News/Analysis

Ericsson Opens IoT Marketplace


Hopes to standardize IoT APIs...

By: Michael Vizard
February 22, 2018
News/Analysis

Twilio Enables IoT Applications via Cellular


Programmatic wireless connects IoT endpoints...

By: Michael Vizard
April 17, 2018
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
News/Analysis

Senet Unveils LPWAN Agent for Remote IoT


Virtual networks for IoT...

By: Michael Vizard
November 16, 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
News/Analysis

Facebook, Oracle Reflect Turn in Tech Sentiment


What goes up must come down?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 20, 2018
News/Analysis

Gigamon Scales Decryption to 100G


GigaSECURE platform enables wirespeed SSL decryption...

By: Michael Vizard
December 05, 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

Marvell's Cavium Deal Gets Rave Reviews


Companies bulk up to combat Broadcom...

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

Broadcom Unveils Terabit Speed SoC


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

By: Michael Vizard
March 06, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Silver Peak: Expanding Use Cases Driving SD-WAN


SD-WAN pioneer Silver Peak announces its 1,500th customer...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 02, 2019
News/Analysis

Metaswitch Intros Routing by Microservices


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

By: Michael Vizard
March 29, 2018
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

Meta Networks Unfurls NaaS


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

By: Michael Vizard
April 04, 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

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

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

How Huawei Reflects China's Tech Evolution


The Chinese tech story evolves toward innovation...

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

Cloud Warning Signs Grow


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 08, 2019
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

Dell World Roundup: Open Ecosystem Builds


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 03, 2019
News/Analysis

What WannaCry Means for Windows


Vulnerabilities in Windows paved the way for WannaCry...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 19, 2017
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

Barefoot, Netronome Shows Move to Edge Analytics


Data and networking moves to the edge...

By: Michael Vizard
March 22, 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

Wall St. Celebrates Cisco's Return to Growth


First revenue growth in 9 quarters...

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

Aryaka Teams With China Mobile on SD-WAN


A China firewall workaround?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 04, 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

Arm's Trillium: An IoT Project to Watch


Fueling NN apps at the edge...

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

Telstra Anchors $45M Cumulus Round


Startup gets big investment from Australian service provider ...

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

Aryaka Upgrade Targets Security, Hybrid WAN


SD-WAN network operator adds SLAs and zonal security to the mix...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 24, 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

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
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
Futuriom Blog

VMware Integrates Everything


VMware is racing to integrate billions of dollars in acquisitions to become an end-to-end multi-cloud management platform. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 28, 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
Q & A

Steve Mullaney Back in the Fray: The Futuriom Q&A


Former Nicira CEO is back to lead multi-cloud company Aviatrix...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 24, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Cybersecurity and SD-WAN Get Tighter


The urge to merge SD-WAN and cybersecurity continues. ...

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

Google, VMware Do Hybrid Cloud Deal


VMware now has deals in place with five of the six largest cloud platform providers. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 30, 2019
Tech Primers

What’s Going on in Satellite SD-WAN?


A host of satellite companies add SD-WAN capabilities. ...

By: Mary Jander
October 08, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Mellanox Ups the Ante in Secure Smart NICs


New NICs and IPUs include root-of-trust authentication and crypto acceleration....

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

Aviatrix Adds Oracle Cloud


Extends multi-cloud networking to a fourth major provider...

By: Mary Jander
September 18, 2019
News/Analysis

Akamai Beats Q3 Estimates with Cloud Security


Akamai's Q3 earnings show significant growth in cloud security and edge compute...

By: Mary Jander
October 29, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Citrix Aims to Secure the Enterprise


Citrix is pushing to be a one-stop shop for security and cloud networking, with SD-WAN as a key tool. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 14, 2019
Premium Research

Security, Cloud Drive SD-WAN Managed Services


Survey shows SD-WAN managed services are gaining momentum....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 07, 2019
News/Analysis

Fortinet Shares Rise 11% on Strong SD-WAN Story


Fortinet's latest earnings reflect strong growth in SD-WAN security...

By: Mary Jander
November 01, 2019
News/Analysis

Third-Quarter Cybersecurity Earnings Wrap


Earnings season is showing some separation among the largest public cybersecurity firms...

By: Mary Jander
November 11, 2019
News/Analysis

Mellanox Runs RoCE and NVMe up to 200 Gbit/s


Mellanox leads a charge of component vendors focused on streamlining network performance...

By: Mary Jander
October 15, 2019
News/Analysis

Aviatrix Raises $40M Growth Round


Four-year-old Aviatrix has landed enough to push its total funding to north of $76M...

By: Mary Jander
October 28, 2019
News/Analysis

Cisco Shares Slammed on Soft Quarter


Cisco says a "pause" in IT spending has flattened its revenues...

By: Mary Jander
November 14, 2019