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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Your network is your net worth: How security affects the bottom line in the Digital Age | #ACCELERATE2017

Disagreement on exact numbers aside, most everyone agrees that Internet of Things products will increase in coming years, with Gartner’s estimate clocking in at 20 billion. The actual number of events that come out of these connected devices is staggering, creating rich opportunities for hackers looking to cash in on device-accessed data. How will businesses secure all of […]

Uh-oh — is your enterprise security spending about to go up threefold? | #ACCELERATE2017

Recent cyber security research suggests nearly 90 percent of companies’ security budgets go toward the perimeter. Ironically, the research reveals that only about 20 to 25 percent of breaches occur there — the rest happen on the inside. Does this mean that enterprises should reverse their spending ratio? Or will they have to keep spending steady at […]

The finance sector is suddenly stampeding to public cloud for — security? | #ACCELERATE2017

There is an unexpected wave of financial institutions moving to public cloud. Even as many still believe tightly regulated institutions like banks and healthcare organizations will forever be bound to on-prem infrastructure, some on the ground are reporting, “au contraire.” Shockingly, one of the biggest draws the public cloud has for them was once its biggest […]

Security blanket: Can new tactics provide full data coverage in the Digital Age? | #ACCELERATE2017

Cloud-native security products are cropping up to mitigate cyber security’s “M&M” problem — firewall protection at the parameters with vulnerable data at the center. As companies amass increasingly huge datasets to differentiate themselves in the data-driven Digital Age, the problem of protecting it all remains. Wouldn’t it be great if they could just throw a […]

Feedback frenzy: Can subscription business fill in data blanks? | #theCUBE

As companies struggle to convert the right data types into a profit punch, new approaches are tested and discarded. One method for honing in on customer behavior may lie in the emerging subscription economy. Can the data flowing in from subscriptions, combined with other data inputs, help businesses better understand their consumers? David Gee, CMO of […]

Will data-driven ‘communication cloud’ create an influence economy in media and PR? | #theCUBE

Some say that having access to data is like shining a light on the dark corners of a business: The cockroaches scurry and the flowers bloom. In other words, data lets the C-suite know which investments are working and which are not. In the marketing and public relations realms, data has given companies the ability to […]

Next-gen CRM: Changing the customer relations game in the Digital Age | #theCUBE

What happens to companies’ marketing efforts in the age of internet reviews and social sharing? Consumers are turning to the wisdom of crowds online for the straight dope before making a purchase. A fancy and expensive advertising blitz could bring disappointing returns if the internet’s response is more jeers than cheers. Companies and salespeople will […]

Stop starving IT: misallocation of data resources could hurt business | #theCUBE

Companies gearing up to make a big data play need to be careful they don’t simply spray bullets in every direction and hit everything but their target. According to some, many companies are seriously misallocating resources in their efforts to profit from data. The imbalance lies in the data pipeline worker bees versus decision makers […]

Can marrying data and ops make the difference between crawling and running to profits? | #theCUBE

Why are companies trying to get the lead in digital innovation? Is it because the software tools that facilitate it are so neat? Or because the tech media makes the subject sound so fascinating? No, the answer is simply because customers are demanding a streamlined digital experience, and if businesses don’t deliver it, they will […]

Drowning in data lakes? Rocana Ops 2.0’s data ‘nervous system’ answers the call | #theCUBE

Businesses need to balance the equation of exploding data stores and relatively stable numbers of IT staffers. They are finding they can’t keep the pace with operations in the Digital Age by endlessly punting tasks around to many different siloed departments. Most of the options that come to mind seem impractical or cost ineffective. IT ops […]