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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What to expect during Monaco Crypto Summit: Join theCUBE July 29

What is the future of cryptocurrency? A crystal ball could have saved investors some big losses over the past year, as the market dropped $2 trillion from its November 2021 high to its current valuation. But while some crypto lending platforms and hedge funds are filing for bankruptcy, others are celebrating new funding and acquisitions. ...

AWS Partner Showcase shares advice from successful women in tech

Being a minority in the information technology industry is even more challenging now than it was just three years ago. While most companies have diversity, equality and inclusivity initiatives, or DEIs, to intentionally build a more representative workforce, 75% of software and tech employers said that the pandemic impacted their DEI efforts, according to an industry ...

Teradata and AWS amplify DEI initiatives to create better tech solutions

Today’s technology is driven by customer experience. In 2021, Gartner Inc. put “people centricity” in its Top Strategic Technology Trends for the year, and companies from Amazon Web Services Inc. to Zappos.com Inc. place customer-centricity at the top of their cultural values. Yet society still paints a stereotypical image of the socially awkward, male STEM ...

NetApp and AWS work to close the gender gap in tech

Diversity helps the business bottom line. Studies conducted by McKinsey and Co., the Boston Consulting Group, Catalyst Research and many other organizations around the globe consistently show that gender and ethnically diverse teams outperform their non-diverse contemporaries. In terms of overall performance, companies with diverse leadership are 45% more likely to experience market share growth ...

AWS and Jefferson Frank work to narrow gender diversity gap through data and hiring tools

The gender gap in technology is slowly closing. Breakdowns of workforce demographics at large technology companies show a slow upward trend: The 22.4% of women in technical roles in 2019 increased to 23.1% in 2020 and is estimated to rise to 25% in 2022. It’s a positive trend, but it is far from gender parity. ...

Honeycomb and AWS share diversity, equity and inclusion focus

Distributed services observability provider Honeycomb boasts a technically advanced solution that simplifies debugging. Its goal is to make DevOps engineers’ lives less hectic and solve issues affecting end users faster. In the past six months, the company was awarded the DevOps Dozen2 Best Observability Solution award and joined DataDog, Dynatrace, New Relic and IBM Instana in ...

Automation without loss of control: A developer-friendly fix for K8s complexity

The day 1 excitement of cloud adoption has segued into day 2 operations, and it’s causing a Kubernetes complexity headache for information technology teams. The reason is simple: Cloud means containers, and containers create a dynamic, obscure environment that is too complex for efficient human management. The inability to effectively optimize Kubernetes deployment means developers ...

What to expect during AWS re:Inforce: Join theCUBE July 26 and 27

There are now more digital businesses at the enterprise level than traditional organizations: 53% of enterprises had an active digital transformation strategy in October 2021, according to the latest International Data Corporation “FutureScape” report. This figure reflects an increase of 42% in just two years, so it’s logical to assume the total continues to grow. ...

Three insights you might have missed from the ‘Secure Storage Hot Takes’ event

It’s easy to forget that there are more options for cloud storage than AWS, GCP and Azure. The top three cloud providers dominate the market, with AWS’ 33% and Azure’s 21% adding up to more than half of the Q4 2021 global market share. However, history has proven that even the biggest brands need to ...

Wasabi next-gen cloud storage solution tackles data protection, security and data sovereignty

It may be summer, but cybercrime doesn’t take a vacation. Last year 76% of organizations suffered from a ransomware attack, according to a recent “2022 Data Protection Trends” report. And this year could be on track to beat that record, with Nvidia Inc., Toyota Corp. and the Government of Costa Rica three big-name attacks in ...