We track Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as a Tech Titan, of course. They have a market cap of over $544B and deserve the honor of being in this category. From an enterprise IT standpoint, their championing of the Android operating system has earned them a place in the mobility domain, and their Google Apps offering helped show many businesses that the cloud can work for office … [Read more...] about Google: Innovating in AI but can they catch up with cloud leaders?
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One reason to track IBM (NYSE:IBM) is to watch as they react to the threats from firms like Amazon. What Amazon has done in Cloud Computing is absolutely incredible and it really helped wake up IBM to the need to innovate in this area. But IBM also invests a great deal in their own internal R&D and is creating new capabilities in AI of note. The famous Watson capability … [Read more...] about IBM: Technology for both enterprises and the startup world
We all know and use Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). And at a market cap of $591B they are clearly an IT player that will stick around and do big things for a long time to come. For those of us who have worked with them through the decades we have seen a slow shift that started with a clear anti-establishment, rebel, pirate-ship attitude towards enterprise business. In the old days the … [Read more...] about Apple: Increasingly an enterprise IT company
All enterprise professionals should continue to track MicroSoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). With a market cap of $450B they are not going anywhere soon. We focus most of our energy tracking smaller, more disruptive firms since most enterprise technologists will know how to get updates on MicroSoft, but like the other Tech Titans we track we have to keep an eye out for surprises. Here is … [Read more...] about MicroSoft: Cloud Provider and still dominating in enterprise office automation
There are now two HPs. The other is HP Inc. There are confusing similarities in the brands and some market overlap, but think of HP Inc as serving the consumer and HPE (NYSE:HPE) as serving the enterprise. Here is how HPE describes themselves: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is a provider of technology solutions. The Company operates through five segments: Enterprise … [Read more...] about HP Enterprise (HPE): Focused on the enterprise market