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Clear Disruptors Podcast: Ajay Arora

Ajay Arora, CEO of Vera: “Protecting Data in a World of Smartphones and Cloud Servers.” June 29, 2007…the day the iPhone was revealed. They said it would change the World, and change the World the iPhone did. For IT Departments, responsible for protecting enterprise data, however, that change has not been altogether for the better….

Clear Predictions For Enterprise IT In 2017 — Chris Rust

Happy New Year everyone. Last year was a period of great innovation and activity for the information technology (IT) industry. I saw powerful mega trends such as: A global data center build-out arms race to support strong growth in cloud computing. The number of Internet-connected devices grew dramatically to the high Billions. An explosion of…

Clear Disruptors Event – Cisco CTO Lew Tucker

As part of our speaker series called Clear Disruptors, Cisco CTO Lew Tucker spoke to a full room of entrepreneurs and disruptors on the topic of “Looking Around Corners – The changing landscape of cloud computing, services and open source software.”

Keeping America Great

I am among the immigrants who have made the U.S. my home. I came to Silicon Valley in the 90’s and discovered that this was a paradise built by immigrants from every part of the world. I was able to become part of (and eventually lead) teams built of the best talent regardless of their…

Clear Disruptors Podcast: Premal Buch

Premal Buch, CEO of Robin Systems: “The Massive Paradigm Shift Changing Data Centers”
In e-commerce, online security, digital advertising, inventory control and countless other industry segments, a massive amount of data is being collected, analyzed and acted upon simultaneously and invisibly in the background—in real time. What this paradigm shift means for the data architecture supporting this process is a growing demand that data centers be robust and agile…

Highlights from our Demand Gen meetup

Clear hosted a Demand Gen meetup for our B2B portfolio companies. During the meetup, five presenters shared Best Practices in Demand Generation. The session was so valuable that it not only ran over the allotted time, but attendees requested a follow-on session to continue the discussion. Our portfolio companies have found valuable leverage in sharing…