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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How can companies evolve with new technology? | #HPEDiscover

Companies are under pressure to innovate. With the explosion of cloud, DevOps, Software as a Service and other new technologies, businesses are jittery about being bested by more tech-savvy competitors. They want knowledgeable experts to take them through the evolution, and that is where HPE comes in, according to Seamus Dunne, VP of Cloud and Data […]

Cloud computing to spread like the web, says HPE | #HPEDiscover

HP’s decision to shut down its Helion Public Cloud offering left the industry speculating about the company’s direction. If cloud is the future, was this a backward step to irrelevance? Bill Hilf, senior VP and GM for HP Cloud at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE), said that that reasoning couldn’t be farther from the truth. He […]

Is Synergy the biggest breakthrough from HP in the last decade? | #HPEDiscover

Hewlett Packard’s split into two companies has advanced the company’s culture to benefit its customers, according to Alastair Winner, VP of technology services for compute at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE). Now, he said, the company not only parachutes in when something is broken or malfunctioning, it sees itself as partners in its clients’ success. Winner told John Furrier and Dave […]

Wall Street sends S.O.S as threat of disruption looms | #DOES15

Wall Street bigwigs now have more to grouse about than bear markets and sign-wielding Occupiers. Gathering hype that finance might be the next industry Silicon Valley disrupts is making these bigwigs nervous, and they’re increasingly seeking cover in technological barricades. According to Adrian Cockcroft, technology fellow at Battery Ventures, financial firms like JPMorgan Chase & Co. are using technologies […]

Healthcare.gov changed conversation around DevOps and technology in Washington | #DOES15

The notorious, rickety launch of Healthcare.gov frustrated countless Americans and embarrassed the president and his aides. But it also served as a call-to-action for Washington, said Paula Thrasher, application delivery lead at Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC). The D.C.-area IT company works intimately with many government organizations to make programs and applications accessible to government employees and the […]

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 […]