Low-code and no-code platforms seem to be gaining momentum with everyone, from public cloud providers to new startups, investing in the space. These platforms are often met with skepticism. How can they really be useful to businesses? We look at why the choice of language to describe these emerging platforms might be limiting how people actually think about how to use them.
Why does Nvidia want to buy Arm? Why is public cloud revenue growth slowing down? How can Backblaze help overcome cloud egress fees? Why are we asking so many questions? Get the answers with Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth on the Gestalt IT Rundown.
Garmin was recently hit by a ransomware outage that put numerous lines of business out of commission for several days. While Garmin is far from the only organization to struggle with ransomware, the question is, why? Ransomware has been around for years and is consistently identified as a priority concern for organizations. Yet we see that organizations still struggle to deal with it, even as the prioritize for it. We break down three reasons why ransomware is so hard for organizations to deal with.
Last week, Intel announced their 7nm production targets have slipped. Now the company has changed out its engineering leadership and reorganized its entire Technology, Systems Architecture, and Client Group unit. Can this shakeup get Intel back on track?
Since launching in the mid-2000s, Skype spent over a decade being the Kleenex of video calling. A brand so strong that it was recognized as a verb for the act of using it. But in 2020, as everyone is working from home and video calling has become the way we all stay together, other services have become the de facto standards. How did Skype fall off its perch so quickly?
HPE acquired Silver Peak with plans to integrate the SD-WAN company into its Aruba business. It’s a big move for HPE, but it’s also one that signals that maybe the days of “independent SD-WAN” companies are behind us.
Composable Infrastructure vendor Liqid and Broadcom worked together to create a PCIe 4.0 reference design kit, letting customers’ work adapt to Liqid’s orchestrator while taking advantage of this newer high-bandwidth standard. Will this be the technology that moves composable infrastructure into prime time?
The SAN has been the dominant storage architecture for over two decades, separating storage from servers and providing sharable, resilient, and efficient resources. More recently, HCI and the rise of server virtualization has seen storage return to nodes. Now Nebulon’s Cloud-Defined Storage looks to have the best of both worlds while adding a uniquely scalable management plane to differentiate its architectural approach.
HPE bought Silver Peak, Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth break down what the company will do with the SD-WAN stalwart. Then they discuss the latest GCP announcements from Cloud Next 20. Plus Nvidia’s big week versus Intel, Huawei striking out in the UK, Zoom launching hardware, and a major acquisition in the component market.
Do public cloud providers see no-code platforms as a way to get a foot in the door with customers who might not otherwise consider their services, or as a platform that will stand up as useful to organizations on its own? With the launch of Amazon Honeycode and GCP’s recent AppSheet acquisition, the public cloud seems like its making a bet on no-code. The question is, where do these platforms fit into their larger ecosystem?