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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Ivanti acquisitions strengthen its security stance to fight pandemic cybercrime onslaught

The rise of the remote workforce has been a boon for cybercriminals, with employees accessing sensitive work systems from unsecured home offices and mobile devices. Early in 2020, the FBI’s Cyber Division was already reporting a 400% increase in attacks since the start of the pandemic. “Our real focus is ensuring that every company and ...

AWS and ACORE support minority-led businesses as they save the environment

They may not shout about it much, but Amazon Web Services Inc. is committed to green energy. The company is aiming to be 100% powered by renewable sources by 2025 and to reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2040. Supporting these goals, AWS re:Invent 2020 saw the announcement of 26 new renewable energy projects. ...

The AABG blueprint for fast and safe IT modernization

It’s no secret that the pace of digital transformation has increased under the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world see-saws between shut-downs and speed-ups, companies in every industry and sector are being forced to modernize to survive. But, emerging safely and successfully into the post-COVID world is a task that requires help from ...

AWS and Accenture build a shortcut to the data-driven, digital business freeway

Every company wants the power of insights-driven by machine learning and artificial intelligence. But like any complex undertaking, making that wish a reality involves specialized expertise and a lot of investment … unless someone else will do the heavy-lifting for you. “What Amazon continues to do is make [AI/ML] easier to consume by the developer, ...

Alexa-enabled roadside assist provides fast, intuitive help for U.S. motorists in a bind

Remember that feeling of frustration when your car won’t start? Or a flat tire strands you on the side of the road? Instead of speeding down the highway, you’re digging through the glove compartment or searching online for a tow-truck company. Now, thanks to voice-activated assistant technology, there’s an easier way to get help. “You ...
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Amazon SageMaker helps lead machine learning models to the edge

Machine learning has experienced an incredible increase in usage in the past couple of years. In 2017, deploying machine learning models was considered extremely difficult, something only major organizations had the resources to consider. Then, Amazon Web Services Inc. released the Amazon SageMaker machine learning service. “Customers saw it was much easier to do machine ...

Reinventing an entire industry, AWS claims the right tools at the right time for finance sector

Sometimes going virtual is better. Amazon Web Services Inc. normally attracts around 50,000 people to its annual re:Invent conference. But this year, virtual re:Invent has seen enrollment rocket to over half a million, with speeches and sessions streamed over three weeks instead of the usual four days. The key takeaway was that Amazon is looking ...

Maximus and Insight: A case study in the importance of partnership to successful digital transformation

Before COVID-19 there were many reasons to become a digital company. The speed and agility of cloud-based operations mean better customer service, more efficient operations, and all that lovely data to analyze for market-advantage. But the process was expensive and complex, so many companies were hovering on the fence. Now, under the strain of a ...

Q&A: As Snowflake continues to break market records, what makes the company so special?

Amongst all the chaos of 2020, the Snowflake Inc. story is a fairytale of business success. Not content with having the biggest software initial public offering in history, Snowflake is continuing to break records. Its first earnings report as a public company caused share prices to rocket up 40% in a week, and yesterday its ...

Q&A: AWS helps partner ecosystem answer wake-up call for cloud adoption

Digital transformation is never an easy task, especially for companies forced to adapt fast under the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. But even the most demanding transitions are easier with help. This is why Amazon Web Services Inc. is there to support its partner ecosystem as they face the cloud adoption challenge. Taking an in-depth look ...