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The Whole Stack

Insights about IT infrastructure from the Battery team and our portfolio executives.

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Was 2014 the End of Enterprise Computing?

It’s been just over a year since I left Netflix and joined Battery Ventures. So it seemed appropriate (if a couple of weeks late) to take…

Capital One

Capital One: Disrupting Banking for Good

As a technology fellow at Battery Ventures, there are many cool things I get to do as part of my job: These include diving into…

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The Third Wave: Enterprise-IT Opportunity in the Age of Mobile Apps, Hyperscale Cloud and Big Data

I am excited to join the Battery Ventures team this week to double down on our enterprise-infrastructure practice and West Coast presence. More broadly, I…

Enterprise Software in 2015: Bubbles, Box and Kim Jong-un

It was a busy and fruitful year for enterprise-software companies: Zendesk, HortonWorks and New Relic went public, while privately-held heavyweights like Box, Nutanix, Atlassian, Palantir, AppDynamics* and Cloudera…

It absolutely makes it easier to write applications.

Eric Brewer, Google's VP for computer infrastructure, on software "containers", in the New York Times.

#TBT: Who Let the Dogs Out? Thirteen Year-Old Blog Post Presages Datacenter Innovations

The Baha Men. In April 2001, Battery published this blog post about the dawning age of scale-out computing and huge datacenters. This was pre-VMWare and…



Morgan Stanely Breach

A Silver Lining in the JP Morgan Security Breach?

The JPMorgan Chase data breach rocked headlines early this month as the latest in a series of security breaches hitting nearly a dozen financial companies…

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