Author: Steven Dickens

A Review of The Major Cloud Developments That Are Helping Fuel 5G Ecosystem-wide Innovations Including VMware, Red Hat, and Azure Moves
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall and Steven Dickens explore recent developments by major cloud players including the debut of VMware Private Mobile Network, Azure for Operators expanding ISV collaboration, and upcoming Red Hat Open 5G 2023.
In our latest research brief, SUSE and IBM Infrastructure Empowering Your Hybrid Cloud Journey — done in partnership with SUSE — we explore how IBM and SUSE have collaborated to drive value for clients across the whole stack.
U.S. Government Leverages Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift in AWS Marketplace to Strengthen Cybersecurity and Modernize Federal IT Amid Rising Threats
Steven Dickens of The Futurum Group comments on Red Hat's recent announcement on the availability of Red Hat OpenShift on the AWS Marketplace for the U.S. Intelligence Community, as the U.S. government prioritizes cybersecurity amid increasing risks.
The Futurum Group's Steven Dickens and SUSE's Vojtech Pavlik delve into Linux community's topics like Red Hat's move to restrict RHEL source code to paid clients & SUSE's $10M investment in a RHEL 9 fork, a new avenue for users, earning positive feedback.
In the latest episode of the Futurum Tech Webcast, host Steven Dickens is joined by Clint Boulton of Dell Technologies to discuss the Dell APEX IaaS solution and its key advantages as a pay-as-you-go model aimed at cost-effective, elastic scaling and a comprehensive service suite offering storage, data protection, and multicloud options.
New Premium GKE Enterprise Combines Features of GKE With Anthos
Dave Raffo, Senior Analyst and Steven Dickens, VP and Practice leader at The Futurum Group, analyze how Google’s GKE Enterprise can help platform engineers looking for an integrated, managed, commercial Kubernetes platform.
Product Innovation and Alignment With Market Shift Toward Cloud-Based AI and Data Analytics Are Driving Continued Growth
Steven Dickens, VP and Practice Leader at The Futurum Group shares his analysis of Elastic’s Q1 FY 2024 earnings report, with a focus on how the company’s technology innovation and alignment with market trends are driving growth.
Momentous Event Included Key Transformative Announcements Related to Partnerships, Infrastructure, AI, and Security
Steven Dickens, VP and Practice Leader at The Futurum Group highlights Google Cloud Next's key revelations. These include enhancements in Vertex AI, the introduction of TPU v5e, and A3 VMs, along with Duet AI for streamlined workflow.
The Futurum Group’s Steven Dickens is joined by Scott Fagen, President of SHARE to discuss SHARE's game-changing shift towards individual memberships, a robust digital platform, and how International demand led to their new year-round educational access.
The Futurum Group’s Steven Dickens is joined by 21CS Vice President of Business Development, Eddy Ciliendo during the SHARE Conference in New Orleans for a conversation on Cloud Data Management, their partnership with IBM and more.
The Futurum Group's Steven Dickens shares insights on the most recent announcements from Oracle and VMware. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) has strengthened its partnership with VMware by joining the VMware Cloud Universal program.
The Futurum Group’s Steven Dickens is joined by 21CS’s Josh Stiles, Implementation Specialist, Chris Hartley, Software Engineer during the SHARE Conference in New Orleans for a conversation on the future of Mainframe.