Cloud Computing

A standardized IT capability (services, software, or infrastructure) delivered in a pay-per-use, self-service way. Research coverage includes cloud security.

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Manufacturing
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Brief: Yamaha Uses Cloud Services To Boost Business Agility

    Yamaha Motor Extends Its Cloud Strategy Beyond BC/DR

    Cloud services point the way for companies to become more agile. While cloud brings obvious cost savings by consolidating server and software usage, its real business value is the new level of...

    • Downloads: 57
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:China Tech Market Outlook: 2014

    Tougher Conditions Await Global Brands As Local Vendors Grab A Larger Share Of The World's Third-Largest Market

    IT purchases in China will reach $113 billion in 2013, making it the third-largest tech market in the world after the US and Japan. China is still largely a hardware-driven market, but spending on...

    • Downloads: 280
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Canadian Tech Market 2013 To 2014

    Sluggish Canadian Tech Market Will Accelerate In 2014

    Canada's CIOs and tech buyers continue to be more conservative in their tech buying than those in the US, with business and government purchases of tech goods and services growing by 2.2% in 2013,...

    • Downloads: 271
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:A Tsunami Of Empowerment Will Hit Your Network With The Internet Of Things

    Empower The Lines Of Business With Virtual Network Infrastructure

    The empowered era — cloud, virtualization, and bring-your-own-device (BYOD)—pummeled the network and networking teams. This deluge isn't letting up, as the Internet of Things (IoT)...

    • Downloads: 396
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Continued Gloom For European ICT Markets

    Tech Recession Extends Through 2013, At Least

    Will it ever end? When will the European economic recession end, and when will European tech buying start to pick up? These are questions that CIOs across Europe and tech vendors selling to them into...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Case Study: Technology Innovation Enables Nongfu Spring To Strengthen Market Leadership

    It's not easy for a local Chinese company to grow to occupy the leading position in a highly competitive market segment. But Nongfu Spring did this in the bottled water manufacturing industry in...

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Inquiry Spotlight: Security And Risk, Q1 To Q4 2012

    Forrester's security and risk (S&R) team fields hundreds of inquiries every month. We use these inquiries as a barometer to track client challenges and to gauge client interest in the various topics...

    • Downloads: 352
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:SharePoint Adoption Faces Three Barriers: Mobile, Social, And Cloud

    These data charts contain the full results of Forrester's August 2012 Global SharePoint Usage Online Survey. The results indicate that weak mobile access and social computing features combined with...

    • Downloads: 314
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Smart Process Applications Fill A Big Business Gap

    They Will Grow Twice As Fast As The Enterprise Application Market

    Smart process apps are a new category of application software designed to support business activities that are people-intensive, highly variable, loosely structured, and subject to frequent change....

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Canadian Tech Market 2012 To 2013

    Economic Worries Lead Canadian CIOs To Cut Back ICT Purchases

    Canada's CIOs and tech buyers are behaving as if Canada is heading for a recession — and it's not. Indeed, while the Canadian economy is growing at about the same 4% rate (at current prices) as...

    • Downloads: 346
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Master 10 Trends For Your Cloud Journey

    Early in 2011, Forrester made a series of predictions about the future of cloud computing for that year. With 2012 now upon us, it's time to evaluate last year's predictions and introduce new...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Smart Computing Connects CIOs With The Business

    Sensors, Machine-To-Machine, Analytics, And Collaboration Help CIOs Solve Business Problems

    It is no surprise that CIOs have shown keen interest in cloud computing, since its variations can help reduce IT's capital and operating costs and speed up delivery of projects. But many CIOs are...

    • Downloads: 858
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Open Source And Cloud-Based Integration Trends

    A Recent Forrester Survey Shows Divergent Plans

    Open source and cloud-based integration solutions are becoming more prevalent in many organizations. Still, many others are resisting these new alternatives, sometimes based on rational concerns but...

    • Downloads: 880
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:SAP In The Cloud: Market Update And Lessons Learned From Early Adopters

    The cloud continues to get a lot of attention — and scrutiny — from IT buyers. Most IT buyers have accepted the value of the cloud for process areas such as human capital management and...

    • Downloads: 864
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:SharePoint Adoption: Content And Collaboration Is Just The Start

    Driving A SharePoint-Based Information Workplace Will Challenge C&C Pros

    Microsoft SharePoint is poised for broader adoption as an Information Workplace platform. While most use it for content and collaboration (C&C) needs today, the platform's broad, integrated...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Cloud Orchestration Models

    Service Providers Offer New Models To Address Emerging Buyer Needs For Cloud

    Forrester recently interviewed leading services providers around their offerings built for XaaS technologies (i.e., software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, and testing-as-a-service). We also...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Smart Computing Solutions Are On The Rise

    A Snapshot Of Adoption From The InformationWeek 500

    Smart Computing, the latest cycle of tech innovation and growth based on new technologies of awareness, analysis, and alternatives, began in 2008. Since then, a growing number of companies have...

    • Downloads: 605
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:India Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    This report provides a comprehensive background of India's data center market dynamics from the end user perspective so vendor strategists can address market opportunities more successfully and...

    • Downloads: 59
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ASEAN Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    This document provides a comprehensive background of ASEAN countries' (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam) data center market dynamics from the end...

    • Downloads: 62
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ANZ Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    The primary objective of this document is to provide a comprehensive background of Australia and New Zealand data center market dynamics. It provides an end user perspective to enable vendor...

    • Downloads: 56
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Justifying Your Cloud Investment: High-Performance Computing (HPC)

    Cloud Economics Makes HPC Projects More Attainable For The Masses

    It's one thing to say infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals need to invest in infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud computing for their high-performance computing (HPC) workloads. It's...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: South Africa

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in South Africa for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: United Arab Emirates

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns,...

    • Downloads: 30
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In The Middle East And Africa (MEA): Regional Overview

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for vendor strategists. The report will allow vendor strategists to understand cloud-related market trends...

    • Downloads: 40
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: Egypt

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Egypt for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

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