Category: Technology

Sacha Labourey talks DevOps

At the Jenkins World 2017 conference, Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees took time out to talk to Enterprise Times about some of their announcements and what was happening in DevOps. He talked about the new DevOptics release and the forthcoming Jenkins Advisor product. The goal is to deliver best practice and analytics to improve how DevOps…

Brian Berns explains why we need user assessment software

On a recent visit to New York, Enterprise Times caught up with Brian Berns, CEO, Knoa Software. The conversation focused on the use of user analytics as it applies to the use of enterprise software. This is not a new topic and one that has been around for several decades. However, it is fair to…

Why we should always buy popular smartphones

  It is a sad fact one cannot rely on most vendors to update our existing smartphones, though there is one exception. But, beyond this exception the onus lies with the buyer. All too often, usually within two years, your smartphone is obsolete. The formal launch of ‘Android O’ on August 21st serves to re-emphasise…

Talos II breaks cover with first Power9 machine

Raptor Computing Systems has announced the Talos II POWER9-based computer. It is the first computer based on the IBM POWER9 processor to be available for pre order. With IBM yet to announce the release date for the POWER9 this is a bold move by Raptor. This is not Raptor’s first Power Systems solution. In December they tried…

ThoughtSpot unveils reason for $60 million boost

In a dual announcement, ThoughtSpot unveiled that they had received new funding and launched a new update. The new funding of $60 million was led by LightSpeed Ventures. Existing investors participated in the new funding round and Capital One Growth Ventures became a new investor as well as a new customer. The second announcement was around…

JR Rivers talks about the evolution of the network

Enterprise Times sat down with JR Rivers, Co-Founder and CTO of Cumulus Networks to talk about networking. It’s a challenging part of the IT stack that has probably evolved far more than any other area. It is also an area that is constantly being redefined as companies move more and more data around and look to…

Tableau acquires natural language interface

Tableau has announced today the acquisition of ClearGraph. Based in Palo Alto ClearGraph was founded in 2014 by Andrew Vigneault, CEO and Ryan Attalah. It raised $1.5 million in seed capital in October 2015 led by Accel Partners. It also won a Celent model bank award for their banking implementation in April this year. The…

IBM and Sony use blockchain in education

IBM has announced that it has helped Sony develop a blockchain solution for education. Sony Global Education will now sell the new blockchain-based student education records platform. It is designed to prevent fraud in educational awards and provide students with a learning history solution. The platform is built on IBM Blockchain using the Hyperledger Fabric.…

appOrbit launches first partner program

Software vendor appOrbit has unveiled its first partner program for System Integrators (SIs), Value Added Resellers (VARs) and marketplaces. Founded by VMware and IBM veterans, appOrbit only came out of stealth mode in June. It is an application modernisation platform with a runtime environment that the company claims can repurpose any application to run in…

IBM and Sony create new tape storage record

Tape is the storage media that refuses to die. Most storage vendors got out of the tape market years ago citing speed, capacity and storage problems as their reason. They then moved into much more expensive multi-tier disk-based systems. Despite this, tape storage still persists in environments where long term storage is required. It also continues…