Data News Roundup- Thursday, March 4th
How is your first week of March treating you? In this Data News Roundup, we share three breaking stories that made noise in the first week of this month.
On behalf of the AtScale team, we are also excited to share highlights from our most recent webinar, “How Slickdeals Accelerates Data-Driven Decisions at Scale.” You can catch up by watching the on-demand here. You can also read our recap on our blog. Now, let’s get into this week’s stories!
By Ron Miller
This week, Okta, the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced that they acquired Auth0 for $6.5B. Okta CEO and Co-Founder, Tom McKinnon states that this “gives his company broad coverage in the identity space and the acquisition has the power to lift identity to a first-class cloud category along with infrastructure, enterprise software like collaboration and CRM and others.”
By Charlie Osborne
In response to a data protection assessment, Google announced how their enterprise suite, Workspace, handles data by addressing security and privacy concerns expressed by Dutch data protection authorities. The Google states, “We adhere to regulatory and compliance requirements to protect our customers’ data. And we believe that it is deeply important for us to be transparent about our products and our practices.”
By Teena Maddox
On the first day Microsoft Ignite, the company shared Azure Percept, “a platform of hardware and services intended to simplify how customers use Azure artificial intelligence technologies on the edge, such as with cloud offerings for device management, AI model development and analytics.”