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MSFT  // Posts tagged as "MSFT"

Atlassian Is Primed to Widen Its Appeal Beyond IT

Research Question: Will Atlassian’s workflow tools continue to grow quickly with software development teams while also expanding into new use cases? Companies: CA, CRM, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, JIVE, MSFT, NOW, ORCL, TEAM, ZEN By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Atlassian Corp. Plc’s (TEAM) tracking and collaboration tools, widely […]

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Social Media ROI Is Taking Real Estate Agents’ Eyes Off of Zillow

Research Question: Have negative realtor sentiment or competitive forces slowed Zillow’s growth? Companies: FB, GOOG/GOOGL, MSFT, NWS/NWSA, RLGY, RMAX, TWTR, Z By: Susan Jennings Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings As in Blueshift Research’s 30, 2015, report, most real estate agency sources remain underwhelmed by Zillow Group Inc. (Z) and its […]

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AT&T Data Centers Headed to IBM in Sale?

Research Question: Is AT&T in the process of selling its collection of data centers to IBM? Companies: AMZN, CTL, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, MSFT, RAX, T, VZ By: John Harrington Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary Blueshift Research has learned that AT&T Inc. (T) is poised to sell off the bulk, if not all, of […]

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Blackberry Idea Proposal

Blackberry Idea Proposal

Research Question: Is the Priv a game-changing smartphone for BlackBerry? Report Available: Feb. 18, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows much excitement surrounding the Priv given its pop out keyboard, high quality camera, and running on Android. However, despite very positive user reviews, initial sales momentum appears to be lacking.   Observations BBRY surprised Wall Street […]

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Paycom to Keep Strong Growth Rate with Quality Product, Large Prospect Pool

Research Question: Is Paycom’s new business growth sustainable? Companies: ADP, LON:SGE, MSFT, ORCL, PAYC, PAYX, PCTY, SAP, TNET, ULTI, WAGE, WDAY By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Eleven of 16 sources said Paycom Software Inc. (PAYC) will continue to grow in 2016 as it both brings in new […]

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Jan 11 2016 Services, Technology

FICO’s DMS Holds Real Potential But Must Be Properly Marketed

Research Question: How big can FICO’s Decision Management Suite become in the next two to three years? Companies: FICO, IBM, MSFT, MSTR, ORCL, PEGA, PRGS By: Chris Jenks Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Twelve sources involved in the sales and use of decision management systems—clients, competitors, software designers and consultants—spoke […]

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Audits, Credits, Discounts, Deals Define Cloud Battle

Research Question: Are cloud computing efforts by AWS, Microsoft and Google causing companies like Oracle to force or heavily entice clients to adopt their cloud offerings in order to compete in the space? Companies: AMZN, CONE, CRM, CSCO, CTL, DFT, DLR, EMC, EQIX, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, MSFT, ORCL, RAX, T, VZ, WDAY By: John Harrington Click […]

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Taser Idea Proposal

Taser Idea Proposal

Research Question: Will Taser continue to grow its body camera business, while successfully signing law enforcement agencies onto Evidence.com’s more comprehensive service plans? Report Available: February 4, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows TASR continuing to grow its body camera business at a rapid pace, scoring more orders of late, including from very large metro areas. […]

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Costly Security Appliances Will Fade Away As SDN Adoption Grows

Research Question: Will the move to push IT security intelligence into the virtual network level disrupt and commoditize the way legacy IT security vendors sell their appliance-based systems in 2016 and beyond? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, FTNT, MSFT, PANW, RHT, VMW By: John Harrington Click here to download the report (.pdf)     Summary Efforts are […]

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Mass-Scale Data Networking Is Disrupting All of IT

Research Question: How does global data center scalability affect IT OEMs as elastic cloud computing-as-a-service eats into traditional box-based vendors’ dominance in private network construction? Which other companies will benefit or face challenges as mass-scale cloud delivery of data services expands into new categories of business? Companies: AAPL, AMZN, ANET, CHKP, CSCO, EQIX, FEYE, FIT, FTNT, […]

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