R. Danes

R. Danes is a staff writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media's premier channel for live event coverage in enterprise IT.
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As companies convert to cloud, why has security become the ‘department of no’?

All these cutting-edge, cloud-based solutions are going to help everyone crunch workloads in no time and turn larger profits — as soon as they can get them past security. Companies pursuing a cloud-first model are hitting a snafu: “They view their IT folks, their security folks, as the ‘department of no,’” said Amit Sinha (pictured), executive vice president […]

How companies can tackle security and compliance for multi-cloud workloads

As if managing multi-cloud workloads were not difficult enough, security threats and tightening compliance regulations are adding even more to the pot. Can companies keep it from boiling over? “Yes, there is hope,” said  Kapil Raina (pictured), vice president of product marketing at HyTrust Inc. He said that HyTrust specialized in simplifying security and compliance for multi-cloud […]

Oops, hackers can use AI and machine learning too. Now what?

There’s a catch in all the hurrah about businesses using AI and machine learning to secure data: Cybercriminals have them too, and they may be even better at using them. “It’s not a technology problem anymore,” said Rohit Ghai (pictured), president of RSA Security LLC. “All of the things like advanced artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, all of […]

Tech-telecom alliance aims to solve the burning issue in IoT: security

“What about security?” is the burning question as the Internet of Things starts to transform entire industries. There is so much for all to lose and gain that even competitors are putting their heads together for the greater good. At the RSA Conference in San Francisco this week, where more than 40,000 attendees meet to […]

‘It takes an ecosystem’ to secure the cloud, says security VP

The old way of securing data simply isn’t cutting it in the cloud. The irony is that the scale and complexity of enterprise cloud that give security staff nightmares might become the very tools for building better security on-prem, according to George Gerchow, vice president of security and compliance at Sumo Logic Inc. Gerchow told Jeff Frick […]

Will security staff get a helping hand from AI with automated ‘SecOps’?

Despite automated threat detection and protection, companies are still short on staff to actually deal with threats once they are found. Unless automation can pick up the slack, the skill gap will continue to leave companies vulnerable. That’s according to Muddu Sudhakar (pictured), senior vice president and general manager at ServiceNow Inc. “I think the area of threat detection, […]

Rocket Software talks mainframes with data scientists who’ve never seen one | #IBMML

A chief technology officer walks into a tech conference and approaches some data scientists. He asks them how they begin their analytics processes. They all say, “ETL.” He tells them ETL (extract, transform, load) is dead; mainframes are the future. They burst into laughter. Well, maybe they didn’t laugh, but the data scientists Bryan Smith (pictured), chief […]

It’s 2017, so why do almost all banks, airlines and retailers still run on mainframes? | #IBMML

What kind of dinosaurs show up for a conference on mainframes? How about Chris Maddern, architect of Venmo, the digital wallet app popular with millennials. Stu Miniman (@stu) (pictured, left), co-host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile live streaming studio, bumped into Maddern at the IBM Machine Learning Launch Event in NYC. “He was like, ‘Almost all the […]

Can a smarter mainframe with baked-in analytics solve IoT’s scale problem? | #IBMML

Storing massive data is a big enough challenge for enterprises, but jetting it around for analytics is an even mightier feet — one that Internet of Things applications nonetheless demand. Can a mainframe with baked-in analytics and flexible scaling options shorten the route from ingest to insight? The latest DB2 iteration (IBM Corp.’s relational database management […]

Will rise of ‘continuous’ data apps give the database game to NoSQL, NewSQL? | #SparkSummit

In the beginning there was batch computing. Then came interactive. Now we are entering the era of the streaming application. The technologies are still nascent, but the work to perfect them is underway. How much will these applications change the game? Streaming analytics are already transforming the database market, according to George Gilbert (@ggilbert41 — pictured at left), […]