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.

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ZEPL raises $4.1M to stoke growth of Apache Zeppelin notebook

The Apache Zeppelin analytical notebook is one of the hottest new open-source tools for programmers and data analysts, and now its developers have $4.1 million in new funding to develop it. ZEPL, which was formerly called NFLabs, will use the cash infusion to evangelize what it says is a new type of collaborative analytics and attack […]

BlueData ports big-data-as-a-service platform to Amazon Web Services cloud

Big-data-as-a-service provider BlueData Software Inc. has ported its EPIC Big Data-as-a-Service software to the Amazon Web Services Inc. infrastructure. The company said on Wednesday that it’s the first Big Data-as-a-Service platform to support both on-premises and cloud environments using Docker containers for portability between the two. Support for Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and other public cloud […]

Dell posts $2B loss, but sees accelerating growth

Dell Technologies Inc. posted its first report card since its mammoth acquisition of EMC Corp., reporting a $2.06 billion loss in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 on $16.2 billion in sales. However, Dell executives pronounced overall performance as “solid” and expressed confidence that revenues and operating margins will grow strongly as the benefits of its […]

Jitterbit courts ‘citizen integrators’ in major revamp of core platform

Building on a trend that’s sweeping the data integration industry, Jitterbit Inc. today announced a major new release of its of its Harmony platform that targets novice end-users while giving information technology organizations central tracking and control over the integrations that those users build. Jitterbit Harmony Winter ’17 gives developers the ability to quickly connect and […]

With fresh $40M funding round, SnapLogic eyes IPO

SnapLogic Inc. said it raised another $40 million in financing – bringing its total venture trove to $136.3 million – and made no bones about the fact that it’s got its sights set on an initial public offering. “An IPO is very much in our future,” said co-founder Guarav Dhillon, who also co-founded integration giant […]

Scribe Software overhauls integration platform in a bid to expand audience

Data integration vendor Scribe Software Corp. has completely revamped its look and feel while extending application program interface support in a bid to make its service more approachable to non-technical businesspeople. Scribe Online is an integration platform-as-a-service that can be used to plug together features and functions from multiple software applications running both in the cloud […]

CloudVelox tackles cloud migration pain with automated network mapping

Expectations that migrating to the cloud is an easy “lift and shift” proposition often founder on the reality of incompatible operating environments — especially when network addresses on cloud infrastructure don’t necessarily mimic the ones used inside a customer’s data center. Cloud automation software provider CloudVelox Inc. is attacking that problem with a new automated […]

Where’s that smartphone? Hadoop-based system delivers new supply chain insight

The recent crisis surrounding Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s overheating smartphones has dramatized a problem that affects makers of durable products across industries: Once a product leaves the factory, it’s devilishly difficult ever to find it again. Product lifecycle management has made it possible for manufacturers to standardize information-sharing through the design, development and production process. […]

Digital transformation, Internet of Things poised to drive a leaner HPE

With a full year as an independent company under its belt, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. will convene its Discover Europe user conference this week in London as an unquestionably leaner company. Whether it’s meaner is still to be determined. In reporting revenues that slightly underperformed expectations last week, HPE executives said all the changes that […]

HPE revenues fall, but company outlines a brightening future

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. closed out its first year as an independent company with a fiscal fourth quarter earnings report that narrowly missed revenue forecasts but slightly exceeding earnings-per-share estimates. The maker of computer servers, storage and networking gear and services also forecast a profit of 44 cents a share in the current quarter, a bit […]