Today's enterprise IT organizations are intimately familiar with the pain of change. Under pressure to do more with less while accelerating velocity and responsiveness, IT is finding software systems harder than ever to provision and maintain. Similarly, most IT organizations lack consistent and repeatable processes for the handoff between phases in the release lifecycle. This leads to system configuration “drift” between dev, test, staging and production phases, which often leads to failed deployments and outages.
Conformity Inc., provider of the first enterprise-class management and governance solution for SaaS and cloud applications, today announced a strategic alliance with Ping Identity, the leader in Internet Identity Security, which will give joint customers comprehensive visibility and control of user access and usage of SaaS and cloud-based applications.
Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, has been granted a patent protecting core technology that can automatically identify license obligations and resolve license conflicts for legally-protectable content (e.g. software, multimedia, video, audio, textual representations, works of art, visual representations, technological know-how, business know-how, contract rights, and/or software elements, etc.).
LiveJournal.com, the largest online blog hosting platform, and OLX, popular global online classifieds site have launched a co-branded classifieds channel at LiveJournal.com. This channel will expand functionality and increase convenience of LiveJournal for its users.