Roger Strukhoff

WaveMaker CEO Samir Ghosh is taking a new pass at aPaas, and leveraging the increasingly popular Docker open-source platform, with the announcement of WaveMaker Enterprise. The new version of the company's eponymous software "enables instant, end-to-end custom web app creation an... (more)
It's time to condense all I've seen, heard, and learned about the IoT into a fun, easy-to-remember guide. Without further ado, here are Five (5) Things About the Internet of Things: 1. It's the end-state of Moore's Law. It's easy enough to debunk the IoT as "nothing new." After al... (more)
Isaac Saldana is co-founder and president of SendGrid. The roots of the company were born of his frustration in getting emails delivered through apps he was building, he tells us. So he started a company with the snappy name SMTPAPI.com, which as one might expect, featured an SMT... (more)
The devil made him do it. Or maybe it's that the devil is in the details for Matt Olander, Chief Science Officer of iXsystems and a long-time contributor to FreeBSD. A red devil icon plays a prominent role in this NAS storage company's branding and image, which is open souce "in... (more)
The Great Convergence of WebRTC and the 'Internet of Things' It's the Great Convergence! That is, the convergence of the IoT and WebRTC. "From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportun... (more)
Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) dates to 1969, and is known throughout the world as the pioneer in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Led by its original founder and president, Jack Dangermond, the company today has embraced cloud computing as it's grown to 3,0... (more)
Are you ready to put your data in the cloud? What is the future of security in the cloud? Does Docker quickly advance the development of an IoT application? What are the implications of Moore's Law on Hadoop deployments? Get all these questions and hundreds more like them answer... (more)
Cloud Computing, Big Data / Analytics, IoT, DevOps and More! If you could attend a big technology event in Silicon Valley that features the best of Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics, and the Internet of Things, would you be interested? What if there were a DevOps Summit to go... (more)
HP Acquires Eucalyptus to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Eucalyptus, a provider of open source software for building private and hybrid enterprise clouds. After the transaction closes, Eucalyptus... (more)
Numerex has been reported as an "IoT company to watch," and that seems to be a reasonable statement. The company does its work in the cloud, of course, delivering its IoT DNA to devices, networks, and application tools for M2M customers. We had a few questions for Numerex's Chie... (more)
"We are taking a big step," blogged Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos (pictured below) in annoncing that the open-source cloud infrastructure company was being acquired by HP. "The world is shifting from legacy infrastructures to cloud, and everything is changing. Public cloud is dri... (more)
Broadcom's US$20 WICED Sense developer kit seems to add a lot of opportunity for a range of developers in the heart of the IoT market-the market for sensors. We wrote about it earlier. Now we've been in touch with Brian Bedrosian (pictured below), the company's Senior Director, ... (more)
ActiveState is a Vancouver, BC-based company in the Private PaaS business, with technology that plays nice with others. The company describes its core product Stackato as "a secure, stable and commercially supported enterprise PaaS that is built with and on top of various open so... (more)
Cloud Computing, Big Data / Analytics, IoT, DevOps and More! If you could attend a big technology event in Silicon Valley that features the best of Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics, and the Internet of Things, would you be interested? What if there were a DevOps Summit to go... (more)
"What if your assets, your infrastructure, your devices, and your products were connected and communicating?" This is a question asked by the folks at Hopkinton, MA-based Sine-Wave, which has developed and deploys an IoT Operating System. The Sine-Wave IoT OS is designed for "en... (more)
Seth Bostock On the "Tremendous Growth" of DaaS Seth Bostock (pictured below) is CEO of IndependenceIT, a company based in Allentown, PA in the Lehigh Valley that encourages its users to "think outside the boxes." It is a pioneer in the idea of Desktop-as-a-Service (which can al... (more)
First 100 Attendees at @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley "Breakout Session & BoF" Will Receive a Prototype (November 4-6, Santa Clara Convention Center, California) The Physical Web is an open web project within the Chrome team at Google. Scott Jenson (pictured below) leads a team tha... (more)
I'll be heading to Southeast Asia immediately following our upcoming @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo in Santa Clara. I'll rekindle some previous business relationships I had when I lived in the region in 2009-2012. I'll also investigate new ways to bring the messages of socio-economic gro... (more)
The Internet of Things will be the chip industry's major growth driver over the next several years, according to news out of Taipei by TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.). The Taiwanese manufacturer is about 40% the size of Intel, and has been a major producer of a div... (more)
Cisco entered the blade server market in a big way five years ago with its Unified Computing System (UCS) environment, taking on IBM, HP, and Oracle in the heart of the cloud computing hardware business. Now it is extending UCS "introducing significant innovations," in the compa... (more)
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