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Microsoft’s One-Two 5G Telco Punch

There has been quite a lot of activity lately tied to the public cloud provider push into the telco space. Amazon Web Services launched its Wavelength initiative at the last re:Invent event in December to help operators “supercharge” 5G networks by placing compute and storage resources closer to the network edge. Google Cloud recently announced …

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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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RESEARCH PAPER: Inseego: 5G Born In The U.S.A.

The United States government views the deployment of 5G networking as a strategic initiative that will unlock transformative enterprise services. The throughput and latency of 5G — a vast improvement over current 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology — will disrupt the market and accelerate digital transformation. Given the potential positive economic impact of 5G on …

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Amazon EC2 Inf1 Instances Now Support Amazon SageMaker

Last year at AWS reInvent, out of the 100s of announcements, I chose the top 5 for overall, long-term impact. One of those was Amazon’s EC2 Inf1 Instances that used its new Inferentia machine learning inference chip. I chose Inf1 Instances as a top 5 for a few reasons. Machine learning is a killer app and with …

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HP Reinvigorates Omen Gaming Brand With New Design, Desktops And Logo

Last week, HP took the wraps off its complete overhaul of the Omen brand of gaming PCs and peripherals. HP’s Omen brand comes from the heritage of the company’s acquisition of Voodoo PC back in 2007. Voodoo’s own line of PCs were called many things, but HP borrowed some of Voodoo’s naming schemes to name …

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When Every Data Center Is Suddenly Lights Out

Reconfiguring an enterprise’s IT infrastructure to support the wholesale relocation of a workforce from the cubicle farm to the home-office, without warning, and with only a limited ability to walk into a data center is an uncomfortable position in which to find yourself. Installing a rack of new equipment can be painful under the best …

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Apple IPhone SE Versus Samsung Galaxy A51 Comparison Review- Best Phone For $399?

In 2020, Apple and Samsung have both beefed up their budget-friendly smartphone offerings with the iPhone SE and the Galaxy A51. Both companies globally do well at the mid-range but there is a lot of market share to be taken. There seems to be a lot of appetite from consumers for the look of a …

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NVIDIA Launches New Ampere Architecture, Infrastructure, Robotics And Automotive Technologies At GTC 2020

I attend hundreds of events a year as an analyst and one way I rate them is by the number and industry impact of the announcements. I watched NVIDIA’s GTC 2020 virtual keynote today, and the company scored high on both. Architecture is everything when you are a platform provider and NVIDIA rolled out its …

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Six Five Live Ep 40- Build Toward The Future (Citing Microsoft, HPE, NVIDIA, Google, Apple, Splunk, Intel)

You can find the Six Five Podcast here. Leading global tech analysts Patrick Moorhead (Moor Insights & Strategy) and Daniel Newman (Futurum Research) are front and center on The Six Five analyzing the tech industry’s biggest news each and every week and also conducting interviews with tech industry “insiders” on a regular basis. The Six …

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HTC Vive Sync: A Real Solution For VR Teleconferencing And Telepresence

Last week HTC Vive finally announced the public availability of the company’s Vive Sync collaboration platform for the Vive headset. While the company says compatibility with other VR headsets is forthcoming, the fact that it prioritized Vive is a definite short term differentiator. The Sync platform has actually been in development for quite some time—I …

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Plume’s Timely Partnership With ADTRAN Paves The Way For A Smart Home 2.0 World

With the entire world consumed by COVID-19 news the past few months, it would be entirely understandable if one overlooked essential announcements in the tech space. One of these announcements occurred in late April, when Plume, one of the industry’s rising stars in the intelligent WiFi space, announced a partnership with ADTRAN to improve and secure …

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NVIDIA Launches Ampere A100 GPU For Data Center Computing And AI

While many of us missed watching Jensen Huang on stage in his trademark leather jacket, he did not disappoint his on-line audience at the virtual GTC Keynote this week. In a session lasting over two and a half hours, the CEO and founder of NVIDIA announced new hardware to fend off a slew of potential …

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IonQ CEO Peter Chapman At The 12 Month Mark

It has been one year since Peter Chapman left e-commerce giant Amazon to become CEO of IonQ, a small five-year-old quantum computing startup. Chapman is a seasoned technology executive who brings a wealth of large system software, AI and computing experience to IonQ. At Amazon, he was one of two executives responsible for the complex, ever-changing mixture …

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NVIDIA Targets Ampere Architecture To The Edge And 5G With EGX A100

Traditionally, NVIDIA introduces the company’s latest GPU architecture at its GPU Technology Conference (GTC), which I have been attending since its inception in 2009. Over the years, NVIDIA launched its enterprise, datacenter and AI GPU products, as well as the architecture behind them, at the GTC conference. This year is no different, except for the …

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Privacy And Information Are The New Cloud Currency And Google Owns The Mint

Over the past few months, most public cloud providers and their counterparts have doubled down on security. Recently, Google pushed multiple new security enhancements to augment its already secure ecosystem. The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has come a long way in assuaging privacy and security concerns. However, the kicker with GGP remains—you must be within …

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Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration Program Is All About Trust

I am always skeptical of big technology companies when they pose programs that sound like “tech for good” and I do extra levels of research to get underneath the motive and gauge trust. Maybe it is my Midwest upbringing or maybe it’s having been an executive for over 20 years at tech companies that elicits …

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CBS 60 Minutes Segment About Amazon Only Tells Part Of The Story

Today, I watched a 60 Minutes segment by Lesley Stahl on Amazon about the working conditions at its wide array of sites across the country. I thought it was classic 60 Minutes, starting off with a theory and then showing only what it can fit in 13 minutes that validates the show’s preconceived point of view. …

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HPE’s Peter Ungaro Weighs In On HPC To Work In Fight Against COVID-19

Every month HPE’s independent analyst council, of which I am a part of, gets together to discuss a special topic. Obviously, the ongoing COVID-19 crisis is on the top of many people’s minds, and the tech industry continues to play a big part in how we, as a society, are managing the fallout and looking …

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Rethinking Agility in the Wake of COVID-19 – The Six Five – Insiders Edition

On this episode of The Six Five – Insiders Edition, hosts Daniel Newman and Patrick Moorhead welcome Pega CEO Alan Trefler. The discussion centered around the need for agility in the wake of COVID-19. Build for Change – More Than a Motto Alan shared that in the 1980s when he set out to build Pega, …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Cisco Systems Delivers Multi-Domain, Modern Networking Infrastructure

Enterprises seek the ability to react quickly to business demands in the digital world. In response, IT professionals today face daunting tasks in deploying and managing networking infrastructure given resource and consumption constraints. Also, connectivity is no longer relegated to the confines of office walls or the traditional centralized datacenter. Rather, businesses require connectivity to …

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