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  • IT Infrastructure & Operations
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Breaking Down VMworld 2014

    Can The Virtual Powerhouse Power Virtually Everything?

    Last week, VMware presented its latest corporate and product strategy and developments at the annual VMworld conference. The three pillars of VMware's strategy are the software-defined data center...

    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Wireless Local Area Network Solutions, Q3 2014

      The 10 WLAN Solutions That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

      In Forrester's 58-criteria evaluation of vendors that offered wireless networking solutions, Forrester identified 10 significant solutions in this category — Aerohive Solution, Aruba...

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    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: The Software-Defined Data Center Is Still A Work In Progress

      Tools And Technology: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook

      To accelerate business growth, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals must understand and ultimately master four key I&O-related trends: 1) continually consolidate and optimize the...

      • Downloads: 76
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:It's Time To Level Up Your Mobile Application Security Program

      Processes: The Mobile Security Playbook

      Security and risk (S&R) professionals face many challenges when looking to develop a mobile security strategy that effectively balances the requirements of their digital workforce with the need to...

      • Downloads: 357
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Hardware Is Dead; Long Live Software

      Tools And Technology: The I&O Transformation Playbook

      Hardware is dead — or, more precisely, it has left center stage. Gone are the days when we debated the merits of CISC (comprehensive instruction set computer) and RISC (reduced instruction set...

      • Downloads: 86
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Brief: Pegasystems Makes Headway Into Front Office

      Process Platform And Solution Frameworks Shift To Focus On Customer And Employee Engagement

      Pegasystems is well known as the provider of a solid business process management platform — bringing sophisticated, if complex, capabilities to the back-office processes of their customers. At...

      • Downloads: 69
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Match Digital Workspace Delivery Systems To Your Organization's Workforce

      Personas Help You Decide On Virtual Desktops, Virtual Apps, Or Native Apps

      The challenge: Give employees with a diverse range of work styles access to Windows-based applications and desktops across a wider range of devices and operating systems (OSes), without compromising...

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    • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

      Report:Forrester Research Tablet Adoption Forecast, 2013 To 2018 (US)

      ForecastView Spreadsheet

      Part of our global tablet adoption forecast, this forecast details the sales and installed base for tablet devices. It breaks out the installed base of consumer- and business-owned tablets and new...

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    • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

      Report:Forrester Research Tablet Adoption Forecast, 2013 To 2018 (Western Europe)

      ForecastView Spreadsheet

      Part of our global tablet adoption forecast, this forecast details the sales and installed base for tablet devices for 16 Western European countries. It breaks out installed base of consumer- and...

      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Brief: 2014 Mobile Developer Platform Preferences

        Developers Disproportionately Target Android And iOS, With Windows Phone A Credible Third Option

        Android and iOS devices still attract the lion's share of developers because of their broad consumer support and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) adoption by employees. But they aren't the only mobile...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Brief: Data From The Digital Self Is Powering New Competition For Customers

        Firms Should Avoid Three Errors And Embrace Three Strategies To Use Digital Self To Win, Serve, And Retain Customers

        CIOs and their CMO partners face a business landscape of new players and competitors using new forms of data about customers to change how companies win, serve, and retain customers. These new forms...

        • Downloads: 88
      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Evolve Your Identity Strategy For Your Digital Business

        Executive Overview: The Identity And Access Management Playbook

        The rapid adoption of mobile devices and cloud services, together with a multitude of new partnerships and customer-facing applications, has "extended" the identity boundary of today's digital...

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      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Quick Take: IBM's TrueNorth Processor Will Enhance Cognitive Computing

        On August 7, 2014, IBM announced completion of the TrueNorth processor, which implements a new neuromorphic design at scale rather than the 70-year-old standard processor design used by all modern...

        • Downloads: 53
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Optimize Scalable Workload-Specific Infrastructure For Customer Experiences

        New Options For Configuring Highly Scalable Systems Can Improve The ROI Of Infrastructure Investments

        You face the difficult task of designing the expansive and scalable infrastructure that supports many of your new customer-facing systems of engagement and their associated analytics. Do not fall...

        • Downloads: 82
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:A Weak Start To 2014 Economic Growth Leads To Slower Global Tech Market Growth

        Software Buying In The US And Other Tech Twelve Countries Will Drive 3.9% Local Currency Tech Growth In 2014

        Halfway through 2014, the global tech market is still trying to get out of second gear, with projected local currency growth of 3.9% (3.3% in US dollars), not the third-gear growth of 5.5% we...

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      • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

        Report:The Impact Of Beacons In Retail

        Vendors Forge Partnerships While Retailers Deploy Pilots

        Retail organizations today are rapidly deploying beacon pilots based on Bluetooth low energy (BLE). While this indoor location technology offers the ability to identify a unique shopper within the...

        • Downloads: 196
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Closing The Experience Gaps

        Adopt A New Experience Architecture And Philosophy To Bridge Gaps In Performance, Convenience, Personalization, And Trust

        Improving customer experience is now the No. 1 priority of business executives. And as Forrester's revised Customer Experience Index makes clear, simply meeting needs is not enough to deliver...

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      • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

        Report:Five Best Practices For SaaS Governance

        Balance Customer Experience And Agility With Risk Mitigation

        Software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions are an essential part of business strategy in the age of the customer, as they enable better collaboration between employees and customers and support a faster,...

        • Downloads: 175
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Brief: CIOs Will Architect And Operate The Internet Of Things

        The Connected World Is Being Defined By The Business, But Like The Web And Mobile, CIOs Will End Up Running It

        Many Internet of Things (IoT) implementations are driven by business leaders and groups rather than the CIO's technology teams. Business leaders are driving two types of IoT systems: connected...

        • Downloads: 218
      • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

        Report:The State Of Consumers And Technology: Benchmark 2013, China

        China Consumer Technographics®

        This report provides an overview of metropolitan Chinese online consumers' behaviors and technology attitudes. In general, they are enthusiastic mobile owners and social participants. China is a...

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      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Overcoming Barriers To Modern Application Delivery

        Assessment: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

        Increasing expectations from customers and increased competition have raised the stakes for application delivery leaders. Many leaders know they need to improve, but struggle with what to do and...

        • Downloads: 166
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Build Your Workforce Computing Strategic Plan

        Strategic Plan: The Workforce Enablement Playbook

        This report was originally published on September 27, 2012; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy, most recently in June 2014. We have included the most...

        • Downloads: 380
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Market Overview: Software-Only Storage

        Your Next Array Should Be An Application

        Hardware appliances have dominated the enterprise data storage landscape for decades, but storage is not immune from the software-defined transformation taking place in data centers. With momentum...

        • Downloads: 135
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Five Ways To Navigate Privacy Issues In Wearable Computing

        Consider Privacy Up Front When Developing A Wearables Strategy

        Wearables are gaining popularity in both the consumer and enterprise worlds as they open up new technology-enhanced experiences — but with this ascension comes privacy concerns. For example,...

        • Downloads: 80
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Five Ways To Impress Marketing And Support Digital Business Transformation

        Spruce Up I&O And Partner With Marketing To Support Digital Strategy Delivery

        The age of the customer demands that your firm transform into a digital business. Your marketing colleagues are leading this shift, but Forrester finds that they are currently facing numerous...

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