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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Former New England Patriots Super Bowl champ makes predictions, shares Tom Brady story | #VTUG

At the recent VTUG 2017 Winter Warmer at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA, discussion covered the future of VMware’s market dominance, hyper-converged infrastructure and … Super Bowl LI. Stu Miniman (@stu), senior analyst at Wikibon and host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile live streaming studio, spoke to Deion Branch (@deionbranch84), Super Bowl XXXIX Champion/MVP, during the event. Branch was […]

Converged infrastructure gets … converged: Companies swallow each other as virtualization spreads | #VTUG

When it comes to virtualization, VMware Inc. isn’t the only game in the town. For years technologies like containers and hyper-converged infrastructure have competed with VMware for customers. According to Chris Harney, CTO of CyberNorth and founder of the Virtualization Technology Users Group (VTUG), the market for virtualization has never been hotter; so who will come […]

Is the answer to exploding sensor data a public cloud mimic on premises? | #VTUG

The scramble is on to secure huge data streams inundating enterprises from new sources like sensors and the Internet of Things. While that prospect is challenging enough, a simpler logistic problem also looms: Where does a company store those gargantuan data sets? “Everybody’s hitting this juncture, because the data’s growing faster than the [IT] budget,” said Steve […]

Curing self-driving car fears: Watson’s cognitive role in the auto revolution | #NAIAS

The potential for cognitive intelligence in autos includes more than the fully autonomous, self-driving car that gets all the hype. Even now, IBM is collaborating with other companies to add cognitive technology to cars as an assist to the driver, not a replacement. “The big announcement at World of Watson was that IBM and General […]

Can auto disruptors play well with incumbents? Collaborating at the last mile | #NAIAS

The first release of URB-E, a compact, foldable electric vehicle, drew a lot of fanfare in 2016. Capable of traveling up to 20 miles, it might serve as some urbanite’s main transport method. And the new lighter, cheaper version is even more convenient, according to Grant Delgatty, co-founder and chief creative officer at URB-E. According to Delgatty, […]

A self-driving minibus from concept to market in 12 weeks? Yep, here’s how AI did it | #NAIAS

Shortening the time a company can go from concept through testing to market can save and earn them money and result in better quality products. We spoke with one International Business Machine Corp. employee who shared how he used new technology to deliver a fully functioning self-driving minibus to market in 12 weeks. Sachin Lulla, […]

Will 2017 be the year the security ‘white hats’ get a leg up on cyber attackers? | #ACCELERATE2017

The question of cyber security is hard and getting harder: Billions of Internet of Things devices are expanding the attack surface area. Who will secure these connections and how? One security expert says the answer lay not in hiring more geniuses or automating everything, but rather in pairing humans with machines so they both can […]

The missing piece in digital transformation schemes | #theCUBE

With all the technology products aimed at digital transformation, companies may feel spoilt for choice. Some IT managers may believe if they just find the right software, they can sit back and wait for profits to roll in. But according to one consultant, the technology alone cannot hack it without human team members becoming more […]

Why conventional vs. autonomous cars is not a zero-sum game | #NAIAS

It’s not difficult to find predictions about autonomous vehicles completely replacing conventional ones in the near future. Naturally, this may have some in the automotive business worried about the industry’s trajectory. Will there be a place for their skills as conventional car engineers in the autonomous future? “I strongly believe that we still will have conventional cars […]

Why reinvent the wheel? A smart way for startups making inroads to smart cars | #NAIAS

In Los Angeles, the joke is that everyone and their mother has a script they’d like to sell. In Silicon Valley, the joke could be that everybody has an idea for an app. PC and mobile users are bombarded daily with offers to download yet another one. It’s not hard to see why some startups […]