Category: Cisco

Cisco acquires ultra-low latency networking specialist Exablaze 0

Cisco acquires ultra-low latency networking specialist Exablaze

Cisco today announced that it has acquired Exablaze, an Australia-based company that designs and builds advanced networking gear based on field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The company focuses on solutions for businesses that need...

Nodle crowdsources IoT connectivity 0

Nodle crowdsources IoT connectivity

Nodle, which is competing in the TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin Startup Battlefield this week, is based on a simple premise: What if you could crowdsource the connectivity of smart sensors by offloading it to smartphones?...

The SaaS gold rush will become the ‘Hunger Games’ 0

The SaaS gold rush will become the ‘Hunger Games’

For investors, the next 5 years won’t be as easy as the last 10 Rory O’Driscoll 7 hours Rory O’Driscoll Contributor Enterprise software investor Rory O’Driscoll led Scale Venture Partners’ investments in Box, DocuSign,...

Substance abuse affects about 15% of American employees, Path wants to ensure they get help 0

Substance abuse affects about 15% of American employees, Path wants to ensure they get help

America has an addiction problem. It’s a problem that serial entrepreneur Josh Bruno has seen first hand. And it’s why he’s launched a new company called Path, which pitches access to specialized substance addiction...

Edge computing startup Pensando comes out of stealth mode with a total of $278 million in funding 0

Edge computing startup Pensando comes out of stealth mode with a total of $278 million in funding

Pensando, an edge computing startup founded by former Cisco engineers, came out of stealth mode today with an announcement that it has raised a $145 million Series C. The company’s software and hardware technology,...

Labor leaders and startup founders talk how to build a sustainable gig economy 0

Labor leaders and startup founders talk how to build a sustainable gig economy

Over the past few years, gig economy companies and the treatment of their labor force has become a hot button issue for public and private sector debate. At our recent annual Disrupt event in...

headless cms assets management 0

Contentstack raises $31.5M Series A round for its headless CMS platform

Contentstack, a startup that offers a headless CMS platform for enterprises, today announced that it has raised a $31.5 million Series A round led by Insight Partners. Existing investors Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital...

A flaw in Webex and Zoom let researchers snoop on users’ video calls 0

A flaw in Webex and Zoom let researchers snoop on users’ video calls

A team of security researchers found they could tap into Webex and Zoom video meetings because many weren’t protected with a code. Researchers at Cequence, a startup focused on protecting applications from scraping and...

Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors 0

Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors

Workplace collaboration software business Slack (NYSE: WORK) has added Sheila Jordan, a senior vice president and chief information officer of Symantec, as an independent member of its board of directors. The hiring comes three...

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