Intelligent CIO North America Issue 27 - Page 31

LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE

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Intel has celebrated breaking ground in the Silicon Heartland at its newest US manufacturing site in 40 years . To mark the occasion , President Joe Biden delivered remarks on rebuilding American manufacturing through the CHIPS and Science Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law . Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and state and local officials also took part in the event celebrating Intel ’ s newest semiconductor site in Licking County , Ohio . Earlier this year , Intel announced a more than US $ 20 billion investment in a new semiconductor manufacturing site in Ohio to produce leading-edge chips . Intel expects this project to generate thousands of high-paying , high-tech jobs , to strengthen the Ohio economy and to broaden the domestic workforce .
Virtustream , an enterprise-class cloud company and Dell Technologies business , has announced that GraceKennedy ( GK ) Foods selected Virtustream Enterprise Cloud to power its growing business ’ SAP workloads . The move transforms GraceKennedy Foods ’ IT systems for seamless , fast growth in the future and improves its Disaster Recovery ( DR ) capabilities . This was critical to GK Foods ’ cloud selection process , due to the level of exposure the company ’ s Caribbean-based operations have to severe weather risks , including hurricanes and tropical storms . “ Customers like GK Foods value the enterprise-class benefits of our cloud platform and one-hand-to-shake approach ,” said Drew Fassett , SVP and Head of Global Sales at Virtustream .

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OPSWAT , a leading provider of critical infrastructure protection ( CIP ) cybersecurity solutions , has announced the launch of OPSWAT Neuralyzer , a new neural network cybersecurity product that enables OT personnel to protect their critical environments and supply chain through asset discovery , inventory management , network visibility , and vulnerability and risk management . With its intuitive OT interface , Neuralyzer goes from easy out-of-the-box installation to providing visibility into OT networks and threats in under five minutes . All these capabilities are powered by neural network-based Machine Learning technology . OPSWAT ’ s Neuralyzer is a purpose-built cybersecurity solution that analyzes OT networks , assets and protocols .

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Matterport has introduced the all-new Matterport Pro3 Camera along with major updates to its industry-leading Digital Twin cloud platform . The Pro3 is a breakthrough in 3D capture technology , ready to digitize every aspect of the physical world , indoors and outdoors . Matterport ’ s next-generation Digital Twin platform builds on the company ’ s groundbreaking immersive virtual experiences to enable advanced workgroup collaboration and productivity , delivering cost savings and revenue growth for organizations of all sizes . These new offerings arrive as global demand for Digital Twins – visually immersive , interactive 3D models of buildings and spaces – continues to rise . Forrester Research reports 55 % of global software technology decision makers are already adopting Digital Twins . As an industry leader , Matterport saw 52 % growth in total subscribers in the second quarter compared to the year ago period , and already serves 23 % of the Fortune 1000 with its Digital Twin platform .
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