Dremio – the more things change, the more they stay the same

Much has changed in the world of big data & analytics since we first invested in Dremio in 2018. Data lakes, which were largely synonymous with the term Big Data since the emergence of Hadoop as a force more than half a decade ago, saw sometimes disappointing commercial consolidation (Cloudera & Hortworks, HPE & MapR) on one hand, contrasted by the establishment of core data lake technology as a component of analytical reference stacks on the other.

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Edge-to-Cloud File Services for Cisco HyperFlex


Hyperconvergence is an appealing option for enterprises that have traditionally managed multiple applications across multiple servers. HCI solutions such as Cisco HyperFlex consolidate infrastructure...

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Three ways Rookout helps organizations optimize workflows, build more features, and take the wait out of debugging


Ironic, isn’t it? Each new platform, architecture, and technology woos devs with promises of simpler, more modular and more workable ways to build apps. Which is all fine, until they hit the...

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What will be the top cybersecurity trends of 2020?


Five cybersecurity executives discuss what each sees as the top trends affecting the industry in the coming year. It’s fair to say that the cybersecurity industry has been in a constant state...

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After the Investment: Key Lessons on Growth and Culture from Five Startup Leaders


Over the past year, we sat down with the founders or CEOs of five startup companies funded in part by Cisco Investments to discuss their views on the critical components of growth and the development...

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After the Investment: An Interview with Kespry CEO George Mathew


George Mathew is the chairman and CEO of Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence company, based in Menlo Park, CA. His focus is on leading the company’s mission to transform how...

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Cisco invests in Sealights, a software quality intelligence company


Watch the interview with Sealights CEO and Founder Eran Sher.

Cisco Innovators: Janey Hoe


Janey Hoe, Vice President of Cisco Investments, thrives on connections. Whether it's connecting companies with Cisco Investments or making connections for more diversity in tech, Janey is seen as a leader. Focus Magazine recently sat down with Janey to find out how she got her career started and what continues to drive her.

Rookout: A Game-Changer for Productivity


Watch the interview with Rookout CEO and co-Founder Ori Weiss.