Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his analysis of recent announcements by Linux Operating System vendor SUSE concerning the security posture of its core SLES Linux distribution. In a move that is a clear nod toward doubling down on security, SUSE has announced that SLES SP 2 has achieved EAL 4+ certification for the Arm, Intel x86-64 and IBM Z and LinuxONE platforms.
Futurum Senior Analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the recent announcement by Canonical to support RISC-V with the Ubuntu operating system. Canonical has for years now taken the most holistic approach to porting Ubuntu to multiple platforms. While open source leaders such as Red Hat and SUSE focus on x86 based architectures, Canonical has taken a different path and arguably the most open.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: QCOM) just announced its first-of-a-kind 5G Robotics RB5 platform. The natural successor to the successful (4G-based) Qualcomm® Robotics RB3 platform. As Qualcomm puts it, the Robotics RB5 platform aims to “empower developers and manufacturers to create the next generation of high-compute, low-power robots and drones for the consumer, enterprise, defense, industrial and professional service sectors.”