge the gap between search marketers and web developers by allowing engineering teams to spend less time on SEO activities and more time developing an ideal user experience, which is becoming increasingly difficult to do with limited resources.
"The combined power of Botify and Google Cloud helps brands accelerate their e-commerce strategies and create optimal digital experiences for both users and search engine bots. At a time when more robust privacy measures are limiting the effectiveness and ROI of traditional paid channels, the importance of first-party data and the role of organic search as a performance channel has never been more important. We strive to help brands transform their digital presence into powerful and efficient engines for traffic, sales, and sustainable revenue growth and this all starts with discoverability. Delivering our solution on Google Cloud is part of how we do this - ensuring an easy and seamless experience for customers."
Adrien Menard, Co-founder, and CEO of Botify
Botify has connected with Google Cloud since its inception in 2012, utilizing BigQuery to store and analyze its customer's important search data. This data is at the heart of the company's Analytics and Intelligence suites, which give businesses the information they need to select revenue-generating improvements.