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  • Backup & Recovery
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Enterprise Endpoint Backup And Recovery Solutions

    Protect And Enable The Anytime, Anywhere Worker With Client Data Protection

    The information workers of today look very different from those just a few years ago. Today, they work in more places on more devices and expect services to be available 24x7. They create data on...

    • Downloads: 114
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Key I&O Technology Trends To Watch In 2014, Part 2

    Embrace New Approaches To Radically Transform Business Resiliency

    To accelerate business growth, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals in Asia Pacific (AP) must understand and ultimately master four key I&O-related trends: 1) Continually consolidate and...

    • Downloads: 183
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™: Data Security, Q2 2014

    Road Map: The Data Security And Privacy Playbook

    We designed this report to help security and risk (S&R) leaders develop their road map of data security technologies using Forrester's TechRadar methodology. As data volumes explode, it is becoming a...

    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Back Up Your Critical Cloud Data Before It's Too Late

      Cloud-To-Cloud Backup Emerges As A Practical Option For Cloud Data Protection

      For years, it has been standard practice to back up your critical data. You store several copies locally for operational recovery and send copies off-site (electronically or physically) for disaster...

      • Downloads: 180
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:An S&R Pro's Guide To Security To, In, And From The Cloud

      Embrace Cloud As Part Of The Shift To Business Technology

      As organizations rapidly adopt cloud-based infrastructure, platform, and application services, cloud security continues to be a major concern. Now, security and risk professionals need to provide a...

      • Downloads: 570
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Tech Spotlight: Endpoint Backup In The Enterprise

      In The Vacuum Left By IT, Employees Are Resorting To Their Own Backup Methods

      There is no stopping the rise of the anytime, anywhere worker. These employees are highly mobile, they use a variety of devices to do their jobs, and they work from many different locations during...

      • Downloads: 139
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Backup And Recovery Software, Q2 2013

      The Six Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

      In Forrester's 61-criteria evaluation of enterprise backup and recovery software vendors, we identified the six most significant software providers — ASG, CommVault, EMC, HP, IBM, and Symantec...

      • Downloads: 583
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Master The Eight Disruptors That Will Transform Business Technology Resiliency In 2013

      Landscape: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

      This report defines and dissects the intersections and future directions of the solutions that make up the business technology (BT) resiliency landscape. It also identifies and catalogs the vendors...

      • Downloads: 735
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Move Beyond Disaster Recovery And Prepare For Business Technology Resiliency

      Vision: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

      This report outlines the vision of Forrester's solution for infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives planning their organization's business technology (BT) resiliency strategy — the...

      • Downloads: 885
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Strategy Deep Dive: Imbibing Macs In The Enterprise

      Apple Mac Shops Share Their Secrets For Success

      Chances are that you have employees using Apple Macs at your firm today, and they're doing this without the support and guidance of the infrastructure and operations (I&O) organization. IT...

      • Downloads: 308
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Build The Always-On, Always-Available Extended Enterprise

      Executive Overview: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

      In today's world of 24x7x365 global operations and competition, downtime results not only in immediate lost revenue and productivity, but also in lasting damage to corporate reputation that erodes...

      • Downloads: 595
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Updated Q3 2011: Backup Versus Archiving: Firms Need Separate Strategies For Each

      "What's the difference between a backup and an archive?" and "Do I need to have separate backups and archives?" are two common questions that Forrester receives from enterprise clients. Despite the...

      • Downloads: 658
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Develop Your Road Map For Business Technology Resiliency Tools

      Road Map: The Business Technology Resiliency Playbook

      This report outlines Forrester's solution to help IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders develop their road map of business technology (BT) resiliency tools using Forrester's...

      • Downloads: 1076
    • For Sales Enablement Professionals

      Report:Demand Insights: The SMB Hardware Infrastructure Market

      SMBs' Plans For Servers, Storage, Virtualization, Form Factors, And Cloud Computing

      Suppliers of infrastructure hardware to small and medium-size business (SMB) buyers are poised for better times, given plans by SMBs to upgrade their software and associated hardware infrastructures...

      • Downloads: 623
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Wake-Up Call: You Aren't Ready For A Disaster

      Spending, Testing, And Maintenance Of DR Plans Are Down, But Confidence Levels Are Up

      How would you rate your ability to recover your data center in the event of a site failure or a disaster? The vast majority of your peers surveyed in a 2010 joint Forrester Research/Disaster Recovery...

      • Downloads: 628
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Updated Q4 2010: Market Overview: Backup Software-As-A-Service

      The First Of Many IT Ops-Focused SaaS Offerings

      It's been almost two years since we last produced this report, and during that time the vendor landscape has changed considerably; however, one constant remains true: Backup is a struggle for both...

      • Downloads: 902
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Enterprise-Class Backup And Recovery Software

      Backup is not the sexiest process in infrastructure and operations; it's akin to getting your teeth cleaned: necessary, but often painful. Many enterprises struggle with exponential data growth,...

      • Downloads: 939
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Update Q4 2010: The Universe Of Corporate PC Backup Options

      Protecting The Corporate PCs Is As Important As Protecting Servers

      What's your reaction to this scenario? Your CEO leaves his laptop, full of mission-critical (but encrypted) data, in a cab. One frantic phone call later and we learn that a far-sighted employee had...

      • Downloads: 485
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Past, Present, And Future Of Replication

      Upgrade Continuity And Recovery With Replication

      Tape is not dead, and in fact, a large number of companies still rely heavily on tape for disaster recovery (DR). Tape is affordable and removable, but as the requirement to recover IT services after...

      • Downloads: 1013
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Database Tools Fill Gaps In Vendors' Bundled Tools

      DBAs Gain Advanced Yet Usable Features For Heterogeneous DBMS

      Vendors continue adding new and improved database administration features to their database management systems (DBMS) to automate more functions, yet enterprises with large and complex environments...

      • Downloads: 479
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Business Users Are Not Ready For Cloud Storage

      Current And Planned Adoption Of Storage-As-A-Service Is Minimal For Now

      There's been a lot of talk over the past year about moving data to the cloud, from storage vendors and IT professionals alike. Why? Given that data storage capacities are growing at 30% to 40% per...

      • Downloads: 999
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Consolidated Backup Strategies For Remote Sites

      A remote site can be as small as a branch office location with five employees or as large as a regional sales office with 50 employees. Regardless of a company's size, end users are creating and...

      • Downloads: 737
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Client Management Suites

      Evolving Computing Market Shifts Focus To Security And Virtualization

      Desktop operations managers are watching their computing environment change. There are now more types of devices and more varieties of operating systems entering the enterprise than ever before. This...

      • Downloads: 919
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Use Deduplication To Store More With Less

      Dedupe Your Backups Today, But Plan For Other Environments

      While the cost of disk has declined significantly over the past five years, you still can't call it cheap at thousands of dollars per terabyte (TB). IT professionals struggle to keep up with 30% to...

      • Downloads: 969
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Inquiry Spotlight: Backup, Q2 2009

      Backup is one of the most critical day-to-day responsibilities for IT operations. You must have a recent backup of your critical data to recover from accidental deletions, system crashes, disk...

      • Downloads: 633