Patrick Moorhead

Patrick Moorhead was ranked the #1 technology analyst in the U.S., Europe, and the U.K. by Apollo Research in January ’14 and is one of the most cited technology analysts in the world.

T-Mobile And Halo Team Up To Launch 5G Semi-AV Taxi Service

This week, Halo Launched its driverless car service in Las Vegas, Nevada, one of the first forms of semi-Autonomous vehicle services to launch. With the help of T-Mobile and its nationwide 5G network, Halo will begin driving on Las Vegas’ public roads earlier this year. I have said in other blogs that I believe Autonomous …

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Oracle Updates Fusion Cloud ERP And EPM, Racking Up New Customers In The Process

The great thing about the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model is that the innovation keeps rolling with updates delivered quarterly in the cloud to every customer. This latest quarterly update from Oracle is very consistent with previous updates: new integrations across the suite, machine learning features and user experience enhancements.  I have been following the progress of Oracle Fusion …

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Why I Have To State The Obvious: The Snapdragon Insider Smartphone Was Made For Insiders

Qualcomm designed a new limited-edition smartphone made specifically for its Snapdragon Insider Community. Qualcomm is a company that I am very familiar with because of its involvement in various technologies, most notably its involvement in the 5G mobile ecosystem and expanding into automotive, PC and the IoT space. I also recently wrote a piece on …

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Zoho Updated Its BI And Analytics Suite For Its Unique Full Stack

As a tech analyst, one of the perks of living in one of America’s most prominent tech hubs outside of Silicon Valley is the proximity to the companies I cover. When people think of Austin tech, they typically think of Dell Technologies, National Instruments, or, more recently, Oracle. Another perhaps less familiar name is Zoho, …

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New Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon On The Future Of Qualcomm, Tech And 5G

Years from now, when we look back at the technologies that shaped and impacted us the most, on a grand and magnificent scale, I believe we will recognize the importance of the push and adoption of wireless technologies like 5G. Qualcomm had been involved in virtually every major 5G launch globally, helping with the swift …

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Thoughts On Microsoft Windows 11 Preview Edition

Last month Microsoft announced its new Windows 11 operating system, which surprised many after Microsoft indicated Windows 10 would be the last. The surprise is especially true as everybody was expecting Windows 10X, and then it got scrapped, and now we are getting Windows 11. It makes you wonder if Microsoft thought Windows 10X was too …

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Samsung Inks Massive Mobile Enterprise Deal With Walmart

It’s a three horse race between Samsung, Apple and proprietary devices for enterprise mobile supremacy. I’ve written a lot about Samsung and its thrust into the business market in recent years, as its mobile B2B unit has become increasingly well-developed, open, flexible, and, perhaps most importantly, secure. Last year it significantly expanded its enterprise presence, bolstering its Software-as-a-Service SaaS with the introduction of AppStack, Samsung’s new B2B SaaS marketplace. At …

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Moor Insights & Strategy Weekly Update Ending July 16, 2021

I hope you all had a great week!   This week, Paul attended AWS AI Ops Analyst Webinar.  Will attended AT&T 5G Event NYC.  Matt attended Google Security Summit. Pat attended Microsoft Inspire and Oracle Live.  Our MI&S team published 18 deliverables:  5 (Forbes and eWEEK) columns  7 MI&S blogs 5 podcasts    1 research papers The press quoted us with 8 citations. Journalists wanted to hear about Broadcom, Cirrus Logic, Intel, OnePlus, Microsoft, and Samsung.  …

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TSB – What Does A Digital Transformation Journey Look Like For A Traditional Bank?

This story is about a traditional bank that has embraced digital transformation to remain relevant in the face of fierce competition from FinTech challengers. TSB is a UK retail and commercial bank and a subsidiary of the Sabadell Group. The bank has a combination of on-premises, managed services, and cloud technology systems. TSB sought to …

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Amazon Goes All-In On Truck Safety With Autonomous Driving Company Plus

Over the last 18 months of the pandemic, many of us have come to rely on Amazon more than ever. Unprecedented numbers of Amazon vehicles have crisscrossed the world’s highways, delivering everything, down to our most basic needs, to our doorstep. The number of warehouse and delivery drivers Amazon hired to keep up during this time …

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Making The Grade- Amazon 2020 Sustainability Report Shows Progress Towards Environmental Goals

Today, Amazon unveiled its 2020 Sustainability Report under the moniker “Further and Faster, Together.” This latest report from Amazon aims to underline the online retail giant’s accomplishments and progress towards its environmental goals outlined in its Climate Pledge. While any company can claim it is committed to a sustainable future, as a tech analyst, I appreciate …

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Poly Launches Two Camera Poly Studio E70 To Reset The Hybrid Collaboration Room Experience

After over a year and a half of uncertainty, most companies’ return to office is finally happening. It has been great for me to see smiling faces in person over the last few weeks as I have traveled to meet several customers. While many workers are back in the office, the work environment will look …

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Moor Insights & Strategy Two-Week Update Ending July 9, 2021

I hope you all had a great couple of weeks!   This week, Paul will be attending AWS AI Ops Analyst Webinar.  Will will be attending AT&T 5G Event NYC.  Matt will be attending Google Security Summit. Pat will be attending Microsoft Inspire and Oracle Live.  Our MI&S team published 55 deliverables:  16 (Forbes and eWEEK) columns  15 MI&S blogs 20 Six Five Summit podcasts 4 podcasts    0 research papers The press quoted …

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Surprise! Amazon Officially The Number 1 Investor In America According To PPI

A few weeks ago, the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) announced that Amazon ranked number one in its American investment hero’s study. The research study evaluates companies’ abilities to help drive economic expansion, grow wages, and create jobs. So it’s no surprise that Amazon is one of the most prominent investors in the United States. The company seems …

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NI Seeks To Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Development With MonoDrive Acquisition

Autonomous driving and EVs are two of the main things on the collective mind of the tech industry. I’ve also long said that autonomous vehicles will be one of, if not the most transformative technological advances in our lifetime. They save lives and energy.  I’ve been watching autonomous long-haul trucking startup Plus roll out announcement …

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Oracle Wants To Reshape The Cloud As A Better Business Opportunity

I had followed Oracle’s progress in the cloud from Gen1 when I was one of the most prominent critics to Gen 2 when I became one of its newer fans, writing several articlesalong the way. Six years ago, Oracle made the right decision to build its next-generation cloud from the ground up. The Gen 2 notion …

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HPE Discover 2021- The Company Makes Its Customer Case During The ‘Age Of Insight’

Many companies are experiencing an acceleration of digital transformation initiatives. My goal at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Discover 2021 event was to better understand what HPE is doing to help customers on the digital transformation journey, and what better place to find out than the virtual keynote by Antonio Neri, CEO of HPE. Of …

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Lattice Semiconductor Launches CertusPro-NX FPGAs For The Edge And Updates Core Application Software

This week Lattice Semiconductor launched its newest general-purpose FPGA family based on its popular Nexus platform, the CertusPro-NX. As Lattice is the market share leader in FPGAs, when the company announces anything new , people notice. And here I am. Lattice’s Nexus platform isn’t entirely new, as the company has been developing general-purpose FPGAs on …

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Intel Announces The ‘Infrastructure Processing Unit’ At The Six Five Summit 2021

This morning at this year’s Six Five Summit 2021, the head of Intel’s DPG, Navin Shenoy, announced its intention to create the “Infrastructure Processing Unit,” or the “IPU.” He spoke after Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger kicked off the five-day thought leadership and strategy event presented by my company Moor Insights & Strategy and Futurum Research. Shenoy’s …

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AWS Announces The ‘Graviton Challenge’ At The Six Five Summit 2021

Today at the Six Five Summit 2021, David Brown, VP of Amazon EC2, announced the “Graviton Challenge” to help companies and developers adopt the AWS-designed Graviton2-based instances more quickly. The Six Five Summit is five-day thought leadership and strategy event presented by my company, Moor Insights & Strategy, and Futurum Research.  Brown explained at the Summit …

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