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Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”

7:20 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Oracle aims 'right at heart of Adobe' with Maxymiser acquisition

Oracle Analysis: Watch out, Adobe Marketing Cloud. Oracle, which has a big presence in the Triangle following its acquisition of Tekelec, is growing even bigger following its decision to acquire Maxymiser. With the deal, Oracle is looking to maximize its content optimization and messaging capabilities, writes Stuart Williams, vice president of Technology Business Research.

7:13 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock A win for Big Blue? IBM breathes more life into the mainframe with LinuxONE

Analysis: IBM creates international media attention and industry buzz with the unveiling of new mainframes targeting Linux. Mainframes are a rare bright spot for Big Blue in hardware, and the new LinuxONE program has a big upside, believes analyst Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.

IBM's enw Linux server IBM's enw Linux server

Updated 6:32 a.m. Monday

Vivek Wadhwa: I used to doubt Microsoft. Then I installed Windows 10 ...

Vivek Wadhwa Opinion: I don't know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates of computing hell. But it has been an incredibly positive experience: my favorite Microsoft Office applications -- Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint -- work faster than ever before, and I can still use Apple peripherals -- a Thunderbolt Display and Thunderbolt external hard drives. The best part is Windows 10 itself, writes Vivek Wadhwa.

5:35 a.m. Monday

Triangle tech calendar: Raleigh Startup Crawl, Innovate Raleigh, Jim Whitehurst, WTW's Internet of Things

Social networking August wraps with a bang - Jim Whitehurst of Red Hat's leadership talk - then September brings a host of events: Innovate Raleigh, the Startup Crawl, CED's Tech Venture, WRAL TechWire's Internet of Things event - and much more. Check out the highlights.

5:30 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 16 (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 16, part one.

5:28 a.m. Monday

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 16 (Part 2)

Week in Review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire the week of Aug. 16, part two.

August 21

Premium Lock Inside HP: Tech giant stumbles into its last quarter as a single company

HP Analysis: HP's 2Q15 financial results reveal significant challenges within its businesses, and its ongoing realignment to adapt to changes in the global PC and data center markets is contributing to short-term execution challenges, writes Stehpen Belanger, an analyst at Technology Business Research.

Updated August 20

Premium Lock Tough times continue at NetApp: Weak demand drives down revenues, margins

Analysis: NetApp's latest earnings report Wednesday clearly shows the challenges facing the company remain despite the ouster of its previous CEO and job cuts, says Technology Business Research analyst Stephen Belanger. What's up with the firm which maintains a large presence in RTP?

NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP NetApp's new 155,000 square foot lab in RTP

August 18

Vivek Wadhwa: You can leave the office, but there's no getting away from work

Vivek Wadhwa Netflix recently announced an unlimited paid-leave policy that allows employees to take off as much time as they want during the first year after a child's birth or adoption. It is trying to one-up tech companies that offer unlimited vacation as a benefit. These are all public-relations ploys and recruiting gimmicks. No employee will spend a year as a full-time parent; hardly any will go on month-long treks to the Himalayas. Employees will surely take a couple of weeks off, but they will still be working--wherever they are. That is the new nature of work.

Updated August 18

Premium Lock Inside NetApp: Earnings report to reveal continuing challenges for new CEO

Analysis: Storage technology firm NetApp releases its latest earnings this week, and the news is expected to reveal continuing challenges for a new CEO of the company, which maintains a large presence in RTP. Stephen Belanger, an analyst at Technology Business Research, offers his insight.

NetApp's RTP campus  NetApp's RTP campus

Updated August 17

Triangle tech calendar: Jim Davis of SAS, Venessa Harrison of AT&T headline WRAL TechWire IoT event

Social networking If you are interested in learning more about just what the Internet of Things means to you and to your business, then WRAL TechWires' next Executive Exchange event is one you won't want to miss. Jim Davis, chief marketing offer at SAS, and Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T in North Carolina, headline the program. Plus, we have more Triangle tech calendar events.

August 17

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 9 (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 9, part one.

August 17

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 9 (Part 2)

Week in Review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire the week of Aug. 9, part two.

Updated August 14

Premium Lock Inside Cisco: Under new CEO, focus is on simplicity, agility

Cisco's headquarters      Analysis: Under direction from a new CEO, Cisco focuses on business model simplicity and agility to increase its footprint in next-generation IT environments, says Technology Business Research Analyst Krista Macomber.

August 12

Premium Lock For investors, Google Alphabet spells R-I-S-K

Google Analysis: Google reorganized its portfolio on Aug. 10, shifting high-risk and noncore elements into a new holding company called Alphabet while retaining its core ad and attention-generation machine under the Google brand. The move is a crafty way to continue innovating while not being hammered for decelerating revenue and profit growth rates, as CEO Larry Page said, "Google is not a conventional company."

August 12

Premium Lock Inside Cisco earnings: Look for tepid growth but new CEO to press strategic shifts

Cisco's headquarters      Analysis: Today is earnings news day for Cisco, and its new CEO Chuck Robbins - a UNC graduate - will be on the firing line with the tech giant expected to report what Technology Business Research forecasts will be "tepid" growth. But don't look for Robbins to slow down any of the strategic changes he is making after replacing John Chambers.

August 11

Vivek Wadhwa: Why Google's Alphabet reorganization is the right move

Vivek Wadhwa Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergei Brin, understand advancing technologies better than almost anyone else does. And they seem to have realized that dramatic change was needed in order to get their company to continue to be a technology leader. So they are trying another grand experiment: breaking Google into competitive pieces-before they are forced to do so for survival, writes former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic Vivek Wadhwa.

August 10

State Treasurer, top economist highlight NCTA forum

Social networking NCTA hosts its annual leadership forum on Friday, headlined by N.C, Treasurer Janet Cowell and Wells Fargo economist Mark Vitner. Plus. the countdown is nearing zero for the fourth annual Innovate Raleigh Summit. And we have more on other tech events, including Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst speaking on innovation.

August 10

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 2 (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 2, part one.

August 10

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 2 (Part 2)

Week in Review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire the week of Aug. 2, part two.

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