Category: Collaboration Devices and Services

Netcracker Bolsters Its Relationship with Microsoft to Integrate GenAI Telco Solution with ChatGPT to Spur the Development of Telco High-Value Use Cases
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall examines Netcracker’s selection of Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service to boost GenAI Telco Solution to fulfill top telco use case demands such as improved productivity and enhanced interactions with customers.
The News Comes Less Than 3 Weeks After the Cisco-Nutanix Partnership Announcement
Dave Raffo, Senior Analyst at The Futurum Group, explores Cisco’s end-of-life announcement of its HyperFlex HCI system, with the news coming less than 3 weeks after Cisco launched a partnership with HCI rival Nutanix.
The Impact of Qualcomm’s Multi-Year Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF System Agreement With Apple on Both Companies and Consumers
Olivier Blanchard, Research Director at The Futurum Group, shares his insights into why the multi-year Snapdragon 5G modem-RF system agreement between Apple and Qualcomm is good news for both companies and for iPhone users.
On this episode of The Six Five Webcast, hosts Patrick Moorhead and Daniel Newman discuss Oracle and Azure, Arm’s successful public debut, Apple’s September 2023 event announcements, Salesforce Dreamforce 2023 and the latest earnings releases for Oracle and Adobe.
New Sales Team Capabilities Launching in Fall 2023, Including Virtual Coach, Deal Risk Signals, and Discover Monthly
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director at The Futurum Group, covers Zoom’s rebrand of IQ for Sales as Zoom Revenue Accelerator, and discusses why the fall launch of new sales support features will be essential to the company’s platform strategy.
The Six Five Team discusses some announcements from Qualcomm at IAA Mobility in Munich, and the AWS-BMW tie up.
The Upcoming Ionic Battery Energy Storage System Will Include Battery Management Through a Partnership With Nuvation Energy
Todd R. Weiss, an analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights as Honeywell’s Ionic energy storage is getting built-in battery management through a partnership with Nuvation Energy. Ionic storage systems will be available by early 2024.
Walmart Will Reach 60,000 Homes With Alphabet Wing Drone Delivery
Clint Wheelock, Chief Research Officer at The Futurum Group, examines what the Alphabet Wing and Walmart partnership means for Walmart customers with the upcoming launch of drone delivery services from two stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
The Futurum Group’s Daniel Newman and Olivier Blanchard break down the news surrounding Intel Foundry Services’ partnership with Tower Semiconductor, offering insight into how this move could impact semiconductor production.
OpenAI Is a Worldwide Phenomenon, But Can It Become Enterprise Grade?
Mark Beccue, Research Director at The Futurum Group, examines OpenAI ChatGPT Enterprise and discusses how such an innovation will impact the market.
BlueJeans Retirement Reflects Changes in the Competitive Landscape of Unified Communications Offerings
Craig Durr, Research Director at The Futurum Group, explores the reasons behind Verizon's decision to discontinue BlueJeans, its implications on the UCaaS market, and what it means for Verizon's strategy focusing on mobile-first solutions.