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Herve Blandin

Herve Blandin

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Equipped with its 15-year experience as a former IT engineer, Herve covers the tech sector. When he's not busy writing about cybersecurity, cloud computing, and other fascinating technologies, he enjoys running and traveling.

Recent articles

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Better Buy: Arista Networks vs. Cisco Systems

Both highly profitable network vendors posted underwhelming quarterly results, but they remain exposed to attractive long-term growth opportunities.


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Is Zoom Video Communications Stock a Buy?

Up more than 500% since the beginning of the year following stellar fiscal second-quarter results, does the video communications specialist's stock still have room to grow?


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Fastly Will Acquire Signal Sciences to Invest in Cybersecurity

The deal offers important synergies between both companies.


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Splunk's Fiscal Q2 Revenue Declined: Here's Why That's Good News

The transition to the cloud is blurring the company's results.


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Palo Alto Networks Should Keep Growing -- But its Stock Price Might Not

Management expects a high adjusted free cash flow margin and strong double-digit revenue growth over the next 12 months.

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Is Cisco Systems Stock a Buy?

Will the tech giant succeed in transforming its legacy networking portfolio?


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This Highly Profitable Cybersecurity Stock Could Be a Huge Winner

It is leveraging its platform to expand into growing cybersecurity markets.


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Down More Than 40% in the Past Year, Is This Growth SaaS Stock a Buy?

Cloud monitoring specialist New Relic posted better-than-expected quarterly results, but its new strategy seems to have investors concerned.


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Is Alteryx Stock a Buy?

The analytics specialist is facing significant revenue growth deceleration, but its long-term potential remains attractive.


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Is Arista Networks Stock a Buy?

The cloud network data-center specialist posted double-digit, second-quarter revenue decline, but it remains exposed to long-term tailwinds despite intensifying competition.

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Why Juniper Networks' Margins Should Remain Pressured

The legacy network vendor will be facing extra competition in lower-margin businesses.


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Never Heard of Adaptive Applications? It's F5 Networks' Long-Term Vision

Adaptive applications leverage the tech specialist's various technologies.


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Is Microsoft Stock a Buy?

The tech giant posted strong fiscal fourth-quarter results and it is poised to grow over the long term. But its stock remains close to its all-time highs.


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Why Investors Are Paying a Premium for Fastly

Cybersecurity and edge computing should fuel the content delivery network specialist's revenue growth over the next several years.


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Is IBM Stock a Buy?

It depends on its growing hybrid cloud business.

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Is Okta Stock a Buy?

The high-growth cloud stock is now close to its all-time highs.


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These 3 Stocks Are Absurdly Overvalued Right Now

Explosive revenue growth and exposure to attractive markets doesn't turn these expensive stocks into investment opportunities.


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How Risky Is Fastly?

This cloud service provider's stock is up by more than 650% in less than four months. Is the stock a safe bet?


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Four Cybersecurity Disruptors Are Forming an Alliance: What It Means for Their Stocks

CrowdStrike, Okta, Proofpoint, and Netskope teamed up to integrate their cloud cybersecurity solutions.


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This Is the Business BlackBerry's Shareholders Should Worry About

The cybersecurity specialist's fiscal first-quarter results revealed a significant weakness.