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Brookfield Asset Management Partners with AWS to Advance Its Digital Transformation and Renewable Energy Operations
Feather AWS Re:Invent 2022investment management company of canada Brookfield Asset Management announced that it has chosen Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its cloud provider. In turn, the company’s subsidiary Brookfield Renewable Will provide 601.6 megawatts (MW) of clean air and solar power capacity to power Amazon’s operations on three continents.
Brookfield has migrated its legacy systems to AWS, and is using AWS’s analytics, container, Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and storage capabilities, as well as the AWS partner network, to modernize operations and further innovation. Will do for
The partnership with Brookfield Renewables will help accelerate Amazon’s commitment to powering its operations with 100 percent clean energy by 2030. Seven Amazon projects—three in the United States (in Arkansas, Illinois, and Mississippi), three in Europe (in Spain, Northern Ireland, and Italy), and one of Amazon’s first projects in India—to benefit from this power purchase agreement Will happen. These projects are expected to generate 1,370 gigawatt-hours (GWh), enough to power more than 120,000 US homes per year.
AWS Announces Conversational AI Competency Program
Re:Invent 2022, announced by Amazon Web Services (AWS) AWS Conversational AI Competency Program To help businesses implement advanced AI-powered chatbots, virtual assistants and IVR (interactive voice response) solutions, designed to improve user satisfaction and cut operating costs.
AWS Conversational AI Competency Partners seek to support customers in selecting use cases and defining Natural Language Understanding (NLU) intent and training phrases, designing conversational flows, integrating backend services, and more.
Initial partners include Accenture, Cation Consulting, Cognigy, Deloitte, NeuraFlash, NLX, Quantiphi, ServisBOT, TensorIoT, VoiceFoundry, and XAPP AI.
The AWS Conversational AI competency will launch in Q1 2023.
HCLTech expands its footprint in Canada through IT Apprenticeship Program and Delivery Centers
India based information technology company, hcl technology aims to develop and retain talent in Canada through its new IT Apprenticeship Program, The company “believes in creating talent rather than buying it from the market,” said Jolyon Jose, executive vice president (EVP) of HCLTech Canada.
With this program, applicants with a high school education and no formal college degree take paid training, focusing on areas such as software development, testing, cloud computing and more. Participants can also benefit from HCLTech’s tuition assistance program to aid in their further education.
HCLTech Canada experienced 15 percent year-over-year growth for its Q2 2023 earnings results and has grown its workforce from 800 in early 2020 to 2600 today, Joss said.
Additionally, the company has added more Delivery Innovation Centers in New Brunswick, and in Mississauga ON, Edmonton AB, and Vancouver BC, which Jose explained “is testament to the fact that we are growing and that we have the resources to support that momentum.” There’s headcount growth for . too.”
SEZ launches SEZ for accountants
accounting software provider Understanding Is launched sage for accountantsDesigned to improve business flow, profit and customer value.
Karen Ainley, Accountant Business Unit Head, said: “This launch marks the beginning of our journey towards a renewed focus on ensuring that our accountants and bookkeeping partners thrive in this increasingly digital world. flourish.” “Our global mission with Sage for Accountants is to equip the profession with tools that support them to drive efficiency and success throughout their practice, from client on-boarding to client mentoring.”
Sage for Accountants includes the following (all currently available in English only):
- Go Proposal By Sage – Propose, price and produce automated engagement letters that can be exchanged and signed electronically.
- autoentry by sage – Submit documents using automated data entry without user intervention
- Footerly by Sage (coming soon) – Deliver short, medium and long term performance and cash flow metrics instantly for three-way budgeting that can be tracked against actual performance/forecast
- sage intact Cloud financial software that automates difficult accounting processes
Sage for Accountants will provide businesses partnering with Sage access to an array of tools and resources. The SEZ for accountants will be rolled out for existing partners in 2023.
Nautilus to provide water-cooled data centers in France and the US
based in california Nautilus Data Technologies, a provider of water-cooled sustainable data centers, today announced that it has signed leases for two new locations in Marseille, France and Los Angeles, California. Each location will feature a 7.5-MW data center with pre-existing power agreements and water assessments.
The company says the Nautilus’ cooling technology consumes no water and uses 30 percent less electricity than average data centers.
In addition, the new locations are optimal as they are located near major telecom hubs, power grids and temperate climates.
“The addition of these two new locations to our portfolio reinforces our commitment to setting new and higher standards for performance, efficiency, sustainability and global scalability,” said Rob Pflegering, CEO of Nautilus. “We’re about speeding to market while reducing environmental impact.”
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Software supply chain attacks to increase in 2023: Report
A new security vendor report on the software supply chain says attacks on open-source and commercial software will continue to increase in 2023.
AWS announces ‘Water Positive’ pledge and global water replenishment programs
Feather re-invention 2022, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it will be water positive by 2030, committed to returning more water to communities than it uses in its direct operations, and also to report annually on its water use efficiency (WUE).
Accenture and AWS Deepen Years-Long Partnership at Re:Invent 2022
last week at re-invention 2022IT (Information Technology) Services & Consultancy Company Accenture launched velocity, A jointly funded and co-developed platform with Amazon Web Services (AWS),
Legal minds explore the risks associated with technology contracts
Signing a long-term technology deal is certainly common enough, but according to a group of lawyers Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLPThere are myriad legal implications that need to be considered once physical outsourcing and procurement has taken place.
New Aptum study explores how to combat unexpected cloud costs
Hybrid Multi-Cloud Managed Service Provider aptum released this week part three In its annual Cloud Impact Study 2022, the key finding is that cloud computing has resulted in higher costs for 73 percent of IT decision makers surveyed than expected.
Government of Canada announces investment in three technology businesses in Waterloo Region
Today’s Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced investments of over $10 million in three Kitchener-Waterloo technology companies.
Channel Bytes December 2, 2022 – Datacenter Transforming Market Growth; techno west; acquisition of Blair Technology Solutions; even more
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AWS Re:Invent 2022: Data and Machine Learning
Day 2 of Amazon Web Services (AWS) re-invention, Swami Sivasubramanian, Vice President of AWS Data and Machine Learning (ML), revealed the latest innovations during his keynote.
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