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  • Box CEO Aaron Levie On Box’s Multi-pronged Growth Strategy

    Box CEO Aaron Levie On Box’s Multi-pronged Growth Strategy

    Box CEO Aaron Levie talked about his company’s multi-pronged growth strategies with TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. The strategy involves building access to vertical markets, letting customers and partners build applications on top of Box and embedding Box in applications to take advantage of Box services. The first part of Box’s strategy involves… Read More

  • Chuck Robbins Appointed As Cisco CEO, John Chambers Moves To Executive Chairman

    Chuck Robbins Appointed As Cisco CEO, John Chambers Moves To Executive Chairman

    A change of guard at tech giant Cisco. Long-time CEO John Chambers, who has served as the head of the company for the last 20 or so years, is being replaced by Chuck Robbins as CEO, effective July 26, 2015. Chambers isn’t leaving Cisco entirely, taking up the role of executive chairman at the point of handover and will continue to serve as the chairman of Cisco’s board. Read More

  • File-Sharing Service Droplr Is Going Freemium

    File-Sharing Service Droplr Is Going Freemium

    File-sharing service Droplr is adopting a freemium business model starting tomorrow. Instead of paying $4.99 per month just to try the service, you’ll be able to download clients on a variety of platforms and immediately share screenshots, images, and video recordings of your desktop directly with friends or on social networks like Twitter. Read More

  • Microsoft Wants To Bring Azure To Your Data Center

    Microsoft Wants To Bring Azure To Your Data Center

    Microsoft has always been big on the hybrid cloud, which is no surprise given its focus on enterprise customers. This week, however, it’s taking this idea even further with the announcement of the Microsoft Azure Stack. This new service extends Azure’s application development and deployment model to any data center, whether that’s an enterprise on-premise data center or that of… Read More

  • Acceleprise Accelerator Aims $3.5M Fund At Early Stage Enterprise Apps

    Acceleprise Accelerator Aims $3.5M Fund At Early Stage Enterprise Apps

    Acceleprise Ventures, a San Francisco-based incubator anchored by investor Sean Glass, announced a new $3.5 million fund with a pronounced enterprise app bent. It also announced 10 newly funded companies. The company works with 8-12 pre-seed B2B companies per round to help them grow from acquiring their first customers “to building scalable and repeatable processes that can fuel… Read More

  • Rocana Lands $15M To Bring Big Data Analysis To IT Ops

    Rocana Lands $15M To Bring Big Data Analysis To IT Ops

    Rocana (formerly ScalingData) announced $15 million in Series B funding led by Google Ventures with General Catalyst Partners, Toba Capital and Paul Sagan (former chairman at Akamai and current executive in residence at General Catalyst) also contributing. This round brings the total raised to $19.4 million. Rocana aims to simplify and speed up how companies running large data center… Read More

  • Airtable Launches Its API And Embedded Databases

    Airtable Launches Its API And Embedded Databases

    Two months after launching its unique organizational tool, Airtable is rolling out two new features that’ll make it easier to share your personal spreadsheet/database hybrids with others in a way they’ll find useful. In addition to sharing direct read or edit access to the relational databases you create in its app, Airtable is today letting you draw from the underlying data using… Read More

  • Apple And IBM Team With Japan Post To Address The Needs Of An Aging Population

    Apple And IBM Team With Japan Post To Address The Needs Of An Aging Population

    Japan Post CEO Taizo Nishimuro was on-stage with Apple CEO Tim Cook and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty this morning to announce a new joint initiative and highlight some of the fruits of the IBM/Apple enterprise partnership. Through that partnership (which was announced last summer), IBM is developing software and support for large businesses, as well as helping to provision Apple hardware to… Read More

  • Campus Job, Connecting College Students With Employers, Raises $7.8 Million In Series A

    Campus Job, Connecting College Students With Employers, Raises $7.8 Million In Series A

    Nearly eight months after launching a platform to connect college students with local job opportunities, Campus Job has raised a $7.8 million Series A round of funding led by General Catalyst Partners, with participation from Index Ventures, Box Group, SV Angel, Slow Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures and others. Read More

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