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Data Storage As You’ve Known It Is Headed for Extinction

Research Question: What new, disruptive technologies are market-ready in data storage networking? What effect will they likely have on incumbent storage vendors? Companies: AMZN, CSCO, EMC, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, INTC, KRX:005930/005935, MLNX, MSFT, NTAP, PSTG, SMCI, TPE:2382, WDC By: John Harrington Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary What used to be a closed […]

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Ad-Blocking Software Idea Proposal

Ad-Blocking Software Idea Proposal

Who will be the winners and losers as ad-blocking software moves to mobile? Report Available: August 24, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows skyrocketing use of ad-blocking technology on mobile devices worldwide, though use in the U.S. and Europe is not yet widespread. Some wireless service providers are exploring ways to turn on ad-blocking at the […]

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No Meaningful Growth for RealPage Until New and Updated Software Is Released

Research Question: Will RealPage improve organic growth with existing and prospective customers? Companies: APPF, CLGX, CRM, LON:SGE, MSFT, N, ORCL, RP By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Organic and new customer growth will elude RealPage Inc. (RP) until it launches new and updated products later this year. Eleven of […]

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Shopify Will Sustain Growth But Be Challenged in Upmarket Move

Research Question: Is Shopify’s platform scalable for big brands, and is its growth sustainable? Companies: AAPL, AMZN, CRM, FB, IBM, N, ORCL, SAP, SHOP, SQ, WIX By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Shopify Inc.’s (SHOP) market-leading small and midsized retail ecommerce platform is unlikely to successfully scale up to […]

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The Cloud, Competition and Commodity Pricing Will Block 2H16 IT Network Growth

Research Question: Is the era of significant revenue growth over for the large, mainstream IT network vendors? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CSCO, EQIX, FFIV, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, INTC, JNPR, MLNX, MSFT, ORCL, SMCI, TPE:2382 By: John Harrington Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary Although second-quarter IT network sales appeared stable year to year, sales […]

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RealPage Idea Proposal

RealPage Idea Proposal

Will RealPage improve organic growth with its existing and prospective customers? Report Available: July 27, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows RP as a leader in the property management software as a service space with multiple products and solutions for its long list of distinguished clients. At the same time, its organic growth appears to […]

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Check Point’s New R80 Security Platform Reportedly Rife With Problems

Research Question: Has the intense IT security industry vendor war caused Check Point to push faulty software to market and other vendors to make critical mistakes in a rush to win sales? Companies: CHKP, CSCO, FEYE, FTNT, JNPR, MSFT, PANW By: John Harrington Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.’s […]

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DWRE Growth Will Slow Due to Performance Issues and Competitive Pressure

Research Question: As Demandware continues to generate double-digit growth rates, are existing customers expanding their use of its services, including predictive intelligence applications? Companies: ADBE, AMZN, DWRE, EBAY, GDDY, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, MSFT, N, ORCL, SAP, SHOP, WIX By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Demandware Inc.’s (DWRE) double-digit growth rate […]

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PANW’s Growth Bumps Into Security Market Slowdown

Research Question: How are leading security vendors handling continuing attacks against data networks, clients demanding answers about high pricing, and sales cycle slowdowns? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, FEYE, FTNT, JNPR, LON:QQ, MSFT, PANW By: John Harrington Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW) has stated that its rapid […]

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Fair Isaac Corp. Idea Proposal

Fair Isaac Corp. Idea Proposal

Will FICO’s decision management platform transform the company into an analytics leader in the next 2 to 3 years? Report Available: June 2, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows FICO continuing its efforts to become a leader in advanced analytics and broaden its business beyond credit scores, with its Decision Management Suite a key part […]

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