DevContentOps Weekly News Roundup Aug 7 2023


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.

DevOps News

Azul Releases “OpenJDK Migration for Dummies,” a Definitive Guidebook for Java DevOps and Migration Teams

Java platform for the modern cloud enterprise Azul has released a new guide in Wiley’s “Dummies” series. OpenJDK Migration for Dummies provides insights and advice for IT operations teams, application owners, and developers that want to migrate from Oracle Java SE to OpenJDK distributions like Azul Platform Core. 

BlueAlly Acquires Strata Consulting, a Premier Provider of Security, Compliance, DevOps, and AWS Cloud Services

IT solutions provider BlueAlly has acquired Strata Consulting, a consulting firm that specializes in Security, Compliance, DevOps, and AWS Cloud services. The acquisition will enable BlueAlly to enhance its portfolio and provide holistic solutions to businesses. 

Carahsoft Hosts DevSecOps Conference in Washington, D.C.

Government IT Solutions Provider Carahsoft will host the inaugural DevSecOps Conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, August 17th. 

Content Management News

CoreMedia Strengthens Digital Experience Capabilities with Acquisition of BySide and Smarkio

Global DXP solution CoreMedia has acquired two digital experience companies—customer journey and personalization solution BySide, and chatbot technology Smarkio. The acquisitions will help CoreMedia expand its competencies in automation and AI. 

6 Ways Generative AI Is Changing Content Management

CMSWiRe highlights how generative AI can impact content management and digital experience. 

Yext Delivers Summer ’23 Release with New DXP Innovations

Digital experience platform Yext has announced its Summer ’23 Release. With these latest capabilities, businesses can leverage AI to build digital experiences. 

Content Marketing News

Exploring Innovative Content Formats For Effective Marketing Beyond Blogs

Search Engine Journal explains what the future of content marketing could be like as companies evolve their blogs beyond just text-based solutions and visuals. 

2023 Content Marketing Awards Category Winners Announced

Content Marketing Institute has announced the 60 category winners of the 2023 Content Marketing Awards (CMAs). The awards recognize the top projects, agencies, and marketers.

Web Development News

Endor Labs, Which Helps Companies Secure Their Open Source Packages, Raises $70M

Endor Labs, a platform for managing and securing open-source dependencies, has completed a $70M Series A led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. Coatue, Section 32, and Dell Technologies Capital also participated in the round. Endor Labs will use the funds to expand the workforce and go-to-market initiatives. 

Reflex Announces $5M Seed Round

Python-based low-code web app development platform, Reflex, has completed a $5M seed round. Lux Capital led the round with participation from Box Group, Abstract Ventures, Picus Capital, Outset Capital, and Y Combinator. The funding will be used to continue developing Reflex’s open-source ecosystem and release its hosting service. 

Topics: News