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Arista is changing its messaging to focus on what it calls cloud-scale networking using NetDB to include its reliance on a centralized database and CloudVision. Arista enhanced EOS with support for Docker, Container Tracer, and the GO Language.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise continues to transform by streamlining and appointing new personnel within its executive management team, re-aligning business divisions, expanding ecosystem partnerships, and focusing on disruptive opportunities.
IBM keeps building on what is already arguably the industry’s broadest and deepest security product portfolio. Yet it must better demonstrate product interoperability, show more cohesive advanced threat detection, and use Watson a differentiator.
Qlik continues to evolve beyond its initial role as market disruptor and is now seeking to build a true platform for visual, guided, embedded and self-service analytics through a focus on high-end support, data management and customer scalability.
Under new ownership, TIBCO continues to mine data analytics synergies between its Spotfire and middleware business units, strengthening its data discovery, visualization and analytics tools, particularly across cloud and premises deployments.
VMware is hoping to differentiate its cloud efforts from IBM and Microsoft through its infrastructure roots and ability to leverage open source microservices efforts by Cloud Foundry.
As a premier partner of SAP, Kony is providing SAP Business Suite users with a best-of-breed mobile solution aimed at modernizing and/or mobilizing their traditional apps to make field service workers more productive.
Raytheon has collected an intriguing set of security assets, but the new Forcepoint brand will be challenged to gain traction in a noisy market, and its chances of matching the gravitas and/or momentum of established NGFW market leaders are slim.
ClearStory has announced its intent to support the latest release of Apache Spark (v 1.6), emphasizing improved scale and performance driven by new machine learning and streaming enhancements found within Spark itself.
HPE became an independent company in November 2015 and continues apace with Aruba adding significantly to its revenues. Excluding Aruba, networking has shown single digit growth YoY, which HPE needs to address.
A new wireless protocol that extends the range and reduces the power required for Wi-Fi seems like a good idea, but in the constellation of available protocols and products a new entrant may do more harm than good.
Jive Software’s stature as a pure-play enterprise social networking vendor with strong integration makes Jive an appealing option; however, similar functionality from market adjacencies and rivals limits its ability to compete.