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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File storage could be as big on the Amazon cloud as S3, says NetApp CTO

With all the news happening at re:Invent this year, it was easy to miss that NetApp Inc. won Amazon Web Service Inc.’s Independent Software Vendor Design Partner of the Year award for Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP. The award comes close on the heels of the launch of Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP. It took two years ...

VMware puts focus on developer experience with Tanzu Application Platform

As the wave of modernization moves across the business landscape, it is changing how software is developed. The discrete stages of the original development lifecycle have been replaced by constant development and integration. “Modern apps to me are inherently iterative and inherently scalable and amenable to change,” said James Watters (pictured), chief technology officer of ...

VMware-AWS partnership helps orgs follow the smartest path to cloud

Application modernization is heading the agenda around boardroom tables across the globe. The stakes are high, with successful digitization drawing a clear line between market winners and losers. But the path to cloud is seldom clear. And playing it safe, many companies have chosen to leave the most important, mission-critical applications to last. “Now they’re ...

Hybrid poster child Dropbox reveals the TCO benefits of choosing AMD-based EC2 instances

Dropbox Inc. was the first widely adopted cloud collaboration platform, freeing files from the confines of the network to be shared across the cloud. It also broke ahead of the pack in choosing a hybrid cloud model from its inception. “Dropbox has always been hybrid,” said Ali Zafar (pictured), senior director of platform strategy and ...

Dremio predicts 2022 will be the year open data architectures replace the data warehouse

Data warehouses were designed in the days when closed and proprietary was the right choice for data storage. But the cloud era requires a less cumbersome, open technology that can cope with real-time streaming access. “There’s so much new data, so many new use cases and every company wants to be data-driven,” said Tomer Shiran ...

VMware Carbon Black cuts cloud bill by 30% after migrating to AMD-powered EC2 instances

Migrating to the cloud brings huge benefits to any company. But cloud usage comes at a cost, and optimizing spend to get maximum performance is a constant balancing act. So when Michael D’Aniello (pictured), platform architect for VMware Carbon Black at VMware Inc., cut 30% from cloud spend by migrating from Intel to AMD-based EC2 ...

CrowdStrike unveils new service integrations for Falcon unified security platform

By now, everyone knows that cybercrime is on the rise. Attacks are a “when, not if” proposition for companies, as misconfigurations in cloud architectures and employee lapses open gateways for sophisticated criminals to exploit. “An adversary is able to enter a network and move laterally into that network within one hour and 32 minutes,” said Jessica ...

AWS, Micro Focus partnership focused on customer-centric innovation

Partnerships are a key feature of the digital business era. Going it alone just isn’t a wise option for digital transformation, and stronger, more resilient strategies are built through collaboration. This was particularly important during the pandemic, when companies were forced to pivot to cloud operations while simultaneously running their business under the stressful conditions ...

Data-first culture turns pharmaceutical companies into healthcare enablers

The adoption of cloud is revolutionizing healthcare. As each research facility, pharmaceutical company or hospital moves its data into secure cloud storage, the disparate pieces of information, from patient details to research study results, are being freed from their siloed systems to be securely shared across the globe. “We don’t necessarily believe the digital transformation ...

Hawaiian Airlines pivots to omnichannel cloud contact center during COVID travel panic

Spring 2020: As the world started to shut down, Hawaiian Airlines Inc. found itself in the same dilemma as the rest of the travel industry. Customer call volumes were skyrocketing, but agents weren’t allowed to get to the call centers to answer the phones. Scrambling for a solution, the airline landed on a cloud … ...