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ServiceNow Industry Analyst Event: Rome Release Readies Now Platform to Power Hybrid Work Transformation

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At its Industry Analyst event, ServiceNow emphasized how the recent Now Platform Rome release provides the vast array of innovations needed to enable organizations to meet the workforce and workflow challenges of the hybrid work era. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the ServiceNow Now Platform is ready to power evolving business models, improve employee satisfaction, advance organization-wide automation, and scale application development, providing key differentiation for ServiceNow against formidable rivals.

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Apple Asks for Stay in App Store Changes Pending Appeal of Epic Games Ruling

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Futurum senior analyst Olivier Blanchard takes a look at Apple’s latest filing in the Epic Games vs. Apple legal battle, in which Apple was ordered to allow developers to point consumers to alternate forms of payment outside of its App store. In this overview, Blanchard explains why the next phases of the appeal process could be critical to the future of ecommerce platforms, including Google Play and Amazon, as well as the U.S. retail ecosystem as a whole.

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Ruling in Cloudflare Copyright Infringement Case Clarifies Liability Framework for Web Service Providers, Upholds DMCA Provisions

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Futurum Senior Analyst Olivier Blanchard explains why Cloudflare’s legal victory in federal court last week is important to copyright infringement case law in the United States. He also explores why upholding the 1998 DMCA’s framework of liability and indemnity for companies that deliver internet services is more important than ever, as global regulatory forces begin to shift around existing IP and antitrust law.

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Oracle Exadata X9M Shellacs AWS and Azure with Latency, Throughput, and Cost Breakthroughs

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Oracle launches Exadata Cloud@Customer X9M swiftly providing the OLTP I/O latency and analytics throughput advantages that vastly eclipse both the public cloud AWS RDS and Azure SQL offerings. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Exadata Cloud@Customer X9M shellacs the public cloud AWS and Azure offerings, let alone any on-premises options, across key latency, IOPS, throughput, and cost metrics that give Oracle a virtually insurmountable competitive edge.

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Open Mainframe Goes from Strength to Strength

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Futurum Research Senior Analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the Open Mainframe Summit event taking place this week and the announcements the Linux Foundation collaborative project focused on the mainframe is making as part of the conference. As the mainframe transforms to fit within the hybrid landscape, open source represents a key component in the platform continuing its place in mission critical computing environments.

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SUSE Announces Q3 Earnings and Updates on Rancher Growth

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Futurum analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the recently announced Q3 earnings from SUSE. With SUSE having recently acquired Rancher Labs and IPO’ing the business in May, this second set of numbers was crucial to demonstrate execution and growth and the company delivered. SUSE showed strong growth and positive signals across all areas of the business, including Cloud adoption and launched new solutions and even hinted at acquisitions in the near-term future.