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Big data player DataStax opens UK office

By Andrew Llavore - March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Big data platform provider DataStax, which helped Netflix determine the likely popularity of its first proprietary series House of Cards, has opened a London Office to help it keep up with demand for its services in EMEA.

Enterprise Sector Keeps Booming as Actifio Scores $500M Valuation

By Andrew Llavore - March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Like Mr. Bansal of AppDynamics, Billy Bosworth, CEO of database company DataStax, also opted against a “Sand Hill crawl”–taking a series of meetings up and down the Menlo Park, Calif., street that is home to many of the biggest venture firms–to maximize the valuation, he said.

Hunt for Engineers Leads to Scattered Workforces

By Andrew Llavore - February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Facing a talent crunch at home, young Bay Area companies are establishing teams of engineers around the world—and adjusting to the complexities of a far-flung workforce.The hunt to hire workers abroad comes as startups are also rushing to lure foreign workers to their Bay Area headquarters, as demand for top technical talent outstrips local supply.