Doyenz, a Seattle-based firm chosen as one of CRN's Top 20 Cloud Storage Vendors for 2011, has launched a new disaster recovery solution for SMBs that decreases the time to recover a virtual environment to minutes instead of days, according to Eric Webster, Chief revenue officer at Doyenz.
The summer blockbuster “Horrible Bosses” painted a grim picture of the employee-boss dynamic. However, a new survey shows employees don’t think bosses are so horrible after all.
At Dell World last week, Michael Dell hosted a variety of speakers, most of whom pointed to a vision of a new CIO, one who abandons the under-the-hood, component level focus in favor of vastly increased attention on business processes and crafting and configuring applications to support them. While the vision represents a coherent synthesis that addresses most of the challenges facing CIOs, several implications of the vision deserve attention in order for CIOs to avoid serious errors.
The new leading sector for cleantech venture capital isn’t PV or EVs — it’s energy efficiency. What startup ideas will attract capital and customers? I hand-picked a panel of experts to reveal to you the opportunities and highlight the key trends that make energy efficiency, the “low-hanging fruit,” a rising star among investors.
Like most Internet-centric companies, we find ourselves engaged in an ongoing (never ending?) search for the core metrics that will truly matter for our business. In today’s digital world, we can record and report on just about every single bit that is flipped – but the deluge of data that ensues is rarely informative or directly actionable.
The menu of available mobile devices seems to grow longer by the day, thanks in large part to an increasing number of Android phones and tablets. But what makes those devices true business tools? The apps, of course.
Medify mines Medline, the largest database of medical studies. Founder Derek Streat and his team tabulate a list of criteria they think are important to arrive at a score. Medify’s algorithm assigns what Streat calls “a strength of evidence” or “Hotness” to a group of inputs, which is essentially a weighting system. It takes into account, for example, how often a treatment has been studied, how many patients have been studied, the number of clinical trials, and outcomes. Those inputs are constantly refined.
Facebook Deals official last day was Sunday, but sources say the company’s withdrawal is not a bad omen for the industry. Back in August, Facebook said it was going to discontinue its deals product, which offered coupons for local businesses in people’s main news feed.
The glass-and-metal building that Solyndra LLC began erecting alongside Interstate 880 in Fremont, California, in September 2009 was something the Silicon Valley area hadn’t seen in years: a new factory.
The impact of the economic downturn that began in Q2 2011 is already being felt across the energy markets, including the renewable sector. While the sustainable industries saw an uptick in private equity and M&A deal activity in Q1 2011, with cleantech investments totaling $2.27 billion for the quarter, this surge was fueled in-part by spillover from deals that didn't close during Q4 2010.