Selling Enterprise IT is moving to bottom up instead of top down. Consumer first.
Where I provide some sort of analysis of the industry as a whole or in part. Observations on vendor positioning, product capability, market strategy, and so forth.
One area of networking that is desperately waiting for new approaches is what we call visibility now but will be analytics tomorrow.
Barracuda share price drops 16% as the shift to virtual appliance reduces sales dollars but increases profits.
What is the common theme ? Avago buys Broadcom, EMC buys Virtustream, Intel rumoured to buy Altera, HP buys Contextstream and Palo Alto buys Cirrosecure.
The most significant underlying technology trend in networking is that startups have taken analytics and big data software and applied it to network devices. Three emerging product categories are Security Threat Systems, Software Defined WAN and Network Analytics & Control.