Paul Gillin

Paul Gillin is the Senior Editor for Wikibon’s micro-analysis team. He is the author of five books and more than 300 articles on the topic of social media and digital marketing. Gillin has 23 years experience in tech journalism, including his time as founding editor-in-chief of B2B technology publisher TechTarget as well as editor-in-chief and executive editor of the technology weekly Computerworld. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Society for New Communications Research and a member of the Procter & Gamble Digital Advisory Board.

Latest from Paul Gillin

VMware upgrades endpoint management tools for 20 percent less

VMware Inc. is rolling out a broad set of enhancements today to its Workspace ONE access management and AirWatch endpoint management toolsets and cutting Workspace ONE prices in the process. Workspace ONE gives information technology organizations the ability to manage any application on any device by integrating identity, application and enterprise mobility management both on-premises and […]

Intel places massive autonomous vehicle bet with $15.3B Mobileye purchase

Intel Corp. is placing a major bet that it can become the leading supplier of technology to power self-driving cars, striking a deal early today to buy Mobileye NV for about $15.3 billion. Mobileye makes chips that power the camera systems behind automated and semi-automated driving systems. Most notably, its technology is used by Tesla Inc. […]

Sprinklr bring social media monitoring to the big screen

Sprinklr Inc., maker of a popular platform organizations can use to monitor and engage in conversations over social media, is bringing its technology to the big screen with a version of its dashboard that runs on digital signage diplays Sprinklr Display can integrate data from up to 24 social channels into a single view for […]

Unravel Data upgrades performance monitor for big data applications

Unravel Data Systems Inc. is updating its application performance management system for big data environments with improved detection of runaway applications, better service level agreement management and enhanced ability to diagnose and recommend fixes for slowdowns and other performance problems. The company, which emerged from stealth about six months ago with $7.2 million in funding, says […]

Excelero launches technology to pool captive server SAN storage

Storage software startup Excelero Inc. is coming out of stealth today with $17.5 million in funding and a patent pending technology that it claims bridges the gap between captive flash storage on Linux servers and storage area networks. The company calls its NVMesh technology “software defined block storage.” It’s addressing the problem of how to give scale-out […]

Nvidia more than doubles edge processor power

Continuing its bid to become an arms dealer for the internet of things revolution, Nvidia Corp. today is overhauling its Jetson embedded edge processing platform. The chip maker is doubling memory, storage and throughput while improving video encoding support and video capture capability in a package that draws less than 7.5 watts of power. Nvidia […]

HP Enterprise buys Nimble Storage for $1B to fill product-line gap

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. said today that it will buy flash storage maker Nimble Storage Inc. for about $1 billion in cash, plus about $200 million in unvested equity awards, as it seeks to shore up its flagging storage business in the wake of a dismal first-quarter earnings report. The deal underscores the struggles storage […]

Arcadia overhauls analytics-on-Hadoop engine with Google’s Material Design

Arcadia Data Inc. has overhauled the user interface in version 4.0 of its Arcadia Enterprise 4.0 big data platform, making it easier for users to perform visual analytics directly on Hadoop data stores. The company also enhanced security for extranet deployments, making it easier to share models with internal and external constituents. Arcadia Data is one […]

How a scheduler helped one financial firm rein in its batch processing load

Real-time streaming data applications may get all the press, but the reality is that much of the business world still runs in batch mode. As companies grow, so does the volume of management reports that must be run overnight. At Raymond James Financial Inc., that growth threatened to swamp the batch processing systems and delay […]

Nimble raises $9M to expand its social CRM service

Nimble Inc., the social customer relationship management company founded by GoldMine Software Corp. co-founder Jon Ferrara (pictured), has raised $9 million in funding. The Series A round of financing was led by Imagen Capital Partners along with Mark Cuban’s Radical Investments, Google Ventures, Indicator Ventures and a consortium of angel investors. The company earlier raised […]