19 Sep2016 RESEARCH PAPER: Open Networking Leads Digital Transformation

Companies see digital transformation as a way to help them accelerate their business by leveraging mobility, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, and social media to drive better insight and speed decision making. But before they can transform their businesses, they need to transform  their network first, because traditional network architectures hamper digital transformation instead of propelling […]

15 Sep2016 Apple’s New Chips Change The Semiconductor Landscape

(Image Source: Apple) Apple is very well known for developing its own semiconductor IP when it finds it necessary to improve the experience or deem its suppliers to not meet its needs. This is why Apple has been developing its own custom ARM SoCs since day one while still licensing its GPU IP from Imagination Technologies. This includes […]

15 Sep2016 Apple iPhone 7 Plus Review: Making A Great Phone Even Better

Apple is ranked the #2 in global smartphone market unit share, #1 in premium phones and still accounts for the vast majority of smartphone profits globally. Apple has also experienced some share loss in markets in places like China, which it seems very keen to make up with the iPhone 7 and with full supply of […]

13 Sep2016 Intel And NVIDIA Vie For Attention For ‘The Next Big Thing’

In a battle that has become somewhat predictable, but fun to watch, NVIDIA and Intel have recently announced new technologies and acquisitions, respectively, to compete in the fast growing market for Deep Learning in Artificial Intelligence (AI). These announcements demonstrate that both companies are doubling down on their strategies: NVIDIA intends to win with a portfolio of […]

12 Sep2016 Synaptics SecurePad Integration Into Clevo Gaming Notebooks Gives Us A Glimpse Of The PC’s Future

Identity protection is one of the key aspects of overall security and protection against attacks. Nobody cares more about protecting their identity than gamers many of whom have thousands of dollars’ worth of games and in-game content. People are getting hacked everywhere, inside games and outside games and getting compromised. In some cases, people get their credit card […]

09 Sep2016 IFA 2016 Key Analyst Takeaways

(Photo credit: Anshel Sag) IFA is an absolutely enormous consumer electronics show based every fall in Berlin with countless conglomerates that show off all their latest consumer wares to press and consumers. This year’s IFA had no shortage of appliances or televisions as usual, but this year was especially marked by three major technology trends. […]

08 Sep2016 Tech Industry Analyst Notes On Apple iPhone 7 And Watch Event

I attended Apple’s special event at the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco today and wanted to share with you some of my thoughts and highlights that came out of the event. Apple CEO takes the stage at today’s event (Credit: Patrick Moorhead) Watch Series 1 and 2 Apple is the #2 market share watch […]

06 Sep2016 AMD Expands MxGPU VDI Designs With HPE At VMWorld 2016

(Source: Advanced Micro Devices) VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) has been growing at an alarming rate and is expected to continue to grow as a whole over 25% the next five years. The VDI industry is made up major players like VMware, Citrix, Dell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Microsoft, NetApp and Red Hat all of whom have been working […]

06 Sep2016 RESEARCH PAPER: Dell Validated System for Virtualization Brings Intelligent Automation to Life

For more than a decade, server virtualization has increased datacenter efficiency, allowing IT to save money and improve productivity. However, even in virtualized environments, many IT organizations find themselves with infrastructure that is significantly underutilized, as the available resources do not always match the needs of each application. Converged systems have emerged as a category of solutions that combine server, […]

31 Aug2016 The Samsung Galaxy Note7 Will Appeal To Business End Users – A 30 Day Review

I spent the better part of the past 30 days with Samsung’s latest phone, the Samsung Galaxy Note7 as a business phone. Net-net, I believe business users will enjoy the experience like I did and embrace the many business-friendly features that it has. Samsung was the company to create the device category that we now […]

30 Aug2016 Vidyo Aims To Disrupt Video Banking After Seeing Success In Healthcare And Defense

Commercial video services are a funny thing- they seem to go through ebbs and flows of industry excitement. One day it seems boring and the next thing you see is live video from a drone, Google releasing Duo, a patient traveling on a dogsled to receive care from a doctor a 1,000 miles away… and then […]

29 Aug2016 HPE Synergy Shows Promise And Progress With Early Adopters

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has placed a big bet with HPE Synergy—the company is a pioneer in the composable infrastructure market, and is the furthest along in customer enablement. In the rapidly changing world of IT, composable infrastructure could be the next big thing in enterprise infrastructure. Designed to treat hardware like software (what is often referred to as, “infrastructure […]

29 Aug2016 Electronic Health Records Don’t Exist, I Have A Patient Library

We have heard about this integration of technology and services that would let data flow seamlessly, so that communication between doctors, patients, insurance companies, pharmacies and the workplace would be unhindered. When first introduced, there was a big push for Return on Investment (ROI), but no one seems to mention this now. In fact, there […]

25 Aug2016 CASE STUDY: HudsonAlpha Adopts HPE Synergy to Accelerate Genomics Research

Composable infrastructure enables IT to create flexible pools of infrastructure resources that can be allocated based on workload needs to automate operational changes at scale. Composable infrastructure is a new solution category still in the early stages of adoption. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) released the HPE Synergy platform in December 2015 as the first platform in the market built […]

24 Aug2016 HP Rebuilds High-End Gaming Offerings With New OMEN Products And Partnerships

(Image: HP) Although the PC market has been considered stagnant and lacking in innovation, the gaming segment has mostly been an outlier, showing the most growth outside of new form factors like convertibles. In the boutique gaming space, a small crop of unique players provide their own take on the highest-end of the high-end PC […]

23 Aug2016 Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 Could Encourage Enterprise Upgrades

Samsung’s DJ Koh proudly announces the new Note7 in a NYC event (Photo credit: Patrick Moorhead) I attended the Samsung Galaxy Note7 launch in New York City a few weeks back and already wrote some of my thoughts about the Note7 from a consumer perspective, but there remains a lot more to be said about the […]

22 Aug2016 RESEARCH BRIEF: Dell & EMC are Positioned to Become a Converged Systems Powerhouse

Enterprise IT organizations are transitioning to private cloud to drive efficiency within their datacenters. Many have turned to converged systems to improve time to market and to lower costs. Converged systems are pre-integrated configurations combining server, storage, and networking with unified systems management. Converged systems are different from traditional hardware platforms in that they are designed with a modular building-block […]

18 Aug2016 It’s A Jungle Out There In Wearable Technology

While your smartwatch or fitness band may survive the tough elements outside, there’s a tougher climate inside among wearables competitors. The wearables space is still emerging, and consumers and their tastes can be fickle. As the market continues mature, we are seeing some companies succeed and others fail. Interestingly, the size of the company has very […]

17 Aug2016 Microsoft Builds Out Windows Holographic Vision At Intel IDF 2016

Microsoft Hololens (Source: Microsoft) Microsoft started showing the company’s vision for AR and VR at Computex 2016 with Windows Holographic, a platform that blended together the applications of AR and VR into a mixed reality implementation. With Microsoft’s announcements at IDF 2016, it appears they are doubling down on the holographic mixed reality vision. Microsoft is partnering with […]

16 Aug2016 Intel Foundry Rounds Out IP Lineup With ARM, Adds New Customers AT IDF 2016

Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel (Photo credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images) There are always debates on who does what best in the semiconductor industry, but most agree that Intel is the best in process and transistor technology. This leadership has served the company extremely well over the last few decades and allowed them to reach a position […]