Maria Deutscher

Maria Deutscher is a staff writer for SiliconANGLE covering all things enterprise and fresh. Her work takes her from the bowels of the corporate network up to the great free ranges of the open-source ecosystem and back on a daily basis, with the occasional pit stop in the world of end-users. She is especially passionate about cloud computing and data analytics, although she also has a soft spot for stories that diverge from the beaten track to provide a more unique perspective on the complexities of the industry.

Latest from Maria Deutscher

Brightcove the Latest to Join Gluster’s Customer Base

Open-source scale-out storage solutions vendor Gluster has landed a big customer – Brightcove. The cloud content distribution provider will use Gluster’s platform to power its Video Cloud offering used by media companies, businesses, and organizations in over 50 different countries. Video Cloud is leveraged for video streaming, online adverting and so on. “Gluster is delivering ...

IBM Adds Three New Services to SmartCloud

IBM’s pushed out a major update to its SmartCloud cloud platform offering, adding three new services to round-out the product. They are offered on a per-use case for each running VM and stored data. IBM SmartCloud Archive is the first, designed for records storage regulatory requirements including eDiscovery. The second is SmartCloud Virtualized Server Recovery, ...

EMC Opens Support Center in Utah, Adds 500 Jobs

EMC will be opening a new support center in Utah, Governor Gary R. Herbert announced this week. Under its agreement with the state, the storage giant will add 500 new jobs and will invest $7 million in the set-up of the new facility that will accommodate this workforce by 2015. “On an annual aggregate basis, ...

NFC Makes Reservations at Restaurants & Hotels with New Tech

NFC tag supplier UPM RFID and software developer introduced a new app designed to help restaurants to improve customer service. Customers are promoted to download Connected Restaurant when tapping an NFC-tagged poster at the front desk. From there on they can use the service to check-in, browse through the menu and so on: “They [customers] ...

Oracle Court Battles not Deterring Investors before Q4 Earnings Call

Oracle has been tangled up with several court battles through this this year and late 2010. That includes SAP, Hewlett-Packard and Google, and the search giant has billions of ad revenue now at stake. Oracle sued Google last year in claims that Dalvic, the processing virtual machine used for Android, infringes on several Java patents. ...

QLogic Grows InfiniBand Reach, Teams with NNS

QLogic has landed a pretty big deal, entering into a contract with the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to provide its 12000 Series switches and 7300 Series adapters for an agency’s supercomputer deployment. Known as the Tri-Laboratory Linux Capacity Cluster 2, the massive system will be deployed across s a number of the ...

Yet Another Cisco Exec Jumps Aboard Juniper’s Bandwagon

Christopher Hoff, former director of the Security Technology Business Unit of Cisco’s cloud and virtualization solutions business, is the latest executive to leave the company in favor of Juniper Networks. His new position has not been disclosed, but he will be starting on July 5. He himself confirmed this in a blog post, detailing some ...

Suzanne Vega at the CREATE Conference

Singer Suzanne Vega spoke at this year’s CREATE gathering, and discussed creativity, copyrights and marketing today as they relate to the music industry. Vega kicked off her keynote with a little background info on herself and her family, amd mentioned that when she first began playing the guitar in her childhood she perceived it as ...

Global Plans for Nokia, WP7. Can They Win Europe before the US?

Victor Saeijs, Nokia’s Europe vice president announced that the phonemaker will debut Windows Phone 7-powered handsets in six European markets:  France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and the UK. The U.S and Finland were not included in the list of initial markets the new devices will hit. “Knowing Nokia, there’s no doubt that once the ...

HP and Toshiba Team Up for Smart Community Offerings

Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba announced a joint initiative focused on developing a cloud offerings line-up for “smart community” businesses. The two companies will offer social & collaborative for the energy conservation, transportation, telecommunications and medical sectors, among others. Toshiba in particular has been looking to monetize this segment before its agreement with HP, and reportedly has ...