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.

Latest from Betsy Amy-Vogt

The energizing effect of Sandy Carter’s mission to create tech for good at AWS

Some people’s careers rise and fall. Some rise to a stable level and stay there. Others chart a career course that seems destined for the stratosphere. Amazon Web Services Inc. Vice President Sandy Carter (pictured) is the latter. When Carter was first featured in theCUBE’s Women in Tech column in April 2017, she was chief ...

Cloud-based voice-recognition integration advances Alexa built-in IoT devices

Everything is becoming smarter. Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning mean that once-futuristic devices are commonplace in modern homes. Voice-activated digital assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa, help us do everything from navigate a foreign city to set a timer to boil eggs. And new Alexa built-in internet of things devices debut each day. You can even ...

AWS delivers security, speed to protect and maximize value of data

Pick one: Customer data security, or real-time speed? It’s a trick question, of course. Customer data can not be compromised. But, fast access to data insights is equally critical to be competitive in the new digital economy. Researching solutions that strike that perfect balance might seem a lengthy task. That is, unless you were at ...

VMware Cloud on AWS drives momentum for cloud migration, business modernization

Two years ago, VMware Inc. and Amazon Web Services Inc. joined forces to offer the VMware Cloud on AWS. The idea was to link VMware customers to the AWS public cloud, offering businesses a simple, safe and speedy path to hybrid cloud and operations modernization. As the popularity of the hybrid-cloud operating model has increased, ...

Verizon and AWS get their game on, as 5G edge cloud computing goes live in Chicago

Forget the console. 5G-fast gaming on mobile devices is about to hit the mainstream. Verizon Communications Inc. and Amazon Web Services Inc. have joined forces to create a world’s first: 5G edge cloud computing. Currently live for residents of the Windy City but expected to expand across the USA in 2020, the service combines Verizon’s ...

Snowflake and HVR partnership minimizes disruption from data migration

Moving from safe, time-tested legacy systems to the cloud is scary. But it’s a journey that businesses have to take to stay relevant in the new digital economy. A successful digital transformation is dependent on many factors, but one critical basis is the actual transfer of data. Or, as Chris Degnan (pictured, left), chief revenue ...

Three secrets to successful digital transformation and a secure data protection strategy

The past month has been a busy one for cloud computing. November saw the community gathering at both Microsoft Ignite and KubeCon + CloudNative Con, and as the calendar rolls into December, attendees are gathering this week for the Super Bowl of cloud-computing events: Amazon Web Services’ re:Invent. While the spotlight at these events falls ...

Consistency is the key to data protection in a multicloud environment

Data security is constantly grabbing the headlines. The explosive growth of cloud computing has changed the security landscape and created an ever-expanding attack surface. Spread across multiple clouds, on-premises, and even out-to-edge devices, data is no longer contained in a single location. This means that creating a consistent protection plan is both increasingly critical and ...

AWS adds Infrequent Access data option to EFS to cut file-storage costs

As businesses step onto the cloud-migration journey, picking a cloud storage provider has traditionally meant juggling the age-old proverb of good, fast and cheap. Cheaper services could mean trading off latency and security, while fast and secure services potentially led to large monthly bills. Cloud storage market leader Amazon Web Services Inc.’s Elastic File System ...

Q&A: New FSx for Windows features further simplify Windows file server management on the AWS Cloud

In the cloud market, Amazon Web Services Inc. is the largest public cloud provider, accounting for nearly 50% of the entire market, according to global analyst Gartner Inc. Yet, until last year’s introduction of FSx for Windows, managing Windows-based applications on AWS Cloud storage was a complicated process. This year, AWS announced a raft of new ...