J. Gerry Purdy

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D., is Principal Analyst of Mobile & Wireless at MobileTrax LLC.Dr. Purdy has been covering mobile, wireless, cloud & enterprise for the past 20+ years. He writes analysis and recommendations each week in an easy-to-read manner that helps people better understand important technology issues and assist them in making better technology purchasing decisions.Disclosure Statement: From time to time, I may have a direct or indirect equity position in a company that is mentioned in a column. If that situation happens, then I'll disclose it at that time.

Stop SOPA, PIPA Madness: Ways to Sensibly Protect Copyrights

I have written three books, and I still get royalty checks from my publishers. I open the envelope typically every six months to find money that rewards me for...

iBooks Textbooks: Apple’s New Billion-Dollar Business

In the United States, there are 55.5 million kids in K-12 and another 11.5 million students in two-year or four-year colleges, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau....

CES 2012: How Intel, Samsung, Android, Nokia Dominated

I hate going to large trade shows like CES. You get tired-really bone dead tired walking for what seems like 100 miles going from one meeting to another. Did...

Mobile, Cloud, App Wish List for 2012

Recently, I stated my predictions for 2012. Here, I provide my wish list. The difference is simple: In my earlier column, I predicted things that have not happened yet....

Mobile, Cloud, App Predictions List for 2012

Most people are likely saying "good riddance" to 2011. It wasn't a very good year on the global economic front. However, the tech world seemed to weather the world's...

Latest Posts

Siggraph and the Creation Of The Metaverse

When the Internet arrived, it caught a whole bunch of people sleeping. Even Microsoft was caught out of position, but Bill Gates immediately understood...

How is Big Data Evolving?

In 2013, Judith Hurwitz and other market experts proclaimed the beginning of the Big Data Era. They perceived that “big data enables organizations to...

SAP’s Irfan Khan on ‘Analytics Everywhere’

I spoke with Irfan Khan, president, HANA Database & Analytics at SAP, about the value of an end-to-end technology platform that incorporates analytics throughout. Among...

Komprise Co-Founder Krishna Subramanian on Data Management-as-a-Service

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, co-founder and president, Komprise, about using Data Management-as-a-Service to manage data in a multi-cloud environment. What are the big...

Why Apple’s Enterprise Efforts Always Fail

Apple is again making a run at the Enterprise, and Forrester has released a report indicating companies could save around $300 a year in...