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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VP says she climbed the tech ladder to Amazon by learning ‘innovation as a skill’ | #theCUBE

Creative innovation is a coveted trait in many industries — particularly technology. Yet it is arguably not well understood, and its processes are not plainly explained. Seeing how valuable innovation is not only to tech companies, but to individuals and whole societies, Mai-Lan Tomsen Bukovec said that it ought to be taught as a skill. Tomsen Bukovec, […]

Can cloud-native data protection solve enterprise security’s ‘M&M problem?’ | #theCUBE

No matter how many benefits the cloud has going for it, there is always that on-prem hold-out who will say, “Yeah, but what about security?” And many will concede the cloud is weaker in that area than traditional data centers — but is it? Or is the old faithful on-prem firewall a paper tiger that […]

Why culture and teamwork are as important as tech in this company’s cloud strategy | #theCUBE

With the dizzying array of technology products available to enterprises today, managers and CTOs may wonder where to start. Do they really need five clouds, a plethora of Software as a Service applications and an integration platform to do business in the Digital Age? We spoke to one engineer about how to get the most […]

Is multi-cloud security at mass scale the sum of tiny tasks done constantly? | #theCUBE

Sprawled out, multi-cloud environments have tons of endpoints that leave data vulnerable to security threats. Perhaps one day a vendor will bring to market a set-it-and-forget-it blanket security product; today is not that day. For now companies will need to be diligent watchmen over all these endpoints — but at least there are some solutions […]

Tech ‘her-archy’: What the satisfaction gap says about the achievement gap | #theCUBE

While opinions differ on the subject of achievement gaps between genders in technology careers, new research looks at women’s job satisfaction at different levels within the industry to uncover where the struggles lay and what may be key to overcoming them. The good news is most women in tech report overall satisfaction with their jobs, explained Julie Parker. […]

Of automation and autonomy: Open-source tool automates cloud deployment (with layovers) | #theCUBE

The more processes developers and engineers can automate, techies say, the faster and more advanced their applications will become. However, certain processes are not yet ripe to have human brains taken completely out of the equation. Deploying code to the cloud is one of those tasks that benefit from a mix of automation and human […]

Did cloud quit its mission to simplify? Boomi brings more cloud integration to the enterprise | #theCUBE

It’s getting difficult to argue unequivocally that the cloud “simplifies” infrastructure. When Amazon.com Inc. announced 1,000 new tweaks and updates to AWS at its re:Invent conference last week, some customers wondered if the cloud had become as complex as their old data centers. Nevertheless, due to cost savings and market demand for the innovation cloud enables, they […]

VMware: Networking must align to new microservices-based applications | #theCUBE

The digital transformation sweeping across many companies has relied on new applications based on microservices distributed across on-premises data centers and public clouds. But networking needs to catch up to these new applications for that digital transformation to take off in a big way. Will 2017 be the year that software-defined networking finally breaks through? […]

The numbers behind virtualization’s real impact on the environment | #theCUBE

Virtualization is good for more than business; turns out it’s good for the planet, too. In its VMware Global Impact Report, VMware Inc. gave hard numbers on how its virtualized technology products are impacting the environment. The cut in CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) enabled by virtualization in 2015 was equivalent to taking 14 million cars off the […]

Amazon deal is not the be-all, end-all in VMware’s cloud strategy, says CMO | #theCUBE

When Amazon Web Services and VMware Inc. announced their landmark partnership recently, it was deemed by many to be the launch of an unstoppable dual force in cloud. What combination of VMware and cloud could compete with a VMware-Amazon double-threat? According to VMware, its Cross-Cloud-Architecture is rich with alternative choices for customers — including those who would […]