Chris Burt


Chris Burt is a WHIR contributor and writer of both fiction and non-fiction. He can be found on Twitter @afakechrisburt.


New Report Warns Careless Cloud Storage Use Has Security Consequences
The researchers found potentially compromised administrative user accounts at 38 percent of organizations.
11 Personality Traits that Can Hurt Productivity
Understanding your dark-side personality traits can help you be more effective at work, researchers say.
HPE CEO Meg Whitman Joins Dropbox Board of Directors
HPE CEO Meg Whitman has joined the board of directors at Dropbox, according to a blog post by Dropbox CEO Drew Houston.
Rackspace Adds Multi-Cloud Heft with Datapipe Acquisition
Rackspace has reached an agreement to acquire managed services competitor Datapipe.
HPE Acquires Cloud Technology Partners to Drive Hybrid Cloud
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has reached an agreement to acquire cloud consultancy Cloud Technology Partners (CTP).
Rackspace Offers to Ease AWS Migration with Strategic Channel Relationship
With the partnership, Rackspace seeks to address the common lack of internal resources and expertise needed to quickly and effectively move workloads.
New Cloud Technology Partners Solution to Kickstart AWS Adoption
Cloud Kickstart for AWS provides an enterprise-grade cloud environment with automation, security, governance and compliance controls.
Private Cloud Can Beat Public Cloud on Price: Report
More than half surveyed by 451 Research on behalf of VMware said cost-efficiency drives private cloud use.
Arcserve Acquires Zetta to Integrate DR and Backup Services
Data protection and availability firm Arcserve has acquired disaster recovery provider Zetta to expand its Unified Data Protection (UDP) solution suite.
These Are the 7 Smartest Companies in Cloud Computing
MIT Technology Review's list of the 50 Smartest Companies of 2017 is filled with companies selling cloud services, using cloud services, or supporting cloud services.
CloudHealth Technologies Raises $46 Million on Path to IPO
CloudHealth is moving towards an IPO, and has now raised a total of $86 million, having picked up $20 million in its last funding round just over a year ago.
AWS Blocks New Smartsheet Exec in Non-Compete Dispute
Amazon Web Services appears to be developing a major move into the workplace collaboration market, based on the slowly-emerging details of a legal battle.
Cloud Access Security Broker Netskope Raises $100M
Netskope has closed a $100 million funding round to bring its enterprise cloud security platform to more businesses.
Average ERP Attack Costs Organizations $5 Million: Report
The ERP Cybersecurity Survey 2017 shows that fraud is the costliest risk of ERP attacks, with a third of organizations reporting fraud damages of over $10 million.
6 Highlights from Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report
Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, who presented her annual Internet Trends 2017 report Wednesday. Here's what you need to know.
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