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Tech Trends: IT Security Market Is Being Wrecked by Overabundance of Players

Research Question: Are there already too many cyber security vendors in business, with more startups arriving all the time? If so, how do the leading publicly traded companies maintain share, let alone growth? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, FFIV, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, JNPR, MSFT, PANW, PFPT, RPD, VMW, ZS By: John Harrington Click here to download report […]

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Tech Trends: Big Open Cloud Platforms Crushing Legacy Tech

Research Question: Are companies that are trying to compete with Amazon, Microsoft and Google in cloud services falling further behind? Are companies that supply other public cloud efforts being hurt? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CSCO, CTXS, FFIV, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, JNPR, MSFT, ORCL, VMW By: John Harrington Click here to view report (.pdf)   Key Findings Overall, IT […]

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Tech Trends: Big Wireless Bandwidth Will Feed the Giant Clouds

Research Question: How will businesses and organizations plan their next information technology moves given the introduction of very high-speed wireless mobile network access? Companies: AAPL, AMD, AMZN, ANET, BME:TEF, CSCO, DVMT, FFIV, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, INTC, JNPR, LON:VOD, MSFT, QCOM, T, VZ   By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings New, very […]

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Upwork Idea Proposal (UPWK)

Upwork Idea Proposal (UPWK)

Will newly IPO’d Upwork generate significant, sustainable growth in 2019? Report Available: October 31, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research found UPWK, the leading freelance employee marketplace, scheduled for its IPO on October 3rd. The company hopes to raise $169 million with a total valuation of $1.3 billion, pricing its offering between $12 and $14. Given the […]

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Zillow Idea Proposal (ZG)

Zillow Idea Proposal (ZG)

Is Zillow’s Instant Offers on track to become the company’s next growth story or is it detracting from the core Premier Agent business? Report Available: October 24, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research found ZG expanding its Instant Offers program beyond Phoenix and Las Vegas to Atlanta and Denver despite the program having posted zero revenue […]

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Facebook Idea Proposal (FB)

Facebook Idea Proposal (FB)

Will Facebook be able to monetize Stories at the same level as news feed ads? Report Available: October 18, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research found investor backlash to FB’s second-half revenue and margin guidance. Its disappointing forecast partly stems from its efforts to promote the Stories feature on the main FB platform, a concept that […]

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Wix Code Could Boost Revenue But Not Lure WordPress Devotees (WIX)

Research Question: Will Wix Code spur a major spike in Wix’s paid subscription base or revenue per user? Companies: ADBE, GDDY, MSFT, SHOP, SQ, WIX By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings com Ltd. (WIX) may have a better chance to get current subscribers to pay more to use […]

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Tech Trends: IT Vendors Squeeze Channel Partners As Sales Tighten Due to the Cloud

Research Question: Are IT vendors changing terms among their channel resellers in order to collect more sales revenue at the expense of long-time partners as a result of competition from the major cloud providers? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, DVMT, FFIV, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, JNPR, MSFT, ORCL, PANW   By: John Harrington Click here to download […]

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Vicor Idea Proposal (VICR)

Vicor Idea Proposal (VICR)

How big are the opportunities and what are the potential obstacles for Vicor’s Power-on-Package technology?   Report Available: September 26, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research found VICR’s revenue spiking as artificial intelligence and other data center trends increase demand for better power sources. A new solution from VICR is generating buzz as big players like […]

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Tech Trends: Product Delivery Delays Begin for Tech Hardware Vendors

Research Question: Are supply chain disruptions related to trade issues beginning to hurt IT hardware/software vendor delivery times to the reseller channels? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CHKP, CSCO, DVMT, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, INTC, JNPR, MSFT, PANW By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings News is surfacing from key IT VAR/integration sources that […]

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