Bev Terrell

Bev Terrell

With more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the information technology business, Bev Terrell is a SiliconANGLE writer covering live news events with theCUBE. She got her start at EDS (now Hewlett Packard) and also worked at ACS (now Xerox Business Services), so it’s fair to say Bev has personally experienced the changing landscape of the outsourcing industry. In addition to a passion for writing, Bev loves to paint portraits and to spoil her large yellow cat, Seamus.
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Latest from Bev Terrell

The new kingmakers of IT: maximizing DevOps for enterprise

In today’s world of open source software, developers are considered to be the “new kingmakers” of information technology — the brains and the imagination that drives software and APIs, and thus organizations. It can be a phenomenon not well understood by business leaders, however, where developers influence many technology infrastructure decisions, but they are not the […]

‘You talking to me?’ Rise of the conversational bots

Whether it’s ‘Hey, Cortana,’ ‘Hey, Siri’ or ‘Alexa, play Mozart,’ consumers are becoming quite comfortable having conversations with smartphones, computers and even cars via personal intelligent data assistants. “Over the next five or 10 years, almost all software will have some sort of conversational element built in,” said Ben Brown (pictured), founder and chief executive officer of […]

Analyst looks at Cisco’s cloud play and the popularity of cloud-native

Traditionally in the enterprise, data was held and managed in silos. But times have changed. Now, businesses are applying a more modern, services-based approach and spreading those services across the siloed data. “You are bringing the entire organization [under] one single umbrella, sharing their data, and thereby benefiting much more than what they were getting in […]

Symbiotic software: Open source and the value of integrated solutions

One of the interesting developments emerging from open-source computing ecosystems is a change from a ‘winner-take-all’ mentality to an understanding that many enterprises can flourish and profit together, even symbiotically. The strength comes not from any one company and its hardware/software solutions; instead, it is the combination of the strongest suits from multiple companies, working […]

Machine learning, AI are differentiators for this recruitment company

Among the winners of this year’s Informatica Innovation Awards was Allegis Group, a privately held staffing and recruitment services company. Allegis partners with Informatica LLC, using machine learning and artificial intelligence on its data to innovate and change. “For us, it’s about using data as an asset and how we want to transform our company [in the […]

Good for engineers, developers: SAP HANA cloud offering now on AWS

While Amazon Web Services Inc. and SAP SE have been working together for some time, such as sitting side-by-side to perform validations, it was an informal relationship. This week, both companies took their partnership to a more formal level, announcing a new SAP Hana Enterprise Cloud Managed Public offering on AWS. This relationship is beneficial […]

VMware-Veeam team-up leads to expanding cloud ecosystem

As VMware Inc.’s preferred backup and replication partner, Veeam Software Inc. work closely with the cloud and virtualization software and services company. Veeam believes that as the fortunes of one company goes, so goes the other company’s as well, according to Peter McKay (pictured, right), president, chief operating officer and member of the board of directors […]

SAP keynote wrap: analysts on Hasso Plattner, machine learning and SAP’s future

Notably outspoken tech visionary and SAP SE co-founder Hasso Plattner gave his thoughts on a wide range of subjects during the third-day keynote at SAP’s Sapphire Now conference Orlando, Florida. He encouraged SAP to get into the cloud as quickly as possible and discussed why machine learning is exploding right now. “Look out into the future. How do […]

Machine learning: From identifying talent to saving lives

Enterprises deal with staggering amounts of data every day. To put that mountain of data to effective use, many organizations are using the cognitive computing power of machine learning. Graeme Thompson (pictured), senior vice president and chief information officer at Informatica Corp., gave the example of a customer that is a talent management organization, processing and […]

Accenture’s strategy in navigating the big, new world of data

Because every business today is a data-driven business, with the speed of data increasing at a blinding rate, enterprises are seeking guidance from consulting and management firms to help figure out their next steps. To find out how these management companies are handling the current business landscape, Accenture Plc revealed its consulting strategy to theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile […]