Iterable nets $1.2 million for holistic email marketing service

An emerging startup called Iterable Inc. has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from a group of prominent angel investors to bring email back to the marketing fore in the social media era. The capital will help fuel the development of its namesake service, which...

Obama snags VMware’s Tony Scott to be the next Federal CIO

Barack Obama might be a bit of a lame duck President these days, but he does at least get to decide who’s in charge of the government’s IT operations. And to hammer that point home, he’s just gone and appointed VMware CIO Tony Scott as the new U.S....

Brocade touts higher-density with new SDN-Enabled VDX switch

Brocade is pushing further into software-defined networking (SDN) territory with an update to its VCS fabric portfolio that includes a new high-density switch which can be deployed automatically in less than a minute. In addition, it’s also adding support for...

Tech giants propose privacy standard for the public cloud

As organizations shift more of their data to the public cloud, including a steadily growing number of mission-critical workloads, the need for privacy controls grows. A group representing some of the biggest names in tech has put forth a standard aimed at addressing...

IBM adds analysis, speech, text & visuals to Watson Developer Cloud

IBM is adding to Watson’s roster of online services that developers can use to enhance their applications with data processing and analysis capabilities. Since its October 2013, the Watson Developer Cloud has built up a 5,000-strong user base of developers, and its...

Hackers raid Anthem in biggest healthcare breach yet

Barely a month into the new year, industry has already experienced its first large-scale data breach. Anthem Inc., the second largest insurance provider in the U.S., said it fell victim to a historic attack that saw hackers make off with personal information belonging...