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Dell’s Multi-Cloud Portfolio Expansion Intended to Ease the Enterprise Multi-Cloud Journey

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Dell Technologies unveiled the expansion of its multi-cloud portfolio aimed at simplifying enterprise multi-cloud journeys. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Dell’s new multi-cloud portfolio capabilities and alliance strengthen its ability to exercise more ecosystem influence in powering enterprise multi-cloud assimilation and counter the multi-cloud solutions of key rivals like HPE and SAP.

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Juniper Evolves its 5G Portfolio and Messaging

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Juniper Networks is steadfastly evolving its 5G portfolio development and marketing with emphasis on supporting capabilities such as RIC in driving Open RAN adoption and enabling operator network slicing and use case networking. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Juniper has the portfolio-wide assets in areas such as Metro Cloud, AI, and security to bolster its strategic 5G market message and exercise more influence across the 5G ecosystem in scaling and monetizing operator 5G applications and services.

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T-Mobile Prelim Q4 and FY 2021 Customer Results are Good News for the 5G Ecosystem

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T-Mobile US provided a preliminary of critical customer results for Q4 and FY 2021, such as registering its highest postpaid net customer additions and postpaid account net adds in company history for FY 2021. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the new breakthrough results strengthen T-Mobile’s competitive position, especially in exercising more influence across the 5G ecosystem as U.S. 5G network builds and customer additions accelerate in the digital workforce era.

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Oracle Assures CSPs and Enterprises with Federos Acquisition

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Oracle acquires Federos with the objective of delivering comprehensive network and service assurance to CSPs and enterprises in improving their operational efficiency and lowering costs. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the Federos acquisition swiftly bolsters Oracle’s Service and Network Orchestration portfolio and how Oracle boosts its competitive prospects in powering broader CSP and enterprise adoption of automated assurance, analytics, and orchestration capabilities.

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CES 2022: Intel Battles Rivals Harder with Launch of 12th Gen Intel Core Family of Mobile Processors

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Intel unveils the 12th Gen Intel Core mobile processors family at CES 2022 highlighted with the launch of eight new mobile H-series processors predicated on Intel’s performance hybrid architecture. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why Intel’s new 12th Gen Core mobile processors raise the performance bar across the industry, advances laptop/desktop content creation workload optimization, and enables Intel to take the portfolio differentiation and marketing offensive against key foes AMD and Apple.

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MicroAI Factory: The AI Edge Platform Essential to Smart Automation of Food and Beverage Industry Processes

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The MicroAI Factory AI-driven analytics platform is an agile solution developed to improve manufacturer overall equipment effectiveness by providing actionable, real-time analysis of productivity, machines, and human data. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the overall MicroAI Factory platform fulfills the topmost lifecycle management, operational efficiency, automated reporting, and workflow management requirements that substantially augment the manufacturing processes of the Food and Beverage industry.

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Lenovo Harnesses AI at the Edge with ThinkEdge SE450 Launch

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Lenovo introduces the ThinkEdge SE450 with new compact, ruggedized and quiet design that aims to advance AI-driven business insights, performance, scaling flexibility, and security across the intelligent edge, presenting a new competitive challenge to key rivals HPE and Dell. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the purpose-designed Lenovo ThinkEdge SE450 is well-suited for the distinct demands of today’s intelligent edge environments and augment edge AI capabilities for key market verticals such as telecom, smart cities, manufacturing, and retail.

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Marvell Industry Analyst Day 2021: New AtlasOne Chip Readies 5G RAN Optical Fronthaul for 5G Ecosystem

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Marvell broadens its RAN portfolio aimed at advancing cloud-optimized 5G infrastructure with the launch of the AtlasOne 50Gbps PAM4 DSP and TIA chipset solution. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the new AtlasOne chipset fulfills fast growing mobile operator demand for 50G fronthaul bandwidth capabilities as they advance vRAN and Open RAN deployments, enhance existing RAN technology, and scale 5G applications such as enhanced mobile broadband, FWA, edge computing, ultra-reliable low-latency communications, and digital workforce.

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AWS re:Invent 2021: AWS Unveils AWS Cloud WAN to Unify Enterprise Cloud and On-premises Environments

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At AWS re:Invent 2021, AWS announces AWS Cloud WAN aimed at providing a unified dashboard that enterprises can leverage to connect their on-premises branch offices, data centers, and AWS Virtual Private Clouds across the AWS worldwide network. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why AWS Cloud WAN offers the global managed service capabilities needed to streamline enterprise development and administration of their connected cloud and on-premises environments.

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Ericsson Goes Long on Open Network Innovation with $6.2 Billion Acquisition of Vonage

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Ericsson enters into agreement for $6.2 billion cash offer to acquire Vonage, a provider of cloud-based communications, propelling Ericsson’s strategy to boost its wireless enterprise channel influence and broaden its global offerings. Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Ericsson’s $6.2 billion acquisition of Vonage can disrupt the crowded CPaaS market segment, spur API-driven 5G/4G innovation across the enterprise wireless realm, and provide the foundation to advance ecosystem-wide open network innovation.