Gabrielle Guerrera

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Discussing Acquisitions with ETI-NET

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Tue, Apr 19, 2016

We recently had the opportunity to chat with ETI-NET President Andrew Hall, Chief of Staff Said Hini, and Investor Dan Charron to discuss the company’s acquisition of UK-based Insider Technologies and ETI’s growth strategy in the NonStop space. We knew it would be an interesting conversation, as ETI-NET itself was recently acquired and then the company in turn purchased Insider Technologies, both within the last year.


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NTI Part 2: Jim McFadden on the Future of NonStop

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Feb 25, 2016

In part 2 of our interview with Jim McFadden, we continue to discuss the direction of NTI within the NonStop space, the future of NonStop X and where they are going from here.

Gabrielle: There’s definitely a positive response in our community to NonStop X, and a lot of companies are really seriously considering moving to it, which is great. Have you seen people moving towards NonStop X?

Jim: Let me take a minute to explain my...

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NTI Part 1: Jim McFadden Talks NonStop Data Replication, Where It Has Been and Where It's Going

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Wed, Feb 3, 2016

We really enjoy the opportunities we have to chat with other innovative companies working in NonStop. We recently got to talk with Jim McFadden, head of business development for NTI (Network Technologies International), the company that developed DRNet, about his experience, the history of data replication, and where NonStop is heading in this two-part interview.

Gabrielle: Hi, Jim. Let’s start with your background.

Jim:  Sure,...

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HPE NonStop Modernization Is on the Rise at TIC Software

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Fri, Nov 6, 2015

We recently got together to chat with Phil Ly, the founder of TIC Software, about HPE NonStop modernization, what TIC has accomplished so far, and what they have planned for the next few months. TIC is actually a partner of NuWave's, since both companies focus on modernization in the NonStop space, and we were excited to finally include our friends on the NonStop Innovations blog.

Gabrielle: Hi, Phil. Could you tell us about...

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A Comparison of XYPRO XDP and HPE SecureData

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Fri, Sep 4, 2015

There is a lot of talk lately about HPE’s acquisition of Voltage Security (now HPE Security Voltage), and how this will affect HPE Atalla and its security offerings. I actually touched on this topic in the May/June issue of The Connection in an article I wrote with Joe Androlowicz (HPE), and again in the July/August issue with Terence Spies of Voltage. Both HPE and Voltage seem to be excited about the acquisition and the benefits...

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An Expert's Take on the Shift in Payments Security

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Tue, Jul 28, 2015


If you read the latest issue of The Connection magazine, you may have seen my recent article with Terence Spies, the chief technologist at HPE Security Voltage. He and I discussed the imminent implementation of Europay, Mastercard, and Visa (EMV) standards in the United States and how they will affect NonStop users and the payments industry as a whole.

This article dives even deeper, explaining where criminals may be shifting...

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A Call for Change in HPE NonStop

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Tue, Jun 16, 2015


I recently spoke with my friend Randall Becker, who is the founder and managing director of Nexbridge, as well as a writer and self-proclaimed process guru, thought leader, and cat herder coach. If you’ve met Randall, you know that he is a quirky guy, but a man of many talents. Over the sound of his cat howling in the background, he told me about how he has been writing policy for the Government Affairs Committee for his local...

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NonStop, Meet Cloud Testing and Certification - Part 2

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Wed, May 20, 2015

 Ascert, a key player in the software testing sector, has long been helping the financial industry and many others ensure successful, flawless operations. A large number of NonStop users have turned to Ascert to help launch new initiatives and services through integrated testing and environment simulation. I met with Rich Greene to learn more about VersaTest, including the differentiating factors, and why customers prefer to run...

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NonStop, Meet Cloud Testing and Certification - Part 1

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Apr 30, 2015

I recently spoke with Richard Greene from Ascert, a company that offers software testing solutions for the financial industry, retail sector, and many others. They pride themselves on being able to provide a flexible, cloud-based implementation to help companies big and small ensure a strong, reliable backend for their software. NonStop users have long utilized the power of Ascert’s VersaTest family of testing solutions, but we...

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Healthcare Fraud Exposed

by Gabrielle Guerrera on Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Now that the holiday season has come to a close and I’ve finally gotten caught up after all of my vacations, I was able to continue a discussion that I had at Boot Camp in November. Luther Martin, chief security architect at HPE Security Voltage (formerly Voltage Security), and I had been talking about the need in the healthcare industry for a platform like NonStop that could provide both high availability and good security.


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