Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer weighs in on Amazon’s commitment to train drivers and transport employees, and other strategic partnerships the company has forged, in an effort to help combat human trafficking and modern slavery and forced labor.
Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer shares thoughts on the recently announced global strategic alliance between Kyndryl and Microsoft Cloud. While it’s an impressive way to come out of the gate for Kyndryl immediately post IBM spinoff, more importantly, this strategic partnership is centered on both companies serving enterprise customers and facilitating the building and deployment of both cloud solutions, as well as addressing the need for augmented IT expertise at the enterprise level.
Groq demonstrates its technology enabled the acceleration of compute timelines from days to seconds at Argonne National Laboratory in its COVID drug discovery initiative. Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why Groq potentially gains a significant sales and marketing boost from its Argonne National Laboratory collaboration, especially in demonstrating the Groq solutions performance advantage over established GPU products as well as potentially fulfilling compute acceleration for an expanding array of AI and machine learning use cases and missions.
Qualcomm has announced a collaboration with BMW to bring its Snapdragon Ride Platform to BMW’s next generation of ADAS and automated driving platforms. Futurum’s principal analyst Daniel Newman explores what this news means for Qualcomm’s ambitions in the automotive space.
The metaverse is clearly in the news of late, and it appears to be on pace to be one of the biggest trends of 2022. Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer covers the announcement out of Microsoft’s Ignite event of the launch of its Mesh for Teams, a new offering intended to blend the digital and physical worlds, expected to roll out to users in 2022, and offering insight on what this means for the future of the metaverse in the workplace.
ITRenew augments its suite of networking solutions with Pluribus Networks’ Adaptive Cloud Fabric providing advanced and sustainable network solutions with the agility and efficiency of open architecture that deliver the cost-effective performance and energy efficiencies needed to power multiple and fast expanding workloads across data center environments. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the Pluribus Networks and ITRenew partnership delivers TCO, sustainability, and supply chain reliability and can demonstrate a competitive advantage over some conventional OEM solutions and how their collaboration across the OCP also assures open-source flexibility for enterprise and CSP customers.
Futurum’s lead analyst Shelly Kramer explores the latest feature announcements from Microsoft Teams. Kramer dives into how the upgrades will facilitate the successful hybrid work environments that organizations are looking for as we emerge from the pandemic.
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the announcement this week of the partnership between remittance network provider Strike and Twitter. As the world of finance becomes increasingly disrupted by new entrants and cloud native players, the landscape just changed dramatically as a social network with over 300 million global users partners with an innovative fintech to disrupt the old guard of the likes of Visa, PayPal, Mastercard and Western Union.
Futurum’s Principal Analyst Daniel Newman breaks down the Poly’s announcement from Zoomtopia 2021 including the new video conferencing tools Poly Studio X70 and Poly Studio E70. He also examines how this announcement solidifies Poly’s positioning as a leader in providing technology that enables hybrid work.