Tim Hawkins

Tim Hawkins

With 29 years in the engineering world, Tim Hawkins is currently a liveblogger for SiliconANGLE.com. Tim spent 12 years in the defense industry, with tenures at the US Army Corps of Engineers and Northrop Grumman, before shifting focus to the manufacturing sector. Tim served as a product engineer for Abbott Labs, manufacturing engineer for ANS Medical, and as a test engineer for Flextronics, helping those companies to manufacture better products in a more productive and safe way.

Tim enjoys hardcore gaming, excessive reading, getting lost on the dark corners of the Internet and being a general introvert.

Latest from Tim Hawkins

Walmart uses multi-cloud platform to expand beyond e-commerce | #theCUBE

Walmart has had an e-commerce sector of its business for many years. And while this sector has been cloud-based for a while now, the company is just now beginning to expand other areas of its business to the cloud, in particular the retail side and infrastructure to cloud-based technology. This necessitates a move to a multi-cloud platform, because the […]

How one company embraced multi-cloud and created a platform around it | #theCUBE

Around six years ago, Madhura Maskasky began to feel as though her IT career had become stagnant. In search of something more challenging, she began looking around for opportunities that would allow her to best capitalize on the considerable knowledge base afforded to her by her time with VMware Inc. Maskasky ended up cofounding Platform9 Systems Inc. During the CloudNOW 5th Annual […]

Too big to fail: How a popular online community monetized its platform | #Amplify

Indian Moms Connect is an online community created by expatriate Indian mothers who wish to connect with one another by sharing personal stories that resonate with the group, as well as seek and share advice regarding traditional Indian culture and child rearing. Initially completely free, the popularity of the site has grown so much in […]

Helping software help us: How one startup is making the most of APIs | #Amplify

After their experience surrounding the loss of their child three years ago, Laura Malcolm and her husband became aware that outside of simply sending money, coordinating help for people going through an unexpected time of need can be quite hard, especially when the parties are physically far apart. Some services are available, such as hiring house […]

How one security company handles cross-platform identity managment | #KubeCon

Kubernetes is one of the industry leaders in containerized application management, but working with authentication on these systems can prove challenging. Tremolo Security Inc. adds another software layer to Kubernetes in order to better handle identity management, especially on cross-platform systems. Marc Boorshtein, CTO of Tremolo Security, Inc. and In Tune Identity LLC, spoke to John Furrier (@furrier), co-host […]

How cloud-native architecture affects traditional on-prem infrastructure | #KubeCon

As traditional, on-premise network infrastructure transitions to the cloud-native model, some are asking what role remains for legacy storage platforms and how will these platforms interface with cloud-based Platform as a Service architecture? Stephen Watt, chief architect of Emerging Technologies at Red Hat Inc., spoke to John Furrier (@furrier), co-host of theCUBE*, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during […]

The impact of promoting diversity and community betterment | #NEXTConf

One of the areas of focus for Nutanix Inc., not only at this year’s Nutanix 2016 .NEXT Europe conference but as a general corporate policy as well, is working toward betterment of the community. The company sponsors a diversity program geared toward women in the technology field, and it actively seeks out opportunities to assist the poor […]

Competition ramps up in the hyperconverged infrastructure market | #NEXTConf

Lenovo Group Ltd. is no stranger to enterprise, but to offer hyperconverged infrastructure on Lenovo hardware, the company partnered with Nutanix Inc. in order to reduce complexity and offer more versatility with its enterprise systems. Gianluca Degliesposti, executive director of the Data Center Group at Lenovo EMEA, sat down with Stu Miniman (@stu), host of theCUBE*, from […]

Why technology management is as important as the technology itself | #NEXTConf

Traditional management styles are changing. In the past, it was enough to set a direction and implement policy to take your company in that direction. But in the Digital Age, and particularly with the high degree of technological innovation seen today, modifying management styles to take advantage of and implement that innovation is critical to […]

Cashflow to cloud: overcoming the financing debacle for small business | #QBConnect

From time to time, all growing small businesses with cashflow problems seek out financing. Unfortunately, many of them find it difficult to secure these small loans from big banks, especially in the timely fashion in which they are needed. In fact, lack of access to capital is one of the biggest reasons companies fail within the […]