Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead

Do You Know Where Your Servers Come From? Here’s Why Securing The Supply Chain Matters

Supply chain – it’s a term and topic that is now discussed around dinner tables as families and friends discuss and debate COVID-19’s spotlight on the US dependence on other countries to provide the essential products and materials we need in time of crisis. The other dinner table discussion seems to focus around cybersecurity. With …

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Lenovo Extends Its EPYC Portfolio – Here’s Why IT Should Take Note

The Lenovo Datacenter Group has been on an impressive run since Kirk Skaugen took over in 2017. The team he assembled quickly and methodically righted the ship, driving market share gains quarter after quarter. They also made smart strategic bets, resulting in success in all segments of its infrastructure business. Server shipments continue to increase, …

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How To Secure The Intelligent Edge

It is perhaps the lowest form of human life that uses a crisis like COVID-19 to exploit the vulnerabilities of people and organizations. From price gouging critical supplies to the phishing scams that are hitting email inboxes daily, there have been many reminders lately that the cyber-world is full of actors–individuals, groups, and nation-states–that exploit …

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Arm Neoverse Keeps On Rolling With Marvell ThunderX3 Design

For those that still think of Arm-based servers as AMD’s Seattle, Applied Micro’s X-Gene, Calxeda, or even Qualcomm, think again. While the specifications of Arm’s Neoverse portfolio looked impressive at launch last year, only time could tell what the implementation of the N1 microarchitecture would look like in the real world. In a word: wow. …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Cybersecurity In The Edge Era – A Practitioner’s Guide

In today’s world, business intelligence is the fuel that drives digital transformation. Business intelligence starts with raw data, generated at “the edge” by devices and sensors that make up the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The exponential growth of IoT and IIoT has created a corresponding …

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Six Questions To Ask When Evaluating Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Hybrid cloud is hot right now. Nearly every IT organization claims to have a solution deployed, but very few actually do. Instead, they have a private cloud with some level of integration with multiple cloud instances. In the next few articles, we will attempt to spell out what makes a hybrid cloud environment hybrid, and …

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What Does VMware Changing Its Licensing Model Mean For Enterprise IT?

VMware recently announced a change to its software licensing model that caps the number of cores supported in the CPU, effective April 2, 2020. Why did VMware do this? What is the real impact to IT? And what does this mean for the VMware ecosystem and competitive landscape? The next few paragraphs will try to tackle these …

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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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What AMD And Intel Quarterly Numbers Say About Datacenter Business

Earnings season is in full swing—both AMD and Intel announced 4th quarter (and annual) results recently. Both companies claimed strong quarters with robust growth. The following few paragraphs will attempt to dissect those numbers in a little more detail and provide some guidance on what these numbers say about the 2020 business outlook. AMD EESC – …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Building A Better Cloud Begins With Better Infrastructure

The modern enterprise lives in a multi-cloud world, where delivery of infrastructure resources and IT services is expected in real time. Infrastructure and operations teams must, in turn, respond to the needs of the business rapidly. The result, all too often, is infrastructure complexity and “sprawl” – far too many platforms, and management tools that …

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Two AWS Re:Invent Announcements That Will Have Long-Lasting Impact On The Enterprise Datacenter

AWS re:Invent came and went, and what a week it was. While the total number of announcements out of the conference was huge, the company itself made 13 significant announcements. These ranged from 5G to edge to core infrastructure to Quantum computing. Moor Insights & Strategy Principal Analyst Patrick Moorhead provided some great coverage that …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Scaling The Needs Of Enterprise With HPE ProLiant

When Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) launched the HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen 10 and HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen 10 servers in 2017, based on the 1st Generation AMD EPYC processor, it marked the return of choice to the datacenter. IT organizations that sought to deliver performant platforms securely and lower total cost of ownership had a …

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Dell EMC PowerOne: Is The Future Of Autonomous Infrastructure Here?

Dell Technologies has been busy in the press since it launched PowerOne. What is PowerOne? What does it mean for enterprise IT? And is it really autonomous infrastructure? The next few paragraphs will address these questions. For a deeper dive on PowerOne, visit the Moor Insights & Strategy site. PowerOne – pragmatic innovation drives the autonomy journey Autonomous …

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RESEARCH PAPER: A New Ecosystem For A New Era In Compute

We live in a distributed world where APIs and microservices rule the datacenter, and the datacenter is no longer a physical construct; rather, it’s a combination of clouds, edges and remote computing centers that drive the modern business. Cloud computing and edge computing require applications to be more mobile, resilient, manageable and secure, and this need, in …

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Research Paper: Dell EMC PowerOne Accelerates IT Transformation Through Autonomous Infrastructure

This paper will explore the dynamics driving automation in enterprise IT organizations and demonstrate how new products like Dell EMC’s PowerOne meet evolving business needs by delivering cloud-like services to the business while freeing IT resources from the mundane tasks that bog down productivity. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Leveraging Server Architectures To Win In The Datacentric Era

One of the trendy catchphrases for organizations going through digital transformation is“data is the new oil.” A more accurate phrasing of this statement is, “Data is the new crude oil and intelligence is the new gasoline.” An organization’s ability to transformpetabytes of data into meaningful intelligence enables differentiation in the marketplace. Data management is bigger …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Accelerates Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is an oft-overused term; however, organizations of all sizes leverage technology to drive business agility and gain competitive advantages. The success of digital transformation depends on an IT organization that itself has transformed and can quickly respond to the needs of the business. IT must do things faster and more securely. IT must …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Lenovo’s Scalable Solutions For SAP Applications

Businesses undergo digital transformation to make smarter decisions faster. As a result, digital transformation drives businesses to embrace new IT architectures as they try to take advantage of new data sources and make better decisions. SAP is a leader in providing the software to help automate, run and bring insight to enterprises, but achieving business …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Accelerating Software-Defined Infrastructure With HPE Synergy

Software-Defined Infrastructure (SDI) is the ability to manage hardware resources (compute, storage, and networking) in a programmable manner. Put differently, it enables fluid pools of IT resources to be provisioned and re-provisioned on the fly with little to no human intervention. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: Table Of Contents …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Critical Considerations For The Modern Datacenter Infrastructure

The modern datacenter has evolved and the rate of innovation continues to quicken with unprecedented speed. Virtualization is a basic building block of infrastructure. Cloud is no longer just simply cloud—it’s hybrid cloud and multi cloud. Cloud itself isushering in the age of containers and microservices. Edge computing is the new“cloud”. The advent of the …

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