07 Dec2018 Even More Smart Home Products For The Holiday Season

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With about a month left before Christmas, I’d like to provide another round of great tech products worth consideration when doing your holiday shopping. In my opinion, you can’t go wrong with any of these unique, affordable products. TCL 6 Series 65” Smart TV (Model 65R617) stands out in a crowded market Over the past […]

05 Dec2018 Moor Insights & Strategy Analyst Coverage At Amazon AWS re:Invent 2018

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Columns/reports: AWS Expands Compute Instances With Graviton A1 And Makes Arm Neoverse Real At re:Invent, by Matt Kimball (December 4, 2018) Amazon AWS Leaps Forward In Cloudy AI At re:Invent, by Karl Freund (December 4, 2018) Amazon Cloud Moves Up The Storage Stack, by Steve McDowell (December 4, 2018) Chris Wilder, IoT: TBD Rhett Dillingham: […]

27 Nov2018 RESEARCH PAPER: Accelerating Data Insights And Actions Across The Enterprise

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Edge computing is one of the newest trends driving excitement in the industry, but there is significance and depth to it unlike other trends. Edge computing offers greater operational efficiency through the promise of real-time insight and action to organizations of all sizes and types. To achieve greater operational efficiency, organizations should look to adopt […]

21 Nov2018 SC18: Big Iron And GPUs On Stage

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The annual Supercomputing event took place in Dallas last week, with over 13,000 attendees and miles of isles winding the convention center floor.  The big news this year was that the USA retook the top 2 spots from China on the list of the 500 largest computers. Both of these systems are powered by IBM Power9 […]

20 Nov2018 IoT And Edge Computing: The Wild West Of Cybersecurity

Is it me, or has the cybersecurity landscape been a little bit quiet during this national cybersecurity month? After a wild 2017 and early 2018, the cyber threat landscape seems significantly slower. At the very least, the publicity around it has quieted down. Rest assured though, the threats are still there. Many organizations are still […]

19 Nov2018 Pure Storage Stakes A Leadership Position In Hybrid Cloud Storage With AWS

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Until today, deploying storage into the cloud required compromise. Cloud computing, public and private, is now a critical part of the infrastructure of nearly every IT architecture, no matter the size. There has been an explosion of innovation focused on providing IT the tools required to seamless migrate and manage workloads across on-premise and cloud […]

19 Nov2018 RESEARCH PAPER: Intelligent Storage For The Evolving Data Center

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The modern datacenter is rapidly evolving. Composable infrastructure, convergence, cloud solutions, and the rise of advanced analytics are challenging IT architects and IT operations teams alike. Traditional storage infrastructure is limited in its ability to keep pace with this evolution. Click on the logo below to download the paper: Table Of Contents Summary Data Has […]

16 Nov2018 Is Microsoft Adding Xilinx To Its Datacenters?

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At this point, Microsoft is probably the industry’s largest buyer of Intel FPGAs for datacenter acceleration. It has published numerous blogs and papers about its extensive use cases for the adaptable hardware, from security to search to AI (which I have opined on in numerous Forbes blogs). On Wednesday, October 31, Bloomberg’s Ian King published […]

15 Nov2018 HPE’s Increased Stability And Consistency Noticeable At Investor Event

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HPE CEO Antonio Neri addresses financial analysts at last week’s SAM.  HPE Last week, Hewlett Packard Enterprise held its annual Securities Analyst Meeting (SAM) at the New York Stock Exchange. The annual event represents the company’s opportunity to talk to investors about its past progress and financials but more importantly, talk about its future opportunities. […]

15 Nov2018 ON Semiconductor Ups Its Automotive Game With Mercedes F1 And FE Wins

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, steers his car during Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine).   ASSOCIATED PRESS Automotive electronics is an incredibly important and growing market. These days, as much as a third of the cost of a new […]

15 Nov2018 We Must Find A Way To Defy Data Gravity In The Cloud

The IT industry is in the midst of a transformational era in terms of how we treat data.  At Moor Insights & Strategy we have discussed countless the times forces that are driving the need for a data strategy, how that need is deeply impacted by real-time analytics, and how data has escaped the datacenter […]

14 Nov2018 More Smart Home Products For The Holiday Season

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Many consumers don’t consider themselves to be tech-savvy, and it can be particularly challenging to find a great tech gift for a family member in this rapidly changing product landscape. It is my ongoing mission to shed light on some of the best smart solutions on the market. A few weeks ago, I detailed five […]

13 Nov2018 RESEARCH PAPER: Dell Technologies: Ready For Artificial Intelligence Leadership

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of today’s fastest growing technologies. Used to derive valuable insights from mountains of data, AI solves problems far more efficiently and accurately than was previously possible with traditional programming techniques. AI is transforming science and businesses around the world from cancer research to virtual assistants to autonomous vehicles. However, many […]

13 Nov2018 Cisco Unveils New ‘Bridge To Possible’ Branding Campaign

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Imagery from “Bridge To Possible”. CISCO When it comes to corporate brands and campaigns for enterprise tech companies, I believe Cisco Systems is one of the best. This isn’t just myopinion. In the past year, according to Interbrand, Cisco’s brand ranking improved 8% and is #15 on the list of 2018 Best Global Brands. In 2016, […]

13 Nov2018 Cisco Systems And David Goeckeler’s Vision For Networking

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Before the kickoff of Cisco Systems’Partner Summit 2018 in Las Vegas this week, I had the opportunity to gain some insights from David Goeckeler, Executive Vice President of Networking and Security. David has responsibility for the entire connectivity infrastructure portfolio for the networking giant. His vision for the future of Cisco is decidedly multi-domain and cloud-centric. […]

13 Nov2018 Cisco Systems And Its Bridge To Possible

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Cisco unveils new branding campaign at the Cisco Partner Summit 2018.   WILL TOWNSEND Before I was an industry analyst, I spent a considerable amount of time working in the IT distribution channel. First at Compaq, then HP (after the merger of the two companies), and lastly at a number of smaller start-ups. Some of my […]

12 Nov2018 Intel’s New XMM 8160 5G Modem Brings Us Closer To Standalone 5G

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This blog includes contributions from Moor Insights & Strategy principal analyst Patrick Moorhead. Intel XMM 8160 5G modem. INTEL 5G is one of the most transformative technologies that has surfaced in the last ten years. It has the capabilities to reshape many industries including mobile devices, the IoT, smart transportation, VR, AR, manufacturing, and even the […]

11 Nov2018 AMD Looks To The ‘Next Horizon’ To Deliver Increased Datacenter Value

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AMD Next Horizon with AMD President/CEO Dr. Lisa Su.  PATRICK MOORHEAD In August 2016, when AMD announced at an event in San Francisco that its Zen architecture would provide a 40% IPC improvement, I will admit, I was skeptical. I was hopeful as the industry needed more competition but skeptical as the company hadn’t had […]

11 Nov2018 Samsung Takes Its 1.5 to 2.5B Unit Opportunity To Developers At SDC 2018

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Samsung’s DJ Koh kicks off SDC 2018.  PATRICK MOORHEAD Last week, I attended SDC 2018, Samsung’s sixth annual Developer Conference, in San Francisco, along with 5,000 other attendees. The event was a great chance to catch a glimpse of the technology that will power the coming generations of Samsung devices and services, and the company […]

09 Nov2018 5 Great Technology Gifts For The Family

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Christmas is still over two months away, but it’s never too early to keep an eye out for cool smart home gifts. Between now and the end of October, I’d like to call attention to some of the more innovative products that come across my radar screen—here’s round 1 of these unique and useful solutions. […]