This week 8×8 Inc. held a financial and industry analyst event at the Nasdaq building in Times Square, and with a venue like that, one would expect something big. The company certainly delivered, going news-heavy today by loading up its product with several new artificial intelligence capabilities targeting customer experience improvement.
The 11th annual Amazon Web Services re:Invent is now in the books. This was the first fully attended re:Invent since the pandemic — 2021 had a capped audience — and I was curious to see how well-attended the event would be. The “about re:Invent” post, written prior to the start of the show, claimed “over 50,000,” but I heard that it may have been as high as 70,000, which is at pre-pandemic levels.
At its recent Zenith Live event, security services edge (SSE) market leader Zscaler released several new capabilities in its security platform designed for organizations that want to adopt zero trust in the cloud and manage risk from cyberthreats. The news comes as Zscaler also expands its relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide a unified solution for organizations moving to the cloud.