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.
Zero DevOps Cloud Platform Releases New Features and Public API
San Francisco-based Render has released three new features and a public API to help them advance cloud infrastructure in an easy-to-use manner. The "zero DevOps cloud platform" automates cloud infrastructure, helping customers avoid overly complex cloud offerings and wasteful DevOps spending.
Keeper Security Acquires Glyptodon to Provide Zero-Trust Remote Access for IT Admins, SREs and DevOps Teams
Keeper Security, a provider of zero-trust and zero-knowledge cybersecurity software, has acquired Glyptodon, a remote access gateway that provides DevOps and IT teams with easy access to RDP, SSH, VNC, and Kubernetes endpoints via a web browser.
Copado Acquires Leading SAP Testing and Implementation Companies to Expand Depth of its DevOps and Testing Platform
DevOps platform Copado has made two acquisitions. Qualibrate, the leading SAP automated testing solution, and IOVIO, an internationally recognized SAP implementation and technology services company. The acquisitions will "bring deep enterprise resource planning (ERP) and SAP expertise to the Copado DevOps platform."
Content Management News
Google Sponsors Wagtail CMS's Next-Generation Web Content Management Experience
Wagtail CMS, an open-source CMS, founded by Torchbox, is receiving sponsorship from Google to support the development of a 'next-generation' page editor. After viewing Wagtail's roadmap, Google decided to provide $150,000 of corporate sponsorship.
Revez Launches First Web-Based Augmented Reality Content Management System in Region
PLONK will enable users "to create WebAR assets with no coding knowledge required, where users can easily create, publish, track and analyze their 3D AR-powered digital campaigns in a few simple steps." The platform is Singapore's first codeless web-based augmented reality (WebAR) asset content management system (CMS).
Storyblok's CMS Report Reveals Enterprises Are Still Scared of Omnichannel Content Experiences
Headless CMS Storyblok has released its The State of Content Management 2022 report, which analyzes survey results from professionals across several industries throughout the United States, UK, Germany, and Sweden about how they manage content in their organizations.
Agility CMS Debuts As Integration In Vercel Marketplace
Leading API-first headless CMS Agility CMS has announced a partnership with Next.js developers Vercel, which will see the content management system listed as an integration in the Vercel marketplace.
Content Marketing News
Siteimprove Becomes the Latest SaaS to Reach $100 Million ARR
Siteimprove, a platform that helps brands turn content into revenue through SEO, analytics, and more, has announced it crossed $100 million in Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR). The platform has also added new solutions for marketing departments and a renewed focus on accessibility.
Contentninja Announces Renewal of Aviva Life Insurance's Content Marketing Mandate
Inbound and growth marketing agency Contentninja has announced the renewal of its partnership with Aviva Life Insurance, India. The US and India-based marketing agency continues to work with brands at the intersection of finance, deep technologies (AI, crypto, web3.0, metaverse), and marketing automation.
ISG to Publish Report on Marketing Technology Providers Helping Firms Compete in New Customer Landscape
Leading global technology research and advisory firm, Information Services Group (ISG), has launched a research study to examine MarTech providers. The study to be launched in June will cover companies offering a range of technologies and services to help companies take advantage of digital marketing, including strategic services, digital advertising, content capabilities, data analytics, and more.
Web Development News
Netlify Announces Acquisition of Quirrel to Extend Serverless Functions Capabilities
Netlify, the creators of Jamstack, have announced that they've acquired Quirrel, "an open-source solution, and service for managing and scheduling the execution of serverless functions and jobs." Quirrel founder Simon Knott will join Netlify to build scheduling functionality in the Netlify platform.
Research from security company WhiteSource detected a total of 1,300 malicious packages on NPM within a period of six months ended December 2021.
AWS Growth Accelerates in Quarter Marred by Outages
AWS outperformed analyst expectations to record $17.78 billion in revenue in Q4 2021 and a 39.5% year-over-year increase. This comes even after a series of outages that resulted in issues for Coinbase, Disney+, Slack, and other online services.