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CSCO  // Posts tagged as "CSCO"

Cost-Effective Cloud Solutions Weaken Security, Storage Vendors

Research Question: What trends will increasingly shape data network management, storage and protection spending in 2017? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, CVLT, FEYE, FFIV, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, INTC, JNPR, MSFT, NTAP, PANW, PSTG, RHT, SYMC By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Spending for IT security and storage products provided by traditional […]

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Convergence Helps Some—But Not Many—IT Players

Research Question: What role will data center network automation play in pushing nontraditional data networking hardware players like Intel and Facebook into new areas of revenue generation in 2017 and beyond? And at whose expense? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CSCO, CTXS, CVLT, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, INTC, JNPR, MSFT, NTAP, RHT, VMW By: John Harrington Click here to […]

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A Cloud Software “Tsunami” Threatens the IT Appliance Market

Research Question: How will traditional IT vendors selling hardware appliance-based products likely be affected in 2017 and beyond by the development of software-only IT applications on superclouds belonging to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CSCO, CTXS, CVLT, FB, FFIV, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, MLNX, MSFT, NTAP, ORCL, RVBD, SYMC, TPE:2345, TPE:2382, VMW Click here […]

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A New Style of IT Security Is Poised to Upend Market (CHKP, PANW, FTNT, JNPR)

Research Question: How is the migration of application workloads to a web-style cloud interface affecting growth strategies for traditional firewall and intrusion detection vendors? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, CUDA FTNT, INTC, JNPR, MSFT, PANW, SYMC By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Privately held IT security companies that are proactive in a […]

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The Cloud Sets Off a Next-Gen Network Switch War Led by Cisco (CSCO, ANET, HPE)

Research Question: Will private data center cloud networking replace traditional networks for enterprises not prepared to do large-scale IT networking migration to the public cloud in 2017? Which vendors are best positioned? Companies: AMZN, ANET, BRCD, CRM, CSCO, EPA:ALU, EXTR, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, JNPR, MLNX, MSFT, SMCI, STO:ERIC-A/B, TPE:2345 By: John Harrington Click here to download report […]

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Data Analytics Goes Big, Fast and Wide Open (RHT, INTC)

Research Question: What effect will ultra-fast networking and server technology have on the data analytics industry moving forward? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CSCO, DATA, HPE, IBM, INTC, MSFT, ORCL, QLIK, RHT By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Data center networking and storage advancements are opening the door for the analysis of unheard […]

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Networking Innovations Are Disrupting the Data Center Industry

Research Question: Are radical changes in networking going to affect data center design? Which IT vendor categories will be affected? Companies: AAPL, AMZN, ANET, CONE, COR, CSCO, CTL, DFT, DLR, EQIX, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, INTC, JNPR, MSFT, NTAP, ORCL, RAX, T, VZ By: John Harrington Click here to to download the report (.pdf)   Summary Dramatic […]

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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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Jul 19 2016 Technology

IT Security: Performance and Price Are Top Priorities in Purchases

Research Question: What effects are competition and clients’ buying decisions having on major IT security players? Companies: CHKP, CSCO, FEYE, FTNT, PANW, PFPT By: John Harrington Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary Competition is squeezing IT security vendors as never before, bringing price and performance to the top of the list in clients’ buying […]

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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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