Cloud Services and Enterprise Software

Cloud services and enterprise software

What Is The Significance Of Google’s New Tau VMs?

Google Cloud (GCP) recently released its Tau VM platform, based on AMD’s 3rd Generation EPYC Processor (codenamed Milan). With this release, Google is claiming best absolute performance and price-performance leadership related to general-purpose VMs in the public cloud. These are both very bold claims.  What does this mean for customers? And what does it mean …

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AT&T Puts Its 5G Future In The Azure Cloud

As an analyst, I follow all the tier one mobile network operators on the globe. Each is unique in regard to their subscriber base, vertical market focus and investment areas, and AT&T is no exception. The operator’s investment in research and development is impressive, as demonstrated by its Bell Labs efforts and Linux Foundation networking …

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Nutanix Demonstrates That It’s More Than Just HCI On Investor Day

Rarely does a senior executive of a dominant company step aside to lead his biggest competitor. Yet that’s precisely what Rajiv Ramaswami, then VMware’s chief operating officer of products and cloud services, did late last year when he accepted the chief executive role at Nutanix. I was fortunate to talk with Rajiv at Nutanix’s investor …

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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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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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Zscaler – In Zero We Trust

Earlier this week, I attended the fourth annual Zscaler Zenith Live event. RSA Conference is regarded by many as the perennial annual cybersecurity event, but I honestly found Zenith Live more informative on several fronts. Today, I would like to share my insights into what I found most compelling at the event. Three components to …

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Unpacking Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s Ampere A1 Compute Platform Announcement

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) announced its first Arm-based instances with the Ampere A1 Compute Platform. With this news, OCI joins the growing number of cloud providers that have embraced Arm as a cost-efficient, scalable offering to support the needs of its customers. What is the Ampere A1 Compute Platform, what workloads does it support, and …

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If You’re Hungry For Data-Driven Transformation, Google’s Serving Up A Data Cloud Summit For You

On May 26th, the Google Data Cloud Summit kicks off, the first in a series of digital events dubbed the Google Cloud Summit series, taking place over the coming months. Google Data Cloud Summit is a half-day event focused on using Google Cloud technologies to advance data-driven transformation. If you have conflicts next Wednesday, don’t worry because …

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The Finnish Post Reinvents Itself With New Technologies Including Robotic Process Automation And Gamification

The Finnish Postal Service, known locally as the Posti Group, is one of the oldest companies in Finland. A few years ago, Posti realized the traditional postal and letter business was declining rapidly while parcel volumes were increasing. To remain competitive, Posti Group needed to fundamentally change the way it operated, replacing legacy systems and …

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Microsoft Build And Power Platform – Navigating Change, And The Role Power Technology Can Play

From May 25th to 27th, Microsoft will welcome developers worldwide to hear about innovations, learn new skills and connect as a community. In a recent blog, Amanda Silver (VP of Product, Developer Division at Microsoft) reflected on how developers have been using technology as a force for good in the face of daunting constraints brought …

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Google’s Data Cloud Summit Serves Up A Breadth Of New Capabilities

I mentioned in my preview of the Google Data Cloud Summit this week that I was expecting some exciting technology announcements for AI, machine learning, data management, and analytics. Google did not disappoint in that department.  The Google Cloud stated mission is to accelerate every organization’s ability to transform through data-powered innovation. A theme that should come as …

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Microsoft Build- New Windows, Enhanced Arm Support, And Adds Azure Features

Microsoft’s annual Build conference for software developers (Microsoft now calls “Creators”) wraps up this week. In my previous article on Microsoft Build, I focused on three enhancements: Process Advisor and GPT3 for the Microsoft Power Platform and Azure Synapse link for Microsoft Dataverse. In this article, I will highlight more of the new products and enhancements. Satya Nadella Keynote The most intriguing …

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IBM Think 2021- All In On Hybrid Cloud And AI

IBM is in the middle of a company transformation. With CEO Arvind Krishna and President Jim Whitehurst at the helm for a year, the company is going all-in on the cloud with its Red Hat and other investments and getting in a better posture for growth and focus with its recent Kyndryl spin-out. At the …

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Cloudera’s Data Platform Private And Public Cloud Both GA And It’s Time To Migrate

Five years ago, the industry was debating the notion of a hybrid cloud and many boards and investors only saw the value in the public cloud. In 2018, AWS announced Outposts and the debate stopped. With 94% of IT spend and 80% of the data on-prem, the world is very much hybrid. The only thing …

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How A Consumption-Based IBM Z Could Be A Mainstay Of Your Hybrid Cloud

Workload patterns are constantly changing in the age of hybrid and multi-cloud. To survive, every vendor on the planet must listen to customer needs and respond. One thing that clients and the industry all agree on is the future is very much hybrid cloud spanning on-prem to the public cloud. That is the new normal. …

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IBM Cloud Leader Howard Boville Is Writing Cloud Computing Chapter Two: Enterprises Should Take Note

I like to think that I have a knack for identifying companies making waves in specific technology areas. One such company is IBM with cloud technology. Yes, IBM making waves with cloud technologies. I have written several articles tracking the progress and evolution of the IBM Cloud offering. When I attach the Red Hat acquisition …

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HP Launches New Cloud Printing System Called ‘HP+’

The pandemic has rewritten the rules to the game, in some form, for most industries, but it hit the tech industry in a particularly interesting way. Companies had to pivot virtually overnight to keep the lights on for the most significant influx of remote workers and students the world has ever seen. One of the …

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Tanium Selects Oracle Cloud As A Partner For Its As-A-Service Offering

Today, Oracle announced with Tanium that it had selected Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) as part of its multi-cloud approach to delivering its SaaS platform, Tanium-as-a-Service (TaaS).  Tanium is in the business of providing endpoint management and security, trusted by many large enterprises worldwide. Moor Insights & Strategy recently published a research paper discussing the importance of endpoint management and security when work …

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