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Is Technology Crucial for Innovation?

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Beyond that, there is hope for quantum computing and DNA-based storage, but both are challenging and high-risk. ” That would be death.

TMP Talks: Michael Crandell on Cloud Computing

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Below is a talk on Cloud Computing from the University of California Santa Barbara’s Technology Management Program, by Michael Crandell.

Eucalpytus Taps Red Hat For Community VP

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer Eucalyptus said Monday that it has named Greg DeKoenigsberg as Vice President of Commuinty. The company said DeKoenigsberg will help lead its engagement with the open source community. eucalyptus cloud computing software executive redhat

ServiceMesh Lands $15M

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Santa Monica-based ServiceMesh , a developer of cloud computing management software, announced today that it has raised $15M in a funding round. ServiceMesh provides software to help enterprise business units self-provision cloud infrastructure and enterprise apps. The round came from Ignition Partners.

MorphLabs Launches New Technology

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the provider of cloud computing tools which is headed by Winston Damarillo, announced today that it has launched a new technology it bills Dynamic Resource Scaling (DRS). morphlabs cloud computing software scalingREAD MORE>>.

Top 5 Benefits of a Virtualized IT Department

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The age of technology has helped itself out. Now, cloud computing makes it possible to virtualize IT departments.

Kareo the “Doctor’s Cloud” Secures $29.5 Million in Growth Capital

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million round into Kareo, the doctor’s cloud-based platform. The post Kareo the “Doctor’s Cloud” Secures $29.5

Gores Group Buys Astadia

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Los Angeles-based private equity firm The Gores Group has acquired cloud computing consulting and systems integrator Astadia , Gores said Monday. Astadia serves enterprise customers, helping them build cloud-based software; the firm says it has 2,600 clients using its services. Astadia was based in Dallas, Texas.

How the Seed-Stage VC Trend Began, The Downsides of Unicorns & Much More

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Many view themselves as shepherds who help with building your initial team, helping with product launch and promotion. Startup Lessons

Morphlabs Ties With Alchemy Communications

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the cloud computing software firm headed by former GlueCode founder Winston Damarillo, said Tuesday that it has inked a deal with Alchemy Communications. According to the firm, Alchemy Communications will use its products to provide hosted, private cloud environments to its customers.

Above the Cloud with Dave Linthicum | Shifting Perspectives on SaaS and Enterprise IT

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Join us for a special evening with InfoWorld’s  Dave Linthicum  as he delves into global enterprise software trends with some of LA’s most successful SaaS and cloud computing companies. Featuring panelists from  SOA Software ,  Edgecast  and  Bitium , we’ll discuss: Top priorities and challenges for today’s CIO. David S.

Eucalyptus Deploys In India With Ingram Micro

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems is deploying its software to India, the firm said this week, via a new partnership with distributor Ingram Micro. eucalyptus cloud computing software india international distribution ingram microREAD MORE>>.

Why You Should Make Your Competitors Your Frenemies

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Of course they’re software.  It’s just delivered in a different way. Software. Software, software, software.

Ninja Metrics Raises $2.8M For Predictive Analytics Software

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Ninja Metrics uses social analytics and cloud computing software to calculate "social value" of users in an online gaming environment, helping companies to predict what their users will be purchasing or doing, and helping them to better monetize their games. The company is led by Dr. Dmitri Williams. READ MORE>>.

Eucalyptus Sets New CFO

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus , the developer of cloud computing software which is backed by Benchmark Capital, BV Capital, and New Enterprise Associates, said Thursday that it has named Ning Wang as its Chief Financial Officer. Eucalyptus develops software to help companies deploy on the public, private, and hybrid cloud.

The Internet of Things Version 0.5

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Save money and help the environment: enter the IoT eMonitors. replied, “No, the house is just filled with Internet of Things (IoC).”

10 Ways Startups Can Reduce Expenses in 2016

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Plus, operating in a co-working space can help you meet and network with people who have skills and experience that your startup may need. Before

RightScale Links Into IBM DB2

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing management software firm RightScale is linking its products into IBM DB2, one of the major enterprise database software packages, the firm said today. RightScale devleops products which help in deploying applications across Amazon EC2 and other cloud computing environments.

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Interview with Simon Anderson, DreamHost

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Simon Anderson: DreamHost offers a web hosting, and now, cloud computing platform and storage. We''re also a domain registrar. Thanks!

Startup Optimization: Reduce Your Hardware Cost with Chromebooks

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Are you looking for a top-notch computer model to use throughout your business venture? Benefits. Available for $329.99 Dell Chromebook 13.

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Morphlabs Gets $1.0M From Strategic Partner

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the provider of software for managing private and public cloud infrastructure, has raised $1M in funding from a strategic partner, the firm said this week. morphlabs cloud software saas computing broadband tower japanMorphlabs is headed by serial entrepreneur Winston Damarillo.

CloudCamp LA

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CloudCamp is an unconference where attendees can exchange ideas, knowledge and information in a creative and supporting environment, advancing the current state of cloud computing and related technologies. Tuesday, January 11, 2011 -- CloudCamp Los Angeles. See [link] (more

Entrepreneurs Should Go For The Quick Buck – Then Stop - Initial Business Models Can Be Enticing But Limiting In The Long Run

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Odysseus could not help himself. He knew the risks, but he had to hear the alluring sound of the Sirens’ song. Bad Profits. Scaling Right.

You Need to Win the Battle for Share of Mind

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Not really helping you do something better. It seems almost incomprehensible that only 2.5 But what does this all mean? And no.&#. Temporal.

It’s Morning in Venture Capital

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In fact, the majority of Americans are now carrying computers in their front pockets. This article originally ran on PEHub. The Funding Problem.

NantHealth Partners With ALERT Life Sciences

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NantHealth said the deal will provide doctors with the ability to use big data and supercomputing to help inform their decision making process.

Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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This is the top layer in the Cloud Stack. Cloud Data Platform. But when they all do – imagine the importance of Cloud Data.

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Dreamhost, Morphlabs Join OpenStack Effort

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Two Los Angeles cloud computing firm have joined the new Openstack Foundation , an industry group looking to promote the open cloud computing system spawned out of Rackspace. The foundation said it will help the development, distribution and adoption of the OpenStack cloud software. READ MORE>>.

RightScale Links With Rails Management Provider

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , a firm which develops cloud computing management software, has linked its products with New Relic, a developer of application performance management software, the firms said this week. RightScale said that its Cloud Computing Management Platform can be used with New Relic's RPM software.

App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

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They pronounced “The End of Software.&#  It was typical Marc Benioff marketing hyperbole but it was very effective. It came to me.

RingRevenue Creates A New Performance Marketing Revenue Channel

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Our platform helps them do that. Messenger : Rob Duva , Co-Founder, COO RingRevenue, prior Director of Customer Acquisition, CallWave. Brady”.

Azure Security is Coming Up; And Here Is What it Means for You

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This is especially true when considering the fact that all interaction now takes place in a cloud-first, mobile-first world. Reliability.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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After months of submissions and the amazing help from our judges , the Spotlight is shinning down on awesome companies that were born right out of Southern California. upStart.LA  is a startup accelerator based in Los Angeles that helps tech entrepreneurs get their business up and going. It’s a gallery of great entrepreneurship.

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IT Department and Web Teams | Who Does What Now?

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Program and account managers are helpful especially if more than one project is open. IT Departments and Web Teams are not synonymous. Roles.

Morphlabs Launches Enterprise Cloud Management Platform

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Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , which develops software for managing public and private cloud computing infrastructure, said this week that it has launched a new product called mCloud On-Demand. Morphlabs is one of the newest software firms started by Winston Damarillo, who has previously founded such firms as Gluecode.

CallFire Bootstraps 50,000 Signups and Hires Former NetZero CEO

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In particular, CallFire has answered unusually strong demand coming from political campaigns, the insurance sector and emergency notification.

RightScale Rolls Out Grid Computing Product

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the venture-backed developer of cloud computing management software backed by Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures, said yesterday that it has launched a new product specifically focused on grid processing. Tags: rightscale grid computing cloud software saas READ MORE>>.

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Interview with Kian Saneii, Independa

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If you're familiar with the design firm Ideo, they actually deferred their costs to help us launch our company. An example is when it's too hot.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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In addition, Howard Marks unveiled Start Engine , a new LA incubator focused on helping entrepreneurs become successful in 90 days.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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In addition, Howard Marks unveiled Start Engine , a new LA incubator focused on helping entrepreneurs become successful in 90 days.