IBM Z16 – The Mainframe Is Dead, Long Live The Mainframe

Remember industry-standard servers stacked to the ceiling in every data center and even the broom closet? At the time, the mainframe computer was a dinosaur destined for extinction. IBM did not get the memo! IBM continued to innovate on the “z” mainframe platform bolstered by the rise of hybrid-cloud models and many mission-critical enterprise applications …

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NVIDIA Announces Next-Gen Automotive DRIVE Hyperion 9 And New DRIVE Map Platform At GTC 2022

In my 2021 coverage of NVIDIA’s GTC, I said that I hoped to be in person again at GTC 2022, but it was another year of virtual attendance. Two weeks ago, NVIDIA held its annual GTC Event, and the company made fourteen new product, service, or customer announcements.  I have covered some of NVIDIA’s GTC …

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Johnson Controls – Deploying A ‘Business Operating System’ (BOS) To Realize The Full Potential Of Digital Transformation Across 19,000 Users

Digital transformation is so much more than replacing paper with zeros and ones. One of the most critical elements for success is establishing a cultural foundation so everyone in the company has a common understanding of how the organization functions.  A Business Operating System (BOS) is the means to a cultural foundation. A BOS gets …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Micron, Kobayashi Maru And The Future Of The Data Center

Over the years, we have all witnessed the vendor slide that predicts the explosion of data. Regardless of number and timeframe, the takeaway is always the same – an unmanageable amount of data sometime in the future. You can download the paper HERE. Table Of Contents It Is Not Just About The Processors Memory And Storage Hierarchy …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Moor Insights & Strategy Coverage Of AWS Re:Invent 2021

AWS re: Invent is Amazon Web Services (AWS) annual user conference that focuses on cloud strategies and operations, security and developer productivity, and IT architecture and infrastructure. Top industry analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy cover AWS’s most impactful announcements in the categories of Enterprise Networking, Datacenter compute, AI and ML, and silicon. You can download the …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Moor Insights & Strategy Coverage Of Apple’s M1 SoC

Moor Insights & Strategy has written extensively on Apple’s newest M1 Silicon and its disruptive presence in the market. Moor Insights & Strategy analysis of the Apple M1 devices begins with Apple’s first M1 announcement in 2020 and ends with an analysis of the M1 Max and M1 Pro. You can download the paper by …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Moor Insights & Strategy Coverage Of CES 2022

At CES 2022, Moor Insights & Strategy analysts covered the most innovative technology trends in gaming, XR, IoT, mobile, personal computers, displays, processors, and automotive technology.  The Consumer Technology Association accommodated those analysts who attended live. You can download the paper by clicking on the logo below: Table Of Contents The Most Exciting Gaming Products …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Moor Insights & Strategy coverage of Mobile World Congress 2022

Mobile World Congress (MWC) was held in Barcelona, Spain, and was attended by top analysts at Moor Insights & Strategy, including Anshel Sag, Will Townsend, and Patrick Moorhead. Moor Insights & Strategy analysts covered the top tech areas, including mobile device and chipset announcements, networking, 5G, edge, carrier services, and IoT. You can download the …

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Moor Insights & Strategy Weekly Update Ending April 1, 2022

I hope you all had a great week!   Last week, Matt participated in the Oracle HeatWave Panel and attended Datacenter World (with Will).  Will attended Aruba Atmosphere. This week, I will be in Seattle and Phoenix for advisory meetings.  Matt will be attending the HPE Houston Open House. Our MI&S team published 11 deliverables:  4 (Forbes or eWEEK) insight columns  3 MI&S blogs 4 podcasts    0 research papers The press …

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Momentum For Amazon’s Climate Pledge Continues To Snowball

In this era, it’s very hip for businesses to have environmental sustainability programs in place. Most, if not all, include the goal of reducing carbon and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to help curb the worst potential effects of climate change. Already, we see bigger, stronger and more devastating weather events that are hard not …

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T-Mobile Introduces First 5G Automotive Service With BMW, Called ‘Magenta Drive’

T-Mobile and BMW announced this week that T-Mobile’s 5G network will be the first to offer unlimited voice calling and unlimited 5G data to the 2022 BMW iX xDrive50 and future BMW vehicles. It is the first realized step towards a broader push by the auto industry towards a Vehicle as a Service (VaaS) model.  …

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Qualcomm Ventures Had A Banner 2021

There are many different ways technology companies can innovate: they can do it organically, partner, invest or acquire. Qualcomm does all the above and is one of the last remaining companies on the planet that invests in technology research. I am taking an increasingly deeper look at how technology companies are doing this.  Qualcomm is …

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Moor Insights & Strategy Weekly Update ending March 25, 2022

I hope you all had a wonderful week!   Last week, several of us attended several events; NVIDIA GTC (Anshel, Matt, Steve, myself, Paul, and Will), HPE GreenLake Day (myself, Matt, Steve, and Will). I also attended Dell Match Play. Matt presented at Nutanix Database Summit. Next week, Matt will be participating in the Oracle HeatWave Panel and attending Datacenter World (with Will). Will will be …

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Mobile World Congress 2022 Delivers In Three Key Areas

It has been two seemingly long years since the last in-person Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona. I had the good fortune to attend this year, and the show did not disappoint. Though the attendance was smaller than in the past (the GSMA final estimate was about 60,000), all the stalwart companies were in attendance. I …

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Oracle Forms Formula 1 Team In Partnership With Red Bull Racing

Max Verstappen and the Red Bull Racing team ended last season on the ultimate high with an F1 title win in Abu Dhabi. Before that race, Oracle had provided Red Bull Racing with billions of race simulations that gave the team insight on the track. Christian Horner, CEO of the new Oracle Red Bull Racing …

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Intel Foundry Services Going Big On RISC-V ‘Brawny Cores’ With Ventana Micro Systems Compute Tiles

Intel has made a considerable amount of strategic announcements in the past month, whether it be its Tower Semi acquisition, its $20B Ohio investment or numerous disclosures at its recent investor day. I wanted to make sure another announcement it made didn’t slip through the cracks with Ventana Micro Systems. Ventana Micro Systems Inc announced …

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Moor Insights & Strategy Weekly Update Ending March 18, 2022

I hope you all had a wonderful week!   Last week, Paul attended American Physical Society, Will attended the HPE CTG Event, and Matt virtually presented at the Nutanix Database Summit. I visited HPE’s HQ in Houston, TX.  This week, several of us from the MIS team will be virtually attending NVIDIA GTC. Those attending will be Anshel, Steve, Matt, Paul, Will, and I.  I …

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VAST Data Demonstrates Its Impressive Momentum

Data is changing. It floods into organizations with a volume and velocity previously unseen in enterprise IT. However, transforming that data into business-impacting insights stresses even the most sophisticated of today’s storage systems – storage systems based on an architecture that has remained relatively unchanged for more than two decades.  VAST Data emerged less than …

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2022 IoT Technology Trends The Era Of IoT Plug-And-Play Begins

Every year, after the CES dust settles, I take a step back and rank the most disruptive IoT-related technology trends. This year’s list signals the approach of a significant inflection point in the IoT growth curve. These three developments accelerate IoT’s ongoing transformation from a hodge-podge of custom solutions into a growth industry built on …

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No Programming Experience? Zoho Wants That To Be No Problem With Its Creator Platform

Two years ago, I published an article introducing Zoho as “the most successful SaaS company you may have never heard of.” Headquartered in my hometown of Austin, Texas, Zoho offers a suite of over fifty web-based business applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, web conferencing, project management, and much more.  In this analysis, I …

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