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08 Nov2018 Cisco Introduces First Hybrid Kubernetes Platform Support For Amazon EKS

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Cisco’s Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on Amazon AWS.   CISCO Today, Cisco Systems announced the introduction of a new hybrid deployment option for joint customers of Cisco Systems and Amazon.com Web Services (AWS) who deploy their container-based applications on Kubernetes. The Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on AWS enables configuration of the Kubernetes-based Cisco Container Platform […]

08 Nov2018 CenturyLink Field Delivers A “Fan”-tastic Networking Experience

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WILL TOWNSEND I had the recent opportunity to tour CenturyLink Field, home to the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC. Built in 2002 upon the same site that the original Kingdome stood, the venue is a marvel of architecture and engineering. Paul Allen, may he rest in peace, was the famous Microsoft  executive credited for winning […]

08 Nov2018 Why The Smart Home Needs The Retail Channel

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For all the promise and potential of the smart home, the category has always been a little like Jello—difficult to nail down and challenging to define. If you ask 10 consumers what it is, you’ll likely get 10 different answers. Some define a smart home as the simple possession and use of a digital assistant […]

07 Nov2018 IBM Raises The Bar For Storage, Again

The big news in the technology world this past week was IBM Corporation’s purchase of Red Hat in one of the largest software company acquisitions in history. While that is a foundation-shaking move for both IBM and Red Hat, it will not impact the day-to-day lives of most working IT professionals. IT professionals focus on […]

05 Nov2018 IBM Scores Another Lab Win With ‘Sierra’ Going Online At Lawrence Livermore National Labs

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LLNL With its Power9 technology, IBM has been on a roll in the HPC segment. We’ve been covering these efforts extensively at Moor Insights & Strategy, from IBM’s partnership with Google and the Department of Energy to Power9 powering the Summit supercomputer . Now IBM has announced another lab announcement with “ Sierra ,” a […]

05 Nov2018 HP Spectre Folio: One Of The Most Unique Devices I’ve Ever Reviewed

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HP Spectre Folio.  HP INC I have spent nearly 30 years in and around the personal computer market as a PC manufacturer, for the leading PC desktop search engine of its time, a PC processor company and today with my firm researching the entirety of computing device industry.  When I was younger, I used to […]

05 Nov2018 Stop Betting Against Dell’s DVMT Conversion- You Look Foolish

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Michael Dell, chief executive officer of Dell Technologies Inc., speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S.,   (Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg) Given the recently announced Dell Technologies’ DVMT conversion planand the potential for investors to be able to invest in the entire company, I thought […]

05 Nov2018 Is VR The Next Frontier For Operators?

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The Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset. ANSHEL SAG As the VR industry continues to grow, we’re seeing more and more standalone devices like the Oculus Go, HTC Vive Focus, Lenovo Mirage, and soon the Oculus Quest. I have spent a considerable amount of time with these standalone VR devices and believe that they represent the future […]

05 Nov2018 RESEARCH PAPER: Cable Network Transformation

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The cable industry faces threats on a number of fronts. With the proliferation of smartphone and tablet devices, subscribers want to “cut the cord” and consume content on-the-go. This trend will certainly accelerate as wireless wide area networks (WWAN) transition from 4G LTE to next generation 5G infrastructure. 5G threatens to provide a viable connectivity […]

05 Nov2018 RESEARCH PAPER: Intel Architecture And The SD-WAN Disruption Opportunity

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Mid-market and large enterprise companies are rethinking their approach to wide area networking (WAN). Traditional deployment and management approaches will not scale with the ongoing proliferation of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and the corresponding influx of data. Today, networking is more than simply a connectivity consideration. Through Software-Defined Networking (SDN), businesses can […]

02 Nov2018 Huawei Throws Down The Gauntlet With New Mate 20 Devices

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Huawei announced its new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro at an eagerly-awaited event in London this past week. A lot of the excitement around the Mate 20 line of devices can be attributed to Huawei’s new Kirin 980 processor—the first Android SoC with 7nm and ARM’s new powerful A76 CPU cores. After the release […]

29 Oct2018 RESEARCH PAPER: Ericsson Reinvented

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The wireless wide area networking (WWAN) infrastructure landscape is changing radically. Once dominated by closed and proprietary architectures, vendors now embrace open source, software-defined networking (SDN), federated network slicing, and network function virtualization (NFV) to speed 5G deployments. End-to-end network complexity grows in parallel with 5G given carriers’ limited experience with both unlicensed and higher […]

26 Oct2018 Impressions From The Road: Linux Foundation And Its Role In Network Transformation

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The ONS 2018 Keynote.   Credit: Will Townsend In the past several weeks, I attended both the Open Networking Summit (ONS) Europe and the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) Userspace event in Dublin. Both were very different events. ONS showcased many of the dozen or so networking projects hosted by the Linux Foundation. DPDK happens to […]

26 Oct2018 All Rise, John Medica

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John Medica, who passed away October 13th of last year.     MARK VENA Saturday, October 13th marks the one year anniversary of the passing of John Medica and I wrote this tribute to him a year ago.  I’m sure many in the Forbes audience knew John and will appreciate the sentiments I’ve tried to convey […]

23 Oct2018 Google’s New Hardware Showcases Its AI Capabilities

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Google held its annual hardware event in New York City last week. Google’s Pixel 3 launch was possibly one of the most heavily leaked launches in industry history, with virtually all of the specifications of the device unveiled before the event began. Google was very aware of this fact and cobbled together a montage of […]

23 Oct2018 Qualcomm Reinforces Its Global Mobile 5G Orchestrator Role At 4G-5G Summit

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5G is a technology that many (including I) believe will be transformative above and beyond enabling 10X speeds on our smartphones, tablets, and PCs. 5G will be the key to accelerating productization of self-driving cars, stylish AR glasses, flexible and robotic factories, and even drones. I am currently attending Qualcomm’s 4G-5G Summit in Hong Kong […]

23 Oct2018 The NVIDIA RTX 2070 Is The Best $500 Gaming GPU

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NVIDIA GeForce 2080 Founder’s Edition.   NVIDIA This week NVIDIA continued the rollout of its GeForce RTX 20 line of gaming graphics cards, with the release of the new mid-range RTX 2070. Significantly more affordable than the recently launched 2080 and 2080 Ti (which Moor Insights & Strategy Analyst Anshel Sag benchmarked and reviewed here), the […]

22 Oct2018 Lenovo’s Secret Recipe For Hyperscale Success Is Called ‘ODM+’

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Unnamed hyperscale customer.  LENOVO It’s no secret that Lenovo is on a roll in the datacenter after years of declines after the IBM x86 server business acquisition. Lenovo achieved its goal of becoming #1 in HPC Top 500 two years ahead of its self-imposed schedule), and recent numbers for its Data Center Group showed a […]

21 Oct2018 Arm’s Investment And Growth Evident At TechCon 2018

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Arm CEO Simon Segars kicks off Arm TechCon 2018.  PATRICK MOORHEAD Last week, I attended the Arm TechCon 2018 event in San Jose, CA. TechCon is Arm’s annual premier industry event, drawing a huge crowd of developers, analysts, and press together to gain insight into what the semiconductor giant has been cooking up the past […]