Arista’s opening day went smoothly despite a bizarre lawsuit lodged against it by one of its co-founders. Shares closed up 27.9 percent from their open at $43.
Updated: The storage leader is buying the Andy Bechtolsheim-backed DSSD, which will become part of EMC’s emerging technology unit.
If history has taught us anything, then the line between patterns and fallacies is nearly invisible. In a place where we talk about inventing the future, the patterns (or fallacies) of the past can prove to be counterproductive and create unnecessary biases.
Data centers have been hobbled by using optical interconnections designed and optimized for telecom applications, but what’s next for interconnect technology designed for scale out computing?
Serial entrepreneur Marco Boerries wants to provide well-designed apps for the small businesses of the world, and has raised a $38 million round from well-known investors to do it.
Not content with open sourcing the server and storage hardware inside data centers, Facebook’s Open Compute Project has teamed up with others to build an open source top of rack switch. Here’s why it matters.
The solution for better and faster storage may lie in DSSD, a stealthy chip startup backed by Andreas von Bechtolsheim, that counts several members of the Sun ZFS team as founders.
Intel almost can’t bring itself to call the market for wimpy cores a real market, but since its customers seem to really want them the chip giant is trying to offer products for microservers. But the strain is clear, as is the looming competition from ARM.
Nebula CEO and co-founder Chris Kemp says the OpenStack cloud company will use its new-found money to hire engineers, expand its private beta and build out its new Menlo Park, CA headquarters. Comcast Ventures led the $25 million Series B round.
When it comes to startups, a lot is made of startup’s founders, the market opportunities, its advisers and the team. Of course, there is chest thumping around investors and dollars raised. Yes, those are important issues, but let’s not forget that timing is everything.