Futuriom Blog

Cisco's Jasper Integration Progresses


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 23, 2018
Futuriom Blog

Are Apple & Arista Antifragile?


What makes technology stick?...

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

Apstra Lands Yahoo Japan


Automation software to manage 500 nodes ...

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

RedHat OpenStack 12 Embraces Containers


Drives composable networks for applications...

By: Michael Vizard
November 06, 2017
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

The Upside to Tech Trade War Hysteria


Global technology trade will evolve, not implode...

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

Nuage SD-WAN Goes Mobile with Asavie


Nokia's Nuage partners with Asavie to add mobile and IoT endpoints to SD-WAN managed services....

By: Mary Jander
April 16, 2020
News/Analysis

Fake Apple News Triggers Automated Algos


Smart trading systems aren't that smart...

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

Ericsson Opens IoT Marketplace


Hopes to standardize IoT APIs...

By: Michael Vizard
February 22, 2018
News/Analysis

Cisco: Growth Up, But Shares Down


Server sales grow but memory prices rising...

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

Red Hat Extends Hybrid Cloud Bet on OpenStack


OpenStack gets ready for the IoT Edge...

By: Michael Vizard
May 23, 2018
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

ClusterFax! Equifax Gets Hacked


Equifax breach potentially affects millions...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
September 08, 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

Twilio Enables IoT Applications via Cellular


Programmatic wireless connects IoT endpoints...

By: Michael Vizard
April 17, 2018
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

Dell EMC Unveils Flexible CI Platform


Betting on growth in converged infrastructure...

By: Michael Vizard
February 13, 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
Futuriom Blog

Multi-Cloud is About to Get Interesting


As workloads move to the cloud, more cloud-savvy networking is needed. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 16, 2020
News/Analysis

Sophos Integrates Endpoints, Firewalls


Firewall can classify endpoint apps...

By: Michael Vizard
October 25, 2017
News/Analysis

Broadcom Unveils Terabit Speed SoC


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

By: Michael Vizard
March 06, 2018
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

How Huawei Reflects China's Tech Evolution


The Chinese tech story evolves toward innovation...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 16, 2018
Tech Primers

What is an Integrated Automation Platform (IAP)?


Integrated automation platforms (IAPs) are needed to orchestrate, secure and manage a variety of technology domains and devices. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 26, 2020
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

NVIDIA Buys Cumulus, Adding to Networking Stack


NVIDIA says it's buying Cumulus Networks after closing a deal on Mellanox, instantly making it a power in advanced data-center networking technology...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
May 04, 2020
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

Facebook, Oracle Reflect Turn in Tech Sentiment


What goes up must come down?...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 20, 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

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
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

Facebook, Equifax, and the Coming Data Wars


Time to reinvent data security and authentication...

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

Gigamon Scales Decryption to 100G


GigaSECURE platform enables wirespeed SSL decryption...

By: Michael Vizard
December 05, 2017
News/Analysis

Cloud Warning Signs Grow


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 08, 2019
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

COVID-19 Crisis: Which Tech Firms Are Helping?


As the coronavirus crisis rages on, tech firms are stepping up to help. ...

By: Mary Jander
March 26, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Welcome to Futuriom


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 18, 2017
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

Senet Unveils LPWAN Agent for Remote IoT


Virtual networks for IoT...

By: Michael Vizard
November 16, 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

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

CloudGenix Launches SD-WAN App Platform


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
June 26, 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

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

Recent IPO Zcaler One to Watch


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 13, 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

Big Switch Beefs Up the Hybrid Cloud


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

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 21, 2019
News/Analysis

Is Cisco Set to Announce a New Chip?


Cisco's been trending toward increased hardware integration. Will it become a chipmaker?...

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

Telstra Anchors $45M Cumulus Round


Startup gets big investment from Australian service provider ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 24, 2018
Futuriom Blog
Primo Pro

Inside Microsoft's Massive Push to the Edge


Microsoft is ramping up its edge strategy with Azure Edge Zones, which includes a number of service provider and technology partners. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 03, 2020
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

MobiledgeX, VMware, WWT, Altiostar Launch Edge Push


Service provider integrator WWT uses wares from MobiledgeX, VMware, and Altiostar to build enterprise edge infrastructure...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 28, 2020
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

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
News/Analysis

Wall St. Celebrates Cisco's Return to Growth


First revenue growth in 9 quarters...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 16, 2017
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
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

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

Threat Boom Boosts Cybersecurity Vendors


Earnings season reveals how some firms are keeping pace with digital transformation, while others lag...

By: Mary Jander
February 13, 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

Huawei Questions Dog Components Markets


Trade overhang lingers in communications markets...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 27, 2018
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
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
Tech Primers

How is AI Applied to Cybersecurity?


There's a large group of cybersecurity companies applying artificial intelligence (AI) to enterprise security...

By: Mary Jander
January 13, 2020
News/Analysis

Microsoft to Buy Affirmed for Azure 5G Play


Microsoft has purchased Affirmed Networks in a bid to be the premiere 5G services platform....

By: Mary Jander
March 26, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Cato Networks Goes "Hands Free"


Cato launches fully managed SD-WAN service...

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

Stellar Cyber Adds Asset Smarts to Security Platform


Startup Stellar Cyber highlights platform trend with app focused on IT assets....

By: Mary Jander
March 17, 2020
News/Analysis

Interest in Remote Tech, Security Gains in COVID Crisis


The COVID-19 crisis could accelerate key technologies, including cloud services and cybersecurity....

By: Mary Jander
March 24, 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
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
News/Analysis

Amazon Beefs up AWS for the Hybrid World


The annual event showcases AWS's determination to keep customers coming back for more...

By: Mary Jander
December 04, 2019
News/Analysis

Aruba Integrates SD-Branch Security, Wireless


Aruba integrates SD-WAN, WiFi, and security for branch-to-cloud networking...

By: Mary Jander
January 09, 2020
Q & A

The Futuriom Q&A: Amir Khan


Former Viptela co-founder talks about today's cloud solutions....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
July 07, 2020
News/Analysis

Itential Launches Automation Studio


Itential looks to simplify the control, security, and provisioning of multi-domain networks....

By: Mary Jander
January 29, 2020
Futuriom Blog

SD-WAN Gets Platform Status at MEF


SD-WAN takes over the service provider discussion...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 20, 2019
News/Analysis

Why Nokia Wants Elenion


Mobile powerhouse Nokia hopes buying optical chip startup leads to faster 5G preparedness ...

By: Mary Jander
February 20, 2020
Futuriom Blog

The Dark Side Tech COVID-19 News


Some tech companies have shown a darker side during COVID-19...

By: Mary Jander
April 28, 2020
News/Analysis

A Look at the Chaotic 2019 Tech IPO Market


Cloud analytics and cybersecurity companies Datadog, Dynatrace, and Crowdstrike highlighted 2019 tech IPOs...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
January 02, 2020
News/Analysis

Cloud Players Invest in Post-COVID 19 Future


Amid the pandemic, cloud players are investing in a future of remote work and e-commerce built on hyperscale virtual networks....

By: Mary Jander
April 27, 2020
News/Analysis

Pandemic, Recession Feed WFH Boom


Enterprises are adjusting to the technological realities of work from home -- and cloud players love it....

By: Mary Jander
June 29, 2020
News/Analysis

HPE Targets Telcos with 5G Tools


HPE is offering a slew of 5G tools for telcos aimed at spurring a market for wireless services....

By: Mary Jander
March 10, 2020
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

Netrounds Hops on Rakuten Bandwagon


Netrounds is the latest to gain cloud credentials by partnering with Japan's first all-virtual mobile network operator...

By: Mary Jander
November 26, 2019
News/Analysis

CUJO AI and Aviatrix Deal Highlights Cloud Security Trends


Alliance between CUJO AI and Aviatrix shows key trends in cloud security...

By: Mary Jander
January 16, 2020
News/Analysis

Dell Technologies Aims for Hybrid Edge


Dell Tech's announcement blitz with VMware and Google Cloud point to managed services....

By: Mary Jander
May 21, 2020
News/Analysis

IoT/IIoT Funding Wrap 2019


The year's big IoT and IIoT deals hints at the massive underlying tectonic shifts in business and industry...

By: Mary Jander
December 06, 2019
News/Analysis
Primo Pro

Cloud Titans Take Chips In House


AWS, Google, Microsoft, and other cloud providers are thumbing their nose at Intel and creating their own components....

By: Mary Jander
June 22, 2020
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

WhatsApp with Facebook, Jio, and India?


Facebook's mission to tie WhatsApp to mobile e-commerce in India faces enormous obstacles....

By: Mary Jander
May 20, 2020
News/Analysis

Why Ciena Wants More Non-Telco Customers


Ciena earnings reveal a strategy aimed at web-scale providers....

By: Mary Jander
March 06, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Why Futuriom Launched Primo Pro


Futuriom is three years old so it's time to launch new products!...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
April 17, 2020
News/Analysis

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Tech Earnings


Cloud firms rise to the top of tech pile as reports roll in. It could be a false positive....

By: Mary Jander
May 07, 2020
News/Analysis

Zoom's Keybase May Bring More Than Encryption


Zoom Video's acquisition of public key encryption startup Keybase could add enormous value to its platform -- if it can make the integration work....

By: Mary Jander
May 11, 2020
News/Analysis

HPE Pivots on SD-WAN, Buys Silver Peak


HPE says its $925M purchase of Silver Peak will dramatically grow its edge capabilities....

By: Mary Jander
July 13, 2020
News/Analysis

NetFoundry Launches Secure Cloud Network SDK


NetFoundry SDK targets secure cloud networking as code....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
November 19, 2019