NVIDIA and ARM Merger May Be Off – And That’s Good

S. Schuchart

Summary Bullets:

  • There are multiple reports that the NVIDIA-ARM deal is dead, but nothing has been officially announced.
  • ARM remaining independent is a good thing for the vitality of the ARM processor market.

This week, the market has been swirling with rumors that NVIDIA is about to drop its proposed $40 billion purchase of ARM. For those of you who do not follow the CPU chip market, ARM is one of the most important companies out there.  Nearly every single smartphone uses a variant of ARM’s designs.  ARM chips, with their steady architecture, good performance, and excellent power/thermal characteristics, are used in a staggeringly wide array of applications from consumer goods to specialized equipment for vertical industries. Continue reading “NVIDIA and ARM Merger May Be Off – And That’s Good”

Enterprise Mobility Services Market Energized by 5G, Edge, Private Networks, and New Devices 

K. Weldon
K. Weldon

Summary Bullets:

  • For several years, enterprise mobility announcements such as new services, geographic expansion, new go-to-market strategies and alliances, new device types, and enhanced management platforms were few and far between.
  • This has changed with the advent of 5G and edge computing, massive IoT, mobile private networks, and devices and management services for ruggedized computers and wearables.

GlobalData has completed its annual review of the global enterprise mobility services market.  In 2021, there were many enterprise mobility announcements from US and global operators, as an energized operator ecosystem is eager to offer new services and capabilities again.  In part, this is due to new technologies such as 5G and edge, massive IoT, mobile private networks, and expanded usage and connectivity of new device types such as ruggedized computers, wearables, and frontline worker devices (e.g., barcode scanners).  Themes related to 2021 announcements can be divided into four main categories: 5G/edge, private networks, devices/management, and vertical solutions. Continue reading “Enterprise Mobility Services Market Energized by 5G, Edge, Private Networks, and New Devices “