Maria Deutscher

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

Rulai raises $6.5M to help companies build multipurpose chatbots

Since chatbots hit Silicon Valley’s radar a few quarters ago, barely a week goes by without a funding announcement from a startup that’s involved in the trend. On cue, Campbell, California-based Rulai entered the spotlight on Thursday with $6.5 million in fresh capital and a toolkit designed to ease the creation of virtual assistants. The […]

Demandbase raises $65M to help business-to-business firms drive more sales

Like their peers in the consumer market, business-to-business companies increasingly rely on online ads as part of their marketing efforts. The difference is that they try to  a narrower group of users with authority to make purchases on behalf of their firms, which requires more fine-grained audience visibility than what traditional outreach tools offer. Demandbase Inc. is […]

Red Hat picks up development tools maker Codenvy

Red Hat Inc.’s lineup of development automation tools is set to receive a major boost. The open-source giant today revealed that it has acquired Codenvy Inc., the startup behind the popular Eclipse Che coding platform. The software, which is available under an Apache 2.0 license, boasts a fast-growing user base that clocks up to an estimated […]

Tableau offers up new machine learning, hybrid cloud features to data pros

Tableau Software Inc. wants to reduce the amount of effort involved in creating dashboards using its popular data visualization platform. The company today debuted a new release of the product that aims to streamline several key parts of the workflow, starting with the task of preparing information for use. Tableau 10.3 employs machine learning algorithms to […]

Google, IBM and Lyft team up for Istio, a new open-source microservices project

More and more companies are abandoning the traditional approach of deploying software as a tightly integrated package in favor of the microservices model, which relies on loosely coupled containers. This method can streamline management operations a great deal, but also introduces new challenges that are emerging as a major obstacle. Google Inc., IBM Corp. and […]

Report: Microsoft acquires $100M for AI security startup Hexadite

A month after word leaked that it had acquired infrastructure monitoring specalist Cloudyn Software Ltd. for as much as $70 million, Microsoft Corp. is reportedly making another purchase in Israel. Hebrew-language financial publication Calcalist revealed on Wednesday that the technology giant has agreed to buy Hexadite Ltd. in a $100 million deal. The startup sells […]

Report: SoftBank has bought a $4B stake in Nvidia

SoftBank Group Corp. is building up quite the investment portfolio. A Bloomberg report published today cited anonymous sources as saying that the Japanese telecommunications giant has quietly acquired 4.9 percent of Nvidia Corp.’s stock, becoming its fourth-largest stakeholder. The insiders claim that the investment is worth $4 billion, just below the threshold past which SoftBank […]

Content delivery network startup Fastly closes $50M round

In the six years since launching, Fastly Inc. has evolved from a low-key startup to a major force in content delivery with a run rate of over $100 million. Now, the provider is going after a new goal: achieving profitability. Fastly will carry out its plans using a fresh $50 million that it has raised […]

Microsoft and HubSpot join $15M funding round for PandaDoc

With a customer base of more than 6,000 companies,  PandaDoc (Quote Roller Inc.) is one of the fastest-rising players in document management. The San Francisco-based startup plans to accelerate its momentum with $15 million in new funding announced today. Rembrandt Venture Partners provided the biggest portion of the financing, while the rest came from a group that included […]

Preempt brings multifactor authentication to traditional applications

Despite the fact that large-scale breaches are becoming an increasingly common occurrence, many enterprise applications still lack basic cyber protections such as multifactor authentication. Preempt Security Inc. wants to fill the gap. The San Francisco-based startup is launching a new tool today that aims to help companies overcome one of the biggest barriers to implementing MFA: […]