AvidThink is a research and advisory firm that has provided cutting-edge insights into infrastructure technologies for over a decade. Our coverage areas include 5G, Edge and Cloud, IoT, SDWAN/SASE/SSE/ZTNA, Infrastructure Security, and Software-Defined and Virtualized Infrastructure. Previously SDxCentral.com’s research arm, AvidThink has been independent since 2018. We’ve served many prominent clients including Fortune 500 technology infrastructure companies, up-and-coming $1B+-valuation unicorns, and innovative early-stage startups.
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Reports and Briefs
Trusted reports and research briefs covering the latest in infrastructure technologies.
Covering how changing workloads like AI/ML and GenAI are driving data center network architecture, including the use of SmartNICs/DPUs/IPUs, and AI fabrics.
A journey through the history of open-source in networking, evaluating its present state, and discussing the importance of active participation.
An updated edition of our Private Wireless (4G/5G) report. We take a look at the ecosystem challenges that have slowed uptake and discuss when Private 5G will take off.
Thoughtful and insightful analysis.
AvidThink's new report on data center networking for AI (GenAI) and cloud workloads now available - SmartNICs, DPU, IPU, AI Fabric
Roy discusses his observations from KubeCon 2023
Private Wireless market report (free) covering frontline observations on 5G/LTE enterprise wireless — opportunities, challenges, industries