Startups To Have Reached $1 Billion Valuation In Record Time

Startups To Have Reached $1 Billion Valuation In Record Time

Startups $1 Billion Valuation Not a lot of startups are resilient enough to vanquish the initial challenges and reach $1 billion valuation, also known as the “unicorn” status. But some of them eventually manage to get there a lot faster than others. A couple of years ago Dan Price wrote about how Venture Capitalists are using big data analytics to spot potential investment plays. For those who are regularly involved with SMEs, venture capital, and…

Plugging Into The New AWS Database Migration Service

Plugging Into The New AWS Database Migration Service

Amazon Expands AWS Database Migration Service Earlier this week Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that the company’s new AWS Database Migration Service, previously available as a preview, is now available to all its customers. The new service, as claimed by the company, will make it a lot easier for businesses to migrate their databases to AWS. Not only that, the company also boasts that the new service enables firms to do away with the…

How To Develop A Business Continuity Plan Using Internet Performance Management

How To Develop A Business Continuity Plan Using Internet Performance Management

Internet Performance Management Planning CDN Performance Series Provided By Dyn In our previous post, we laid out the problems of business continuity and Internet Performance Management in today’s online environment.  In this article, we will take a look at some of the ways you can use traffic steering capabilities to execute business continuity planning and provide some ideas on how proper use of Internet Performance Management can help you leverage the Internet and the capabilities…

Marketing Tweaks To Instil Startup Growth Hacks

Marketing Tweaks To Instil Startup Growth Hacks

Marketing Tweaks Primarily evidenced by the explosive growth several startups have implemented managed marketing tweaks to help with growth hacking campaigns. One reason that startups specifically have been making use of growth hacking is the smaller budgets they contend with compelling a ‘ship and revise’ strategy. These startups will often send out their initial products early on, encourage early adopters to provide rigorous feedback, and then refine their products. Large, established organizations tend, instead, to consume…

Most Active Internet Of Things Investors In The Last 5 Years

Most Active Internet Of Things Investors In The Last 5 Years

Most Active Internet Of Things Investors A recent BI Intelligence report claimed that the Internet of Things (IoT) is on its way to becoming the largest device market in the world. Quite naturally, such exponential growth of the IoT market has prompted a number of high-profile corporate investors and smart money VCs to bet highly on this comparatively still nascent industry. A recently discovered CB Insight report via Twitter stated that the funding of  IoT startups has…

4 Industries Being Transformed By The Internet of Things

4 Industries Being Transformed By The Internet of Things

Compelling IoT Industries Every year, more and more media organizations race to predict the trends that will come to shape the online landscape over the next twelve months. Many of these are wild and outlandish and should be consumed with a pinch of salt, yet others stand out for their sober and well-researched judgements. Online business publication Business Insider has a solid track record in the game of predictions, and there are some extremely interesting…

The Evolution Of The Connected Cloud

The Evolution Of The Connected Cloud

The Connected Cloud Cloud computing is interesting first, but not only, because of the prevalence of cloud projects. There are many of them launched every day. Some have lofty expectations for business benefits (cost saving of 20 percent or more) and others carry even more intriguing goals. In 2005 “the cloud” was new. Shared computing services were a novel idea. People weren’t sure they would catch on. There were many concerns about the initial reality…

Is Fear Holding Back a Next Generation of Cyber Security Approaches?

Is Fear Holding Back a Next Generation of Cyber Security Approaches?

Next Generation of Cyber Security As I walked through RSA last week, I was struck by the usual fear laden messages “You’re not safe and never will be but I (vendor) have a silver bullet that will protect you.” And, I wondered if this fear-based approach is deterring a badly needed next generation of cyber security approaches. For as long as I have been in the security industry, the focus has been on selling fear…