Welcome to the latest edition of the DevContentOps Weekly News Roundup. We update you on the latest news and hot stories related to DevOps, Content Management, Content Marketing, and Web Development.
Copado Reports Strong Growth in SMB Market
Leading DevOps platform Copado recently announced that over 10,000 users have implemented its SaaS DevOps solution, Copado Essentials. Copado enables users to increase the speed and quality of their releases. Copado has also appointed David Belove to the role of Vice President and General Manager for Copado Essentials.
Render Secures $20M Series A to Scale Its DevOps Platform
DevOps cloud platform Render has announced its latest funding round, a Series A led by Addition as well as existing investors General Catalyst and South Park Commons. The funding will be used to triple its employee base, which currently stands at 35 people, by the end of 2022.
Bitrise Raises $60m Help Devs Keep Up With Mobile DevOps
Mobile DevOps company Bitrise announced its $60M Series C funding round on Thursday. Led by Insight Partners, Partech, Open Ocean, and others, Bitrise aims to build an end-to-end mobile development platform for DevOps teams to automate workflow processes, reduce manual labor, and more.
Content Management News
MACH Alliance Announces Eight Newly Certified Companies as Global Membership Nears 50
The MACH Alliance, a group of independent tech companies advocating for open, best-of-breed technology, announced eight new members have recently joined its ranks. New members include Actindo AG, Appnovation, Builder.io, Convictional, Fast, GraphCMS, Object Edge, and Storyblok.
HCL Software named as a 2021 Technology Leader in Quadrant Knowledge Solutions’ SPARK Matrix for Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Global advisory and consultancy firm Quadrant Knowledge Solutions announced that it has named HCL Software as a technology leader in its SPARK Matrix analysis of the Digital Experience Platform (DXP) market.
MLB Partners With Adobe to Digitize Fan Experience in the Ballpark and Beyond
Major League Baseball (MLB) plans to use the Adobe Suite of software to improve the digital experience for fans and make backend operations more efficient. The league already relies on Adobe Creative Cloud to deliver content across its television and digital platforms but will expand to other tools within the suite.
Content Marketing News
Accelerate Your Marketing Plan by Leveraging AI for Content Creation
Ajay Mangilal Jain, Senior Partner of AI & Automation Practice at Wipro Limited, shares his insights on how companies can use AI to help improve their content creation efforts.
Hot Take: Look Outside Your Team For Great Content Marketing
The Content Marketing Institute provides some interesting examples of how companies can improve their content marketing results by outsourcing talent.
Web Development News
Next.js creator Vercel announced a $150M Series D funding round that takes its valuation to $2.5 billion. Led by GGV Capital and including Accel, Salesforce Ventures, Flex Capital and more, the company is seeking to become an end-to-end frontend development platform.