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.
At its recent Inspire event, Microsoft announced Windows 365 and Cloud PC offering. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer walks through the benefits of the offering and highlights security as one of the most attractive features. For more of her insights, check out the article.
With yet another acquisition, this time Bluetab, IBM is clearly tripling down on building its cloud services business. Futurum’s Steven Dickens provides his analysis on the spending spree IBM is on to build a post Kyndryl services business that can support the company’s ambitions in hybrid cloud. A pattern is emerging in the acquisition strategy of IBM in the services business to focus on the deployment of hybrid cloud solutions.
As organizations increasingly move to multi cloud models, leveraging Kubernetes, automation is becoming critical as operations teams look to keep pace with their agile enabled developer brethren. Futurum’s Steven Dickens provides his analysis of the latest release of Red Hat’s Ansible Advanced Cluster Management offering.
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides in depth analysis of the news coming out of MongoDB’s live event of the updates to the core general purpose database platform.
Check Point expands its Unified Cloud platform to support Alibaba Cloud elevating market awareness of its advanced security, visibility, and compliance capabilities of its cloud security portfolio, especially across multi-cloud environments. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the Check Point’s integration of its CloudGuard solution with Alibaba Cloud strengthens its overall multi-cloud proposition and provides a marketing edge over rivals as well as how Alibaba Cloud benefits competitively from the Check Point relationship.
AT&T and Google Cloud expand their 5G and edge collaboration targeting enterprises with a flexible combination of AT&T’s on-premises Multi-access Edge Compute solution and AT&T Network Edge Capabilities augmented by Google Cloud’s extensive edge PoPs and core proficiencies including Kubernetes container orchestration, AI/ML, data analytics, and ISV collaboration expertise. Futurum’s Ron Westfall analyzes why the expanded alliance boosts AT&T’s overall competitive prospects, especially in relation to main rival Verizon, and how AT&T now has the 5G and edge compute proposition needed to innovate immersive experiences and win more enterprise business.
Futurum’s Steven Dickens provides his insight on news coming out of IBM yesterday on the acquisition of Kubernetes and container focused services business BoxBoat. This acquisition, although not significant in revenue terms, clearly shows IBM’s strategic intent to build a hybrid cloud focused services business post spinoff of Kyndryl.
Futurum’s Steven Dickens gives his insight on the new DigitalOcean Managed MongoDB database as a service offering, focused on both developers and SMBs, as well as a look at what’s ahead for the industry as a whole, with the stakes being high for cloud providers.
Announced at MWC 2021, Ericsson and Google Cloud are building out their alliance to deliver 5G and edge cloud solutions targeted at communications service providers (CSP) and key enterprise verticals such as automotive, transportation, and manufacturing. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the partnership fulfills CSP strategic cloud objectives, including the policy of multi-cloud flexibility, and strengthen Ericsson’s hand against key 5G solution rival Nokia in supporting CSPs in their 5G cloud journeys.