Rob DeFrancesco

Robert DeFrancesco is a seasoned technology-stock analyst, who for 13 years covered the sector for Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street newsletter. In 2003, he launched Tech-Stock Prospector (TSP), a research, analytics & advisory service focused on emerging and established tech companies. Robert, managing editor of TSP, uses a combination of fundamental and technical analysis to identify and capitalize on inefficiencies within the tech-stock sector. In addition to conducting in-depth company-specific research, he keeps track of the latest developments across the entire tech landscape, paying particular attention to the major themes--including cloud computing, Web 2.0, social networking, Internet of Things, analytics, virtualization, datacenter consolidation, collaboration, security and mobility. Robert attended Villanova University and American University Law School. He lives in Los Angeles.

Analyst Articles

The cloud megatrend is a significant positive force for Arista Networks (ANET), a pure-play high-speed datacenter switch vendor with a focus on software. Founded in 2004, the company shipped its first product in 2008. Since then, it has become a major disruptor in the switching market. I am adding Arista… Read More

Virtual reality (VR) is on its way to becoming an important new computing platform. While still in its early stages, VR is expected to start gaining real traction this year. VR represents an entirely new tech ecosystem. Using a VR headset, it’s an immersive experience for users providing “presence” in… Read More

Virtual reality (VR) is on its way to becoming an important new computing platform. While still in its early stages, VR is expected to start gaining real traction this year. VR represents an entirely new tech ecosystem. Using a VR headset, it’s an immersive experience for users providing “presence” in… Read More

The cloud megatrend is a significant positive force for Arista Networks (ANET), a pure-play high-speed datacenter switch vendor with a focus on software. Founded in 2004, the company shipped its first product in 2008. Since then, it has become a major disruptor in the switching market. I am adding Arista… Read More

The cloud megatrend is a significant positive force for Arista Networks (ANET), a pure-play high-speed datacenter switch vendor with a focus on software. Founded in 2004, the company shipped its first product in 2008. Since then, it has become a major disruptor in the switching market. I am adding Arista… Read More

Securing data that doesn’t easily fit into a spreadsheet is becoming more critical. Since half of all data breaches these days involve some form of unstructured data (everything from text to video images), decision-makers higher up in organizations are now much more interested in learning how to best protect critical… Read More