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

Lighthouse Security: Quick Connect Tech for IAM Services

SaaS security company Lighthouse Security has enhanced the federated identity and access management within its Lighthouse Gateway cloud-based service. This enhancement, arriving in the form of its new Quick Connect technology is reportedly able to simplify federated user provisioning and single sign on for popular SaaS applications. “Businesses can now share user credentials with partners […]

HTC CES Expectations, Rising Handset Issues

According to PCMag, HTC’s PR agency Waggener Edstrom had reportedly sent out buzzworthy packages indicating the introduction of a new 4G, Android 2.2 Smartphone at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show. The package contained a space about the size of a Smartphone, an image of an Android calling from Las Vegas, a ‘Froyo Lover’ Sticker, a […]

What Social Sharing was All About in 2010

One of the largest sharing network on the web, Clearspring, has revealed its top 10 shares for 2010. These kick off with the oil-covered Nahanni Johnstone and her daughter with 107K shares, Italian soccer player Daniele De Rossi’s fall with 110K, and the diaper-wearing Samba dancing Brazilian baby, with 112K shares. Moving further up the […]

The Data Leakage Roundup: Is Your Info Safe for 2011?

Honda and Mozilla are two more occurrances in a string of data breaches going down lately. Privacy, as Facebook knows all too well by now, is a very heated issue, and the same is now true for Honda.  A Honda database containing over 2 million U.S customers’ personal data including e-mail addresses, names, login names and […]

VMware and Intel SAP Platform: A Case Study

A recent case study gives us a closer look at some big name cloud computing vendors, including VMware and Intel.  It’s available at Business Solutions details Nashville, Tennessee-based Southwestern /Great American’s utilization of WMware and Intel technology to set-up a platform for SAP ERP deployment.  The highlights are detailed below: “By virtualizing, we saved ourselves a […]

iPad Losses Ground in Online Publication

According to a recent report released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, publishers distributing digital issues have seen a significant year-end drop in sales of iPad editions. Vanity Fair sold only 8,700 digital issues in Nov. compared to an average of over 10K in the previous 3 months, Wired fell from 100,000 issues to only […]

GigaSpaces Technologies Partners with Protogen, Taking the Cloud Down Under

Virtualized application platforms developer, GigaSpaces Technologies announced it has added the Australian enterprise management solutions provider Protogen Technologies as a partner. The two have teamed up to deliver Australian clients high-speed processing and scalability using the GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP). “Protogen and GigaSpaces combine to provide our best-of-breed technology to Australian business,” says Adi Paz, […]

Android Market Apps Exceed the 200K Mark, Gains on iTunes App Store

According to third party Android Market tracker AndroLib, the Android Market has surpassed the handsome figure of 200,000 apps. Two months ago an official tweet by Google stated the Android Market had 100,000 apps, which means the number of application has doubled during that period. “Compared to Apple’s App Store, the Android Market is still […]

Groupon to Raise Up to $950M in Funding

According to Bloomberg, coupon crowd-sourcing giant Groupon has been reported to fill out the paperwork to raise a maximum of $950 million in funding, potentially increasing its value to $7.8 billion. The exact amount is expected to be disclosed next week. “Groupon Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mason is shoring up the company as he ponders […]

Teradata Acquires Aprimo for $525M

Atlanta-based data storage company Teradata had recently announced it will buy Aprimo, a web-based marketing software developer, for $525 million. The deal is expected to be closed during Q1, 2011. In addition to assuming $25 million in Aprimo’s cash, Teradata is also adding marketing camp gain analytics to its offerings portfolio by acquiring the Indianapolis-based […]