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.
FinOps platform for Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Ternary, has announced its latest features, which will enable cloud engineering and IT finance teams to optimize GCP service costs proactively through granular insights and automation.
Leader in Cloud-Native Application Security Apiiro has announced a new community focusing on the challenge of remediating risks in cloud-native applications. The aim is to share knowledge, insights, tools, and best practices to find a new approach to tackling the complexity of cloud-native applications.
Harness, an ML-enhanced software delivery platform led by AppDynamics co-founder Jyoti Bansal, will add GitOps to its list of services. The platform will be built on top of ArgoCD, a declarative GitOps tool for Kubernetes.
Content Management News
Bloomreach, known as the world’s #1 Commerce Experience Cloud, has announced an investment of $175 million, which will see its valuation double since last year, to reach $2.2 billion. The funding led by Goldman Sachs includes participation from existing Bloomreach investors, Bain Capital Ventures and Sixth Street Growth.
Leading agile content management system Contentstack will now be available on Microsoft Azure. Contentstack subsequently becomes the first multi-cloud SaaS CMS on the market, giving customers the freedom to run on their choice of cloud provider.
The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team has discovered a WordPress plugin flaw that allows for XSS attacks. The plugin in question, Header Footer Code Manager, allows webmasters to add code snippets to the headers and footers of their websites. Attackers can use the vulnerability to gain administrator privileges and the opportunity to install backdoor hacks.
Content Marketing News
Full-service digital marketing agency Musselwhite Marketing has announced a partnership with The Agent Support Network of America (ASNOA). The partnership will see ASNOA’s 3,000+ affiliates benefit from WordPress and WiX website support, maintenance, and creation to increase and improve their agency’s online presence and credibility.
Toronto-based digital marketing agency PNM Group has published a list of the top 5 digital marketing trends for 2022. A focus on sustainability and an increase in voice and visual searches are among the notable trends.
Results from UpCity’s survey of 600 small businesses in the US and Canada indicate that 80% of respondents are seeking to expand their in-house digital marketing team in 2022.
Web Development News
GitHub has announced that the ability to prebuild codespaces has entered public beta. According to GitHub these prebuilt codespaces “will serve as a “ready-to-go” template where your source code, editor extensions, project dependencies, commands, and configurations have already been downloaded, installed, and applied so that you don’t have to wait for these tasks to finish each time you create a new codespace.”
Code-X Inc. and AWS have announced a partnership to extend the Code-X proprietary five-dimensional security solution to the whole AWS realm, including AWS National Security solutions.