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The Ultimate Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Report


Billions of dollars in investment and M&A. Detailed ecosystem overview. More than 50 company profiles. This report has it all...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Cisco Reinvents SDN, Market Yawns


Cisco rolls out intent-based networking, but does the market care?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 21, 2017
News/Analysis

Converged Storage Startup Cohesity Growing 600%


Hyperconverged storage play Cohesity doubling every quarter...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 01, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Aryaka Adds Mobile SD-WAN to Network


NAAS now optimizes mobile connectivity...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 15, 2017
Futuriom Blog

The Intent of Intent-Based Networking


Who's behind the hottest new buzzword in the networking space?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 13, 2017
News/Analysis

A Canadian SD-WAN Startup Has More Customers Than Verizon


TELoIP has 40 employees and 145 customers...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 29, 2017
News/Analysis

Why Cisco Bought Viptela for $610M


Cisco has bought one of the leading SD-WAN players for a hefty price tag, but it may have had no choice...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 02, 2017
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The SD-WAN Growth Report


Comprehensive view of the SD-WAN market...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 17, 2017
News/Analysis

What's Behind the Ericsson Swisscom Deal? Pluribus


SDN startup has a big NFV role...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 12, 2017
News/Analysis

Oracle Booms on Cloud Gains


Database software giant's shares hit all-time high...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 23, 2017
Free Research

The Futuriom SysSecOps Report


This free, 25-page report details why endpoints are key to integrated security...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 06, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is the Growth Rate of IoT Markets?


Can growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) justify the hype? A look at the many ways to quantify the growth of these markets...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Is Intent-Based Networking SDN 2.0?


IBN targets reduced network operating expense...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 29, 2017
News/Analysis

Qualcomm Sees Demise of Proprietary IoT Nets


Chip provider says 3GPP standards such as Cat-M and NB-IoT will take over because of better economies of scale...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 24, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Cisco's Got Issues... & Arista Is a Big One


Revenues may decline 4 to 6 percent, as moving to the cloud challenges Cisco's business...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 18, 2017
News/Analysis

Calix Shares Hit New Lows


Access equipment player 60% below its IPO price...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 11, 2017
News/Analysis

Why Public Cloud Is the Future of Security


The cloud looms large for IT security...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 26, 2017
News/Analysis

What iPhone X Means for Investors & the Future


It's an optical sensing, AI future...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 13, 2017
News/Analysis

Tech Stock Freakout Sets In


Leading tech stocks -- including "FAAMG" -- take a dump. Opportunity coming? ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 12, 2017
News/Analysis

Are Cisco & Ericsson Preparing for the Endgame?


Executives send mixed signals on the Cisco-Ericsson partnership...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 28, 2017
News/Analysis

The Great Telco Debate: How to Battle Cloud?


Telcos are looking to reinvent themselves in face of cloud competition...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 13, 2017
News/Analysis

A Deep Dive Into Cisco's Growth Challenges


Cisco needs more M&A to grow...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 25, 2017
News/Analysis

Qualcomm Sees IoT Driving Growth, AI at the Edge


Chip giant already shipping 1 million IoT chips per day...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 25, 2017
News/Analysis

Affirmed Pushes Network Slicing Ahead of 5G


Massachusetts startup virtualizes network slicing...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 11, 2017
News/Analysis

IoT Is a Way Out for Ericsson


The bloodletting continues in Sweden, as fresh CEO Ekholm plots a restructuring...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 25, 2017
News/Analysis

Security Funding Boom: $400M in Deals in One Week


Illumio and Netskope both land $100M rounds, Microsoft acquires Hexadite...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 09, 2017
Free Research

5 Takeaways From Aryaka's 'State of the WAN'


WAN bandwidth is booming as businesses try to keep up with the cloud ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 12, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Is It Time for Juniper to Do Something Big?


Inside possible moves for the networking company...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 27, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Will 5G & IoT Apps Go to NFV or Public Cloud?


Are NFV and OpenStack winning or dying?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 14, 2017
News/Analysis

AI Security Startups Target Talent Crunch


Automation aims to solve cybersecurity gaps...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 02, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is Intent-Based Networking (IBN)?


Building networking automation with IBN...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 09, 2017
News/Analysis

Why We Still Get Hacked: Security Experts Weigh In


The security industry is failing. How to fix it?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 14, 2017
News/Analysis

Apstra Raises IBN Stakes With VXLAN Integration


AOS 2.0 delivers underlay-overlay integration...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 04, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco ACI 3.0 Adds Multisite, Kubernetes Support


ACI 3.0 targets distributed cloud deployments...

By: Michael Vizard
October 12, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Net Neutrality Is About Money, Not Freedom


Giving the Internet to the FCC doesn't make it more free...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 27, 2017
News/Analysis

Inside the Sprint-Charter Talks and Son's IoT Vision


SoftBank founder talks ARM, Charter, Softbank, Sprint & Small Cells ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 02, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is GE Predix?


GE Predix is a cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) targeted at the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). It was launched in 2015 designed to help network, manage, and analyze vast amounts of data collected from industrial devices to help au...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 02, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Cisco Links to IBN With Website Redirect


Cisco has redirected intentbasednetworking.com ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 10, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco VNI Update: IoT, SD-WAN, Video Drive Growth


IoT devices, SD-WAN, digital health, and video are key Internet growth applications...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 08, 2017
News/Analysis

Apple & Facebook Boost Jobs, Despite AI


Facebook and Apple are adding thousands of jobs for tasks that require humans, not robots...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 04, 2017
News/Analysis

Black Hat Roundup: Why IoT Is Not Safe


Black Hat introduces hackable nukes, car washes, and 4G...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 31, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Will Anybody Learn From the Equifax Debacle?


Data company bungles the response...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 12, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is Artificial Intelligence?


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the development of software and computing platforms that can replicate or even exceed human intelligence, which might include decision making, pattern recognition, predictive capabilities, and the understanding of...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 02, 2017
Q & A

Javelin Founder Abutbul on WannaCry


Former security operative for the Israeli Air Force weighs in on WannaCry...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 17, 2017
News/Analysis

The Cloud Conundrum of Connected Cars


Connected cars will drive a need for new cloud systems...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 30, 2017
News/Analysis

Report: IoT, AI Boost Customer Service


Connecting to IoT data is a challenge...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 15, 2017
News/Analysis

IoT & AI Are Key to Microsoft's Cloud


Windows maker highlights Cortana strategy ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 12, 2017
News/Analysis

Qualcomm Escalates Apple Patent Battle


Qualcomm fires back at Apple, filing to block iPhone imports...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 07, 2017
News/Analysis

Bitcoin Is Breaking Out


King of cryptocurrencies breaks $3,000...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 07, 2017
News/Analysis

Cloud Earnings Update: Amazon, Huawei, Nokia, PTC


Huawei still growing, Nokia beats, and Amazon misses...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 28, 2017
News/Analysis

Who's Apple Going to Buy Next?


The whole world is speculating about Apple's $240 billion in cash and where it will go next...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 09, 2017
News/Analysis

Amazon Dominance Continues with Earnings


Stock hits a new all-time high as company continues to fire on all cylinders and boosts capex spending...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 28, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Are Apple & Arista Antifragile?


What makes technology stick?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 22, 2017
News/Analysis

Huawei Wants to Be One of 'Five Clouds'


Networks, IoT, and AI lead to Huawei's cloud strategy...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 05, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco to Infuse Support with Cloud AI


Networking giant offers analytics via the cloud...

By: Michael Vizard
October 17, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)?


Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) provides WAN services to businesses, enterprises, and consumers, using software in the cloud rather than requiring proprietary hardware equipment and software. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 20, 2017
News/Analysis

Digital Efforts Drive IT Spend to $3.7 Trillion in 2018


Communications services drive bulk of IT growth...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 06, 2017
News/Analysis

Buffett Dumps GE Stock: What's It Mean for Predix?


GE may accelerate digital platforms to revive shares...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 15, 2017
News/Analysis

Huawei Introduces Universal CPE for SD-WAN


Huawei targets both enterprises and carriers with SD-WAN...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 06, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Why Disney's Streaming Move Won't Stop Netflix


Disney buys BAMtech to build streaming service...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 10, 2017
Tech Primers

What Is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)


The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken the world by storm, as technology experts and investors take a look at the technology that will be required to network and secure just about any device on earth -- billions of devices and machines including...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 15, 2017
News/Analysis

Arista Crushes Q2


Arista's cloud gains lead to 51% growth...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 04, 2017
News/Analysis

NetEvents: Why the Hackers Are Winning


Organizations fail at basic security practices...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 28, 2017
News/Analysis

Apple Makes Up With Nokia


Apple agrees to pay patent licenses and give Nokia more networking equipment business...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 23, 2017
News/Analysis

ClusterFax! Equifax Gets Hacked


Equifax breach potentially affects millions...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 08, 2017
News/Analysis

Microsoft Is Creating an AI Research Hub


Microsoft Research AI will work on specific AI challenges...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 13, 2017
News/Analysis

Pure Gets a Giancarlo Pop


Cisco, Sliver Lake veteran takes Pure CEO role...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 25, 2017
News/Analysis

AI, Brain Interfaces & TV at #Rutberg17


The race to connect and replace the brain is on...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 13, 2017
News/Analysis

What WannaCry Means for Windows


Vulnerabilities in Windows paved the way for WannaCry...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 19, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Welcome to Futuriom


This Futuriom site has launched. Tips and feedback appreciated ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 2017
News/Analysis

Verizon, AT&T Morphing Through Mega-Mergers


Leveraging $100s of billion of debt, your old telcos are aiming to be media and distribution conglomerates....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 19, 2017
News/Analysis

Fake Apple News Triggers Automated Algos


Smart trading systems aren't that smart...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 10, 2017
News/Analysis

Tech Delivers Smart Cities – & Surveillance States


The city in the cloud is here -- with your face...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 06, 2017
News/Analysis

Extreme M&A Drives Shares to New High


Extreme (EXTR) buys revenue for pennies on the dollar...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 29, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Facebook, Equifax, and the Coming Data Wars


Time to reinvent data security and authentication...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 22, 2017
Futuriom Blog

China ICO Ban: A Pause in the CryptoCraze


Chinese ICO ban just a bump in the crypto-road...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 04, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Telecoms in Crisis: Capex Slump Continues


Bloated telco balance sheets show little return...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 18, 2017
Q & A

The Futuriom Interview: Sudip Chakrabarti


A chat with Sudip Chakrabarti, an expert on cloud with Lightspeed Venture Partners, about how opportunities in industrial IoT...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 12, 2017