How to Partner with Qualcomm in the Mobile Space

written by bethburgee on October 26, 2012 in Cloud and eCommerce and Industry Trends and Mobile and Under The Radar with no comments

I was lucky to get a few minutes with Albert Wang from Qualcomm Ventures to ask some questions about Under the Radar, the mobile industry and startups. Here’s what I uncovered: What sort of investments are you making in startups Read the Rest…


How Iron.io is Like Iron Man

written by HeidiIsern on April 19, 2012 in Cloud and Under The Radar with one Comment

At Under the Radar we’ve been asking our startups to give us more insights into their company than just their technology innovations.  Chad Arimura, the CEO and co-founder of Iron.io, uses humor to explain how his company is more than Read the Rest…


From Bondage to Tom Hanks: Zadara Storage's Company Culture

written by HeidiIsern on April 18, 2012 in Cloud and Under The Radar with no comments

  Zadara Storage is presenting at Under the Radar to show how they are changing the way storage is being done with cloud flexibility and economics.  They also have a very interesting team culture that Mark Spowart, co-founder and CEO, mentions Read the Rest…


What an OpenStack Company is Like: Interview with Piston Cloud

written by HeidiIsern on April 17, 2012 in Cloud and Under The Radar with no comments

Is OpenStack all that?  We think so.  So much that we invited Piston Cloud Computing to present at our Under the Radar Conference on April 26th. Piston gives businesses a complete, end-to-end solution for building a secure and private OpenStack compute and Read the Rest…


Cloud Computing is like the AK-47

written by HeidiIsern on March 12, 2012 in Cloud and Interviews with one Comment

Chris Weitz, Deloitte Director of Technology Strategy and Architecture, is no stranger to technology innovation.  He has over 25 years experience advising global software vendors, hardware companies, service providers, enterprises, and government agencies on disruptive computing solutions. He is currently Read the Rest…


OpenStack-It's a Big IaaS Deal!

written by HeidiIsern on March 2, 2012 in Cloud and Under The Radar with one Comment

According to Gartner Group, the IaaS market is expected to more than double by 2014 hitting $10.5 billion.  As webscale companies embrace the flexibility and cost savings that the cloud provides, traditional businesses watch closely, wondering how they can capitalize on Read the Rest…


3 Reasons Zynga Is Moving to a Private Cloud

written by HeidiIsern on February 16, 2012 in Cloud and Industry Trends with one Comment

When it comes to cloud computing, ‘Private’ versus ‘Public’ is ongoing debate as companies scale.  Many companies benefit from having a hybrid model; utilizing both private and public clouds like AWS. This allows  their cloud infrastructure to flex with spikes Read the Rest…


Top Big Data Uses: The Scoop on Hadoop

written by HeidiIsern on February 9, 2012 in Big Data and Cloud with one Comment

The open source software Hadoop is creating a lot of buzz in the big data world.  It’s commonly known as the MapReduce algorithm on which Google built its empire.  Forrester Research calls it, “The Open Source Heart Of Big Data.” However, Read the Rest…


Got Big Data Solutions? Our Under the Radar Judges Want You!

written by HeidiIsern on February 6, 2012 in Cloud and Under The Radar with no comments

Big data.  It’s all Silicon Valley is talking about.  And it’s all our Under the Radar judges seem to care about.  Of course the term ‘big data’ has become about as nebulous as the word ‘cloud.’  A few months ago we authored Read the Rest…


Joyent Raises $85M—Betting on the Cloud

written by HeidiIsern on January 23, 2012 in Cloud and Funding and Industry Trends with no comments

Cloud computing provider and our Under the Radar alum, Joyent just secured $85 million in their Series D round!  According to a TechCrunch article, Joyent plans to roll out a collection of “seamlessly connected high performance clouds” serving global corporations on Read the Rest…