Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Cradlepoint’s NetCloud Exchange cloud-native solution provides the policy-driven, zero-trust capabilities that can augment emerging enterprise 5G experiences and WAN services with SD-WAN and Zero Trust through the flexible delivery of multiple SD-WAN and security services bolstered by the backing of Ericsson’s 5G portfolio expertise and global channel resources.
Futurum’s Daniel Newman and Ron Westfall examine Cisco’s Q4 2022 and FY 2022 results and why they see the Q4 results as impressive since Cisco beat on both top and bottom accented by a strong top line beat as well as exhibiting the competitive foundation required to power continued investments in innovation throughout its networking, security, collaboration, and optimized applications portfolios.
Futurum’s Daniel Newman and Ron Westfall examine Lenovo’s first quarter 2022/23 results that produced improved profitability and revenue for the ninth consecutive quarter and why Lenovo’s strategic vision, R&D prioritization, portfolio development commitments, and operations have enabled the company to make notable strides across its three main SSG, IFG, and IDG business units.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses ZohoDay 2022 and covers the analyst summit’s SMB panel consisting of Zoho customers Counter Culture, Hera Hub, and Zoomcar. The panel discussion shows how some SMB customers use Zoho solutions to meet their distinct challenges and attain better business outcomes, evidencing yet another reason for Zoho’s compelling value prop across the customer spectrum — regardless of company size.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses how Airtel’s new 5G pacts with Ericsson, Nokia, and Samsung affirm the rising competitive prospects for the trio across the global 5G ecosystem, including especially 5G RAN solutions, due to factors such as Airtel and the India’s entry into the 5G market, the wide-ranging ban on China-made equipment in key markets, and Open RAN’s evolving readiness for prime time 5G deployments.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Arista’s acquisition of Pluribus Networks strengthen its hand in the fast-evolving cloud networking realm, boosts sales & marketing prospects and portfolio differentiation for its Converged Cloud Fabric and new Arista Unified Cloud Fabric proposition, strengthen its NVIDIA relationship, and can help advance adoption and deployment across the NetOps, DevOps, and CloudOps domains of intricate cloud networking environments.
In this research report, Futurum Research explores why the SUSE Rancher solution and SUSE Rancher deployed on IBM zSystems and LinuxONE can deliver on the need for enhanced security, performance, and availability while simplifying IT operations and efficiency as organizations expand their adoption of microservices architectures and use of Kubernetes orchestration to enable DevOps and IT infrastructure teams to accelerate digital transformation initiatives.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the reaffirmation and expansion of the Qualcomm and Samsung partnership, including a seven-year patent licensing extension and Snapdragon platform collaboration in co-developing future Galaxy mobile devices, provides mobile ecosystem supply chain stability amidst recent turbulence due to global pandemic and geopolitical factors and provides a marked contrast to the Qualcomm Apple patent licensing relationship.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the introduction of Oracle Database Services for Azure is empowering Azure customers and applications with full access and integration to OCI database services through unified portals as well as delivering a simpler, more flexible cloud architecture that fulfills customer multi-cloud demands and sharply differentiates the Oracle and Microsoft multi-cloud proposition.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the Samsung Mediacom 5G FWA deal highlights major ongoing 5G ecosystem developments such as growing cable operator commitment to use 5G FWA to broaden their addressable broadband market, the further boost to Samsung’s credibility as a supplier of 5G network solutions including 5G FWA and vRAN/O-RAN, as well as the critical role CBRS spectrum can play in reducing the digital divide across rural areas.