News/Analysis

What's Behind the Ericsson Swisscom Deal? Pluribus


SDN startup has a big NFV role...

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

Cisco Unbundles IOS After AT&T Goes Full Whitebox


Cisco finally caves to OS disaggregation...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 27, 2018
Premium Research

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

Silver Peak Targets 200% Growth in 2018


SD-WAN sees demand for router replacement...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 07, 2018
Premium Research

The SD-WAN Growth Report


Comprehensive view of the SD-WAN market...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 17, 2017
Tech Primers

​What Are the Components of an SD-WAN?


The SD-WAN is driven by many use cases...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 19, 2018
News/Analysis

VMware Paid $449 Million for VeloCloud


VeloCloud wasn't a unicorn and the price may change...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 21, 2018
News/Analysis

Converged Storage Startup Cohesity Growing 600%


Hyperconverged storage play Cohesity doubling every quarter...

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

How Nuage Is Escalating SD-WAN Battle


Nuage beefs up routing and security, ties together virtualization platform ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 25, 2018
Premium Research

SD-WAN Growth Is Accelerating in 2019


Futuriom boosts revenue forecast of SD-WAN by 130% from last year. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 05, 2019
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

A Canadian SD-WAN Startup Has More Customers Than Verizon


TELoIP has 40 employees and 145 customers...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 29, 2017
Q & A

Futuriom Q&A: Mohit Aron


Cohesity and Nutanix Co-founder details how he discovered a new market...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 21, 2018
Premium Research

The 2018 SD-WAN Growth Outlook Is Here!


Market expected to generate $1.5B in revenue by 2019...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 21, 2018
News/Analysis

Are App-Specific Networks (ASNs) the Next Big IoT Thing?


SD-WAN gets extended to the IoT cloud...

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

How David Cheriton Beats Everyone at Tech Investing


Early investor in Granite, VMware, Google, Arista, and Apstra details approach...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 24, 2018
News/Analysis

SD-WAN Market After M&A: Is Aryaka Number One?


SD-WAN vendor sets its sight on IPO...

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

How IoT & 5G Will Change the Data Center


Regional edge data demand growing around the world...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 27, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Is Intent-Based Networking SDN 2.0?


IBN targets reduced network operating expense...

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

Aryaka Adds Mobile SD-WAN to Network


NAAS now optimizes mobile connectivity...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 15, 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
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

RSA Highlights Continued Struggle in Security


Even Cisco exec says "we're screwed" ...

By: Michael Vizard
April 20, 2018
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
News/Analysis

Cisco-Arista Settlement Surprises


Cisco "buries the hatchet" on long-running dispute...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 06, 2018
News/Analysis

Affirmed Puts Virtual EPC in the Cloud


Cloud-based evolved packet core could accelerate 5G service deployment...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 12, 2018
Tech Primers

Why Security Is the Killer SD-WAN App


SD-WAN pushes security services into the cloud. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 15, 2018
News/Analysis

JASK Nets $25M for Smarter SOCs


Startup applies AI to cybersecurity data...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 28, 2018
Futuriom Blog

It's SD-WAR! VMware Buys VeloCloud


SD-WAN startup acquisition escalates competition...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 02, 2017
News/Analysis

Cohesity Expands into File and Object Storage


Takes scale-out approach into unstructured data...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 14, 2018
News/Analysis

Affirmed Publishes Xeon Benchmarks for NFV


Mobile NFV provider says Xeon works just fine...

By: Michael Vizard
June 25, 2018
News/Analysis

Telco Systems Teams with Arm


Chips are central to efficiency at the edge...

By: Michael Vizard
June 15, 2018
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

Interset Advances Use of AI in Security Analytics


Identifying bots without DPI...

By: Michael Vizard
January 09, 2018
News/Analysis

Broadcom Opens Up Chips With SDK


Open-source SDLKT provides deeper hardware integration...

By: Michael Vizard
January 30, 2018
News/Analysis

Affirmed Pushes Network Slicing Ahead of 5G


Massachusetts startup virtualizes network slicing...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 11, 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
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
Free Research

Futuriom CSP Network Automation Report


Based on a survey with 218 communications and cloud service provider, this report recaps goals and challenges of driving automation into cloud-scale networks....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 13, 2018
Tech Primers

What Is Intent-Based Analytics?


Proliferation of APIs and open networks facilitates using analytics to automate...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 06, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Merges Contrail With Red Hat OpenStack


Contrail Cloud includes a managed service...

By: Michael Vizard
November 05, 2017
News/Analysis

How to Value Bitcoin


New asset classes are hard to value...

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

Aryaka Beefs Up SD-WAN Security With PASSPORT


Firewall, DDoS, and cloud protection added with Palo Alto, Radware, and Zscaler...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 12, 2018
Free Research

Why Networks Are Key to a Smarter Data Center


Data-center managers need more powerful networks...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 19, 2019
News/Analysis

AI Security Startups Target Talent Crunch


Automation aims to solve cybersecurity gaps...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 02, 2017
News/Analysis

Cohesity Raises Monster $250M Round


Cisco and HPE back hyperconverged storage player...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 11, 2018
News/Analysis

Cohesity Climbs the Stack With Data Management


Helios combines cross-cloud data management and analytics...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 21, 2018
News/Analysis

Silver Peak Claims 1,000th Customer


Rivalry with Cisco heats up as Silver Peak focuses on SD-WAN...

By: Michael Vizard
August 14, 2018
News/Analysis

VMware Focuses on Security Features for NSX 6.4


Aims to make micro-segmentation more accessible...

By: Michael Vizard
January 22, 2018
Futuriom Blog

MIT Sloan's Roadmap to Digital Transformation


Transformation initiatives come in many shapes and forms...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 16, 2018
News/Analysis

Huawei Launches Ascend Chip, AI Strategy


Huawei looks to drive digital transformation with its own AI chip...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 10, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Arista's Programmable Switches Should Scare Cisco


Arista plugs in Barefoot's Tofino programmable chips...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 07, 2018
Free Research

Why 5G Will Drive Virtualization and Edge Compute


5G, IoT, and Edge Compute trends drive demand for the low-latency network...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 22, 2019
News/Analysis

Nutanix Surges on Software Strategy


Shares rise 10 percent on move to phase out hardware...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 01, 2017
News/Analysis

GE Digital Puts Predix Analytics on IoT Edge


GE runs analytics as a microservice...

By: Michael Vizard
October 24, 2017
Premium Research

SDN 2.0: Monitoring, Analytics, and Automation


New Futuriom report details strategies of 14 leading companies...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 31, 2018
Tech Primers

What Is Intent-Based Networking (IBN)?


Building networking automation with IBN...

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

Microsoft Adds SD-WAN, Firewall Services to Azure


Stateful firewall and virtual WAN integrated into cloud service...

By: Michael Vizard
July 17, 2018
Tech Primers

What Is Edge Computing for IoT?


Massive growth of IoT data requires new edge computing architectures...

By: Sagar Nangare
August 07, 2018
News/Analysis

Ziften, New CEO, Focus on Simplified Endpoint Security


Microsoft partnership drives growth in a hot market...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 09, 2018
News/Analysis

Why Public Cloud Is the Future of Security


The cloud looms large for IT security...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 26, 2017
Q & A

The Futuriom Interview: Shlomo Kramer


Kramer says the telcos won't pull off SD-WAN...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 28, 2019
News/Analysis

The Darkest Tales From Black Hat


Vulnerabilities extend from critical infrastructure to pacemakers...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 10, 2018
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

Ericsson Throws Cold Water on 5G Hype


Revises sales forecast down again...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 09, 2017
Futuriom Blog

The FCC's Net Neutrality Hacking Problem


A policy driven by fake comments?...

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

Itential Bets on Low-Code to Automate Networks


Itential Brings Low-Code Tools to Network Management...

By: Michael Vizard
September 05, 2018
Tech Primers

The Future of the Software-Defined Carrier


Software-defined carriers will deliver a suite of IT and communications services...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 17, 2018
News/Analysis

P4 Player Kaloom Emerges From Stealth


SDN startup touts programmable fabrics using Barefoot chips...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 15, 2018
News/Analysis

Inside Huawei's First SD-WAN Test With EANTC


Huawei was first to plug into EANTC's SD-WAN test suite...

By: Michael Vizard
January 08, 2018
News/Analysis

NS1 Launches DNS Security Service


Supports management of DNS traffic...

By: Michael Vizard
January 17, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Extends Contrail to Hybrid Clouds


Extends policy management across clouds...

By: Michael Vizard
April 25, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Networks Aims to Catch 400G Wave


Penta Silicon goes into PTX and QFX switches ...

By: Michael Vizard
July 24, 2018
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

Silver Peak Picks Up $90M for AI-Based SD-WAN


SD-WAN leader looking to leverage machine learning...

By: Michael Vizard
June 26, 2018
News/Analysis

Big Switch Extends Fabric to Public Cloud


Connects SDN to public clouds such as AWS...

By: Michael Vizard
July 19, 2018
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
Futuriom Blog

After VMWare Buys Heptio, What Will Cisco Do?


VMware beefs up its container-management strategy...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 07, 2018
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

Broadcom Scales White Box With Tomahawk 3


More bandwidth for cloud applications...

By: Michael Vizard
December 19, 2017
News/Analysis

HPE Pushes SimpliVity to the Edge


HPE launches SimpliVity 2600 hyperconverged platform...

By: Michael Vizard
July 02, 2018
News/Analysis

Oracle Booms on Cloud Gains


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

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

Aruba Melds SD-WAN and Branch Management


Aruba Branch Gateways get SD-WAN features...

By: Michael Vizard
June 20, 2018
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

Blockchain Gets an Identity


Big potential for using blockchains to authenticate identity in the cloud...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 30, 2018
Tech Primers

What Is Blockchain?


How blockchain can take over the world...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 26, 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

How SD-WAN Can Boost Bandwidth


Gerresheimer used SD-WAN technology to increase bandwidth while reducing net costs...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 09, 2018
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
Tech Primers

How SD-WAN Enables Digital Transformation


Cloud-focused technologies can boost ROI...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 24, 2018
News/Analysis

VMware Makes NSX Everywhere Push


Extends NSX to containers and NFV for carriers...

By: Michael Vizard
May 01, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Apstra Has a New CMO


VeloCloud vet Michael Wood moves on from VMware...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 15, 2018
News/Analysis

Spectre and Meltdown Patches: A Long-term Project


Security patches are a mess...

By: Michael Vizard
January 19, 2018
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

Riverbed Extends WAN Alliance With Microsoft


Riverbed tightens SD-WAN connection to Azure cloud networking services...

By: Michael Vizard
September 24, 2018
Futuriom Blog

VMware Responds to Existential Kubernetes Fears


VMware pledges to make Kubernetes a first class citizen...

By: Michael Vizard
August 28, 2018
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

Cavium Debuts ThunderX2, Touts Cloud Gains


Boosts memory power and throughput ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 07, 2018
News/Analysis

Cohesity Scales With Amazon, New COO


AWS deal enables secondary backup in the cloud...

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

ExtraHop Reveals Security Analytics Tool


ExtraHop Reveal(x) will scan traffic in the cloud...

By: Michael Vizard
January 31, 2018