Pantheon Banks Another $5M for Drupal-as-a-Service

Kristen Nicole | June 26th

Pantheon is a startup that was founded in 2010 and only has 13 employees, but it’s already sitting on $6.3 million in venture capital. That’s including this week’s $5 million funding round, led by...»


The Real Skinny About Amazon Web Services New Partner Network

Alex Williams | June 26th

Amazon Web Services launched its partner network this morning. Without boring you with the details, let me just get to what really matters about this news. It simply means that AWS is making it a little...»


Red Hat Announces Freemium Business Model for OpenShift PaaS

Matt Weinberger | June 26th

Back in April, Red Hat announced the release of the OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) as open source. But the big question mark has been how Red Hat was going to apply its services-oriented business model...»


Sustainable Big Data

Kathryn Buford | June 26th

Initiatives like the Sustainia100 are timely in light of new technology platforms from leading businesses like SAP that harness Big Data to foster sustainability. Reviewing organizations across 56 countries, the Sustainia100 honors innovative and...»


Accenture Closes Three Deals in One Week

Maria Deutscher | June 25th

IT consultancy Accenture had a pretty good run last week, according to a Trefis report that says the company closed three high-profile deals in just seven days. Accenture’s first agreement was with Nordea, the largest banker in...»


Drobo Mini: A great idea with one big missing feature

Scott Lowe | June 25th

This week, Drobo took the cover off of a product that’s been in development for quite some time: The Drobo Mini.  As is the case with all Drobos, the Mini features the company’s proprietary BeyondRAID technology, but it...»


Dell’s Quest for Quest

Alex Williams | June 25th

Dell is making a $2.32 billion bid for Quest. It tops a $2.2 billion offer from private equity firms Insight Venture Partners and Vector Capital. That puts Quest's value at $27.50 per share. A counter bid...»


OpenStack, Eucalyptus, CloudStack: No Easy Answers for Open Source Clouds

Matt Weinberger | June 22nd

The nice thing about a conference like GigaOM Structure is that everybody who's anybody in the cloud shows up. Representatives from just about every major vendor were there to talk about their vision for the...»


What’s Keeping You from the Cloud? Survey Says…

Josette Rigsby | June 22nd

There are few things analysts – no matter what kind of analyst – love more than counting things and making predictions. Researchers at venture capitalist firm North Bridge Venture Partners are no different. The company...»


HP Begins Its Journey to Fill the Big Hole in Autonomy Leadership

Josette Rigsby | June 22nd

[caption id="attachment_109189" align="alignright" width="214" caption="Photo courtesy of HP"][/caption] Hewlett-Packard (HP) has begun its search for new leader for Autonomy, which it acquired last October for $10.3 billion. The new executive will fill the role vacated by...»