Analysys Mason Podcast
Sophos should become a more-stable and stronger competitor thanks to its acquisition by Thoma Bravo

Sophos should become a more-stable and stronger competitor thanks to its acquisition by Thoma Bravo

October 24, 2019

On 14 October 2019, the US private equity firm Thoma Bravo announced that it was buying Sophos, the UK security firm. In this podcast, Research Director, Tom Rebbeck discusses Thoma Bravo’s strategy and outlines what the deal will mean for Sophos.

Alternative models for the delivery of SD-WAN services threaten operators’ position as retail providers

Alternative models for the delivery of SD-WAN services threaten operators’ position as retail providers

October 11, 2019

Principal Analyst, Catherine Hammond outlines the threats posed to operators by these alternative delivery models, and argues that operators must deliver effective SD-WAN solutions of their own, with good levels of customer satisfaction, in order to defend their connectivity revenue.

MNOs and MVNOs: from competition to collaboration to expand the IoT connectivity opportunity

MNOs and MVNOs: from competition to collaboration to expand the IoT connectivity opportunity

October 9, 2019

Principal Analyst, Michele Mackenzie discusses the trend of collaboration between mobile network operators and mobile virtual network operators for the purpose of expanding the IoT connectivity opportunity. 

Cyber security in middle- and high-income countries

Cyber security in middle- and high-income countries

October 9, 2019

Analysys Mason recently conducted a survey of almost 3000 small and medium-sized businesses worldwide (by this, we mean companies with fewer than 1000 employees). In this podcast, we will hear from Igor Babić, who has been looking at the results from our survey. He will talk about how security requirements vary by country.

Business survey 2019: almost 25% of small businesses feel that their cyber-security protection is inadequate

Business survey 2019: almost 25% of small businesses feel that their cyber-security protection is inadequate

September 19, 2019

Our recent survey of around 3000 businesses worldwide shows that the smaller a business, the larger the relative impact of a cyber attack. Despite this, small companies are not well served by security vendors. In this podcast, Research Director, Tom Rebbeck discusses some of the results of this survey and what it tells us about cyber security and small businesses. 

Telecoms operators should prioritise the launch of SD-WAN

Telecoms operators should prioritise the launch of SD-WAN

September 12, 2019

In this podcast, Research Director, Tom Rebbeck explains why telecoms operators should prioritise the launch of SD-WAN. 

VMware’s acquisition of Carbon Black

VMware’s acquisition of Carbon Black

September 6, 2019

In this podcast, we hear from Igor Babic, an analyst on our cyber-security research programme. Igor discusses VMware's recently announced acquisition of Carbon Black and how this fits with VMware's broader strategy.

 

Approaches to SD-WAN by different types of service provider
Broadcom’s purchase of Symantec’s enterprise unit will create opportunities for other cyber security players
Blockchain: what it means for telecoms operators

Blockchain: what it means for telecoms operators

May 24, 2018

Enrique Velasco Castillo, Senior Analyst and Tom Rebbeck, Research Director at Analysys Mason discuss what blockchain is, and what it means for telecoms operators.

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