John Mulqueen

Raising the Green for the Emerald Isle

Donald Caldwell had had a successful career managing a series of technology incubators, venture firms and consulting organizations, but had yet to achieve one of his most important goals:...

Irish Spin-Off Comes Home

A 4-year-old Irish spin-off of Sterling Software is moving back to the U.S. with a set of services and e-commerce software products targeted at financial institutions and telecommunications carriers.Orygen...

Hopeful Signs Emerge for Technology Spending Upturn

Signs of hope emerged last week that the downturn in IT spending is starting to ease.Technology investors grasped at upbeat announcements from three giants: Microsoft increased its prediction of...

B2B Falls Prey to Self-Help

The once-hot middleware market shows even more signs of cooling, with five companies reporting slower sales or missed earnings projections.The slowing stems in part from a realization by businesses...

Fast 50

Internet companies roared into 2000 sure they were going to conquer the world. For much of the 12 months that followed, it looked like they might.Financial statements with bulging...

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How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

Companies are starting to finalize their long-term work plans, with many choosing to stay remote for the foreseeable future. The flexible, remote work option will...

F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...

Cloudera’s Ram Venkatesh on Hybrid Cloud and the Cloudera Roadmap

I spoke with Ram Venkatesh, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudera, about the company’s shifts, and how the Cloudera Data Platform serves a hybrid environment. Among...

Secure Cloud Migration: Beware Identity Failures and Misconfigurations

According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market grew 40.7% in 2020. But despite how commonplace it now is, a cloud migration can...

How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...