27 Mar2019 Keerti Melkote And HPE Aruba’s Story Of Wireless Disruption

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Article by Will Townsend. With HPE Aruba’s signature event Atmosphere 2019 just around the corner, I had the opportunity to speak again with Keerti Melkote, President and Founder of Aruba. During our one on one, we discussed a number of topics ranging from Aruba’s birth, its meteoric growth, the HPE acquisition, and his signature vest! […]

26 Mar2019 Google’s Stadia Announcement May Be A Game Changer

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Post by Mark N. Vena. Google  formally took the wraps off its new gaming platform,Stadia, last week at GDC 2019.  The phrase “game changer” is thrown around too often in the tech space, but in my view, Stadia really does have the makings to profoundly change the video game entertainment landscape. The Entertainment Software Association reports that in […]

26 Mar2019 RESEARCH PAPER: Accelerating Software-Defined Infrastructure With HPE Synergy

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Software-Defined Infrastructure (SDI) is the ability to manage hardware resources (compute, storage, and networking) in a programmable manner. Put differently, it enables fluid pools of IT resources to be provisioned and re-provisioned on the fly with little to no human intervention. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: Table Of Contents […]

25 Mar2019 Enterprise Networking Providers Weigh In On 5G And Wi-Fi

As an industry analyst that covers all things related to network connectivity, I have a unique perspective—I spend a lot of time with enterprise networking companies as well as operators, service providers, and telecommunication infrastructure firms. Each makes a compelling argument for why their solutions are best suited for any given deployment. Lately, though, tier […]

22 Mar2019 HP Reverb: Everything You Need In A VR Headset

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As a tech analyst, I’ve tried virtually every VR headset in existence—the good ones and the bad ones. While the technology is improving greatly (particularly with headsets geared towards the enterprise), one area that I consistently hear complaints about is resolution. Seeking to address this, HP  Inc. recently announced its own foray into VR headset category, the […]

19 Mar2019 Did The Industry Deliver On 5G At MWC 2019?

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This year is shaping up to be the year of 5G, with virtually every single company talking up their 5G game in one way or another. Since many of the first 5G smartphones and networks are expected to launch in 2019, MWC Barcelona 2019 was a prime opportunity for everyone to make their announcements and […]

19 Mar2019 Intel And Cray Reaffirm First USA Exascale Supercomputer

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Intel  and Cray Computer recently announced they will build the Aurora exascale supercomputer at the DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory in 2021, with Intel as the prime contributor and Cray Computer as a subcontractor. Exascale means the system can sustain one quintillion floating-point operations per second, a milestone the Chinese government hopes to reach in 2020. The […]

19 Mar2019 RSA 2019: The Industry Grapples With Cybersecurity As A Business Strategy

There has been a lot going on in the realm of cybersecurity over the past couple of weeks, from RSA in San Francisco (the largest cybersecurity show), to what may turn out to be one of the most devastating cyberwarfare attacks in recent history. The world of cybersecurity is growing, the stakes are high, and […]

19 Mar2019 How Cisco Fosters A ‘Conscious Culture’ Within The Company

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Cisco Systems is a company that I follow very closely. While the company is well-known (and rightfully so) as a networking, security and software powerhouse, one of the things I appreciate about this company is its focus on the human element—whether we’re talking about its Networking Academy, which trains approximately 1 million people per year in IT […]

14 Mar2019 ON Semiconductor Ready For A Growing Auto Electrification Market

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ON Semiconductor is a company that I’ve been watching very closely over the past year. Spun off of Motorola’s Semiconductor Products Sector back in 1999, the company has made a name for itself manufacturing power and signal management, discrete, logic, and other custom devices for a variety of industry applications. Lately, its influence is on […]

14 Mar2019 RESEARCH PAPER: Critical Considerations For The Modern Datacenter Infrastructure

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The modern datacenter has evolved and the rate of innovation continues to quicken with unprecedented speed. Virtualization is a basic building block of infrastructure. Cloud is no longer just simply cloud—it’s hybrid cloud and multi cloud. Cloud itself isushering in the age of containers and microservices. Edge computing is the new“cloud”. The advent of the […]

13 Mar2019 Why NVIDIA Is The Better Buyer Of Mellanox

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Since Mellanox announced last year that it was for sale, there have been rumors of many potential buyers— Microsoft, Intel, Xilinx, AMD , and even IBM. Interestingly, the final winner, NVIDIA, was rarely mentioned, even though the companies have a long-standing partnership and common interests in high-performance computing. Let’s take a quick look at the three big reasons why this deal makes […]

13 Mar2019 The 10 Most Bizarre Things About The FTC-Qualcomm Case

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It has been two months since closing arguments were presented in the FTC versus Qualcomm Trial, and Judge Koh could issue a verdict at any moment. In these past few months, I have been analyzing what a ruling might mean. I’m not a lawyer, but have seen a lot of antitrust action and was considered […]

12 Mar2019 Kontron Communications Doubles Down On Core, Edge And Smart Infrastructure

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Montreal, Canada-based Kontron Communications (KCI) is one of those companies that, while few have heard its name, enables some of the most innovative, cutting-edge services in the technology industry. Last year, KCI acquired software defined networking (SDN) provider Inocybe, expanding its automation capabilities, pivoting the company towards the Smart Infrastructure marketplace, and growing its global […]

12 Mar2019 Qualcomm Helps 5G Smartphone OEMs Bridge The XR Gap With XR Viewer Accelerator

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At this year’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona, the talk was all about 5G and XR. Nearly every operator and OEM had some sort of 5G demo that utilized gaming and/or XR. XR gaming is proving to be one of the most compelling early consumer use cases for 5G. However, there’s still a big need for […]

08 Mar2019 IBM Thinks About Storage

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IBM  Think, one of the industry’s premier technology events, recently wrapped up in San Francisco. Braving unusually wet weather, nearly thirty thousand attendees packed into conference rooms and exhibit halls to hear what IBM Corporation had to say about its vision of the future. IBM didn’t disappoint. One thing you should know about IBM is that […]

08 Mar2019 Apple Boosts Its Place In The Smart Home With A New Services Strategy

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At an Apple  special event on Monday, Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, meticulously laid out the company’s vision and strategy, challenging consumers to view and think about Apple in a fundamentally different manner. Monday’s presentation was fascinating as it was the only Apple announcement in the company’s history that was entirely devoid of any physical hardware.  As Apple’s hardware sales […]

08 Mar2019 Pure Storage’s Flash To Flash To Cloud

The storage world is in the midst of a long period of innovation, which was kicked off by the first NVMe-enabled devices less than five years ago. It doesn’t promise to slow down anytime soon. NVMe-over-fabric is becoming a reality, cloud architectures are disrupting how IT architects manage data, QLC-flash is on the verge of […]

07 Mar2019 HP Demonstrating Commitment To Diversity And Inclusion

HP Inc. is a company that I follow very closely. I covered the company extensively at CES 2019 this year and was impressed by the array of new, innovative displays it brought to its PC line (you can see my coverage here). It’s no secret that the company excels at delivering powerful PC offerings, but that’s […]

07 Mar2019 NVIDIA Is Right: Higher Hz Rates Help With Battle Royale Games

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There has been some discussion in the gaming and financial community if it makes sense for hugely popular Battle Royale games like PUBG, Fortnite and the recently released Apex Legends, to benefit from a high-end GPU. When I saw NVIDIA’s headline on its analysis, I thought, “duh” everybody knows this. Apparently, everyone doesn’t know this as […]