Scot Petersen

Scot Petersen is a technology analyst at Ziff Brothers Investments, a private investment firm. Prior to joining Ziff Brothers, Scot was the editorial director, Business Applications & Architecture, at TechTarget. Before that, he was the director, Editorial Operations, at Ziff Davis Enterprise, While at Ziff Davis Media, he was a writer and editor at eWEEK. No investment advice is offered in his blog. All duties are disclaimed. Scot works for a private investment firm, which may at any time invest in companies whose products are discussed in this blog, and no disclosure of securities transactions will be made.

Cisco Puts Webex and AI at Center of Collaboration Strategy

SAN DIEGO—Now that it has connected much of the world's enterprise networks, Cisco is working on connecting other critical enterprise assets: employees and customers.Cisco celebrated its 30th annual Live...

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency’s Future Debated at Consensus Conference

NEW YORK—If you are still confused about what blockchain is and what it can be used for, don’t worry. The crypto industry is still trying to figure that out,...

Kurian’s Enterprise Chops Enable New Deals for Google Cloud

Maybe all that was keeping Google Cloud from being a true challenger to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure was to be less like Google and more like Oracle,...

SignalFx Turns on Real-time Monitoring for Google Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO--At the Google Cloud Next conference here this week, Google outlined a new strategy for managing cloud applications, microservices and serverless functions across on-premise, hybrid and "multi" cloud...

New Wearables Cut Health Care Costs With Better Monitoring

The trend toward value-based care coupled with new devices and algorithms is pushing wearables makers further into the health care market.At the recent HIMSS health care IT conference, dozens...

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