Software-defined storage startup SwiftStack took in a $16 million Series B investment round, which brings total funding to $23.6 million. Besides using some of the cash for sales and marketing, the company plans to improve its technology so that it can easily scale across multiple data centers, something SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold said companies are calling for. 259 more words
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Open-source software, once the domain of reclusive programmers with long beards and conspiracy theories, is going mainstream.
Popularized by trendy Silicon Valley startups and evangelized by companies that offer maintenance and support, software once seen as buggy and risky is gaining respect in the private and public sector. 498 more words
Six months ago we challenged you to realize the future of open, connected devices. Today we see the five finalists vying for The Hackaday Prize. 411 more words