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The Long March Of Quantum Computing Is Entering A New Chapter
We are still in the early stages of commercial adoption for quantum computing. That is starting to change.
Key Takeaways From The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms In China, Q4 2022
My colleague Danny Mu and I just published The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms In China, Q4 2022 evaluation to help organizations make the appropriate decision when choosing a vendor. This report is a refresh on our previous version in 2020. In this 2022 report, you will find the 11 most significant vendors […]
Take A Pragmatic Approach To Embrace A Cloud-Native-First Strategy
The era of cloud-native transformation is here. Cloud-native is core to modern IT infrastructure, thanks to the power of the Kubernetes distributed compute backbone. Vibrant open source communities, effective product implementations by vendors, and savvy adoption by enterprises have created a dynamic, powerful cloud-native ecosystem that puts cloud scale in the hands of business and […]
Announcing The Finalists For The Enterprise Architecture Award In Asia Pacific
Enterprise architecture (EA) is a strategic capability for many Forrester clients. It is essential that EA in all its permutations be results oriented, pragmatic, and practical to remain relevant. In Forrester’s Enterprise Architecture Award, we look for stories of EA excellence resulting in tangible business and customer results. The Forrester Outcome-Driven Architecture Model rests on a […]
Presenting The First Forrester Wave™ Evaluation On Public Cloud Container Platforms
The Forrester Public Cloud Container Platform Wave results are in -- the standouts offer the broadest automation and ecosystems while embracing open source software.
China Is Leading Global 5G Innovation
Forrester believes that 2021 is the year that China becomes the epicenter of 5G innovations globally. Learn three reasons why in this blog post.
Reflecting On KubeCon 2021
Kubernetes has made a huge impact on how businesses deploy applications and how they adopt cloud. This year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2021 virtual agenda was very broad, touching almost every aspect of both developer and operations journeys. As Lee Sustar noted in his blog earlier this week, Kubernetes is being used in a variety […]
China Is Leading Global Blockchain Adoption For Digital Transformation
Distributed ledger technology (AKA blockchain) is catalyzing a long-term shift of trust in distributed business environments worldwide. Chained data blocks make assets traceable, cryptography enables trusted ownership, and consensus algorithms realize distributed business consistency. In the meantime, the critical challenges brought by COVID-19 pandemic further exacerbated the need to prioritize blockchain adoption.
NVIDIA Arms Itself To Terminate Intel’s Processor Dominance
NVIDIA just announced that it plans to acquire Arm Limited from SoftBank for $40 billion. The combination aims to conquer the enormous compute market that has long been dominated by the x86 architecture (and, thus, Intel and AMD). The x86 platform remains the leader in PCs and data centers, but the future growth prospects lie […]
Oracle Sort Of Buys TikTok (But Not Really)
Larry Ellison proves that customer acquisition cost (CAC) is no barrier in Oracle’s conquest to expand its cloud credibility and market share. The announcement is murky at the moment, but the particulars indicate that Oracle and ByteDance will enter into a technology partnership to host the US operations of TikTok. This allows TikTok to escape […]
Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2020: Looking Beyond The Challenges
Huawei started the 17th Huawei Global Analyst Summit on May 18, 2020 in Shenzhen, China. Huawei’s rotating chairman, Guo Ping, spoke on the theme of “Huawei: A Year and Beyond” to both look back on a very challenging year for the company and look ahead with a focus on accelerating growth. The US Entity List […]
Computer Vision Supports Retailers’ Automation Efforts
Looking for ways computer vision can automate retail and improve CX? Analysts Guannan Lu and Charlie Dai provide four examples.
The Updated China Tech Market Forecast In Light Of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has signficantly impacted China's tech market. Get the latest forecast for the market and learn three ways firms can adapt.
A Roundup Of Key Machine-Learning Announcements From AWS re:Invent
For data science practitioners, machine learning developers or insights-driven business leaders, here are the key announcements from Amazon's AWS re:invent 2019 show that you should care about.
EY Flexes Its Blockchain Muscles In China
Key takeaways from EY’s Asia Pacific Blockchain Summit
Key Takeaways From Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference — Strategy And Technology Observations
Two weeks ago, Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference 2019 took place in Hangzhou, China. It has been 10 years since Alibaba Cloud was established in 2009. In just 10 years, Alibaba Cloud has become one of the world’s most fascinating and cutting-edge technology businesses. For companies that want to lead the world in tech-driven innovation and digital business, […]
Blockchain Helps Enterprises’ Digital Ecosystems In Asia Pacific
(coauthored with Han Bao, senior research associate) Blockchain solutions are maturing, yet speculation on their value is rife. Most business and technology decision makers are still unclear about what actual business value this technology can deliver to their organizations. This is what I have been researching and writing about — to determine how enterprises can […]
Machine Learning Takes To The Cloud
Machine learning continues to disrupt and democratize itself. Announcing two new Forrester reports that describe the popularity of running machine learning pipelines and workloads in the public cloud, in North America and in Asia Pacific.
China’s Tech Market Will Grow By 4% In 2019 And 7% In 2020
Growth in China’s technology market will slow in 2019 due to geopolitical tensions and economic pressures but will rebound in 2020. Our just-published “China Tech Market Outlook, 2019 To 2020” report forecasts that business and government purchases of technology goods and services will grow by 4% in 2019 and 7% in 2020 in US dollar […]
Key Takeaways From Huawei Connect 2018
Huawei held its flagship Connect 2018 conference in Shanghai from October 10 to 12. The event, which featured more than 200 sessions, attracted over 25,000 visitors and more than 1,500 partners from around the world. By the end of 2017, Huawei’s annual revenue had exceeded US$92 billion — half of which comes from global markets […]