Tag: Cloud


France’s Blade prepares to launch its virtual PC subscription service Shadow in the U.S.

With $84 million of venture capital and a new Palo Alto office, the founders of Paris-based Blade are preparing to invade the U.S. market early in 2018. Blade , which makes a cloud-based PC service called Shadow, is the latest French Tech hope to land on the shores of Silicon Valley. But its ambitions to…


HPE adds recommendations to AI tech from Nimble acquisition

 When HPE acquired Nimble Storage in March for a cool billion dollars, it knew it was getting some nifty flash storage technology. But it also got Nimble’s InfoSight artificial intelligence capabilities that not only monitored the underlying storage arrays, but all of the adjacent datacenter technology. Today, the company announced it has enhanced that technology…


AISense wants to deliver total recall by transcribing all your conversations

There’s a new machine learning company on the block, with big ambitions to help people remember every conversation they’ve ever had. Called AISense, the company operates a voice transcription system that’s designed to work through long conversations using machine learning and provide users with a full text record of what was said. At first, the…

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Montreal cloud startup Ormuco announces Seattle office, led by open source cloud vets

Devananda van der Veen. (Ormuco Photo) Ormuco , a startup that offers OpenStack cloud services to businesses, is extending its reach: The Montreal-based company announced a new office in Seattle on Monday, led by cloud tech veterans. Devananda van der Veen , an open source cloud expert, has joined the company as its VP of…


Marvell Technology to buy chipmaker rival Cavium for $6 billion

(Reuters) — Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group said it would buy smaller rival Cavium in a $6 billion deal, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a fast consolidating semiconductor industry. Shares of Marvell were up 1 percent while shares of Cavium were up 7.7 percent to $81.70 in premarket trading on Monday….

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Scalyr scores $20M Series A for super-fast log reading tool

 In a time where every startup seems to be using machine learning to sift through massive amounts of data, Scalyr is a cloud-based service that is taking a different approach. It has built a tool the founder claims can sort through massive amounts of log data at lightning speed when compared to conventional logging tools…


Bipartisan Harvard panel releases guidelines on safeguarding elections from hacking and propaganda

(Reuters) — A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks. The 27-page guidebook shown to Reuters ahead of publication calls for campaign leaders to emphasize security from the start and insist on…


Platform9 expands support for hybrid cloud Kubernetes deployments

Platform9 today announced expanded support for on-premises deployments of its Managed Kubernetes service. This makes it easier for customers to launch the popular container orchestration software on infrastructure that’s managed using VMware vSphere, Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV), and bare metal servers. The support comes in addition to Platform9’s existing Kubernetes compatibility with cloud providers such…


Sector Roadmap: DevOps Automation Tools

Across all industries, enterprise organizations are looking to respond to rapidly-growing competitors who have appeared seemingly out of nowhere to pose a genuine threat. As they do so, attention inevitably falls on the DevOps practices used by such disruptive players in the market. Perhaps, goes the thinking, an enterprise can avoid being outmaneuvered and potentially…