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
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

Juniper Rides the Rumor Rollercoaster


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

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

Metaswitch Intros Routing by Microservices


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

By: Michael Vizard
March 29, 2018
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

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
News/Analysis

Broadcom Unveils Terabit Speed SoC


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

By: Michael Vizard
March 06, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Welcome to Futuriom


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

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

Riverbed Extends SD-WAN to Wireless, Cloud


Integrates WiFi assets from Xirrus...

By: Michael Vizard
February 21, 2018
News/Analysis

Meta Networks Unfurls NaaS


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

By: Michael Vizard
April 04, 2018
News/Analysis

HPE Allies With Nutanix


HPE to offer Nutanix operating system as GreenLake managed service option...

By: Michael Vizard
April 09, 2019
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

Net Neutrality: Media Overboard!


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 15, 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
Futuriom Blog

How Huawei Reflects China's Tech Evolution


The Chinese tech story evolves toward innovation...

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

What WannaCry Means for Windows


Vulnerabilities in Windows paved the way for WannaCry...

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

3 Reasons Why Tech Stocks May Have Topped


Valuations nearly 100% above the long-term trend with trade war in the background...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 17, 2019
News/Analysis

Barefoot, Netronome Shows Move to Edge Analytics


Data and networking moves to the edge...

By: Michael Vizard
March 22, 2018
News/Analysis

ZTE Trade Ban Adds to China Malaise


DOC action highlights risks of China-U.S. trade tensions...

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

​T-Mobile Sprinting Toward 5G


After years of discussion, T-Mobile and Sprint think they have a deal ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 30, 2018
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

Wall St. Celebrates Cisco's Return to Growth


First revenue growth in 9 quarters...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 16, 2017
News/Analysis

Telstra Anchors $45M Cumulus Round


Startup gets big investment from Australian service provider ...

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

Arm's Trillium: An IoT Project to Watch


Fueling NN apps at the edge...

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

Aryaka Teams With China Mobile on SD-WAN


A China firewall workaround?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 04, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Dell World Roundup: Open Ecosystem Builds


VMware in Azure, Apstra upgrade, and Big Switch deals this week...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 03, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Recent IPO Zcaler One to Watch


Strong start in public trading for cloud security company...

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

Inside VMware's Deep Multicloud Strategy


Heptio and Bitnami acquisitions part of multi-cloud strategy...

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

Huawei Questions Dog Components Markets


Trade overhang lingers in communications markets...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 27, 2018
News/Analysis

Despite 'Beat,' Cisco's Growth Is Slowing


Cisco's numbers were solid, but growth rates are decelerating...

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

Arrcus Ramps Network OS with $30M Series B


OS Startup Arrcus is building high-powered open routing at the edge. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 23, 2019
Futuriom Blog

CloudGenix Launches SD-WAN App Platform


CloudBlades is a development platform for network-aware applications...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 26, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Cato Networks Goes "Hands Free"


Cato launches fully managed SD-WAN service...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 09, 2019
News/Analysis

Big Multi-cloud Moves in Tech M&A


Technology M&A reflects rising interest in multi-cloud platforms...

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

Cloud Warnings Signs Grow


Earnings season has brought disappointment in cloud spending. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 08, 2019
News/Analysis

Big Switch Beefs up the Hybrid Cloud


Creates "Global VPCs" to extend network across clouds...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 21, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Cisco Confirms Networking Slowdown


Cisco's Chinese and service provider orders plummet, resulting in flat growth forecast...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 15, 2019
News/Analysis

Behind VMware's Buyout Binge


Purchase of Carbon Black and Pivotal points to Kubernetes and security focus...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 23, 2019