The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Recent investments by venture capitalists in cloud, big data and converged infrastructure companies show not only the healthy interest among financiers to back next-generation technologies, but provide a preview of what technologies from startups today could be mainstream in tomorrow's IT world.
By Brandon Butler | 21 November, 2013 20:37
In a sign of the growing enterprise interest in new technologies for big data applications, NoSQL database vendor MongoDB has raised $150 million in a fresh round of funding from several major firms including Salesforce.com, Intel Capital and Sequoia Capital.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 07 October, 2013 10:04
Through advancements to back-end systems, providers of cloud-based disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) are becoming more efficient at storing customer data and getting faster at restoring sites.
By Brandon Butler | 13 September, 2013 16:03
Microsoft's board of directors wants to wrap up its search for a new CEO before the end of the year, according to Bloomberg, citing anonymous sources close to the action.
By Gregg Keizer | 10 October, 2013 20:24