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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  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Adoption Profile: Private Cloud In Europe, Q2 2019

    Private Cloud Can Focus Efforts To Enable More-Meaningful Changes

    June 21, 2019 Lauren E. Nelson, Paul Miller

    Europeans continue to leverage a mix of cloud technologies, including private cloud. Many enterprises face a stark reality: Change is expensive, and private cloud offers meaningful improvements while delaying more costly changes. It's still part of a larger multicloud strategy, tied to both revolutionary innovation and less exciting modernization efforts. Using data from the Forrester Analytics Global Business Technographics® Infrastructure Survey, 2018, this report helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals explore current trends in private cloud adoption.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Hybrid Cloud Security Best Practices

    Focus On The Five C's: Console, Configuration, Connectivity, Cloud Data, And Containers

    June 20, 2019 Andras Cser

    Hybrid cloud security is a must for firms moving their critical data from on-premises to cloud workloads. This report, based on a small, 20-respondent panel survey, looks at cloud security best practices for securing access to the console, configuration of the cloud, connectivity/networking, encrypting cloud data, and containers.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Security Outlook 2019: Modest Growth, But Some Sectors Will See Double-Digit Increases

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    June 18, 2019 Jennifer Adams

    Hackers are creating new, more sophisticated malware daily. The shift of mission-critical data and applications to the cloud is changing the way companies protect their assets. How are security and risk professionals responding to these challenges? In this data-driven report, we examine firms' current security threats and expected spending growth on four security solutions: application security, cloud security, endpoint security, and identity and access management (IAM) security.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Executive Spotlight: Top Priorities For Security And Risk Leaders In 2019

    The Top Five Priorities That Security And Risk Leaders Are Focusing On

    June 7, 2019 Jinan Budge

    Forrester's Security & Risk Council is comprised of some of the senior-most security and risk (S&R) executives at companies with $1 billion or more in revenue. Each year, we ask our members about their top priorities and use the results to fine-tune our research agenda and activities. For 2019, the top five priorities are establishing metrics, creating business-aligned strategies, ensuring cloud workload security, moving from DevOps to DevSecOps, and managing third-party risk. This report explains the business value S&R pros can gain by tackling these priorities and how to do it.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Use Modernization And Migration Services To Speed Your Cloud Migration

    Here's How To Evaluate The New Market For Application Modernization Services

    June 4, 2019 Bill Martorelli

    Cloud migration, an important steppingstone for digital transformation, is driving infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to take a new look at their modernization strategies. Today's modernization landscape has shifted from a focus on proprietary platforms and language translation services to a new model in which modernization increasingly serves the cause of cloud migration. The line is blurring between traditional service offerings and the way in which they're delivered. This report will help I&O leaders choose their modernization and migration services and suppliers carefully.

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