Futurum’s Steven Dickens provides his take on the disruption that is occurring in the storage marketplace, as well as recent announcements from IBM and Pure Storage. Steven also covers how traditional supply chains are being transformed through approaches taken by players such as VAST Data, and open source models such as CEPH.
Intel delivered a strong Q2 as demand for semiconductors remains strong. The biggest growth came from the client business as notebooks surge.
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the Q2 earning of banking solutions provider Temenos and the company’s pivot to Banking-as-a-Service, which seems like the right move at the right time.
Amazon announced a more than 50 updates for developers at its 2021 edition of Alexa Live shifting from hardware to software and experience.
Honeywell Quantum announced 3 Quantum Computing breakthroughs delivering over 1000 qubits, improved real-time correction and efficiency.
CSPs must prioritize FinOps management in the development of their multi-cloud administration strategies that account for security costs, the capture and development of best practices, and the fulfillment of legal mandates across a multitude of jurisdictions. Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why failure is not an option since CSPs must have an optimized multi-cloud strategy in place to meet the security and legal requirements of their customers as well as deploying best practices to assure positive business outcomes as well as how Amdocs offers the Cloud Operations portfolio essential to fulfilling telco-specific FinOps requirements.
Futurum’s Steven Dickens provides his analysis of IBM Storage announcements today, which reflect the company’s addition of enhanced data protection to Flash System, showing a focus on security, ransomware, and storage. While the company has some catching up to do, this focus on data protection and a Storage-as-a-Service offering is clearly important to clients and prospects
ADTRAN’s Combo PON technology is playing an integral role in advancing multi-gigabit broadband adoption across the world including the amassing of over 100 operator deals such as U.S.-based cable operator Armstrong committing to a 10G full-fiber strategy using ADTRAN’s XGS-PON solution. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why ADTRAN’s Combo PON technology is well-matched for the broadband demands of post-pandemic society and how 10G-capable fiber access networks will ultimately prevail in winning fixed access battles against competing technologies like cable HFC.
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the Q2 2021 results for IBM Systems. The headline results on the surface look troubling for Systems, however given the product life cycles of IBM Z and Power, and tough comparisons against Q2 2020, the business did surprisingly well and shows areas of growth and penetration in the marketplace.
IBM posted its best quarter in three years, but its data required a deeper look in between the lines to see where double-digit growth lies.