Cloud Computing

5 Technology Observations: 20 May 2015

5 Technology Observations: 20 May 2015

Today's update involves a new fix for small business cash flow issues; a bug fix that may actually harm 20,000 websites; the case against local cloud storage; how every hardware and software company can minimize so-called revenue leakage; and plenty more.

Exclusive: Pilixo Emerges From Stealth Mode With IoT Cloud Management

Exclusive: Pilixo Emerges From Stealth Mode With IoT Cloud Management

Pilixo, launched by former Kaseya CEO Gerald Blackie, emerges from stealth mode today with a cloud-based management platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). The twist: Pilixo hopes to attract a new generation of third-party IT management tools onto its cloud.

5 Technology Observations: 9 March 2015

5 Technology Observations: 9 March 2015

Today's update involves a revised cloud computing market forecast, a huge SDN (software defined networking) deployment; three companies with fresh funding; bad music at a great event; and plenty more.

Podcast 001: AppDynamics CEO On the Record

Good evening, I.T. entrepreneurs. In today's podcast conversation (Episode 001), AppDynamics CEO Jyoti Bansal describes a major Application Analytics push -- which was announced at this week's AppSphere 2014 User Conference in Las Vegas. But our conversation goes beyond AppDymanics' products and services. Bansal describes how AppDynamics is carefully managing roughly $200 million in venture capital. And he describes a potential road to IPO -- though he considers such a move a milestone, not an exit.