ITDigest’s Weekly News Roundup Featuring Ericsson, Couchbase, Quantum Circuits, Socure and more


Here is IT Digest’s weekly roundup of the top news from global markets. In this fast-paced world, breaking down information helps readers grasp the nuances that follow the news.

In Hardware and Network news this week…

Ericsson and CTIA Certification recognizes GE Vernova’s MDS Orbit as industry’s first device IoT Network Certified for Smart Connected Infrastructure™

Ericsson and CTIA Certification, a renowned industry certification organization, announced the certification of GE Vernova’s MDS™ Orbit under the IoT Network Certified for Smart Connected Infrastructure™ program. The IoT Network Certified for Smart Connected Infrastructure program empowers device manufacturers to validate their devices’ suitability for critical infrastructure operations. GE Vernova, a pioneer in the utility device ecosystem, subjected their MDS Orbit cellular router to comprehensive testing at Ericsson’s advanced labs. The testing, which adhered to 3GPP, NIST and CTIA Certification standards, verified the resilience of GE Vernova cellular devices in real-world network grid conditions. CTIA Certification has now recognized GE Vernova’s MDS Orbit device as IoT Network Certified for Smart Connected Infrastructure. Testing for this initiative took place at Ericsson’s cutting-edge facilities in Richardson, Texas, highlighting Ericsson’s expertise and commitment to the utility sector.

Couchbase Announces New Features to Accelerate AI-Powered Adaptive Applications for Customers

Couchbase, Inc., the cloud database platform company, today introduced vector search as a new feature in Couchbase Capella Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) and Couchbase Server to help businesses bring to market a new class of AI-powered adaptive applications that engage users in a hyper-personalized and contextualized way. Couchbase is the first database platform to announce it will offer vector search optimized for running onsite, across clouds, to mobile and IoT devices at the edge, paving the way for organizations to run adaptive applications anywhere.

Quantum Circuits appoints Ray Smets as President and CEO

Quantum Circuits, Inc., a leader in fault tolerant quantum computers, announced the appointment of Ray Smets as President and Chief Executive Officer. Ray brings strong high-tech executive business leadership with over three decades of experience building and leading teams across a diverse set of high-growth computing, data center and networking technologies. In his new role, Ray leads Quantum Circuits’ world-renowned quantum physics and engineering teams to fulfill the potential of large-scale commercial quantum computing.

Socure and Trustly Partner to Offer Industry-First Streamlined Onboarding and Open Banking Payments Process for Merchants and Fintechs

Socure, the leading provider of artificial intelligence for digital identity verification, sanction screening and fraud prevention, and Trustly, a leading global Open Banking payments provider, announced an industry-first partnership to offer merchants and fintechs a streamlined onboarding and guaranteed Pay by Bank solution.  This integration allows merchants, especially in industries that require robust KYC such as investing, gaming, trading and financial services, to simplify their customer onboarding process while guaranteeing fast payments.

Net Health and HIMSS Market Insights Partner to Uncover Healthcare Decision Makers’ Sentiment Toward Advanced Analytics Solutions

Net Health, a trusted source for specialized software solutions that empower restorative care providers across the continuum of care, announced findings from a new study with HIMSS Market Insights titled: “What’s Delaying Advanced Analytics Adoption in Healthcare?”. The findings reveal few healthcare organizations have implemented advanced analytics enterprise-wide, despite strong awareness of data-driven approaches and their potential to enhance healthcare experiences for patients and providers.

In Information and Communications news this week…

LambdaTest Announces algoQA Integration for Enhanced Testing Efficiency

LambdaTest, a leading cloud-based unified testing platform, announces its integration with algoQA, an end-to-end automation testing platform powered by artificial intelligence. With the seamless integration of these platforms’ capabilities, businesses may gain remarkable efficiency and substantially boost developer productivity.

SaaS SecurityCloud storage models like SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS are revolutionizing internal operations and market strategies for companies of all sizes. Decision-makers across revenue tiers are increasingly embracing cloud computing to enhance their business processes and offerings. This blog will specifically explore SaaS (Software as a Service) and emphasize the significance of bolstering the security of SaaS applications. Let’s delve into the various methods employed to fortify SaaS security.