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MSFT  // Posts tagged as "MSFT"

Tech Trends: Network Vendors’ Cloud Response Short on New Ideas

Research Question: How are network equipment companies responding to the new marketplace being shaped by on-demand cloud computing services from Google, Amazon and Microsoft? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CDW, CSCO, CTXS, FB, FFIV, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, INTC, JNPR, MSFT, ORCL, VMW By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings Accelerating cloud adoption rates […]

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Tech Trends: Preventing Misuse of Stolen Data Is the New Frontier

Research Question: What wider effect does the systemic hacking of critical personal data have on industries beyond IT security? How probable are wider data losses that have been undiscovered or covered up by targeted organizations? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, EFX, EXPGY, FEYE, FTNT, IBM, JNPR, MSFT, PANW, PFPT, TRU By: John Harrington Click here to download […]

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Tech Trends: IT Security Gets Cloudier Everyday

Research Question: What factors are creating the most pressure on the traditional IT firewall marketplace? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, FTNT, JNPR, MSFT, PANW, PFPT By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Data security is moving faster than ever to a direct service model based in the cloud, cutting into new client sales […]

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IBM’s Watson Leaves the AI World Wanting (IBM)

Research Question: Is IBM’s Watson a marketing gimmick, or will it push the company to the forefront of the AI technology revolution? Companies: AAPL, AMZN, CMCSA, CRM, FB, GE, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, MSFT, ORCL, SIEGY, TSLA By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings IBM Corp.’s (IBM) Watson will not […]

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Tech Trends: Hacking Attacks No Longer Lead to Firewall Sales; Focus Now on Endpoint Solutions

Hacking Attacks No Longer Lead to Firewall Sales; Focus Now on Endpoint Solutions Companies: CHKP, CSCO, FEYE, FTNT, IBM, MSFT, PANW, PFPT, SYMC By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP), Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), FireEye Inc. (FEYE), Fortinet Inc. (FTNT), IBM Corp. (IBM), Palo Alto Networks […]

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Tech Trends: The Global Glut of New IT Hardware Continues to Grow

Research Questions: Are traditional network equipment vendors being hampered by an all-time high availability of switches and other equipment on the market, all while cloud vendors continue to sign up DIY enterprise network operators? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CDW, CSCO, CTXS, DVMT, FB, FFIV, HPE, IBM, INTC, JNPR, MLNX, MSFT, NOK, PSDO, SMCI, TPE:2345, TPE:2382 By: John […]

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Axon’s Body-Worn Camera Deal Will Drive Continuing Growth (AAXN)

Research Question: Will Axon’s camera deal shut down the competition and result in continuing growth? Companies: AAXN, AMZN, DGLY, DVMT, EPA:SAF, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, LLL, MSFT, MSI, NTAP, TYO:6701, TYO:6752, TYO:7751 By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Axon Enterprise Inc.’s (AAXN) one-year-free offer of a body-worn camera (BWC) and […]

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Data Center REITs Are Playing Musical Chairs in a Bubble World

Research Questions: Outside of the mega clouds, do enough opportunities exist for CDN, network interconnects, contra-clouds and other uses to meet public data center REIT operators’ growth expectations? Companies: AMZN, CONE, DFT, DLR, EQIX, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, MSFT, ORCL, QTS, TWTR By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Data center operators have plenty […]

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Box Is the Best But Will Have to Fight to Keep Its Lead (BOX)

Research Question: Does Box offer the right enterprise features and potential cost savings to attract big businesses to its platform? Companies: AMZN, BOX, CRM, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, MSFT, SNCR, TSE:OTEX/OTEX, TYO:6702 By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download report   Summary of Findings Box Inc. (BOX) offers the best platform for enterprise-level document sharing and storage, […]

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Tech Trends: Facebook Could Be Networking Itself Toward Trouble (FB)

Research Question: Are Facebook’s large data center networking expansions, which are geared toward heavy data loads like video and messaging, putting the company under pressure? Companies: AMZN, ANET, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, MSFT, SNAP, TWTR By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Facebook Inc. (FB) may be painting itself into a precarious corner in […]

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