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How Pivotal got bailed out by fellow Dell family member, VMware

August 23, 2019 at 09:31PM When Dell acquired EMC in 2016 for $67 billion, it created a complicated consortium of interconnected organizations. Some, like VMware and Pivotal, operate as completely separate companies. They have their own boards of directors, can acquire companies and are publicly traded on the stock market. Yet they work closely within… Continue reading How Pivotal got bailed out by fellow Dell family member, VMware

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Ping Identity files for $100M IPO on Nasdaq under the ticker ‘Ping’

August 23, 2019 at 01:03PM Some eight months after it was reported that Ping Identity’s owners Vista Equity had hired bankers to explore a public listing, today Ping Identity took the plunge: the Colorado-based online ID management company has filed an S-1 form indicating that it plans to raise up to $100 million in an IPO… Continue reading Ping Identity files for $100M IPO on Nasdaq under the ticker ‘Ping’

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Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz

August 22, 2019 at 09:58PM Three years after closing a $9.3 billion deal to acquire Netsuite, several Oracle board members have written an extraordinary letter to the Delaware Court, approving a shareholder lawsuit against company executives Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the 2016 deal. Reuters broke this story. According Reuters’ Alison Frankel, three board… Continue reading Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz

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Enterprise software is hot — who would have thought?

August 22, 2019 at 04:30PM Alex Williams Contributor Alex Williams is the founder and publisher of The New Stack, which publishes explanations and analysis of at-scale, distributed technologies for developers, DevOps and other IT professionals. More posts by this contributor Neo4j, A Graph Database For Building Recommendation Engines, Gets A Visual Overhaul Billionaire Jewelry King… Continue reading Enterprise software is hot — who would have thought?

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Remediant lands $15M Series A to disrupt privileged access security

August 22, 2019 at 02:21PM Remediant, a startup that helps companies secure privileged access in a modern context, announced a $15 million Series A today led by Dell Technologies Capital and ForgePoint Capital. Remediant’s co-founders, Paul Lanzi and Tim Keeler, worked in biotech for years and saw a problem first-hand with the way companies secured… Continue reading Remediant lands $15M Series A to disrupt privileged access security

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NASA’s new HPE-built supercomputer will prepare for landing Artemis astronauts on the Moon

August 22, 2019 at 02:03PM NASA and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have teamed up to build a new supercomputer, which will serve NASA’s Ames Research Center in California and develop models and simulations of the landing process for Artemis Moon missions. The new supercomputer is called ‘Aitken,’ named after American astronomer Robert Grant Aitken, and… Continue reading NASA’s new HPE-built supercomputer will prepare for landing Artemis astronauts on the Moon

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Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B

August 21, 2019 at 09:48PM Splunk, the publicly traded data processing and analytics company, today announced that it has acquired SignalFx for a total price of about $1.05 billion. Approximately 60 percent of this will be in cash and 40 percent in Splunk common stock. Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B SignalFx, which… Continue reading Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B

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Box introduces Box Shield with increased security controls and threat protection

August 21, 2019 at 01:19PM Box has always had to balance the idea of sharing content broadly while protecting it as it moved through the world, but the more you share, the more likely something can go wrong, such as misconfigured shared links that surfaced earlier this year. In an effort to make the system… Continue reading Box introduces Box Shield with increased security controls and threat protection

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IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation

August 20, 2019 at 06:12PM IBM makes the Power Series chips, and as part of that has open sourced some of the underlying technologies to encourage wider use of these chips. The open source pieces have been part of the OpenPower Foundation. Today, the company announced it was moving the foundation under The Linux Foundation,… Continue reading IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation

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H20.ai announces $72.5M Series D led by Goldman Sachs

August 20, 2019 at 03:50PM H20.ai‘s mission is to democratize AI by providing a set of tools that frees companies from relying on teams of data scientists. Today it got a bushel of money to help. The company announced a $72.5 million Series D round led by Goldman Sachs and Ping An Global Voyager Fund.… Continue reading H20.ai announces $72.5M Series D led by Goldman Sachs

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Reputation.com nabs $30M more to help enterprises manage their profiles online

August 20, 2019 at 12:01PM In these days where endorsements from influential personalities online can make or break a product, a startup that’s built a business to help companies harness all the long-tail firepower they can muster to get their name out there in a good way has raised some funding to expand deeper into… Continue reading Reputation.com nabs $30M more to help enterprises manage their profiles online

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The five technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion transistor chip

August 19, 2019 at 11:38PM Superlatives abound at Cerebras, the until-today stealthy next-generation silicon chip company looking to make training a deep learning model as quick as buying toothpaste from Amazon. Launching after almost three years of quiet development, Cerebras introduced its new chip today — and it is a doozy. The “Wafer Scale Engine”… Continue reading The five technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion transistor chip

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Join The New Stack for Pancake & Podcast with Q&A at TC Sessions: Enterprise

August 19, 2019 at 09:00PM Popular enterprise news and research site The New Stack is coming to TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise on September 5 for a special Pancake & Podcast session with live Q&A, featuring, you guessed it, delicious pancakes and awesome panelists! Here’s the “short stack” of what’s going to happen: Pancake buffet opens at… Continue reading Join The New Stack for Pancake & Podcast with Q&A at TC Sessions: Enterprise

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The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF

August 19, 2019 at 04:36PM The vast enterprise tech category is Silicon Valley’s richest, and today it’s poised to change faster than ever before. That’s probably the biggest reason to come to TechCrunch’s first-ever show focused entirely on enterprise. But here are five more reasons to commit to joining TechCrunch’s editors on September 5 at… Continue reading The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF

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Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution

August 19, 2019 at 06:40PM OKRs, or Objectives and Key Results, are a popular planning method in Silicon Valley. Like most of those methods that make you fill in some form once every quarter, I’m pretty sure employees find them rather annoying and a waste of their time. Ally wants to change that and make… Continue reading Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution

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Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool

August 19, 2019 at 04:26PM Microsoft announced this morning that it was acquiring jClarity, an open source tool designed to tune the performance of Java applications. It will be doing that on Azure from now on. In addition, the company has been offering a flavor of Java called AdoptOpenJDK, which they bill as a free… Continue reading Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool

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Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform

August 19, 2019 at 03:25PM As businesses use an increasing variety of marketing software solutions, the goal around collecting all of that data is to improve customer experience. Simon Data announced a $30 million Series C round today to help. The round was led by Polaris Partners . Previous investors .406 Ventures and F-Prime Capital… Continue reading Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform

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Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich will join us for TC Sessions: Enterprise on September 5

August 15, 2019 at 08:49PM Being the CTO for one of the three major hypercloud providers may seem like enough of a job for most people, but Mark Russinovich, the CTO of Microsoft Azure, has a few other talents in his back pocket. Russinovich, who will join us for a fireside chat at our TechCrunch… Continue reading Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich will join us for TC Sessions: Enterprise on September 5

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How Facebook does IT

August 15, 2019 at 05:24PM If you have ever worked at any sizable company, the word “IT” probably doesn’t conjure up many warm feelings. If you’re working for an old, traditional enterprise company, you probably don’t expect anything else, though. If you’re working for a modern tech company, though, chances are your expectations are a… Continue reading How Facebook does IT

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Alibaba cloud biz is on a run rate over $4B

August 15, 2019 at 05:00PM Alibaba announced its earnings today, and the Chinese ecommerce giant got a nice lift from its cloud business, which grew 66 percent to more than $1.1 billion, or a run rate surpassing $4 billion. It’s not exactly on par with Amazon, which reported cloud revenue of $8.381 billion last quarter, more… Continue reading Alibaba cloud biz is on a run rate over $4B

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Incorta raises $30M Series C for ETL-free data processing solution

August 15, 2019 at 01:48PM Incorta, a startup founded by former Oracle executives who want to change the way we process large amounts data, announced a $30 million Series C today led by Sorenson Capital. Other investors participating in the round included GV (formerly Google Ventures), Kleiner Perkins, M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures), Telstra Ventures and… Continue reading Incorta raises $30M Series C for ETL-free data processing solution

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VMware says it’s looking to acquire Pivotal

August 15, 2019 at 12:02AM VMware today confirmed that it is in talks to acquire software development platform Pivotal Software, the service best known for commercializing the open-source Cloud Foundry platform. The proposed transaction would see VMware acquire all outstanding Pivotal Class A stock for $15 per share, a significant markup over Pivotal’s current share… Continue reading VMware says it’s looking to acquire Pivotal

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Every TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 ticket includes a free pass to Disrupt SF

August 14, 2019 at 09:00PM Shout out to all the savvy enterprise software startuppers. Here’s a quick, two-part money-saving reminder. Part one: TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 is right around the corner on September 5, and you have only two days left to buy an early-bird ticket and save yourself $100. Part two: for every Session… Continue reading Every TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 ticket includes a free pass to Disrupt SF