News/Analysis

Cloud Titans Have an Eye on the Edge


Public cloud suppliers are partnering with telcos for 5G dominance....

By: Mary Jander
May 26, 2020
News/Analysis

Another Big SD-WAN Deal: Palo Alto Buys CloudGenix


Palo Alto will pay $420 million for CloudGenix to beef up its SD-WAN capabilities. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
March 31, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Edge Case Study: Inside the Las Vegas Smart City


Cross-domain integration of edge compute, networking, and IoT sensors is the key to delivering smart city technology...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
February 26, 2020
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

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

Cloud Helps Google in the COVID-19 Crisis


Steady growth in Google Cloud and YouTube offset declines in advertising revenue...

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

Guavus Releases New Analytics for Service Providers


After years of customizing AI-based telco analytics, Guavus releases double-edged package for mobile, content, and telecom providers. ...

By: Mary Jander
July 16, 2020
News/Analysis

Work From Home (WFH) Boosts Cybersecurity


In COVID-19's wake, security threats of work from home (WFH) have boosted cybersecurity results ...

By: Mary Jander
June 04, 2020
News/Analysis

What Veeam's $5B Deal Says About the Market


Insight Partners has bet $5B on the success of Veeam and software-defined data management ...

By: Mary Jander
January 13, 2020
News/Analysis

COVID-19 Drives Multi-Cloud Demand From Higher Ed


The COVID-19 pandemic has the Wharton School and other educators turning to multi-cloud management from vendors like Aviatrix...

By: Mary Jander
April 30, 2020
News/Analysis

Silver Peak Scales up Unity EdgeConnect


Unity EdgeConnect adds automation and orchestration features to support 10,000+ sites...

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

Startup Harness Adds Cost Analysis for DevOps


Aptly named startup Harness shows where those microservices costs are running wild....

By: Mary Jander
June 12, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Inside Cisco's Confusing Internet Market Report


Cisco's annual Internet market study dazzles and dumbfounds....

By: Mary Jander
February 19, 2020
Premium Research

Introducing Futuriom's Cloud Tracker - Q1 2020


Futuriom Primo Pro's first quarterly Cloud Tracker reveals how public cloud providers are shifting to meet the new normal....

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

Microsoft Makes Moves to Address Cloud Surge


The COVID-19 crisis is straining enterprise cloud services. Microsoft is the first to admit it....

By: Mary Jander
March 30, 2020
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
News/Analysis

Palo Alto Plucks Aporeto


Cybersecurity giant Palo Alto Networks piggybacked a $150 million acquisition announcement on its quarterly earnings call...

By: Mary Jander
November 26, 2019
News/Analysis

Snowflake, Yugabyte Lead Data Analytics Surge


News about Snowflake, Cloudera, and Yugabyte highlight how data analytics is essential to cloud environments....

By: Mary Jander
June 16, 2020
Tech Primers

What Is Zero Trust Security?


The zero-trust security approach aims to protect digital assets against the growing number of attack vendors....

By: Mary Jander
February 10, 2020
News/Analysis

Data Center Suppliers Go Hyperscale


Companies that lease data center facilities to major cloud players are on the rise. But so are the challenges....

By: Mary Jander
June 01, 2020
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

Enterprise Contact Tracing Emerges from COVID-19


Business reopening their premises post pandemic are offered controversial but fascinating uses of WiFi and cloud....

By: Mary Jander
June 08, 2020
News/Analysis

China Finally Approves Nvidia-Mellanox Deal


As Futuriom predicted, Mellanox's purchase of Titan IC may have encouraged China's approval of Nvidia/Mellanox deal....

By: Mary Jander
April 16, 2020
News/Analysis

HPE Study Points to COVID Boosting Cloud


Disruptions caused by COVID-19 have convinced IT managers they need a more agile infrastructure. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 12, 2020
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
News/Analysis

Cato Networks Catches $77M


Cloud service provider Cato draws large funding round to extend secure cloud...

By: Mary Jander
April 07, 2020
News/Analysis
Primo Pro

Telco Q1 Results: Risks, Warnings, and Some Upside


Despite revenue shortfalls, international telecom players will invest as much as possible on 5G, digital transformation....

By: Mary Jander
May 05, 2020
News/Analysis

Lessons Learned from Zscaler's Recent Success


A $1 billion debt offering, $40 million in acquisitions, a DoD win: Can anything threaten Zscaler's upward mobility?...

By: Mary Jander
June 23, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Nvidia Steals the Show at the Edge


Unveils EGX Edge platform and partners with Ericsson, Microsoft, and Red Hat...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
October 25, 2019
News/Analysis

Oracle Sees Automation as Key to Cloud Future


Larry Ellison says Oracle beats AWS with new behind-the-firewall options for cloud-based autonomous services....

By: Mary Jander
July 09, 2020
News/Analysis

Cohesity Doubles Its Valuation with $250M Round


Cohesity gets valued at more than $2B as it says cloud trends boost demand for its HCI-inspired data management technology....

By: Mary Jander
April 13, 2020
News/Analysis

Aporeto Showcases Security for Kubernetes and Istio


Cloud security startup Aporeto has launched protection for cloud developers at this week's KubeCon + CloudNativeCon...

By: Mary Jander
November 18, 2019
News/Analysis

Cato Survey: SD-WAN Demand Strong, Results Complicated


A survey by Cato Networks shows IT professionals have high interest in SD-WAN but are not always confident about about installations...

By: Mary Jander
January 21, 2020
News/Analysis

Salesforce Gobbles Startup Vlocity for $1.33B


The CRM cloud leader is willing to pay the price to stay ahead of its market....

By: Mary Jander
February 26, 2020
News/Analysis

Fivetran Grabs $100M, Heads for Data Lakes


The latest cloud unicorn pushes ahead with data integration solutions....

By: Mary Jander
July 03, 2020
News/Analysis

How Managed Services Threaten Enterprise Clouds


Third-party services can lead malfactors into enterprise clouds....

By: Mary Jander
July 29, 2020
News/Analysis

Nokia Rolls Out Data Center Fabric for Cloud Providers


Optical switch player targets hyperscale service providers with new ground-up data center solutions....

By: Mary Jander
July 10, 2020
News/Analysis

What'd We Learn at RSA? Security Automation Rules


Security automation is about taking AI and machine learning and applying it to vast amounts of data. ...

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

Inside Snowflake's $479M Funding Avalanche


Salesforce has thrown its weight behind this virtual data warehousing startup. An IPO or merger could result...

By: Mary Jander
February 11, 2020
News/Analysis

Fortinet Wins Spark NZ in Service Provider Campaign


Fortinet credits secure SD-WAN and APIs for adding New Zealand's biggest mobile supplier to its customer list....

By: Mary Jander
June 10, 2020
Futuriom Blog

Futuriom 2020 Research & Services Calendar


Futuriom expands topics in cloud infrastructure, SD-WAN, security, and networking....

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

Ciena Looks Beyond Telcos to Boost Webscalers


Ciena's Q2 featured growth among cable and cloud providers....

By: Mary Jander
June 04, 2020
News/Analysis

PTC Closes $470M Onshape Deal: What's it Mean?


PTC is betting its future on SaaS-based CAD and PLM...

By: Mary Jander
November 06, 2019
News/Analysis

Microsoft Earnings Spotlight Edge and Hybrid Cloud


Though Azure sales growth slowed a bit, the Microsoft cloud business unit boosted earnings for fiscal Q4....

By: Mary Jander
July 23, 2020
News/Analysis

More Questions Than Clues from Cisco Earnings


Cisco beats analysts expectations but guides for an annual revenue decline of 10% in the next quarter. ...

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

IBM and Nvidia Chip in on Hybrid Edge


Updated 8/20 8:00 AM ET: IBM adds data center chips; Nvidia partners with Google Anthos....

By: Mary Jander
August 18, 2020
News/Analysis

Fortinet Reports Solid Year but Lowers Guidance


Cybersecurity vendor Fortinet boasts secure SD-WAN revenue growth and predicts more wins....

By: Mary Jander
February 07, 2020
News/Analysis

Aviatrix Launches Multi-Cloud Transit in 6.0


Enhanced transit networking and security are the latest elements in the startup's multi-cloud overlay....

By: Mary Jander
July 02, 2020
Free Research

Keys to Survival in 5G Networking


Futuriom's exclusive survey research with Arrcus reveals many keys to building successful cloud-scale 5G networks and applicatons....

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 19, 2020
News/Analysis

IBM Earnings Stress Red Hat Tech, Hybrid-Cloud Partners


IBM's 2Q 2020 earnings focused on hybrid cloud for large enterprises....

By: Mary Jander
July 21, 2020
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
News/Analysis

Questions Dog Palo Alto in Ugly Quarter


Palo Alto keeps rationalizing as product revenues drop and share price tanks....

By: Mary Jander
February 25, 2020
News/Analysis

Itential Makes Prestigious List of Top U.S. Firms


Multi-domain automation company lands on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing U.S. companies....

By: Mary Jander
August 14, 2020
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

Check Point, Stellar Cyber Target ML for Cybersecurity


Companies look to deploy machine learning to collect, parse, and aggregate multiple security alerts...

By: Mary Jander
January 20, 2020
News/Analysis

CenturyLink is in the Hot Seat


Managed service provider's misconfiguration of BGP flowspec has other providers pointing fingers at IP routing in general....

By: Mary Jander
September 02, 2020
News/Analysis

Apstra Teams with Juniper, SONiC


Apstra broadens its partner base to get into bigger customer networks. ...

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 19, 2020
News/Analysis

Splunk Revenues Jump 30%


Splunk credits a platform approach to data analysis for a standout quarter...

By: Mary Jander
November 22, 2019
News/Analysis

Survey: AI Adopters Need Better Plans, More Security


AI adoption is growing, says McKinsey & Co., but so is the need for more efficiency and security in its use. ...

By: Mary Jander
February 18, 2020
News/Analysis

Cloud Capex Update: Cloud Titans See Growth


Cloud suppliers are expanding their networks in response to enterprise demand shifts....

By: Mary Jander
August 10, 2020
News/Analysis

Equinix Earnings Rise on Multi-Cloud Interconnection


Growth in revenues and net income reflect market demand for high-performing leased services....

By: Mary Jander
July 30, 2020
News/Analysis

Elisity Unveils Zero Trust Access for Hybrid Clouds


Elisity emerges from stealth mode with a virtualized mesh for securing access to all elements of hybrid networks....

By: Mary Jander
August 12, 2020
News/Analysis

What Does Salesforce Mean for Cloud?


The CRM cloud leader's shared soared in earnings, boosted by its deal with AT&T and its acquisition of Tableau...

By: Mary Jander
August 31, 2020
News/Analysis

HPE Beats on Earnings, Looks to Better Future


HPE clears some supply-chain headwinds to get on with cloud services strategy....

By: Mary Jander
August 26, 2020
News/Analysis

Schneider Moves to Cloud-Based Power Station


Industrial automation leader debuts cloud-based power management in Canada, with more on the way....

By: Mary Jander
September 01, 2020
News/Analysis

Nutanix Moves Further Into Multi-Cloud


The HCI software pioneer is setting its sights on more automation, integration, and control....

By: Mary Jander
September 09, 2020
News/Analysis

Key Questions in NVIDIA's $40 Billion Deal for Arm


The buy was expected but has markets buzzing with many questions....

By: Mary Jander
September 14, 2020
News/Analysis

Exploring the Potential Slowdown in Cloud


Financial gurus are cutting outlooks for cloud spending. Can we believe them?...

By: Mary Jander
September 15, 2020
News/Analysis

Barracuda's SD-WAN Goes Native on Azure


Barracuda Networks has converted its SD-WAN gear to run as a virtual appliance in Azure Virtual WAN hubs...

By: Mary Jander
September 23, 2020
News/Analysis

Why Cloud Data Analytics Is So Hot


IPOs like Snowflake and Sumo Logic and new investments reveal growth in data-based cloud solutions....

By: Mary Jander
September 22, 2020