Category: Pivotal

5 Pivotal Moments For the Dow in the Last Decade
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5 Pivotal Moments For the Dow in the Last Decade

The past two years have seen the Dow record both the biggest points gain and and largest points loss. It took 18 years for the U.S. stock market index to double from 10,000 to 20,000. The Donald Trump-initiated trade war has had a huge impact on the index. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) may…

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With Alibaba, Pivotal and Lightbend on board, Reactive flexes its ROI muscle in the microservices world
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With Alibaba, Pivotal and Lightbend on board, Reactive flexes its ROI muscle in the microservices world

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor The Linux Foundation recently announced the launch of the Reactive Foundation. Its founding members are Alibaba, Lightbend, Pivotal and Netifi. So what exactly is this Reactive Kool-Aid, and why are all these companies…

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How Pivotal got bailed out by fellow Dell family member, VMware
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How Pivotal got bailed out by fellow Dell family member, VMware

When Dell acquired EMC in 2016 for $67 billion, it created a complicated consortium of interconnected organizations. Some, like VMware and Pivotal, operate as completely separate companies. They have their own boards of directors, can acquire companies and are publicly traded on the stock market. Yet they work closely within the Dell, partnering where it…

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