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10 hot hybrid-cloud startups to watch

With few enterprises using purely private or purely public cloud infrastructure, a range of startups has emerged to meet unique hybrid-cloud needs for management, storage and virtualization. Here are 10 hot hybrid cloud startups to keep an eye on.

Written by Jeff Vance18 Sept. 18 20:00

10 Hot IoT startups to watch

With 20 billion internet of things devices online by 2020, the challenges and rewards are great for the top 10 startups hoping to capitalize on connected devices.

Written by Jeff Vance14 May 18 20:00

How we chose 10 hot IoT startups to watch

Innovation, market fit, founders and funding all helped us winnow down the initial 79 contenders for our list to the final 10 hot IoT startups.

Written by Jeff Vance14 May 18 20:00

Big data wars: How technology could tip the mid-term elections

After <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2325573/software/how-the--net-might-get-kerry-elected.html">John Kerry</a> lost a very winnable election in 2004, Democrats were worried that Republicans had gained an almost insurmountable lead in both technology and data analysis.

Written by Jeff Vance27 Oct. 14 21:08

10 Hot Internet of Things Startups

As Internet connectivity gets embedded into everything from baby monitors to industrial sensors, investors, entrepreneurs and engineers are rushing to cash in. According to Gartner, Internet of Things (IoT) vendors will earn more than $309 billion by 2020. However, most of those earnings will come from services.

Written by Jeff Vance05 Sept. 14 04:19

10 Hot Hadoop Startups to Watch

As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes vastly important. Hadoop enables the processing of large data sets in a distributed environment and has become almost synonymous with big data. Here are 10 startups with solutions for unlocking big data value.

Written by Jeff Vance17 April 14 00:57

10 Big Data startups to watch

The Big Data space is heating up – to the point that many pundits already see it as the over-hyped heir to "cloud." The hype may be a bit much, but Big Data is already living up to its potential, transforming entire business lines, such as marketing, pharmaceutical research, and cyber-security.

Written by Jeff Vance14 April 14 22:29

In pictures: 20 top Android and iOS productivity apps for 2014

Now that the holidays are over, reality has set in and you probably have a resolution or two to live up to. If any of your resolutions are along the lines of "be more efficient at work" or "find ways to boost productivity," you're in luck. These apps will help you meet and even exceed your work-related resolutions in 2014.

Written by Jeff Vance22 Jan. 14 08:48

10 Cloud Security Startups to Watch in 2014

The market for cloud security tools is expected to grow significantly in the coming year. Here are 10 cloud security startups that could help boost cloud adoption in 2014 and beyond.

Written by Jeff Vance14 Jan. 14 20:58

10 Software Defined Networking Startups to Watch

As the software-defined data center evolves from dream to reality, many Software Defined Networking (SDN) startups are being snatched up by established networking vendors. Here are nine SDN startups (and an important new standards body) that intend to push SDN into the mainstream.

Written by Jeff Vance22 Aug. 13 22:52

10 Top Big Data Startups to Watch--Final Rankings

The votes are in for CIO.com's 10 hottest big data startups to watch. Here are the final rankings based on your voting as well as a variety of other criteria such as funding and company leadership.

Written by Jeff Vance16 July 13 13:06

10 Hot Big Data Startups to Watch

Big Data startups are building viable products that target real-world pain points, and most of these Big Data new ventures are well-funded with solid management teams. Here are 10 Big Data startups to watch.

Written by Jeff Vance13 June 13 00:27
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