cloud computing

New Red Hat CEO looks to keep things steady while putting own mark on company

Red Hat promoted 16-year veteran Matt Hicks, who says he will for the most part continue on the path of former CEO Paul Cormier.

3 ways to optimize SaaS sales in a downturn

There’s tremendous opportunity in a recession for growing revenue. But first, you have to fundamentally change the way you approach sales.

7 first-time fund managers detail how they’re preparing to thrive during the downturn

Who will fare better in the current venture downturn? Will it be legacy investors with years of experience and sizable portfolios to worry about or emerging managers starting with a clean slate?

Kontempo lands fresh capital amid the boom for B2B BNPL

Kontempo, a startup offering buy now, pay later (BNPL) and interest-free installment plans to business-to-business (B2B) customers, today announced that it raised a $30 million seed round in a mix of

Mosey secures fresh capital to help companies comply with payroll rules

It’s clear that remote and hybrid work are here to stay — the pandemic forever changed the way many companies do business. But it’s introduced roadblocks from an HR perspective. For

Salesforce shutters Hong Kong office, leans on Alibaba in China

Salesforce is repositioning itself in China as it looks to expand the reach of its customer relationship management software in the country. The company is “accelerating” its strategic par

Aisera lands $90M to automate customer service requests with AI

Aisera, a startup developing what it describes as an “AI-driven” support ticketing system, today announced that it raised $90 million in Series D funding led by Goldman Sachs with particip

ZayZoon charges employees $5 to get paid sooner

In spite of the so-called Great Resignation, wages haven’t risen as dramatically as some economists anticipated. About 41% of workers recently surveyed by Willis Towers Watson say that they&#821

Cybersecurity could offer a way for underrepresented groups to break into tech

Last week at AWS re:Inforce, the company’s security event that took place in Boston, there was a welcome message about diversity. It seems that given the sheer number of people needed in cybersecuri

Sprig raises $30M to help companies gauge users’ reactions to products

Sprig, a startup offering tools for user and software product research, today announced that it raised $30 million in a funding round from Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, First Round Capital, Elad Gil and

I’m so over customer experience surveys

I’m sick and tired of being surveyed after every interaction with anyone these days, whether it’s my dentist, an airline or Home Depot. A few weeks ago, I bought a spray nozzle for $5. I got an em

Amazon launches AWS Skill Builder training subscriptions starting at $29 per month

Amazon’s AWS is introducing premium paid subscriptions for individuals and teams looking to bolster their cloud computing skills. Amazon announced a bunch of free cloud skills training products

Arena raises money from Peter Thiel and David Petraeus for its decision-making AI

Can AI automate enterprise decision-making? It’s an exceptionally broad and challenging task — assuming it’s within the realm of possibility. But that’s what startup Arena clai

Cybrary secures $25M to grow its platform for cybersecurity training

The cybersecurity industry has taken a hit recently, with economic headwinds prompting layoffs and a broad investor pullback. But some firms have escaped unscathed, like cybersecurity training platfor

Vetted lands $14M for AI that helps shoppers find top products and deals

Vetted, the startup formerly known as Lustre, today announced that it secured $14 million to fund development of its AI-powered platform for product reviews. The cash infusion comes as part of a Serie

Savana raises a fresh round of capital to digitize banks’ services

Malvern, Pennsylvania-based Savana, a company building financial software products for legacy banks, today announced that it raised $45 million. A portion of the capital — $10 million — wa

It really does take a village to keep you secure in the cloud

Everyone has to communicate when problems pop up, share the best practices and pull together as a community to prevent or mitigate security events.

The biggest story from Big Tech earnings is the sheer growth power of public cloud

When the Big 3 cloud infrastructure vendors — Amazon, Microsoft and Google — reported their earnings this week, it was clear that the cloud is helping keep their overall numbers up.

Amazon shuts down its personal file storage service to focus on photos

Amazon’s consumer-focused storage service, Amazon Drive, will wind down over the next year, Amazon announced today. In an email to users, the company said that it was taking the opportunity to &

Beyond volatility: How semiconductor companies can thrive with a focused sector strategy

From a demand perspective, we expect 70% of growth up to 2030 will be driven by just three industries: automotive, computation and data storage, and wireless.
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