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

Meet Workbot, one of the first AI assistants for MIcrosoft Teams

With a recent Spiceworks Inc. survey claiming that Microsoft Teams is poised to surpass Slack within two years, it’s no wonder third-party developers are eager to jump on the bandwagon early. Workato Inc. became one of the first to do so with the service’s launch into general availability today by introducing a chatbot designed to help […]

Nginx gives its popular web server a reliability boost in new release

The past few years have seen Groupon Inc., Buzzfeed and many other of the large website operators that rely on Nginx Inc.’s web server switch to its commercial edition. It’s the result of an aggressive monetization campaign that the company is stepping up today by launching a new release with a bevy of feature enhancements. […]

Encryption startup Dyadic raises $12M from Eric Schmidt’s venture fund, others

The rise of encryption-breaking quantum computers could pose a major danger to data safety, but until the technology becomes a reality, security professionals have other threats to worry about. One of them is the prospect of a hacker stealing the cryptographic keys that a company uses to scramble and unscramble its information, a risk that […]

Zuckerberg-backed fund leads $25M funding of code-free development startup Skuid

Large organizations often struggle to find readymade software that fully meets their needs, so they have to invest time and effort into building custom applications. It’s a major hassle that a Chattanooga, Tennessee-based startup called Skuid Inc. has spent the past three years trying to reduce. The company entered the spotlight today after securing a […]

IBM reportedly close to clinching $1.6B outsourcing deal with Lloyds

IBM Corp.’s long-term ambitions revolve around growth areas such as cloud computing and analytics, but its battle-hardened professional services business remains a vital source of revenue. The Financial Times reported today that the division’s next major contribution could be a £1.3 billion ($1.58 billion) outsourcing deal with Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group plc. It cited a […]

Redpoint leads $8.3M round in Astro, which wants to bring chatbots to email

One of the main reasons Slack Technologies Inc.’s messaging service has become so popular is its support for chatbots, which can automate various day-to-day tasks. Astro Technology Inc., a startup that exited stealth mode on Thursday, is working to bring the same experience to email. Its efforts are supported by $8.3 million in funding from a […]

StatX raises $2.5M to help mobile workers always stay in the loop

Although it’s a fairly basic task in theory, staying on top of business updates can be a major hassle for workers because company data is usually spread across multiple systems. StatX Inc. sees an opportunity to change the situation. The Santa Clara, California-based startup hit the scene on Thursday with a mobile notification service designed […]

Well-connected networking startup Cradlepoint raises $89M

As the number of devices on the corporate network continues to rise, the traditional management tools that companies have historically used to handle their traffic are quickly becoming obsolete. One of the leading contenders to fill the gap is a Boise, Idaho-based firm called Cradlepoint Inc., which today secured a massive $89 million in funding to […]

IBM shrinks data storage to the atomic level in latest nanotech milestone

Among the numerous inventions that IBM Corp. has racked up over its more than centurylong history are DRAM memory chips, the disk drive and several other foundational components of modern data storage. On Wednesday, the company added another breakthrough to the list by revealing that it has managed to encode information into a single atom. […]

Conversion Logic nabs $9M to help brands understand what draws users

Figuring out how to best reach a certain audience requires brands to start from the basics. One of the top priorities is gaining visibility into the mediums where users first become exposed to a promotion, an often difficult task that Conversion Logic Inc. is tackling with machine learning technology. The startup’s efforts attracted a $9 million […]