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

Zenefits lays off 430 employees, nearly half its workforce

Just when it started to look like Zenefits is returning to a more or less stable course, the management team has announced its biggest staff reduction reduction to date. The workforce management startup is laying off a full 45 percent of its employees as part of an effort to reduce costs and assume a “better […]

ZingBox debuts an IoT security platform for finding hacked devices

The growing threat from Mirai and other new malware strains that can hijack millions of devices at a time is driving companies to revamp their security defenses. ZingBox Inc., a startup spun out of Stanford University’s incubator program, wants to help ease the task. The Mountain View-based firm is launching a new security platform today that […]

Demisto raises $20M to bring chatbots into the cybersecurity world

While most chatbot startups focus on automating common business tasks such as sharing files and answering customer questions, Demisto Inc. is working towards an entirely different goal: fighting hackers. The two-year-old firm today said it has closed a $20 million funding round to fuel its efforts. At the same time, Demisto released a new version of its flagship […]

Communications startup Fuze lands $104M ahead of IPO

While the industry has its attention fixed on Slack Technologies Inc., several other promising team communications providers are expanding aggressively in the background. One of them is the Boston-based Fuze Inc., known until recently as ThinkingPhones, which today announced that it has raised $104 million in new funding from Wellington Management Co. The investment giant […]

HackerOne raises $40M for its crowdsourced security platform

After winning over the U.S. Department of Defense and numerous other high-profile customers in 2016, HackerOne Inc. is hoping to continue its momentum this year. The security startup today announced it has closed a $40 million in funding led by Dragoneer Investment Group. It was joined by existing backers New Enterprise Associates, Benchmark and several other […]

Study: Companies struggle to keep up in the mobile-first era

The time between technology product releases has dropped dramatically in recent years, but many companies still struggle to meet their development schedules, especially when it comes to mobile projects. That’s the conclusion OutSystems Inc. draws in a newly published survey of more than 3,200 information technology personnel in 40 countries. The study, which is the fourth of […]

Egnyte launches a latency-optimizing desktop client for its file sharing service

The desktop applications that accompany every leading file locker are often perceived as secondary to the core cloud-based platform itself. But where most providers see little more than a frontend, Egnyte Inc. sees a big opportunity to set itself apart. The company today launched a new desktop client for its enterprise file sharing service that […]

Hitachi launches a privacy-aware video analytics platform

Besides powering autonomous vehicles and other cutting-edge systems, computer vision technology is also creating new applications for the traditional closed-circuit camera. Hitachi Ltd. hopes to capitalize on the opportunity with a new analytics platform that promises to help organizations unlock the full potential of their video data. Hitachi Video Analytics sets itself apart by tackling […]

Former Apple engineers raise $25M for networking startup SnapRoute

Despite facing a tremendous amount of competition from other software-defined networking providers, SnapRoute Inc. has had no trouble attracting investor interest. As a matter of fact, Chief Executive Jason Forrester told Business Insider that seven different “Tier 1” venture firms approached his team in the run-up to the $25 million funding round it announced today. One […]

Chorus.ai raises $16M to help salespeople learn from every call

There are countless services out there that promise to help salespeople gain a better understanding of prospects, but according to Chorus.ai Ltd, many of them overlook a major source of insight: phone calls. The two-year-old startup announced today that it has closed $16 million in funding to unlock the information that can be gleaned from talking […]