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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Automated testing to play major role in mobile evolution | #DOES15

Automated testing services will lighten companies’ in-house technological loads, according to Neil Manvar, solutions architect at Sauce Labs, Inc.. The San Francisco-based startup provides testing services using Appium and Selenium open-source tools. Manvar told Brian Gracely, cohost of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during the DevOps Enterprise Summit that he believes more and more companies will […]

Expedient sharpens its focus on security | #NXTWORK

Having many software solutions to offer customers already, Expedient Data Centers is turning its focus to security concerns, according to John White, director of product strategy at Expedient. “On the security side, it’s really getting interesting,” he told Stu Miniman and John Furrier, cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during Juniper Networks, Inc.’s NXTWORK 2015 […]

Client-server to cloud is an evolution, not a revolution, says InterVision cofounder | #NXTWORK

The client-server era is coming to an end, acknowledges Jason Gress, president and cofounder of InterVision Systems Technologies, Inc. However, the transition from traditional client-server to the cloud ecosystem will be gradual. “Obviously the market is changing,” he told Stu Miniman and John Furrier, cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during Juniper Networks NXTWORK […]

DigitalOcean continues to gain ground with its virtual private servers, droplets | #NXTWORK

“DigitalOcean is the cloud built for developers by developers,” said Luca Salvatore, network engineering manager at DigitalOcean, Inc. Salvatore told Stu Miniman and John Furrier, cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during Juniper Networks NXTWORK 2015 that this is one reason for the company’s explosive growth over the past three years. Since its founding, the New York […]

The Uber effect: Digital disruption a growing concern for companies | #oow15

Business owners now have more than their bottom lines to keep them jittery — digital disruption from out-of-the-blue startups is becoming a major concern as well. The success of disruptive applications like Uber, Inc. and Airbnb, Inc. has left a lot of companies nervous that their industry might be next. For this reason, demand is […]

Is Cisco’s Unified Computing System taking security to the next level? | #oow15

Cisco System, Inc.’s Unified Computing System’s (UCS) technology enables more secure delivery of data packets between nodes thanks to the incorporation of Cisco Nexus Series switches. And, according to John McAbel, senior product manager of Oracle Solutions at Cisco, UCS may be the best bet for security in the industry. “By incorporating Nexus technology, we’ve proven that all […]

Will 2016 be the year for Big Data applications on flash? | #oow15

The future of flash belongs to the younger companies offering storage arrays, according to Ramesh Chitor, senior director of business development at Tegile Systems (Tegile, Inc.). Chitor spoke about the exciting growth of flash technology with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely, cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during Oracle OpenWorld 2015. The number of legacy companies offering […]

Social is moving faster than the web, says General Motors social strategist | #oow15

The possibilities for companies to leverage data to market to consumers on social media continue to grow. Whitney Drake, manager of social strategy and care at General Motors Co. (GM), talked with John Furrier and Jeff Frick, cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during Oracle OpenWorld 2015 about the new world of business-to-consumer relations on […]

Security now an expectation in the cloud, says Secure 24 CTO | #oow15

Secure-24, LLC Co-Chief Technology Officer Sean Donaldson wants to change the way his customers look at security. People should start to see security as something continually evolving and improving, he explained to Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely, cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team. “It’s a living ecosystem,” he said. Secure 24’s team is constantly looking […]

Does Nimble’s ground-up innovation give it an edge over legacy vendors? | #oow15

Last December, CRN Magazine named San Jose-based company Nimble, “Storage Vendor of the Year.” Radhika Krishnan, VP of Solutions & Alliances for Nimble Storage, Inc., explained today on theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, that the company’s relative youth is actually a reason for its success. Established older vendors have been limited in their utilization of flash, because […]