Betsy Amy-Vogt

Betsy Amy-Vogt is a staff writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio. A digital nomad before the term existed, Betsy started her writing career at a tech startup in Austin, Texas, before taking her laptop off around the globe. When not writing tech news blogs or working on her latest sci-fi fantasy novel, she volunteers at Hekab Be bilingual library and community center in Akumal, Mexico. Got news? Tweet it to @siliconangle.

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Druva Data Resiliency Cloud meets the challenge of evolving ransomware

Technological evolution isn’t limited to companies operating on the right side of the law. Those who follow a less ethical business model are also constantly improving and evolving their “product line.” Take ransomware. Source code can be bought on the dark web, making old-school style attacks possible for anyone with some cash and a little ...

A use case in repatriating data from cloud to on-prem, with impressive performance in data reduction, cost savings and speed

Most companies are likely in the process of moving certain workloads from on-premises to cloud. But virtual reality tracking company Ultraleap Ltd. had the opposite problem. The company is on the cutting edge of haptic technology, marketing a product that allows extended reality users to feel virtual sensations in mid-air. And as it started to ...

Infinidat evolves portfolio to meet the real-time demands of enterprise storage

The storage market is undergoing its own digital transformation. As data becomes a business driver, customers require dynamic storage solutions that not only incorporate security and disaster recovery functions, but also make the data available for real-time analysis. “By 2024, 24% of all of the data captured and stored will be real time,” said Eric ...
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CognitiveScale enables explainable AI at enterprise scale for informed decision-making

Artificial intelligence has become embedded into everyone’s everyday processes. From social media feeds to automation in the workplace, data is continually being analyzed, decisions made and actions taken without human intervention. When that process takes place in a “black box,” answers are presented without any way to gain understanding into how they were obtained and ...
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Why cybersecurity may be the perfect choice for a midlife career change for women

Cybersecurity specialists are in high demand, and the skills gap is in its fifth year, with the Security Certification Consortium (ISC)² Inc. reporting 4 million open positions across the globe. Filling these roles could be an easier task if people understood the job requirements weren’t a passion for coding and cutting-edge tech, but a desire ...

Zscaler and Splunk partner on zero-trust security for the hybrid workplace

When it comes to security, the mantra to live by is “Trust No One.” It’s an essential policy in a business environment where data is money, the workforce is dispersed, encrypted ransomware attacks have risen by 500%, and traditional “moat and castle” security measures just don’t work. “Thirty percent of malware [is] delivered through trusted ...
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Google advocates a hybrid, multicloud strategy as it helps guide financial giants into the digital era

Just a few years ago, the idea of major financial services companies partnering with cloud providers would have been laughable. Now, the finance sector is adopting cloud computing services as fast as possible. What has changed? “Customers are looking for personalized services, instant gratification, the ability to interact, where they want and when they want,” ...

Commvault closes the business integrity gap by empowering end-to-end responsibility for data ownership

Before data became the most important driver of business value, it was an afterthought in a company’s information technology strategy. Bolt-on protection was added, and all was good. Today, add-ons don’t do the job. But many companies lack an alternative. Two-thirds of chief information security officers say their companies are unprepared for a cyberattack, according to ...
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Exposing the data divide: Splunk exec points out the inequity of tech’s thirst for data insights

Data is valuable because of the insights it provides, insights that companies are using to increase efficiency and improve their profit margins. But there are a lot more pressing concerns in the world than added zeros to the bottom line. “We have all this data being used for commercial value and relatively weak use of ...

No workloads left behind: Commvault explains why orgs need a single architecture

SaaSification is a fun word to say, but it’s a serious topic. Adopting a software-as-a-service model gives businesses the agility and speed they need to compete in the digital era. Research suggests that by 2025, 85% of the world’s businesses will be operating under the SaaS model, according to Isabelle Guis (pictured, left), chief marketing ...