20 Jan Moor Insights & Strategy Analyst CES 2020 Coverage

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Blogs/Articles HP Inc. Ushers In 2020 With New Hardware Innovations At CES 2020 Intel Shows Off PC Platform, Compute And Graphics Futures At CES 2020 Lenovo Delivers Big-Time Innovation At CES 2020 Samsung Dives Even Deeper Into PCs At CES 2020 Dell Upgrades PC Offerings With Next Generation Tech At CES 2020 Amazon Expands Its […]

20 Jan How Qualcomm Approaches Its Automotive Business, With $6.5B In Design Wins

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Qualcomm is a semiconductor company best known for its efforts in the realm of smartphone connectivity with its popular Snapdragon brand of modems, application processors and now RF. While smartphones are undoubtedly the company’s bread-and-butter, Qualcomm plays significantly in a number of other areas. A great example of this is its $6.5 billion (backlog) automotive […]

14 Jan RESEARCH PAPER: Qualcomm’s New Distributed Intelligence Platform

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Qualcomm has been innovating artificial intelligence (AI) features for years in their Snapdragon products, and the next generation Snapdragon 865 & 765 5G Mobile Platform, due in 2020, are designed to take AI performance to the next level and enable distributed intelligence over 5G wireless. AI is becoming ubiquitous on smartphones, and although many consumers […]

09 Jan The Ultimate Smart Home Office

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In my final column on great holiday tech gifts for 2019, I will focus on what I believe is the ultimate productivity, entertainment and cord-cutting solution for your home office. This approach may sound a bit contradictory as some consumers may view some of these solutions in a narrow and silo-oriented manner. That said, I […]

09 Jan Cisco Increases Its Societal Impact As Documented In Its 2019 CSR Report

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As leading a technology industry company, I have the blessing to cover a wide range of topics. While new technology releases and developments certainly make up a large portion of my coverage, I also like to devote time researching the human side—company culture and CSR, for example.  While Cisco Systems is indisputably on the leaderboard […]

09 Jan Teardown Reveals Globalfoundries 22FDX Shipping In End Products Like Google’s 2nd Gen Nest Mini

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It has been a year since Globalfoundries made the strategic decision to focus on its FDX platform, FinFET, RF and low power technologies over the bleeding edge. I have never seen the company more energized and focused than it is now, and I believe the industry is genuinely relieved the “pivot” is working out as competition in […]

09 Jan Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15 Four Week Review: Sleek, Simple, Sexy

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Earlier this fall, Microsoft broadened its well-reviewed Surface portfolio with the new Pro X, as well as a 15” iteration of the Surface Laptop 3. The ultra-thin Pro X 2-in-1 stole the show somewhat at the original announcement (see my coverage here). I went on to review the Pro X after three weeks of use, and […]

09 Jan RESEARCH PAPER: Storage For Container Deployments

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Containers provide a nearly unparalleled ability to efficiently deploy and manage application workloads and give enterprises the tools required to quickly, safely and easily deploy workloads across multi-site, multi-cloud infrastructure. Built on a foundation of simplicity, isolation and efficient resource sharing, they have become an indispensable tool for IT administrators and DevOps practitioners. You can […]

02 Jan HPE Seeks To Further Simplify Hybrid Cloud Management With GreenLake Central Launch

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A few weeks ago, HPE announced its new GreenLake Central offering—a software platform that gives customers an operational console to run, manage and optimize their entire hybrid IT environment and provide customers a consistent cloud experience across all of their applications and data. This announcement comes on the heels of HPE’s annual Financial Analyst Day […]

01 Jan Intel Acquires Habana Labs For $2 Billion

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In a strategic move in its datacenter AI plans, Intel has announced that it will acquire Israeli chip startup Habana Labs for $2 billion. Intel had reaffirmed its plans to deliver its Nervana chips as recently as last month, but the acquisition of Habana likely signals that early lighthouse accounts preferred the startup’s approach over […]

01 Jan Two AWS Re:Invent Announcements That Will Have Long-Lasting Impact On The Enterprise Datacenter

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AWS re:Invent came and went, and what a week it was. While the total number of announcements out of the conference was huge, the company itself made 13 significant announcements. These ranged from 5G to edge to core infrastructure to Quantum computing. Moor Insights & Strategy Principal Analyst Patrick Moorhead provided some great coverage that […]

27 Dec Lattice Semiconductor Likely Maintains Its Low-Power FPGA Advantage Into 2021 With Lattice Nexus Platform And CrossLink-NX FPGAs

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I’ve been spending a lot of time watching Lattice Semiconductor lately. While it is not a new company (founded in 1983), it is a company newly refocused on the creation of lower power FPGAs after the installation of industry veteran Jim Anderson as CEO in September 2018. There’s been immense change at Lattice in terms […]

27 Dec Amazon Plugs Quantum Cloud Computing Braket Into AWS

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) began offering classical cloud computing services to businesses over a decade ago.  Since then, AWS cloud computing coverage has grown to over 190 countries and uses multiple distributed global data centers. Cloud computing has the advantage of low variable costs. It also eliminates the need for large capital expenditures and long lead […]

27 Dec Cisco Systems Goes Big On The ‘Next’ Internet

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Cisco Systems launched a strategic initiative today to bring unprecedented scale to next generation networking and the Internet, dubbed the “Internet for the Future.” I would like to provide insights and summarize the three key components of the new strategy: custom silicon, optics and software enhancements. Our principal analyst Patrick Moorhead attended the event in San […]

27 Dec What North’s Focals AR Glasses Taught Me About Augmented Reality

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Earlier this year, I bought myself a North’s Focal AR glasses, with a discount I received for my participation in Intel Capital’s Global Summit. Today I wanted to share with you my review of the AR glasses, and the main takeaways from my experience with them. A personalized experience First, I stopped by the Focals […]

27 Dec More Great Holiday Tech Gifts That Deserve Your Attention

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In last week’s column, I highlighted some great tech gifts for the upcoming holiday season, ranging from a game-changing smart oven, stylish smartphone cases and an innovative “occupancy sensing” home sensor that can enable a whole host of home automation tasks. In this post, I will shed some visibility on another handful of new smart […]

27 Dec Qualcomm Doubles The Smart In Smartphones

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For the last decade, a “smart phone” was defined by its ability to run applications locally on the device. These days, however, “smart” means features powered by AI, with intelligent applications such as enhanced computational photography, voice processing and gaming with AR features. It appears that Qualcomm’s next generation mobile processors are about to take […]

26 Dec The Top Five AWS Re:Invent 2019 Announcements That Impact Your Enterprise Today

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Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Amazon.com AWS’s re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Re:Invent is AWS’s once a year mega-event where it announces new services and holds 2,500 educational sessions for builders, CIOs, channel and ecosystem partners, customers, and of course, industry analysts like me. It’s a large event at 65,000 attendees but […]

26 Dec Resideo Reaffirms Its Commitment To Its Professional Network With New Smart Home App And Services

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Last week, Resideo Technologies announced several important smart home solutions and tools designed to augment the capabilities of its vast professional network, at a polished event at Austin’s Moody Theater for nearly a thousand industry professionals and company partners. CEO Mike Nefkens and Chief Innovative Officer Niccolo de Masi spent an hour walking the attendees through the company’s […]

26 Dec AWS Wavelength Could Supercharge 5G

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent wrapped up last week in Las Vegas. There was a lot to digest at the event, but my firm’s principal Patrick Moorhead captured five key takeaways. If interested, you can find his article here. What caught both our attention was the AWS Wavelength announcement and partnership with Verizon in the United […]