Guest Post Will Price is CEO of SaaS ad platform company Flite
Ark OS, the private cloud crowdfunding project that aims to enable you to provide all your cloud services right in the comfort — and security — of your home, has beaten its funding goal of $45,000.
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Guest Post Cloud application valuations — and growth expectations — are at an all-time high. Who will chief marketing officers and sales leaders lean on to drive growth?
Guest Post Virtualization, perhaps more than any other technology, is powering tremendous growth in cloud-based services.
The company, which is founded by an Israeli entrepreneur, is working to consolidate specialized hardware from multiple vendors.
“You are everything Dreamforce stands for,” Salesforce chief executive Benioff told the young Drew Houston minutes ago on stage.
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“It’s great to see the next generation of entrepreneurs focus on the enterprise,” said Charles Beeler, cofounder of Icon Ventures. “Frankly, it’s a huge market opportunity.”
What’s in a name change? Garantia Data originally saw value in transforming into RedisDB but ditched the idea after complaints from a key figure in the Redis open-source community.
Editor’s Pick Github execs tell us that government IT projects should be open source by default, particularly in light of the technical issues with HealthCare.gov.
Guest Post Expect to see Mom and Pop shops using the same cloud-based tools that Walmart uses for everything from marketing and Salesforce automation, CRM, and big data analysis to automated accounting and payroll, signing contracts, and much more.
Data security is no longer just a problem for big businesses — with the proliferation of tablets, cheap computers, and smartphones, families also need a way to protect their data and devices.
Cancer research hospital MD Anderson launched a program, in partnership with IBM Watson, to eradicate eight different forms of cancer.
VMware’s new end user business unit chief Sanjay Poonen took the lead on the acquisition.
NTT’s center will focus on cloud security, big data applications, and mobile technologies. A spokesperson told me that the company will be eyeing startups for potential acquisitions.
Editor’s Pick While ZendCon buzzed about agility, DevOps, and APIs, we wanted to ask IBM about something a bit more accessible: the company’s legal dispute with the CIA and its ongoing feud with Amazon.
“The CIO that doesn’t embrace change … they’re dead,” said Mac Devine, IBM’s cloud CTO. “The ones that do, they’re successful.”
Guest Post Andy Thurai is chief architect and CTO of Intel App security and Big Data (@AndyThurai). David Houlding is privacy strategist at Intel (@DavidHoulding).
Editor's Pick “DevOps” is one of those buzzwords that nearly everyone in the tech industry feigns to understand. Few people really do. I’ve always thought it sounds like a codename for some kind of covert NSA mission.
Egnyte’s team introduced a new logo and overhauled the website this morning to appeal to a new audience: large enterprises.
A startup called Apttus closed its first round of funding today, a massive $37 million.
File storage company Hightail acquired security company adeptCloud today, continuing its quest to compete with major names in the cloud file-sharing industry.
SAN FRANCISCO — A few things we’ve come to expect from Box chief executive Aaron Levie: Red sneakers, SharePoint jokes, and some dead-on insights about the future of cloud computing, delivered at breakneck speed.
At Boxworks, Box made four product announcements, making it clear that the company intends to compete with giants like Microsoft.
Convo is competing against giants in a space that includes Microsoft’s Yammer and Salesforce’s Chatter. But chief executive Faizan Buzdar said Convo’s key differentiator is its focus on employee engagement.
“The cloud is now your computer, and we want to … allow people to work together using any device they want to use, to work on all the content they have,” said CMO Chris Boorman.
Do competitors have a shot against Amazon? Or should they simply give up and give in to the might of AWS? Executives at CloudBeat say that Amazon has more than one Achilles’ heel.
Onstage at CloudBeat, Paypal’s senior engineers discussed in-depth how they ripped out existing infrastructure, and replaced it with a modern alternative.
“Our first focus is providing more value to our Amazon Web Services customers,” Laczynski told me yesterday. “But we see also opportunities in the hybrid cloud and private cloud spaces.”
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To find out, we asked you to answer our Cloud Technology Product survey. After hearing from many of you — CEOs, engineers, product managers, and more — here is some initial insight into the top cloud companies, and why they’re liked.
Guest Post We’re seeing a ton of cloud technologies proliferate, but standards are going to be a critical part of getting these technologies to work together easily.
Guest Post Contract work comes at a price. Freelancers don’t require benefits, human resource departments, or many other assets of full-time employees.
But they do require other investments.
This morning San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is unveiling a new “entrepreneur-in-residence” program in collaboration with the White House, to bring the innovative energy of startups to bear on a massive underserved market: the $142 billion public sector.
Alchemist only selects startups that are focused on selling to businesses, rather than consumers
Salesforce fills out its portfolio of tools with its new Files Product, which will work with tools like Box, Google Drive, and others.
Zuora provides the tools to help businesses move from selling products to subscription models.
Editor's Pick San Francisco company Cloudscaling today unveiled a roadmap that says is best designed to co-opt Amazon’s lead in the cloud: by mimicking the Amazon AWS APIs more closely than ever.
Guest Post Pricing for cloud computing of Amazon is inflated. The general impression that Amazon’s cloud margins are low and kept low by constant price cuts is far from the truth.
Guest Post APIs are fueling a revolution in the ways consumers and businesses handle products.