Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead

RESEARCH PAPER: Achieving Sustainability, Security And Scalability With IBM LinuxONE

In this research paper, Moor Insights & Strategy (MI&S) explores the challenges enterprise organizations face as they try to achieve the seemingly contradictory goals of digitally transforming business operations while reducing their carbon footprint, security vulnerabilities, and, ultimately, costs. This paper will demonstrate how the release of IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4 helps such organizations find …

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Google Cloud Platform Deploys Arm – Here’s What You Should Know

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) announced the coming availability of its Arm-based instance, the Tau T2A, last week (currently available in preview) to address the ever-expanding needs of customers developing and deploying scale-out, cloud-native workloads. What does this announcement mean for enterprise IT? Does landing this final major cloud player fully validate Arm in the enterprise? …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Digital Transformation Starts In The Datacenter

Digital transformation is neither a trend nor a buzzword. Rather, digital transformation and modernization projects are business imperatives for organizations amid an economic Darwinism where only the strongest and most agile survive and newer, cloud- born competitors enter the market on a seemingly daily basis. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Maximizing VMware Investments In The Cloud

VMware is prevalent in the enterprise – a truism and understatement in one sentence. Nearly 100% of Fortune 500 companies use VMware, and more than 80% of virtualized workloads run in virtual machines powered by VMware. ESXi is the hypervisor of choice for enterprise IT, and vSphere is the control plane by which IT infrastructure is deployed, …

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HPE’s Transformation Was On Full Display At Discover 2022

Digital transformation, modernization, zero trust and data-driven are buzzwords every IT executive has likely heard one too many times. Nevertheless, these concepts are keys to survival in the digital economy. This is a truism for companies across all vertical industries, including those that build the technology fueling modernization projects. HPE started its transformation in 2018, …

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IBM Expands Its Power10 Portfolio For Mission Critical Applications

It is sometimes difficult to understand the true value of IBM’s Power-based CPUs and associated server platforms. And the company has written a lot about it over the past few years. Even for IT professionals that deploy and manage servers. As an industry, we have become accustomed to using x86 as a baseline for comparison. If an …

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HPE Armed And Ready For The Enterprise And Service Providers With Ampere-Based HPE ProLiant RL300 Gen11 Server 

HPE Discover 2022 started with a bang today as HPE announced the ProLiant RL300 Gen 11 server. Moor Insights & Strategy’s Patrick Moorhead and I were pre-briefed on this announcement by Executive Vice President and GM of HPE’s Compute Business, Neil MacDonald. In the following paragraphs, Pat and I will cover what was announced and …

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RESEARCH PAPER: The Cloud Comes To Healthcare

The healthcare industry has been on the leading edge of the digital transformation curve in many ways, some of which the COVID-19 pandemic has expedited. Life-critical patient data in the form of electronic health records (EHRs) and diagnostic-quality images stored in Picture Archive and Communications Systems (PACS) accompany patients as they interact with caregivers throughout …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Transforming Database Operations With Nutanix And HPE

Data and automation – automation of business processes that can acquire, transform, and act on data to deliver outcomes – are the key to success in the digitized economy. Businesses today demand the cloud-like agility and cloud-like economics of automated IT infrastructure and databases delivered as a service. You can download the paper by clicking …

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Hillstone Networks Expands Its Security Portfolio With CloudArmour

The cybersecurity space is big – really big. The current state of geopolitics has elevated security from top of mind to obsessive focus for every C-level executive at companies of all sizes and types around the globe.  The CISOs and security professionals charged with protecting environments don’t have it easy. In addition to the daily …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Why The Financial Services Industry Is Adopting Nutanix

The digitalization of the global economy has arguably impacted financial services (Finserv) more significantly than any other industry. Centuries-old businesses that span banking, insurance and capital markets face both regulatory and competitive challenges on an unprecedented level. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: Table Of Contents Introduction The Unique Finserv …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Nutanix Powers Creativity

The media and entertainment industry pushes technology to its limits. The production workflow – from content creation to streaming to digital preservation – requires a range of technological capability and adaptability resembling cloud services. Put differently, the imagination and innovation required from people to design and deliver these productions require technologies that complement this creative process. You can download …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Winning The Data-Centric Digital Business In This Decade

The datacenter has evolved. Where we used to see the enterprise datacenter as a location (or locations), the modern datacenter has no physical construct. Rather, the modern datacenter emphasizes data – and spans the core to the cloud and the edge. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: Table Of Contents Introduction Data …

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HeatWave ML: Real-Time Intelligence Comes To MySQL

Data is crude. Data is the new currency. Data drives the modern business. Add these cliches to the long list that describe the modern business. And while these cliches are maybe overused, they are true. Data transformed into intelligence drives the modern business. And the business that can glean insights from intelligence fastest is best …

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AMD Doubles Down On High-Performance Computing With Milan-X

Every time I write about AMD, I start with “it’s been a great few weeks for the company….” This piece will begin the same way. The company had a great quarter; its 2022 outlook is strong, the Xilinx acquisition closed, and EPYC continues to gain share across all market segments. Last week, AMD launched Milan-X …

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Oracle Announces Support For MongoDB – This Is Bigger Than Just An API

Oracle announced the availability of the Oracle Database API for MongoDB. This service enables enterprise organizations to realize the benefits of Oracle Autonomous Database without sacrificing or altering their MongoDB environments. If you are an enterprise IT organization looking to drive the most out of the data in your organization – this is important. And, …

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How CyberArk Manages Privileged Access

The enterprise cyber security landscape is both multi-layered and multi-vectored. Solutions and platforms have been designed and developed to protect the entire enterprise—from the perimeter to infrastructure to users—and all of the apps and data contained within. Any IT professional can attest to the complexity of enterprise cyber security, and any security-focused IT professional can …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Modern Privileged Access Management

Privileged accounts (Windows administrator accounts, Linux root accounts, cloud and application admin accounts, etc.) represent one of the largest security vulnerabilities any organization faces. Although privileged accounts are fundamental for administering and maintaining systems, infrastructure and applications across any IT environment, clever threat actors can exploit them to perpetrate attacks, steal confidential data and cause …

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My Industry Analyst Takeaway From AWS Re:Invent – AWS Is More Than A Cloud

AWS re:Invent is a week-long event filled with a lot of news – year in and year out. 2021 was no different as the company made several big announcements spanning storage to networking to compute. On the compute front, Moor Insights & Strategy Principal Analyst Patrick Moorhead gave a rundown on the company’s Graviton 3, …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Autopilot Drives MySQL Database Service Differentiation

Time-to-value and time-to-action are two key metrics of success in the digitized economy, both measuring access to actionable intelligence. This intelligence is only useful when all data sources are appropriately transformed and analyzed. MySQL, an open-source relational database, gained widespread popularity in companies of all sizes in the early 2000s. Today, MySQL instances are the …

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