Maria Deutscher

Maria Deutscher

Maria Deutscher is a staff writer for SiliconANGLE covering all things enterprise and fresh. Her work takes her from the bowels of the corporate network up to the great free ranges of the open-source ecosystem and back on a daily basis, with the occasional pit stop in the world of end-users. She is especially passionate about cloud computing and data analytics, although she also has a soft spot for stories that diverge from the beaten track to provide a more unique perspective on the complexities of the industry.

Latest from Maria Deutscher

Seven European banks build blockchain for international transactions

Besides storing medical data and handling stock transactions, blockchain technology may soon support international business deals if a group of European banks have their way. HSBC Bank plc, Deutsche Bank AG and the five other members of the consortium today signed an agreement to develop what they refer to as a Digital Trade Chain, or DTC […]

AI-based fraud detection startup Fraugster lands $5M in funding

Besides the constant threat of hacking, companies in industries such as banking and e-commerce also need to fend off scammers who are employing increasingly sophisticated methods to avoid detection. Germany’s Fraugster Ltd. argues that artificial intelligence is the answer. The startup has created a self-learning fraud detection platform that attracted a $5 million investment today […]

Microsoft’s new StaffHub aims to take Office 365 beyond knowledge work

After nearly 30 years of developing productivity tools for business users, Microsoft Corp. is expanding its focus to the rest of the workforce. The technology giant today added a service called StaffHub to Office 365 that aims to improve the productivity of retail representatives, factory personnel and other professionals who don’t rely on a desktop […]

IoT specialist Roambee raises $4.1M to help companies track assets

Detecting when a particular piece of equipment is underused or a shipping container ends up somewhere it’s not supposed to be can be difficult for large companies. Santa Clara, California-based Roambee Corp. is working to ease the task. The startup today closed a $4.1 million funding round that will help fuel its efforts to ease […]

FDA taps IBM to explore blockchain technology for medical data

Blockchain technology is emerging as a major force for change in the financial world, but some argue that its true potential may lie in managing medical data. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has commissioned IBM Corp. to find out. Under a new two-year collaboration that was launched today, their researchers will jointly explore how […]

Google launches a new managed encryption service for its public cloud

Companies may not have to physically maintain the infrastructure that they rent from the cloud, but they still share much of the responsibility for protecting their deployments from hacking. To ease the task, Google is adding a new key management service to its cloud platform today that promises to facilitate more effective encryption. Dubbed KMS, […]

Flash array startup Kaminario raises $75M in oversubscribed round

With International Data Corp. ranking all-flash systems as the fastest growing segment of the enterprise storage market, it’s no wonder that Kaminario Inc. has attracted investors’ attention. The array maker announced today that it has secured a hefty $75 million funding round led by Waterwood Group, a Hong Kong private equity firm that backs growth-stage […]

Matrix Partners leads $32M round for hybrid cloud storage developer Panzura

Infrastructure-as-a-service providers aren’t the only group that is capitalizing on the rapid adoption of cloud storage in the enterprise. The trend is also lifting the sails of management providers such as Panzura Inc. that focus on easing the transition from private data centers to cloud computing. To fuel its growth, the startup today announced it has […]

Microsoft and Qualcomm invest in Israeli startup foundry Team8

Major tech firms regularly fund startups with technology relevant to their market or strategic goals, but it’s much rarer to see an investment in a venture capital firm. As a result,  Israeli security incubator Team8 attracted quite a bit of attention today after revealing that it has raised an undisclosed amount of financing from Microsoft […]

Citrix shifts to the cloud with new Azure-based virtual desktop services

Cloud computing is dominating the agenda at Citrix Systems Inc.’s annual partner summit today in Anaheim, California, as the desktop virtualization giant is unveiling services aimed at helping customers of its on-premises software switch to a more modern “as-a-service” model. At the center of the new services is XenDesktop Essentials, a platform for creating cloud-based […]