10 May2019 Intel Demonstrates At Data-Centric Day That It’s The Datacenter Technology Company To Beat

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I’m a bit remiss in getting this out but thought it was important to talk about Intel’s Data-Centric Day in San Francisco beyond my tweetstorm and numerous press citations. The big story from the event is that Intel is now the full datacenter technology provider to beat, with huge investments in compute, storage, and networking. […]

10 May2019 HP Introduces Mid-Cycle Kicker Products And Services Including Zoom Collaboration Solution

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The last I wrote from the #1 unit share PC manufacturer, HP Inc., was at CES 2019, where the company refreshed its lineup with a slew of powerful new immersive displays (see my coverage here). Across the consumer tech industry, there’s always a bit of a lull after the beginning of the year craziness. It’s been […]

10 May2019 Google Spiritually Commits To Multi-Cloud At GCN 2019

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I recently attended the Google Cloud Next 2019 event in San Francisco and wanted to weigh in on what I consider the highlights. The annual GCN conference is a must-attend for anyone connected with Google Cloud and its enterprise capabilities, and this year’s event was a solid one with several announcements with new leader Thomas […]

07 May2019 RESEARCH PAPER: Cloud & GPUs Empower Broader VDI Deployment

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IT leaders have deployed virtual desktop solutions for more than a decade in user environments where reliable network connectivity enables the solutions’ benefits of increased data security and streamlined management of client computing resources. These leaders wanted to expand the deployments as they grew confident in the consistency of the user experience and comfortable with deployment and […]

27 Apr2019 Who Are Apple’s iPhone Contract Manufacturers?

This coming Monday, a highly anticipated trial between Qualcomm and Apple will start in San Diego. The legal showdown is the next, important chapter of a two-year conflict between the two technology powerhouses and now, in this trial, Apple’s contract manufacturers. You can get caught up to speed on the prior two years here. Next week’s […]

26 Apr2019 For IBM, Storage Is A Lighthouse For Its Data-Driven, Multi-Cloud World

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This blog was written by Steve McDowell, storage and HCI practice leadfor Moor Insights & Strategy. The cloud computing world is one filled with sudden pivots, swift turns, and sharp boomerangs. The early hopes that cloud computing, with its attractive cost/benefit equations and ease of management, would replace the enterprise data center were short-lived. As enterprises […]

18 Apr2019 Qualcomm Fills Out The Rest Of Its AI Portfolio

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Qualcomm is widely known as a powerhouse of wireless communications. Lesser known is the fact that it has been working on AI for longer than most of its competitors. Qualcomm announced its Zeroth processors back in 2013, which were far ahead of their time. Much of the industry was not quite ready yet for dedicated AI […]

18 Apr2019 The Linux Foundation And Its Networking Superpowers

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I’ve written before about the Linux Foundation and the power of open, standards-based networking. Open source is having a significant impact in both the enterprise and with carriers around the globe. It’s also rubbing off on companies such as Cisco Systems, who are embracing a design philosophy that no longer locks customers into a specific networking stack. […]

12 Apr2019 NVIDIA Is Coming For Your Data Center

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Article by Steve McDowell. NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) took place a few weeks ago near the company’s headquarters in San Jose, California. Be careful how you say “GPU,” though—NVIDIA’s founder and CEO Jensen Huang was clear that it’s a term he avoids, preferring to use product names.  NVIDIA’s processing technology, you see, is about […]

12 Apr2019 NVIDIA GTC 2019: Datacenter Ecosystem, But No New Chips

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Article by Karl Freund. Last week at GTC 2019, Jensen Huang, the high energy and immensely entertaining CEO and founder of NVIDIA , took the stage to give his keynote to the event’s 6,000+ attendees. However, this was anything but his usual keynote. We have all been spoiled for years by NVIDIA’s dependable yearly flood of new […]

12 Apr2019 Two NVIDIA GTC Automotive Announcements That Deserve More Attention

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As I wrote in my lead-up to NVIDIA’s 2019 GPU Technology Conference (GTC), the annual event is an industry “who’s who” in AI and Deep Learning and is not one to miss. As usual, it did not disappoint—NVIDIA showcased a multitude of impactful applications of its technology, from data center and professional visualization to autonomous vehicles and […]

12 Apr2019 Cisco Trumpets A Unique Decibel, An Early-Stage Venture Company

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From its leadership in software, security and networking technology, to its extensive CSR efforts, Cisco Systems is a company I follow very closely. One thing I really like about Cisco is the interest it takes in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, vital for a large company.  It’s vital for every large tech company because the typical cycle of a tech company […]

10 Apr2019 Rayvolt Evangelizes Expansive E-Bike Lineup With Characteristic Style

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Article by Mark N. Vena. Modern-day Barcelona is an elegant and profound mixture of the rich Spanish and Catalan cultures of the region. The city is one of the great cultural centers of Europe, housing numerous museums, theaters, and performing arts venues that speak to Barcelona’s 2,000 years of history. Numerous artists, filmmakers, and other […]

10 Apr2019 Qualcomm Dives Into The Deep End Of The Data Center

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Article by Karl Freund. Qualcomm  held an AI Day event this week in San Francisco to tout the company’s broad and deep Artificial Intelligence capabilities, across mobile, automobiles, IoT, cloud computing, and more. I will focus here on the company’s first foray into the data center for AI, while my colleague, Anshel Sag, will cover mobile […]

09 Apr2019 Palo Alto Networks Builds On Its Vision For Securing The World

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Article by Chris Wilder. I kept a close eye on Palo Alto Networks , even prior to launching the cybersecurity practice at Moor Insights & Strategy at the beginning of 2019. Companies like PAN continue to innovate and keep up with this changing industry, while others are more complacent. Recently, Palo Alto Networks provided the analyst community […]

09 Apr2019 Pure Storage Brings Compuverde’s Unstructured Capabilities Into The Fold

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Pure Storage is a company that I’ve been following closely for the past several years. It was one of the first to market with an all-flash storage array, as well as NVMe and high-performance storage. Its innovation often leads the way in storage and pushes its larger, perhaps more well-known, competitors to compete. Last week, it […]

08 Apr2019 Hololens 2: Microsoft’s Enterprise AR Power Play For Windows Mixed Reality

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Article by Anshel Sag. After months of anticipation, Microsoft  recently launched its Hololens 2 headset at MWC 2019 in Barcelona. It was quite a launch, complete with surprises and some controversy. Many developers and enterprises were eagerly awaiting this headset’s arrival to determine whether they should develop for platforms like Magic Leap or Hololens. The fact that […]

05 Apr2019 The Ultimate Cord-Cutter Solution: You Might Never Leave Your Home Again

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Article by Mark N. Vena. Cord-cutting in the United States has grown insanely popular with consumers over the past several years. This is being driven by a combination of factors: anger with the incumbent cable or satellite companies over paying too much for premium channels; the fact that today’s consumers no longer are confined to […]

03 Apr2019 Simple Factors To Consider When Selecting A Strategic Public Cloud Provider

One of the bigger debates in the IT world the previous five years had been about whether to go public or private cloud. For the most part, the majority in the tech world believe that it is a “hybrid” world, one spread between on-prem and public clouds. Amazon AWS’s announcement of Outposts at its last […]

28 Mar2019 Man’s Best Friend Has A Place In The Smart Home Too

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If you love dogs or cats, you’ll enjoy this week’s column in my ongoing search for the coolest smart home technology products on the market. Today I’ll take a look at two new products: Sony’s newest robotic dog, and a location tracking solution for kids and pets. Aibo: one step closer to the ultimate robotic pet For […]