Mark Albertson

Mark Albertson is a senior writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s livestreaming studio. He is an experienced technology reporter, recognized by Onalytica as a "Who's Who In Cloud Influencer" and named to Peerlyst’s “24 Powerful Cybersecurity Journalists.” Prior to SiliconANGLE, Mark wrote for the San Francisco Examiner, Blasting News, and CBS-Bay Area.

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Law firm uses predictive analytics platform to escape spreadsheet hell

When Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. acquired Nimble Storage Inc. earlier this year, it gained a predictive analytics platform called InfoSight. As HPE has learned, that platform is being eagerly adopted by businesses who are clamoring for new tools that can analyze issues across their entire install base, according to Rod Bagg (pictured, right), vice president of analytics ...

ClearCenter deal continues HPE’s hybrid IT narrative

During an address to attendees at the Discover 2017 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman made it clear that the firm’s future will be based on success in bringing products to the market for hybrid information technology. Whitman’s point was further reinforced when HPE announced an agreement with ClearCenter Corp., an ...

FBI, HPE reveal cybercrime insights, revisit Stuxnet attack

It remains one of the most advanced malware attacks ever seen. The Stuxnet virus, launched against an Iranian nuclear plant in 2010, destroyed critical hardware inside the facility while making everything inside the control room seem normal. Until this week, the cybersecurity community was doubtful there was any defense against Stuxnet, a sophisticated joint U.S.-Israel ...

HPE’s persistent memory for Gen10 servers is now scalable and fast

In demonstrating terabyte-level persistent memory at Discover 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is driving home the point that customers increasingly want their applications to run faster than in traditional storage systems. The big story here is speed, with 20 times faster database restore operations and 27 times faster application checkpoint processes, according to HPE. “I ...

HPE’s Nimble, SimpliVity acquisitions help define storage strategy

There are a lot of moving parts right now with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. as the company that was formed near the end of 2015, after HP split in two, seeks to establish itself as a key player in hybrid information technology. For HPE’s executives, this means shaping industry trends in storage, data protection and ...

Cloud-based data protection offers a hint of where Dell EMC is going

The days when an enterprise had no cloud plan are long gone. This is why Dell EMC, Dell Technologies Inc.’s infrastructure group, is pursuing a very deliberate strategy of forming partnerships with major cloud service providers while continuing to enhance its on-premises portfolio of client services. “That’s a hint of where we’re going, and you’re ...

Dell EMC embraces all-flash to meet customer performance demands

In the competitive data storage world, it’s all about performance, density and cost, and Dell EMC, Dell Technologies Inc.’s infrastructure group, is moving rapidly to meet customer expectations for all three with its recent Isilon storage platform upgrades. “Our customers are gathering so much data through high-performance workloads, they need a place to keep it,” ...