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F5 acquires cloud security startup Threat Stack for $68 million

Applications networking company F5 has announced it’s acquiring Threat Stack, a Boston-based cloud security and compliance startup, for $68 million. The deal, which comes months after F5 bought multi-cloud management startup Volterra for $500 million, sees the 25-year-old company looking to bolster its cloud security portfolio as applications become a growing focus for cybercriminals. Businesses lose more than $100 billion a year to attacks targeting digital experiences, F5 says and these experi...
Tags: Security, Cloud Computing, Boston, Tech, Computing, Api, Ping Identity, Splunk, Eight Roads Ventures, Palo Alto Networks, Glassdoor, Cloud Infrastructure, Volterra, Threat Stack, F5, Cloud Management


SpotOn raises $300M at a $3.15B valuation and acquires Appetize

Last year at this time, SpotOn was on the brink of announcing a $60 million Series C funding round at a $625 million valuation. Fast forward to almost exactly one year later, and a lot has changed for the payments and software startup. Today, SpotOn said it has closed on $300 million in Series E financing that values the company at $3.15 billion — more than 5x of its valuation at the time of its Series C round, and significantly higher than its $1.875 billion valuation in May (yes, just thr...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Instagram, Finance, Funding, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Startup, Tech, SaaS, Venture Capital, M&a, Square, Mobile Web, Payments, Online Payments


Cribl raises $200M to help enterprises do more with their data

At a time when remote work, cybersecurity attacks and increased privacy and compliance requirements threaten a company’s data, more companies are collecting and storing their observability data, but are being locked in with vendors or have difficulty accessing the data. Enter Cribl. The San Francisco-based company is developing an “open ecosystem of data” for enterprises that utilizes unified data pipelines, called “observability pipelines,” to parse and route any type of data that flows through...
Tags: Startups, TC, Cloud, Europe, Enterprise, Developer, Funding, San Francisco, Tech, Information Technology, Computing, Sharp, IVP, Redpoint Ventures, Greylock, Splunk


Legendary investor Bill Miller doubled down on his crypto conviction and bought Coinbase in the 2nd quarter of 2021

Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal/Getty Images Legendary fund manager Bill Miller scooped up shares of newly public Coinbase in the second quarter. The bet likely hasn't fared well yet, as Coinbase is down nearly 24% since going public. Miller is a longtime bitcoin bull and has said he began buying the coin at $200. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Legendary fund manager and bitcoin bull Bill Miller took a position in cryptocurr...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Markets, Alibaba, Crypto, Coin, Coinbase, Splunk, Miller, Bill Miller, Heidi Gutman, Miller Value Partners, Emily Graffeo, Bill Miller Bitcoin, MI Exclusive, Coinbase stock price


Employee talent predictor retrain.ai raised another $7M, adds Splunk as strategic investor

Automation will displace 85 million jobs while simultaneously creating 97 million new jobs by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum. Although that sounds like good news, the hard reality is that millions of people will have to retrain in the jobs of the future. A number of startups are addressing these problems of employee skills, so looking at talent development, neuroscience-based assessments, and prediction technologies for staffing. These include Pymetrics (raised $56.6M), Eightfold (r...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Neuroscience, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Software, United States, Computing, Machine Learning, Talent, Splunk, Data Security, World Economic Forum, Schusterman


Splunk spots malware targeting Windows Server on AWS to mine Monero

RDP-enabled instances attacked, perhaps via Iran and China, then use Telegram desktop client for command and control Data analysis firm Splunk says it's found a resurgence of the Crypto botnet – malware that attacks virtual servers running Windows Server inside Amazon Web Services.…
Tags: Amazon, China, Iran, Software, Splunk


Simpplr raises $32M for its intranet platform

Simpplr, a modern platform for building intranet sites (or ’employee communications and enablement platforms,’ as the company calls it), today announced that it has raised a $32 million Series C round led by Tola Capital. Norwest Ventures, which led the company’s Series B round last year, as well as Salesforce Ventures and George Still Ventures also participated. This brings Simpplr’s total funding to just over $61 million. As Simpplr CEO and founder Dhiraj Sharma told me, the Series B round was...
Tags: TC, Enterprise, Tech, Ceo, Artificial Intelligence, Gartner, Splunk, Salesforce Ventures, Analyst, Forrester, Nutanix, Intranet, George, Andersen, Sharma, Telecommuting


Edge Delta raises $15M Series A to take on Splunk

Seattle-based Edge Delta, a startup that is building a modern distributed monitoring stack that is competing directly with industry heavyweights like Splunk, New Relic and Datadog, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round led by Menlo Ventures and Tim Tully, the former CTO of Splunk. Previous investors MaC Venture Capital and Amity Ventures also participated in this round, which brings the company’s total funding to date to $18 million. “Our thesis is that there’s ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Cloud, Technology, Enterprise, Microsoft, Big Data, Tech, Information Technology, New Relic, Computing, Delta, Machine Learning, Aws, Seattle, Business Intelligence


Wall Street ticks up, S&P 500 nears record as markets calm

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 is nudging closer to its record high on Tuesday, while the rest of Wall Street is drifting in mixed trading, as markets continue to calm following last week’s jolt from the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 was 0.4% higher in afternoon trading and back within 0.3% of its all-time high set two Mondays ago. It had dropped as much as 2.1% from its record after the Fed said it’s begun making plans to eventually offer less support to markets. T...
Tags: New York, Wall Street, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Treasury, Gamestop, Splunk, Fed, Tupperware, Powell, Congressional, Stan Choe, Jerome Powell, Big Tech, DAMIAN J TROISE


Splunk surges 14% after the software company announces a $1 billion investment from Silver Lake

Doug Merritt, the CEO of Splunk, tells Insider about partnering with Microsoft and navigating a tough transition to cloud. Splunk Splunk stock leaped 14% after the company announced a $1 billion investment from Silver Lake. The cash infusion will be plowed back into the business and used to fund a $1 billion share buyback. Splunk has been undergoing a long-term pivot from software license sales to recurring revenue cloud services. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Markets, Private Equity, Silver Lake, Splunk, Data Analytics, Doug Merritt, Kenneth Hao, MI Exclusive, Ethan Wu, Hao Splunk


It’s time for security teams to embrace security data lakes

Dan Schoenbaum Contributor Share on Twitter Dan Schoenbaum is a two-time CEO and a two-time COO in cybersecurity. Today, he is a managing partner at High Tide Advisors, a boutique consulting firm helping companies achieve greater success through go-to-market strategies and execution. The average corporate security organization spends $18 million annually but is largely ineffective at preventing breaches, IP theft and data lo...
Tags: Security, TC, Column, Developer, Tech, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Ibm, Splunk, Crowdstrike, Data Security, Computer Security, Soc, CISO, Ponemon Institute, Dan Schoenbaum


Cloudflare rallies the troops to fight off another so-called patent troll

Nearly four years ago, we wrote about a battle between Cloudflare, the San Francisco-based internet security and performance company, and Blackbird Technologies, a firm that quickly amassed dozens of patents, then began using them to file dozens of patent infringement lawsuits against companies, including Cloudflare. The suit was typical in every way, except how Cloudflare responded to it. Unlike many targets of similar lawsuits that opt to settle, Cloudflare fought back, asking very publicly fo...
Tags: TC, Lawsuit, Texas, Supreme Court, Senate, San Francisco, Tech, Cisco, Austin, Patents, Juniper, Blackbird, Houston, Cloudflare, Donald Trump, Litigation


Are Silicon Valley Tech Workers Now Swarming 'a Reluctant Austin'?

Austin, Texas is America's fastest-growing major metro area, reports Bloomberg Businessweek, growing 30% from 2010 to 2019. But today a minimum wage worker hoping to afford a one-bedroom rental "would now need to work a 125-hour week." And meanwhile, homeowner Matthew Congrove says he's now getting a half-dozen all-cash offers on his house every week. "In the boldest attempt, a stranger simply showed up at his home unannounced and asked to buy it..." Even Congrove — a software engineer who mo...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, New York, Texas, California, America, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Austin, Bloomberg Businessweek, Silicon Valley Bank, Splunk, Musk


Well that was a crazy week

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Well that was a crazy week I may be getting older, but it does seem that the pace of tech news has gotten stuck in top-gear. It’s bonkers. Think about how small a splash the news that WeWork is going public via a SPAC made. It was small potatoes in the broader rush of happenings that blasted past us ...
Tags: TC, Y Combinator, Europe, Ipo, Southeast Asia, India, Tech, United States, Philippines, F1, Alinea, Pie, Red Bull, Mercedes, Oracle, Latin America


Alchemista used to provide corporate catering for Moderna and TripAdvisor. It's now using food lockers to deliver chef-made meals.

Alchemista Alchemista is deploying temperature-controlled food lockers in offices and residential blocks. The lockers sell chef-made meals, are cleaned by UV light, and are contactless. Company CEO, Christine Marcus, told Insider why she decided to get into the food locker market. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. When the pandemic hit, business dried up for Boston-based corporate catering company Alchemista.It had previously provided food for staff at companies incl...
Tags: Food, New York, Boston, Massachusetts, Trends, Washington Dc, Retail, Tripadvisor, Kfc, Splunk, Marcus, James Beard, Catering, Employee Perks, Moderna, Grace Dean


Splunk junks 'hanging' processes and suggests you don't 'hit' a key to fix 'em if more peaceful words can work

Biased words can't be ‘Grandfathered’ in – that’s also a term on vendor's new list of words best avoided Analytics vendor Splunk has followed up on its 2020 decision to stop using the terms “master” and “slave” with a new guide to writing “unbiased documentation”.…
Tags: Analytics, Software, Splunk


Splunk junks 'hanging' processes, suggests you don't 'hit' a key: More peaceful words now preferred in docs

Biased terms can't be ‘grandfathered’ in either – that’s also on vendor's list of language best avoided Analytics vendor Splunk has followed up on its 2020 decision to stop using the terms “master” and “slave” with a new guide to writing “unbiased documentation”.…
Tags: Analytics, Software, Splunk


The majority of San Francisco residents aren't fleeing to Florida or Texas, new data shows - they're just becoming suburbanites

Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Those who fled San Francisco last year went to the suburbs, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. USPS data shows that only a small percentage of people moved out of state.  Tech elites fleeing the region spurred a narrative that most people are moving to Florida and Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It's true: people have been fleeing San Francisco since the onset of the pandemic. But while tech luminaries like Elon Musk or Keith R...
Tags: Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Real Estate, Texas, California, Drew Houston, America, San Francisco, Trends, Remote Work, Tesla, Austin, Usps, Miami


Pipe17 closes $8M to connect a range of e-commerce tools without any code required

This morning Pipe17, a software startup focused on the e-commerce market, announced that it has closed $8 million in funding. Pipe17’s service helps smaller e-commerce merchants connect their digital tools, without the need to code. With the startup’s service, e-commerce operations that may lack an in-house IT function can quickly connect their selling platform to shipping, or point-of-sale data to their ERP. The venture arm of a large logistics investor GLP, GLP Capital Partners led the round. ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Tech, E-commerce, Automation, Bigcommerce, Shopify, Twilio, Splunk, Shippo, Dave Shaffer, Afshar, Alloy, GLP Capital Partners


Spryker raises $130M at a $500M+ valuation to provide B2Bs with agile e-commerce tools

Businesses today feel, more than ever before, the imperative to have flexible e-commerce strategies in place, able to connect with would-be customers wherever they might be. That market driver has now led to a significant growth round for a startup that is helping the larger of these businesses, including those targeting the B2B market, build out their digital sales operations with more agile, responsive e-commerce solutions. Spryker, which provides a full suite of e-commerce tools for businesse...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Ecommerce, Europe, Enterprise, Germany, Berlin, Tech, Walmart, E-commerce, Platform, Italy, Sap, Shopify, Splunk, TCV


Aggregating Ansible Tower Logs to Splunk

Log forwarding from Ansible Tower helps you gain insights and a better view of Tower utilization and trends.
Tags: Linux, Splunk, Ansible Tower


Fylamynt raises $6.5M for its cloud workflow automation platform

Fylamynt, a new service that helps businesses automate their cloud workflows, today announced both the official launch of its platform as well as a $6.5 million seed round. The funding round was led by Google’s AI-focused Gradient Ventures fund. Mango Capital and Point72 Ventures also participated. At first glance, the idea behind Fylamynt may sound familiar. Workflow automation has become a pretty competitive space, after all, and the service helps developers connect their various cloud tools t...
Tags: Google, Python, Cloud, Chef, Business, Enterprise, Developer, Articles, Tech, Cisco, Ceo, Artificial Intelligence, Vmware, Splunk, Servicenow, Datadog


Splunk acquires network observability service Flowmill

Data platform Splunk continues to make acquisitions as it works to build out its recently launched observability platform. After acquiring Plumbr and Rigor last month, the company today announced that it has acquired Flowmill, a Palo Alto-based network observability startup. Flowmill focuses on helping its users find network performance issues in their cloud infrastructure in real time and measure their traffic by service to help them control cost. Like so many other companies in this space now,...
Tags: TC, Tech, Ceo, Palo Alto, Software, Computing, Linux, Real-time, Splunk, Data Security, Cloud Infrastructure, NPM, Cloud Applications, Chief Technology Officer, Jonathan Perry, System Administration


Dropbox CEO Drew Houston is moving to Austin, the latest in a string of high-profile tech moguls abandoning Silicon Valley amid the pandemic

Drew Houston, CEO of Dropbox. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Dropbox CEO Drew Houston is moving to Austin, according to a report from The Information.  Houston's departure from Silicon Valley is the latest in a string of high-profile moves during the pandemic.  Investor Keith Rabois is moving to Miami, Palantir cofounder and venture capitalist Joe Lonsdale is also moving to Austin, Brex's cofounders are decamping for Los Angeles, and Palantir is moving the company headquarters to Denver.  T...
Tags: Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Drew Houston, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Palo Alto, Austin, Michael Dell, Dropbox, Peter Thiel, Miami


Enso Security raises $6M for its application security management platform

Enso Security, a Tel Aviv-based startup that is building a new application security platform, today announced that it has raised a $6 million seed funding round led by YL Ventures, with participation from Jump Capital. Angel investors in this round include HackerOne co-founder and CTO Alex Rice; Sounil Yu, the former chief security scientist at Bank of America; Omkhar Arasaratnam, the former head of Data Protection Technology at JPMorgan Chase and toDay Ventures. The company was founded by Roy E...
Tags: Security, Startups, Europe, Enterprise, Tel Aviv, Tech, Bank Of America, Application Security, Computing, Github, HackerOne, Cto, Splunk, Data Security, Servicenow, Computer Security


Enso Security raises $6M for its application security posture management platform

Enso Security, a Tel Aviv-based startup that is building a new application security posture management platform, today announced that it has raised a $6 million seed funding round led by YL Ventures, with participation from Jump Capital. Angel investors in this round include HackerOne co-founder and CTO Alex Rice; Sounil Yu, the former chief security scientist at Bank of America; Omkhar Arasaratnam, the former head of Data Protection Technology at JPMorgan Chase and toDay Ventures. The company w...
Tags: Security, Startups, Europe, Enterprise, Tel Aviv, Tech, Bank Of America, Application Security, Computing, Github, HackerOne, Cto, Splunk, Data Security, Servicenow, Computer Security


MachEye raises $4.6M for its business intelligence platform

We’ve seen our fair share of business intelligence (BI) platforms that aim to make data analysis accessible to everybody in a company. Most of them are still fairly complicated, no matter what their marketing copy says. MachEye, which is launching its AI-powered BI platform today, is offering a new twist on this genre. In addition to its official launch, the company also today announced a previously unreported $4.6 seed funding round led by Canaan Partners with participation from WestWave Capita...
Tags: Startups, Enterprise, Tech, Economy, Artificial Intelligence, Bell Labs, BI, Business Intelligence, Splunk, Sun Microsystems, Information Management, Canaan, NLP, Canaan Partners, Recent Funding, MachEye


Splunk acquires Plumbr and Rigor to build out its observability platform

Data platform Splunk today announced that it has acquired two startups, Plumbr and Rigor, to build out its new Observability Suite, which is also launching today. Plumbr is an application performance monitoring service, while Rigor focuses on digital experience monitoring, using synthetic monitoring and optimization tools to help businesses optimize their end-user experiences. Both of these acquisitions complement the technology and expertise Splunk acquired when it bought SignalFx for over $...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, Atlanta, Rigor, Information Technology, Software, Computing, M&a, Estonia, Leader, Yelp, Splunk, Data Security, Tully, SignalFx


StackRox nabs $26.5M for a platform that secures containers in Kubernetes

Containers have become a ubiquitous cornerstone in how companies manage their data, a trend that has only accelerated in the last eight months with the larger shift to cloud services and more frequent remote working due to the coronavirus pandemic. Alongside that, startups building services to enable containers to be used better are also getting a boost. StackRox, which develops Kubernetes-native security solutions, says that its business grew by 240% in the first half of this year, and on th...
Tags: Google, Tech, Ibm, Menlo Ventures, Splunk, Kubernetes, Shah, PitchBook, Google Research, Kamal Shah, CNCF, Venky Ganesan, StackRox, Paul Glaser, Kubernetes StackRox, Priceline Brex Reddit Zendesk


Transposit scores $35M to build data-driven runbooks for faster disaster recovery

Transposit is a company built by engineers to help engineers, and one big way to help them is to get systems up and running faster when things go wrong — as they always will at some point. Transposit has come up with a way to build runbooks for faster disaster recovery, while using data to update them in an automated fashion. Today, the company announced a $35 million Series B investment led by Altimeter Capital with participation from existing investors Sutter Hill Ventures, SignalFire and U...
Tags: Startups, TC, Enterprise, Developer, Funding, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Disaster Recovery, Cto, Splunk, Altimeter Capital, Company, Huang, Tina, Tina Huang