Chris Burt


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


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.
IBM Invests in “New Collar” Cybersecurity Workforce Training
IBM announced several investments and projects on Tuesday as parts of a new cybersecurity skills initiative to address the projected shortage of cybersecurity workers.
SaaS App Use Up 33 Percent Over Last Year, BetterCloud Says
The increase, according to BetterCloud, is driven by companies which operate a “SaaS-Powered Workplace.”
Rackspace Acquires Managed Cloud Firm TriCore Solutions
TriCore provides management of Oracle and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) products, as well as business intelligence and analytics.
Report: Microsoft Office 365 Deployments Squeeze Enterprise Networks
Network latency is a huge roadblock to enterprises making the most of Office 365, according to a new report.
Rackspace Launches Application Operations Service
Rackspace Application Services (RAS) is a suite of advanced application-support offerings, which replaces the company's Managed Application Services.
Microsoft Launches New Opportunities for ISVs, Developers at Build 2017
Microsoft announced new opportunities for developers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to reach the 100 million monthly commercial active users of Office 365.
Intel Data Center Group Leader Bryant On Leave
Intel Data Center Group (DCG) General Manager Diane Bryant is taking a six to eight-month leave of absence for family reasons.
Verizon Sells Cloud, Managed Hosting Service to IBM
Verizon has reached a deal to sell its cloud and managed hosting service to IBM, the company announced Tuesday in a blog post.
Online Tech Acquires Echo Cloud to Reach Midwest Market
Michigan-based Online Tech is expanding its reach to Kansas City thanks to a new acquisition.
Big Data Firm Cloudera Prices Shares Way Below Private Valuation
As other reports have noted, the market cap for Cloudera could hurt one of its largest investors: Intel.
Salesforce Commits to Renewable Energy Use, Achieves Green Cloud Milestone
Salesforce says it has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and carbon neutral cloud delivery for all customers.
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