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Archive: Philip Moyer

Corporate

PaaS vendor Apprenda gets boost with $16M Series C financing

For sixty years, Safeguard has been supporting entrepreneurs and funding innovations that have had a transformative impact on our lives. Today, we continued that tradition by announcing that we led a $16 million Series C financing round for Apprenda, the leading enterprise Platform as a Service (PaaS) powering the next generation of enterprise software development in public, private and hybrid clouds…

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Technology

Calling all Developers: Enterprises Need Your Help

Developers need customers and companies need innovation. It’s a no-brainer that these two groups should be working more closely together, but for some reason the connection has yet to be made. The Philly Enterprise Hackathon sets out to shift this paradigm by connecting great developers with “big world” opportunities inside the enterprise—turning ideas into viable products or companies.   Hacking will begin…

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Technology

5 Opportunities in Enterprise Infrastructure for 2013

I’ve spoken with a number of CIOs recently, and they all recognize that almost all of their enterprise infrastructure must be reimagined. Technologies like mobile, big data, in-memory databases and virtualization are fundamentally altering the foundations of computing—processing, memory, network, storage and even the physical boundaries. Meanwhile, the cloud (private, public, hybrid) is changing the economics of computing. Social computing…

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A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead: Congress Returns to Work to Face the Fiscal Cliff

Congress heads back to Washington this week after its Thanksgiving recess, with just five weeks remaining to reach a compromise and resolve the “fiscal cliff.” If Congress fails to act, the resulting tax increases and spending cuts could trigger another recession, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Though few think Congress would let this happen, many are waiting for the…

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