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Open Networking And Edge Summit 2020 Delivers

Last week, I virtually attended ONES 2020, the Linux Foundation’s Open Networking and Edge Summit. I was impressed with the diversity of content at ONES this year, and appreciated the added emphasis on edge (which was the impetus for adding the “E” to the conference name—if you’ve never heard of the event, it’s because it …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Open Networking Leads Digital Transformation

Companies see digital transformation as a way to help them accelerate their business by leveraging mobility, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, and social media to drive better insight and speed decision making. But before they can transform their businesses, they need to transform  their network first, because traditional network architectures hamper digital transformation instead of propelling …

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Open Networking User Group Highlights Of Spring 2016

The Open Networking User Group (ONUG) is a customer-centric group that meets twice a year to discuss the developments in open networking and also define use cases that they will share with vendors interested in marketing to this ever-growing segment of the population. The event features a mix of financial companies like Morgan Stanley and Wells …

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Open Networking Brings Benefits That Traditional Networking Can’t

For years, networking switches and other equipment was purchased as a “black box”. Hardware was tightly coupled with the software that was needed to run it, all coming from a single vendor. This meant that the products from companies like Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Alcatel-Lucent and other networking suppliers were much easier for the vendors …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Open Networking Continues Momentum

Technology has fueled much of the business acceleration in recent years, but in many cases it is also holding businesses back. In today’s data-driven world, companies are finding that to be competitive they must move quickly, maneuver ahead of the competition, and use information to help them stay ahead. Unfortunately, as many find, being that adept and agile might …

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Open Networking Is Gaining Steam, But Challenges Persist

Open Networking User Group Earlier this month I attended the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) event in NYC, the bi-annual opportunity to hear from customers about how networking is still not meeting their needs and what vendors need to be doing to address the situation. While the networking kingpins like Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise own …

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The Collision Of Open Source, Open Networking, And SDN

Open source is well understood in the software world, as it has helped accelerate IT and bring business advantages by accelerating new solutions and lowering costs—especially around cloud computing. Open networking and software-defined networking (SDN) both promise to bring the benefits of open source to the world of networking, but is this something that your …

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Open Networking: Even The Most Conservative Enterprise Analysts Can’t Ignore It

Over the past two years my firm has been very vocal about the trend towards “open networking“. It threatens to unlock the vertical network stacks that companies like Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, and Arista Networks were very successful with the past two decades. I give credit to the companies listed above who are slowly moving towards SDN (software-defined networking), …

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RESEARCH BRIEF: Fifty Shades of Open Networking

Most networking vendors are getting on the “open networking” bandwagon, but unfortunately many appear to be approaching it defensively with a foot in both the proprietary and open camps. They see open networking as a hedge against a market that is pushing towards more openness, while they hope to keep selling proprietary products. The continuum of offerings …

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Moor Insights & Strategy Analyst Two Week Update October 23, 2020

I hope you all had a great couple of weeks! Last week, I attended Qualcomm 5G Summit (with Anshel) and Dell Technologies World (Matt, Rhett, and Will).  Anshel also attended Adobe MAX. Two weeks ago, I attended the iPhone 12 event, the Capgemini analyst event, and HPE SAM.  Paul attended IEEE Quantum Week, Will attended Cisco DevNet Create, and Anshel attended Huawei Global Innovation Summit.   Our MI&S team published 51 deliverables last …

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Moor Insights & Strategy Analyst Weekly Update October 9, 2020

I hope you all had a great week! This week, Paul will be attending IEEE Quantum Week, Will will be attending Cisco DevNet Create, and Anshel will be attending Huawei Global Innovation Summit.  I will attend the iPhone 12 event, Capgemini analyst event, and HPE SAM. Last week, our team was busy virtually attending several events; NVIDIA GTC (Anshel, myself and Karl), AI HW Summit (Karl), Arm DevSummit …

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Plume’s Timely Partnership With ADTRAN Paves The Way For A Smart Home 2.0 World

With the entire world consumed by COVID-19 news the past few months, it would be entirely understandable if one overlooked essential announcements in the tech space. One of these announcements occurred in late April, when Plume, one of the industry’s rising stars in the intelligent WiFi space, announced a partnership with ADTRAN to improve and secure …

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Analyst Quick Take: Cisco Appoints Dr. Lisa Su To Board Of Directors

Cisco Systems, Inc. appointed AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su to its board of directors on Monday, January 27th. What does this mean for Cisco? And how does AMD benefit from this appointment? This quick take will attempt to answer these questions and more.  First, what does this appointment mean for Cisco? Cisco employs over 70,000 …

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Communications When we express our opinions publicly, we do it with the credibility that only decades of actual industry experience can provide. We are quoted in the top news outlets and routinely appear on business TV shows. MI&S analysts also do extensive public speaking at events and trade shows, in classic webinars, and participate heavily on social media. Our …

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Impressions From The Road: Linux Foundation And Its Role In Network Transformation

The ONS 2018 Keynote.   Credit: Will Townsend In the past several weeks, I attended both the Open Networking Summit (ONS) Europe and the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) Userspace event in Dublin. Both were very different events. ONS showcased many of the dozen or so networking projects hosted by the Linux Foundation. DPDK happens to …

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The Linux Foundation Is Changing The Fabric Of Networking

LINUX FOUNDATION Chances are you’re familiar with Linux, but for tech novices, it’s a collection of open-source software built upon the Linux kernel (the core of a computer operating system). Linux was first released in 1991 at about the same time I joined a small computer company in Austin, Texas that had a crazy notion …

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Dell Technologies World 2018 Day 2: New Products Galore

Dell Vice Chairman Jeff Clarke kicks off Dell Tech World Day 2 As I wrote yesterday, this week I am attending Dell Technologies World 2018 in Las Vegas to get a look the conglomerate’s overall vision, and to see what new products and solutions it has in store for its customers and partners in the …

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Dell Technologies World 2018 Day 1: One Big Happy Family

Dell Technologies Michael Dell storms onto the stage at this year’s event This week I’m attending Dell Technologies World 2018 in Las Vegas, the tech giant’s premier annual show. Over 14,000 attendees came to the event and included customers, press, analysts, technology and channel partners. Dell is a company that I follow very closely, and …

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Leaders Emerge As The Industrial Internet Of Things Ecosystem Takes Shape

  Pennybacker Bridge, Austin, Texas from Dell Technologies Match Play Golf Tournament. As Leo Tolstoy wrote, “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” In my 2018 predictions article, I made some bold claims about what I thought would happen in the IoT and autonomous vehicle marketplace (Tim Cooks Retires, Apple buys Tesla , and …

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