Bev Terrell

Bev Terrell

With more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the information technology business, Bev Terrell is a SiliconANGLE writer covering live news events with theCUBE. She got her start at EDS (now Hewlett Packard) and also worked at ACS (now Xerox Business Services), so it’s fair to say Bev has personally experienced the changing landscape of the outsourcing industry. In addition to a passion for writing, Bev loves to paint portraits and to spoil her large yellow cat, Seamus.
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Latest from Bev Terrell

If data is the new gold in business, how should it be mined?

As organizations evolve their data centers to study data points collected from millions of devices in real-time, there’s one thing hasn’t changed: the laws of physics. If organizations want to understand how best to move their data and at what speed, they need to first understand their own topology. “You have to have a thought-through process […]

Algorithms to sniff out pollution and train ballerinas, AI is changing the world

The hot topic in the tech industry during the past few years has been big data. Now, the conversation includes what meaningful changes can be made based on the data. “Data is only useful if you can find some way to analyze it, highlight the trends, or be able to provide a surface on top […]

AI is already here, and there’s nothing to fear, say tech experts at SXSW

When we think about artificial intelligence, our over-active imaginations go immediately to things like robots taking over our jobs, drones tracking us from the skies and self-driving cars running us off the road. The good news is, “AI is already happening, and you’re already liking it,” said Michelle Bacharach, co-founder and chief executive officer of […]

How big data and AI helped one man fight and survive cancer

Once upon a time, there was a man who worked for a technology company. He found out he had an advanced cancer. He tried the “one-size-fits-all” chemo/radiation treatments, but he didn’t get any better. So he went to the healthcare group at his company, asked to work there, and became his own advocate. And on […]

From soup kitchens to strategic partnerships: the power of Cloudera Cares + Thorn

The employees of Cloudera Inc. founded Cloudera Cares three years ago, and it continues to be an employee-driven and -led effort. With its latest initiative, Cloudera Cares is collaborating with Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children to use the power of artificial intelligence and big data in the fight against child sexual exploitation. “We’ve gone from […]

The ‘Scobleizer’ proclaims 2017 the year of virtual reality at SXSW

Last year’s breakout, mobile gaming hit Pokeman GO relied on augmented reality for its unique combination of digital imagery “monsters” laid on top of real-world visuals and GPS mapping. If that’s how you like your AR, then you’re really going to love The Scobleizer’s vision of the future. “In the next five years, you’re going to […]

Getting ‘Googley’ with the developer community

As part of Google Cloud Next event held this week in San Francisco, Google Inc. had the chance to show firsthand the enterprise benefits of open source collaboration. Its own Kubernetes offering has acted as an open source lure for developers managing containerized applications, hoping to prove Google’s out-of-the-box methods can support an easy switch […]

How Ubuntu is helping to optimize Google Cloud

While the products that Ubuntu provides — such as Canonical Livepatch Service and Juju — are well-known in the cloud community, its corporate stance is not as recognized. It’s hoping to change that perception. “Ubuntu is a very popular [operating system], and we are most dominant in public cloud,” explained Udi Nachmany, vice president of public […]

Are new Intel chips providing Google the muscle it needs in cloud computing?

As Google moves from internal cloud prowess to serving the enterprise as as a cloud provider, it must have a strong hardware backbone that can provide continuous innovation and improvement over time. Alphabet Inc.-owned Google has had a long-term partnership with Intel Corp. for data center processing, most recently formed a cloud strategic alliance. This resulted in […]

How Google Cloud can cozy up to enterprise users

Google Cloud Platform, despite its cutting-edge technology, is playing catch-up in the world of enterprise cloud. Leading the market is Amazon Web Services, with a market share of approximately 40 percent in Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service. This is a larger share than the next three players — Microsoft Corp., Google and […]