Futuriom Blog

Cisco Piles Into SD-WAN Security Trend


Integrates application firewall, intrusion detection, and threat intel into SD-WAN portfolio...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 13, 2018
News/Analysis

Cisco Cites SD-WAN in Tech Earnings Boost


Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins sees strong enterprise demand...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 16, 2018
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

Cisco to Infuse Support with Cloud AI


Networking giant offers analytics via the cloud...

By: Michael Vizard
October 17, 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
News/Analysis

Maxta Allies with Red Hat for Hyperconvergence


Storage software player teams with Red Hat on VMware alternative...

By: Michael Vizard
August 23, 2018
News/Analysis

Semtech Unveils Next-Gen Chipsets for LPWANs


Boost for IoT chip range and power efficiency...

By: Michael Vizard
January 08, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Futuriom Announces 2018 Research Calendar


New reports on cybersecurity, IoT, and SDN...

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

CenturyLink Adds Cisco's Viptela


Cisco and Versa technology behind CenturyLink's SD-WAN expansion...

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

Cisco Debuts Network Assurance Engine


Cisco looks to step up its automation game ...

By: Michael Vizard
January 30, 2018
News/Analysis

Red Hat Ramps up Networking to Take on VMware


Is a massive battle coming? ...

By: Michael Vizard
May 17, 2018
News/Analysis

Citrix Acquires Cedexis to Expand Cloud Reach


Startup adds CDN features...

By: Michael Vizard
February 12, 2018
News/Analysis

AT&T Boosts FlexWare AWS Integration


Will provide direct access to AWS...

By: Michael Vizard
November 05, 2017
News/Analysis

Cisco's Tetration Analytics Gets SaaSy


Analytics virtual appliance available as a service...

By: Michael Vizard
April 10, 2018
News/Analysis

Cato Networks Adds Malware Detection to SD-WAN


Machine-learning engine will detect Malware on endpoints...

By: Michael Vizard
May 23, 2018
News/Analysis

Bitcoin Is Breaking Out


King of cryptocurrencies breaks $3,000...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 07, 2017
Futuriom Blog

AT&T's DirecTV Disaster Looms Large


DirecTV unit loses 340,000 subscribers...

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

Blockchain Gets Real With Amazon, HSBC & IBM


Blockchain projects continue to spring up...

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

Report: IoT, AI Boost Customer Service


Connecting to IoT data is a challenge...

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

Cisco Ties 5G to... Everything


Pumps 5G connections to routers, virtualization, and IoT...

By: Michael Vizard
February 28, 2018
News/Analysis

Cisco Launches Security App for Apple iOS


Security Connector watches over iOS endpoints...

By: Michael Vizard
December 14, 2017
News/Analysis

Big Switch Beefs Up Big Mon


SDN fabric adds packet recorder and analytics nodes...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 26, 2018
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

Cisco Shares Rise on Guidance Boost


Networking giant sees 5-7% annual growth ...

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

Amazon Shaking Up Hybrid Cloud With Linux 2


Amazon tentacles extend their reach...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 03, 2018
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

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

VMware Embraces Queens Release of OpenStack


Working to unify instances of OpenStack and VMware ...

By: Michael Vizard
May 21, 2018
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

Cisco Touts New Automation Apps


Crosswork apps to enable closed-loop control...

By: Michael Vizard
February 20, 2018
News/Analysis

Intel Makes FPGA Case for NFV Platforms


Chip giant sees a powerful combo of FPGAs and commercial processors...

By: Michael Vizard
March 08, 2018
News/Analysis

Ayla Taps Sunsea in $60M IoT Round


Sunsea Telecom becomes a strategic investor...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 03, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Grab a Seat for the Broadcom-Qualcomm Battle


QCOM shares could be going much higher...

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

Qualcomm Embraces WPA3 to Secure Wireless Networks


Mobile chip leader adds WPA3 support to Snapdragon ...

By: Michael Vizard
May 15, 2018
News/Analysis

Arista Crushes Q2


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

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

Broadcom Gets Hock-tile With Qualcomm


Chip giant proposes replacing Qualcomm board...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 04, 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

Equinix Adds SDN to Cloud Networking Service


SDN fabric enables direct cloud connections...

By: Michael Vizard
December 04, 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

Juniper Jumps On AI With Mist Acquisition


Networking company looks to accelerate AI networking with purchase of WiFi startup...

By: Michael Vizard
March 06, 2019
News/Analysis

Comm Chip Companies Get China Relief


China chip plays get a bounce...

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

RedHat OpenStack 12 Embraces Containers


Drives composable networks for applications...

By: Michael Vizard
November 06, 2017
News/Analysis

Cryptocurrency Market Cap Vaults Over $600B


Coinbase addition of Bitcoin Cash triggers another frenzy...

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

Tax Impact on IT Still Unclear: Raymond James


Channel shows tech capex still tracking normally...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 18, 2018
News/Analysis

Verizon Unfurls Session Border Controller Service


VOIP control from the cloud...

By: Michael Vizard
January 29, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper's Growing 'Credibility Gap'


Company lowers guidance...

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

Cisco: Growth Up, But Shares Down


Server sales grow but memory prices rising...

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

Huawei's Vision Driven by AI Investment


AI cloud platform will power everything...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 2018
News/Analysis

NetEvents: Why the Hackers Are Winning


Organizations fail at basic security practices...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 28, 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

Qualcomm Escalates Apple Patent Battle


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

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

Infrastructure Wars Heat Up in Advance of MWC


Service providers will have pick of HCI and networking platforms at MWC...

By: Michael Vizard
February 20, 2019
News/Analysis

ClusterFax! Equifax Gets Hacked


Equifax breach potentially affects millions...

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

Zebra Shares Vault on Strong Growth


Expanding into vertical markets with asset-tracking and analytics...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 07, 2018
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
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

Fake Apple News Triggers Automated Algos


Smart trading systems aren't that smart...

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

Veeam & Rubrick Tap More Cash for Data Management


Startup unicorns Veeam, Rubrick, and Cohesity battle it out ...

By: Michael Vizard
January 17, 2019
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
News/Analysis

Talari's New CEO Sees Channel Expansion


Networking veteran Patrick Sweeney takes the helm...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 21, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Are Apple & Arista Antifragile?


What makes technology stick?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 22, 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

Red Hat Extends Hybrid Cloud Bet on OpenStack


OpenStack gets ready for the IoT Edge...

By: Michael Vizard
May 23, 2018
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
News/Analysis

Sophos Integrates Endpoints, Firewalls


Firewall can classify endpoint apps...

By: Michael Vizard
October 25, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Cisco's Jasper Integration Progresses


Cisco claims more than 16,000 enterprises using IoT product...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 23, 2018
News/Analysis

Senet Unveils LPWAN Agent for Remote IoT


Virtual networks for IoT...

By: Michael Vizard
November 16, 2017
News/Analysis

Apstra Lands Yahoo Japan


Automation software to manage 500 nodes ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 13, 2018
Futuriom Blog

The Mobile Edge Cloud Breaks Out


A new cloud infrastructure will enable mobile at the edge...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 01, 2019
News/Analysis

Ericsson Opens IoT Marketplace


Hopes to standardize IoT APIs...

By: Michael Vizard
February 22, 2018
News/Analysis

10-4, Smokey: Ruckus Taps CB Radio to Access LTE


Citizens Broadband Radio Spectrum (CBRS) as a bridge to 5G...

By: Michael Vizard
February 26, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Networking the Cloud in 2019


Networks grow to support the hybrid, distributed cloud...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 16, 2019
News/Analysis

Dell EMC Unveils Flexible CI Platform


Betting on growth in converged infrastructure...

By: Michael Vizard
February 13, 2018
News/Analysis

Masergy SD-WAN Service Uses Routers


SD-WAN Go service integrates Fortinet security ...

By: Michael Vizard
December 12, 2017
News/Analysis

Gigamon Scales Decryption to 100G


GigaSECURE platform enables wirespeed SSL decryption...

By: Michael Vizard
December 05, 2017
News/Analysis

Facebook, Oracle Reflect Turn in Tech Sentiment


What goes up must come down?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 20, 2018
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
Futuriom Blog

The Upside to Tech Trade War Hysteria


Global technology trade will evolve, not implode...

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

Twilio Enables IoT Applications via Cellular


Programmatic wireless connects IoT endpoints...

By: Michael Vizard
April 17, 2018
News/Analysis

Marvell's Cavium Deal Gets Rave Reviews


Companies bulk up to combat Broadcom...

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

Cisco, LF Edge Line Up for Battle of the Edge


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By: Michael Vizard
January 29, 2019
News/Analysis

Metaswitch Intros Routing by Microservices


Composable Network Protocols (CNP) are controlled by APIs...

By: Michael Vizard
March 29, 2018
News/Analysis

Juniper Rides the Rumor Rollercoaster


There's no deal for $16B, says Nokia...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 30, 2017
Futuriom Blog

Did Ciena Win OFC? Wall Street Says Yes


After a rough 2017, there are many reasons why optical could firm up. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 21, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Welcome to Futuriom


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 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

Chasing the 5G Mirage


5G fragmentation and confusion accelerates ahead of MWC...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 01, 2019
News/Analysis

Cisco Living Large as a Dow Dog


Security and public sector drive growth...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 14, 2019
News/Analysis

Broadcom Unveils Terabit Speed SoC


Impressive density with 10 Tb/s packet processor ...

By: Michael Vizard
March 06, 2018
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
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

Why Is NVIDIA Buying Mellanox?


Specialized processors in demand to speed up AI the cloud...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 12, 2019
News/Analysis

Riverbed Extends SD-WAN to Wireless, Cloud


Integrates WiFi assets from Xirrus...

By: Michael Vizard
February 21, 2018
News/Analysis

Fortinet Fortifies Network Fabric


Security company launches new firewall series with built-in networking...

By: Michael Vizard
February 08, 2019
News/Analysis

Highlights of the MWC 5G Hype Wave


Targeting 1.4 billion new connections by 2025...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 26, 2019
News/Analysis

Cumulus Targets Telemetry & Microservices


Boosts visibility and programmability features of NetQ NOS...

By: Michael Vizard
April 23, 2019
News/Analysis

Meta Networks Unfurls NaaS


Offers L2/L3 network with VPN in the cloud...

By: Michael Vizard
April 04, 2018
News/Analysis

Netsurion Goes with MPLS-free SD-WAN


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By: Michael Vizard
February 05, 2019
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
Futuriom Blog

Net Neutrality: Media Overboard!


The end of the law from 2015 based on 1934...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 15, 2017