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Extra Crunch roundup: Security data lakes, China vs. Starlink, ExtraHop’s $900M exit

News broke this morning that Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners are purchasing Seattle-based network security startup ExtraHop. Part of the Network Detection and Response (NDR) market, ExtraHop’s security solutions are for companies that manage assets in the cloud and on-site, “something that could be useful as more companies find themselves in that in-between state,” report Ron Miller and Alex Wilhelm. Just one year ago, ExtraHop was closing in on $100 million in ARR an...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Maryland, China, US, Tech, Earth, United States, Venture Capital, EC, Anna, Seattle, Alex


Daily Crunch: At Apple’s WWDC 2021 keynote, everything old is new again

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Today was the kickoff of Apple’s developer conference, WWDC, meaning that the TechCrunch crew was super busy all day and that we have an ocean of news from Cupertino for you to enjoy. But the startup market was just as busy, thankfully, with some fascinating funding rounds, acquisitions and more to parse through. Today we have something for everyone! — Alex P.S. In...
Tags: Apple, TC, Pinterest, Microsoft, Ipo, Germany, India, Tech, Cupertino, Hyundai, Tiger Global, Facetime, Alex, Wwdc, Cto, Lightspeed


The hidden benefits of adding a CTO to your board

Abby Kearns Contributor Share on Twitter Abby Kearns, chief technology officer at Puppet, has more than 20 years of experience scaling growth for numerous Fortune 500 and startup companies. The pandemic forced companies around the world to adjust to a “new normal,” which caused many leaders to pivot their business strategies and adopt new technologies to continue operations. In a time of chaos and change, there is no senior le...
Tags: Startups, Column, Business, Board of Directors, Tech, Corporate Governance, Hiring, Cto, Software Engineering, Puppet, Agile Software Development, Chief Technology Officer, Lightbend, Abby Kearns, EC Column


Cloud Foundry coalesces around Kubernetes

In a normal year, the Cloud Foundry project would be hosting its annual European Summit in Dublin this week. But this is 2020, so it’s a virtual event. This year, however, has been a bit of a transformative year for the open-source Platform-as-a-Service project — in more ways than one. With Cloud Foundry executive director Abby Kearns leaving earlier this year, the organizations’ former CTO Chip Childers stepped into the role. Maybe just as importantly, though, the project’s move to Kubernete...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Tech, Dublin, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Childers, Cloud Foundry Foundation, Chip Childers, Abby Kearns, CTO Chip Childers


Puppet announces $40 million debt round from BlackRock

Puppet, the Portland, Oregon-based infrastructure automation company, announced a $40 million debt round today from BlackRock Investments. CEO Yvonne Wassenaar says the company sees this debt round as part of a longer term relationship with BlackRock . “What’s interesting, and I think part of the reason why we decided to go with BlackRock, is that typically when you look at how they invest this is the first step of a much longer term relationship that we will have with them  over time that has...
Tags: TC, Open Source, Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Ipo, Funding, Tech, CMO, Portland Oregon, Cto, Blackrock, Crunchbase, Puppet, Kearns, Wassenaar


Cloud Foundry gets an updated CLI to make life easier for enterprise developers

The Cloud Foundry Foundation, the nonprofit behind the popular open-source enterprise platform-as-a-service project, is holding its developer conference today. What’s usually a bi-annual community gathering (traditionally one in Europe and one in North America) is now a virtual event, but there’s still plenty of news from the Summit, both from the organization itself and from the wider ecosystem. After going through a number of challenging technical changes in order to adapt to the new world of ...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Europe, Enterprise, Developer, Tech, North America, Cloud Foundry, Vmware, Childers, Cloud Foundry Foundation, Josh Collins, Chip Childers, Abby Kearns, EngineerBetter, Stark Wayne


Cloud Foundry renews its focus on developer experience as it looks beyond the enterprise

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) just went through a major leadership change, with executive director Abby Kearns stepping down after five years (and becoming a CTO at Puppet) and the CFF’s CTO Chip Childers stepping into the top leadership role in the organization. For the most part, though, these changes are only accelerating some of the strategic moves the organization already made in the last few years. If you’re unfamiliar with the open-source Cloud Foundry project, it’s a Platform-as-a-S...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, Developer, Cloud Computing, Web Hosting, Tech, Computing, Web Services, Ibm, Cloud Foundry, Sap, Cto, Kubernetes, Suse, Cloud Infrastructure


Ex-Cloud Foundry boss to pull strings at Puppet as CTO, says open-source software 'evolves faster, is more mature'

Abby Kearns says she will continue to foster OSS culture in new role Former Cloud Foundry exec director Abby Kearns has rocked up at Puppet as CTO, where she will direct "the company's current and future product portfolio."…
Tags: Software, Cto, Oss, Abby Kearns


Ex-Cloud Foundry boss to pull strings at Puppet as CTO, says open-source software is 'more mature' and faster to evolve

Abby Kearns says she will continue to foster OSS culture in new role Former Cloud Foundry exec director Abby Kearns has rocked up at Puppet as CTO, where she will direct "the company's current and future product portfolio."…
Tags: Software, Cto, Oss, Abby Kearns


Puppet names former Cloud Foundry Foundation executive director Abby Kearns as CTO

Puppet, the Portland-based infrastructure automation company, today announced that it has named former Cloud Foundry Foundation executive director Abby Kearns as its new CTO. Current Puppet CTO Deepak Giridharagopal will remain in his role and focus on R&D and leading new projects, while Kearns will focus on expanding the company’s product portfolio and communicating with enterprise audiences. Kearns stepped down from her role at the Cloud Foundry Foundation earlier this month after holdin...
Tags: Enterprise, Developer, Entertainment, Tech, Information Technology, Portland, Devops, Cto, Puppet, Agile Software Development, Abby, Kearns, Devin Davis, Wassenaar, Cloud Foundry Foundation, Yvonne Wassenaar


Puppet names former Cloud Foundry Foundation executive director Abbey Kearns as CTO

Puppet, the Portland-based infrastructure automation company, today announced that it has named former Cloud Foundry Foundation executive director Abby Kearns as its new CTO. She’s replacing Deepak Giridharagopal, who became CTO in 2016. Kearns stepped down from her role at the Cloud Foundry Foundation earlier this month after holding that position since 2016. At the time, she wasn’t quite ready to reveal her next move, though, and her taking the CTO job at Puppet comes as a bit of a surpr...
Tags: Enterprise, Developer, Entertainment, Tech, Information Technology, Portland, Devops, Cto, Puppet, Agile Software Development, Abby, Kearns, Devin Davis, Wassenaar, Cloud Foundry Foundation, Yvonne Wassenaar


Cloud Foundry sees top leadership change

Abby Kearns, the Cloud Foundry[he]#039[/he]s executive director, is stepping down leaving the most popular Platform-as-a-Service clouds in the capable hands of its CTO Chip Childers.
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Cloud Foundry sees top leadership change

Abby Kearns, the Cloud Foundry[he]#039[/he]s executive director, is stepping down leaving the most popular Platform-as-a-Service clouds in the capable hands of its CTO Chip Childers.
Tags: Service, Linux, Abby Kearns


Cloud Foundry Foundation executive director Abby Kearns steps down to pursue a new executive role elsewhere

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF), the home of the Cloud Foundry open-source developer platform, today announced that its executive director Abby Kearns is stepping down from her role to pursue an executive role elsewhere. If you’ve followed the development of the CFF for a while, it won’t come as a surprise that its current CTO, Chip Childers, is stepping into the executive director role. For the last few years, Kearns and Childers shared duties hosting the foundation’s bi-annual conference...
Tags: Google, TC, Open Source, Verizon, Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, Ceo, Computing, Cloud Foundry, Chip, Devops, Linux Foundation, Vmware, Cto, Kubernetes


Why Some Open-Source Companies Are Considering a More Closed Approach

There's no question that the concept of open-source software has revolutionized the enterprise software world, which spent billions of dollars fighting the mere idea for several years before accepting that a new future had arrived. But more than a few people are starting to wonder if the very nature of open-source software -- the idea that it can be used by pretty much anyone for pretty much anything -- is causing its developers big problems in the era of distributed cloud computing services. Fr...
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