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The Whole Stack

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

Smart People on Ice: Adam Jacob, the Dalai Lama of DevOps

Today we debut a new video feature on Powered by Battery called “Smart People on Ice”. The phrase is a line from the 1985 movie Real Genius,…

If you have too much money, you buy VMware. If you have too much time, you buy OpenStack.

Marten Mickos, CEO, Eucalyptus Systems, at GigaOm Structure, June 19, 2014

Why Every Enterprise Startup Needs a Killer UX Team

Who’s the hottest hire in Silicon Valley today? No, it’s not the data scientist, mobile app engineer, or digital marketer; it’s a user experience designer….

We missed the tablet. We missed that transition . . . We have to move where the market's moving.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, at the Code Conference, May 28, 2014

Geek Alert: Battery Sponsors SDN Meetup

Battery recently sponsored a meet-up on the Stanford University campus for a software-defined networking interest group known as the “Control Freaks.” Given Battery’s interest in…

Q&A, Over Dinner: Tips on Smartly Leveraging the Cloud, Big Data, BI and Open-Source Networking

Last week, Battery brought together six of the industry’s top global enterprise-IT CEOs and founders with a group of noted technology journalists for a dinner…

The Hummus-Baked Bean Connection, or How an Israeli Learned to Love Boston

What is it about the Israel-Boston connection that works so well in the world of tech startups?


SlideShare: Tapping the Cloud to More Quickly Deliver IT Services (and Lessons from Netflix)

There is a huge transformation going on in enterprise IT at the moment. Decades-old companies are discovering that IT–which used to be a small side…

Battery Ventures Event

Schmoozing at Strata–Photo Gallery

Entrepreneurs, CIOs, analysts, investors, data scientists and other big-data thought leaders gathered at Parcel 104 restaurant in Santa Clara in February for a cocktail hour…

Video: Duetto’s Weissman on Disrupting ‘Meat and Potatoes’ Industries, Hiring Great Tech Talent

In late March, Battery’s Mike Dauber sat down with Craig Weissman, a co-founder of Duetto, a SaaS-based, revenue-strategy company for the travel and hospitality industry….

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