News/Analysis

What Are the Barriers to IoT Adoption?


Security and scale remain an issue for IoT...

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

Blockchain Gets an Identity


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 30, 2018
Free Research

Introducing the Futuriom Secure Edge and SASE Report


Cybersecurity and networking vendors are piling into SASE and Secure Edge as the networking and security markets merge....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 21, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Awaiting SD-WAN & Campus Convergence


Huawei points to a converged campus. Will others follow? ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 16, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Telcos Tout Automation Progress at MEF


APIs to enable hybrid cloud and 5G...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 31, 2018
News/Analysis

Apstra Launches Intent-based Analytics


Targets data-center networking automation...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 25, 2018
News/Analysis

The Great 5G Gamble


Hundreds of billions is going into 5G. Will it pay off?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 26, 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
Q & A

Futuriom Q&A: Chris Wade of Itential


Futuriom interviews Itential Co-founder and CTO, Chris Wade ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 18, 2020
Futuriom Blog

After VMWare Buys Heptio, What Will Cisco Do?


VMware beefs up its container-management strategy...

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

Cohesity Intros CloudSpin for Data Management


Enables replication of data from dev environment...

By: Michael Vizard
April 25, 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

What Are the Top SASE Use Cases?


This primer on Top SASE Use Cases examines a unified approach to SASE for the modern enterprise and the convergence of networking and security...

By: Mary Jander
April 21, 2021
Tech Primers

What is Multi-Cloud Networking (MCN)?


The emergence of hybrid cloud applications and multiple clouds puts new demands on network connectivity....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 29, 2020
News/Analysis

NS1 Launches DNS Security Service


Supports management of DNS traffic...

By: Michael Vizard
January 17, 2018
News/Analysis

Cradlepoint Claims First Gigabit LTE Router


Paving the way for LTE WAN bandwidth...

By: Michael Vizard
February 13, 2018
News/Analysis

Cisco Hones Hyperflex HCI Story


Adds Kubernetes, Hyper-V support...

By: Michael Vizard
January 25, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Telecoms in Crisis: Capex Slump Continues


Bloated telco balance sheets show little return...

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

Cato's Cloud is Now Self-Healing


Adds autonomous healing functions to SD-WAN security service...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 17, 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

Aruba Melds SD-WAN and Branch Management


Aruba Branch Gateways get SD-WAN features...

By: Michael Vizard
June 20, 2018
Free Research

Inside Multi-Cloud Networking Trends


As applications and services move increasingly toward the cloud, multi-cloud networking challenges loom large. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 03, 2020
News/Analysis

Ethereum Breaking Out


Third-largest cryptocurrency hits a new high...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 02, 2018
News/Analysis

Cisco Opens up by Committing to REST APIs


Continues move to open up its products...

By: Michael Vizard
June 13, 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

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

Mellanox Moves on Titan, Waits for Nvidia


Mellanox is buying Titan IC, and the combo with Nvidia could create an edge and security networking goliath...

By: Mary Jander
March 03, 2020
News/Analysis

Riverbed Extends WAN Alliance With Microsoft


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

By: Michael Vizard
September 24, 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

Broadcom Scales White Box With Tomahawk 3


More bandwidth for cloud applications...

By: Michael Vizard
December 19, 2017
News/Analysis

Why HPE is Buying Plexxi


HPE buys startup for TOR policy control...

By: Michael Vizard
May 16, 2018
News/Analysis

VMware Finally Splits from Dell


Dell is relinquishing its majority stake in VMware, boosting share prices bu raising questions about the future of both...

By: Mary Jander
April 15, 2021
News/Analysis

Inside Packet Fabric's Cloud Networking Price Disruption


Launch of new $100 Gbit/sec cloud connectivity pricing includes endorsement by Silicon Valley billionaire...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 11, 2020
News/Analysis

Cisco Presses Software Subscription Sales


Meraki, security key to driving software sales...

By: Michael Vizard
November 02, 2017
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

Cohesity Scales With Amazon, New COO


AWS deal enables secondary backup in the cloud...

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

Cloud Firms Turn to Green Power


Providers of cloud and data center services are intent on reducing carbon emissions in order to please conscientious customers, reduce costs, and increase dividends...

By: Mary Jander
August 03, 2021
Free Research

Juniper and Apstra Up the SONiC Ante


Juniper and Apstra Up the SONiC Ante -- Leadership Brief sponsored by Juniper...

By: Mary Jander
September 14, 2021
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
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

Aruba Integrates NetInsight Analytics Capability


Blending predictive analytics into the wireless WAN...

By: Michael Vizard
March 27, 2018
News/Analysis

Big Switch Extends Fabric to Public Cloud


Connects SDN to public clouds such as AWS...

By: Michael Vizard
July 19, 2018
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
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
News/Analysis

VMware Makes NSX Everywhere Push


Extends NSX to containers and NFV for carriers...

By: Michael Vizard
May 01, 2018
News/Analysis

Big Switch Networks Shuffles Executive Lineup


Alan Hase is the new chief development officer...

By: Michael Vizard
June 01, 2018
Premium Research

5G Catalysts: Telco Cloud and Edge Trends 2021


Futuriom's 5G Catalysts report highlights the services, infrastructure, and companies most likely to grow in the 5G deployment...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 31, 2021
Futuriom Blog

Huawei or the Highway


Chinese telecom leader is now front and center to trade war...

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

Spectre and Meltdown Patches: A Long-term Project


Security patches are a mess...

By: Michael Vizard
January 19, 2018
News/Analysis

MEF Releases SD-WAN Standards


Standardizing network offerings from the cloud...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 30, 2018
News/Analysis

Nokia Strategy Update Points to Hidden Strengths


Nokia's latest restructuring update, plus recent financials, reveal gems of possibility....

By: Mary Jander
December 22, 2020
News/Analysis

Ciena's Buys DonRiver as Part of Automation Push


Ciena expands reach into operational support systems (OSS) via deal for DonRiver...

By: Michael Vizard
September 07, 2018
News/Analysis

FatPipe Takes a VNF Portfolio Approach


SD-WAN player bundles VNFs for security, optimization...

By: Michael Vizard
October 11, 2017
News/Analysis

Cato Cloud Adds Identity-based Routing


Will use cloud-based SD-WAN to control specific users and apps...

By: Michael Vizard
July 18, 2018
News/Analysis

Arrcus Debuts NOS Based on Microservices


Networking startup draws $15M in funding...

By: Michael Vizard
July 16, 2018
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
Futuriom Blog

Why Cloud Is Changing the VPN


Futuriom survey indicates concerns about VPN performance and security...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 10, 2018
News/Analysis

Openpath Lands $20M to Cloudify Building Security


How to shake up a $60B physical security industry...

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

VMware Extends NSX Support to Pivotal


Ramping up the container connection...

By: Michael Vizard
December 05, 2017
News/Analysis

Ruckus Wireless Adds 802.11ax Access Point


Four-fold boost to WiFi capacity expected...

By: Michael Vizard
July 17, 2018
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

CenturyLink Expands SD-WAN Program


Teams with Versa to offer SD-WAN suite of services in Latin America, Asia...

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

Cavium Debuts ThunderX2, Touts Cloud Gains


Boosts memory power and throughput ...

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

Cockroach Raises $160 Million, Eyes Future IPO


The cloud-native RDBMS vendor claims to have doubled its revenues last year....

By: Mary Jander
January 15, 2021
News/Analysis

Cumulus Networks Backs Voyager Open Optical


Puts open OS on Voyager optical platform with ADVA...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 19, 2018
Futuriom Blog

VMware's NSX Key to Multi-cloud Domination


NSX networking drives hybrid cloud, security, and IoT strategy...

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

Juniper Networks Launches ContrailEdge Cloud


Juniper Networks counts on open-source technologies for a 5G edge...

By: Michael Vizard
September 17, 2018
Q & A

The Futuriom Q&A with Arrcus Co-Founders Garg and Patel


Cloud routing startup has an All-Star team of Cisco vets ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
December 14, 2020
News/Analysis

Apstra Intros Ethernet VPN, Gets Tier-1 Operator


Intent-based networking company simplifies multi-vendor cloud connections...

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

Cisco ACI 3.0 Adds Multisite, Kubernetes Support


ACI 3.0 targets distributed cloud deployments...

By: Michael Vizard
October 12, 2017
News/Analysis

Red Hat Extends Ansible to Networking


Configuration automation tools now work with Cisco, Juniper gear...

By: Michael Vizard
July 30, 2018
News/Analysis

Highlights of the MWC 5G Hype Wave


Targeting 1.4 billion new connections by 2025...

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

IBM Bets Farm on $34B Red Hat Deal


Bids to become leader in hybrid cloud...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 29, 2018
Free Research

CSP Network Automation Survey Results


5G deployments have upped the ante for network automation...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 26, 2020
News/Analysis

New CEO: Hybrid Cloud and AI Are the Future of IBM


CEO Arvind Krishna starts work with a plan that puts cloud technology in the driver's seat....

By: Mary Jander
April 06, 2020
News/Analysis

VMware Extends AWS Integration


VMware adds to portfolio of VMware for AWS services...

By: Michael Vizard
August 26, 2018
Futuriom Blog

What I Learned At Mobile World Congress


Rioja, 5G chipsets, and connected drones....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 06, 2018
Futuriom Blog

SD-WAN: Gateway Drug to ARR


Subscription software revenue is one of the big draws of SD-WAN...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 10, 2019
News/Analysis

CloudGenix Raises $65 Million


San Jose SD-WAN vendor has now raised $100 million ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 17, 2019
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

VMware Partners With Carbon Black on App Security


Carbon Black APIs to feed VMware info on malware ...

By: Michael Vizard
December 07, 2017
News/Analysis

HPE Bets on Edge Computing


Pledges $4 billion to the cause...

By: Michael Vizard
June 20, 2018
News/Analysis

Mist Adds Conversational UI


WiFi infrastructure provider adds natural-language management...

By: Michael Vizard
September 13, 2018
News/Analysis

Calix Shares Hit New Lows


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 11, 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
Futuriom Blog

Aviatrix Ups the Ante with CoPilot


Aviatrix provides a complete multi-cloud networking visibility and troubleshooting tool. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 22, 2020
Tech Primers

What Is Microsoft's Virtual WAN?


Microsoft's Virtual WAN enhancement to Azure streamlines configuration and control....

By: Mary Jander
May 08, 2020
News/Analysis

Cisco Upgrades Routers for 5G


Cisco moves to 100G line cards for ASR 9000 ...

By: Michael Vizard
September 11, 2018
Futuriom Blog

AT&T's DirecTV Disaster Looms Large


DirecTV unit loses 340,000 subscribers...

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

Verizon Applies Machine Learning to Operations


Data lakes can predict fiber cuts...

By: Michael Vizard
August 03, 2018
News/Analysis

Blockchain and Bitcoin for Fun and Profit


The blockchain boom gathers momentum...

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

Alkira Lands $54 Million In Customer-Led Round


Koch Industries and its venture arm loom large in company's strategy....

By: Mary Jander
October 13, 2020
News/Analysis

Pluribus Networks Focuses on the Edge


Pluribus network fabric optimizes allocation of network slices for edge applications...

By: Michael Vizard
February 28, 2019
Futuriom Blog

Tech Trade War Stakes Are Rising


The tech trade time bomb is ticking. Will it start to affect earnings?...

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

Tempered Networks Gets HIP in the Cloud


IoT security networking for Azure and AWS...

By: Michael Vizard
June 28, 2018
News/Analysis

Cumulus' CTO: TAI Will Lower Optical Costs


Transponder Abstraction Interface (TAI) from Cumulus Networks provides consistent API to control multiple optical networks...

By: Michael Vizard
October 22, 2018
News/Analysis

Cumulus Targets Telemetry & Microservices


Boosts visibility and programmability features of NetQ NOS...

By: Michael Vizard
April 23, 2019