Jan2018

Microsoft Buys Avere Systems to Bolster Performance Storage Offerings

Microsoft is quick out of the blocks this year on the acquisition front with an announcement that it will acquire Avere Systems for an undisclosed amount. Avere Systems is a hybrid cloud data storage company based out of Pittsburgh. Its …
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Dec2017

I’m Not in Europe: What Has GDPR Got to Do with Me?

Companies that do not do business in Europe or in any jurisdiction that works with the EU don’t need to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If your company, or any company you provide services for, works …
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Dec2017

Higher and Higher: Will the Bitcoin Rise Ever Stop?

There is a Jackie Wilson song from 1967 called “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher.” I wonder if the financial world’s love affair with the cryptocurrency based on blockchain will ever stop lifting Bitcoin higher and higher. Bitcoin, …
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