Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the power trio of Qualcomm, Ericsson, and Thales can advance the adoption of standardized 5G NTN through testing and validating that LEO satellites can deliver 5G connectivity throughout remote areas and challenging geographic areas such as oceans and dense forests to 5G smartphones effectively ushering in the next incarnation of satellite phones.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why NEC’s acquisition of Aspire Technology strengthen its hand in the nascent Open RAN market segments, boosts sales and marketing prospects for Netcracker, and can help advance integration and interoperability assurances across intricate Open RAN 5G environments.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why the general availability of Apace Iceberg on Cloudera Data Platform advances the ecosystem-wide mission of expanding openness for data lakehouses while handling data anywhere across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, as well as addresses increasing enterprise demand for improving time to value for their data science teams while operating at the speed of innovation while avoiding vendor lock-in.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Juniper’s expanded Cloud Metro proposition, including new capabilities such as Paragon Automation as a Service and new ACX7000 product enhancements, is well-positioned to power CSP sustainable business growth objectives including the acceleration of 5G SA network builds, more intelligent flexible edge cloud hosting, and service experience innovation.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why Snowflake’s recent Unistore launch represents a notable divergence from the company’s portfolio development strategy of using a single, specialized platform to address the evolving data warehousing and analytics demands of customers, emulating the converged database portfolio development strategies of rivals such as Oracle who already offer market-proven transactional and analytical capabilities.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why HPE’s new ProLiant RL300 Gen11 server offering aligns with the cloud-native applications development priorities of service providers and digital-first enterprises as well as how using Ampere’s Altra and Altra Max processors can boost performance for cloud workloads such as web servers, caching, databases, media transcoding, and AI and advance power efficiency metrics that help fulfill organization-wide sustainability goals.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Qualcomm’s new RFFE portfolio additions including new Wi-Fi 7 FEMs build on its robust presence throughout the handsets segment into new device categories such as automotive and IoT and provides the competitive foundation to attain new revenue growth thresholds as well as bolster overall RFFE portfolio differentiation.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses Micron’s three-prong Embedded World 2022 announcement, consisting of new memory and storage portfolio innovation across its industrial and automotive offerings, such as the i400 microSD card, ASIL D certification for its LPDDR5 DRAM, and the expansion of its IQ Partner Program, and why it can bolster Micron’s competitive position in driving breakthroughs in key vertical areas such as video surveillance and automotive safety.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall explore Cisco’s vision to make cloud networking more intelligent and streamlined through a more unified experience primarily underpinned by the integration of the Cisco Nexus Cloud, Cisco Catalyst, and Cisco Meraki product lines meets the most urgent cloud management demands of IT. Now Cisco can start using a simplified SaaS experience, the acceleration of the cloud adoption process, and easy to consume enterprise and CSP agreements as the building blocks to power the unified experience across cloud environments.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Render Networks new product additions to its Network Construction Platform amply position the company to capitalize on increased U.S. federal government funding of broadband builds, including FTTH, and play an integral role in allowing broadband operators and construction companies to optimize the overall fiber build process by operating from the same digital page.