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: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Digital Workspace Tech For Employee App Enablement, Q2 2019

    18 Technologies That Empower Employees With Access To Critical Productivity Apps

    April 16, 2019 Andrew Hewitt

    Forrester's employee experience (EX) research is grounded in the idea that what makes employees happiest at work is their ability to get meaningful work done every day. Applications play a foundational role in ensuring a productive technology experience, but delivering an increasingly diverse mix of apps anywhere on any device is becoming increasingly difficult. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of 18 digital workspace technology categories that support employee application enablement. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros should read this report to shape their firm's investment technology to support better EX while preserving security.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Seven Shifts That Will Define The Next-Generation Networking Professional

    Macro Technology Trends Are Redefining The Role

    April 11, 2019 Andre Kindness

    In the emerging software-driven world, the 30-year-old approach of managing the network by command-line interface has hit the end of the road. Many networking professionals wonder if software is making them obsolete and if there is a future for their profession. In reality, the role is going in an exciting new direction with new opportunities that are core to the business. This report helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals prepare themselves to capture this opportunity.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Forrester Analytics: Cloud Security Solutions Forecast, 2018 To 2023 (Global)

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    April 1, 2019 Jennifer Adams, Andras Cser

    As software, infrastructure, and platforms shift to the cloud, a new breed of security services continues to emerge and grow to address the security requirements. This data-driven report gives a five-year view of growth in the global cloud security solutions market, including cloud security gateways (also known as cloud access security brokers), cloud workload security solutions, and public cloud native platform security. In this report, we share highlights from the forecast.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Application Modernization And Migration Services, Q1 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 42 Application Modernization And Migration Services Providers

    March 29, 2019 Bill Martorelli

    You can use application modernization and migration services to accelerate your digital transformation journey, leveraging outside talent to address skill shortages, accelerate migration to the cloud, and reduce costs associated with outmoded legacy technologies. But to realize these benefits, you'll have to either do all this work by yourself or select from a diverse set of services providers for help — providers that vary by size, capability, geographic presence, and vertical market focus. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals should use this Now Tech report to understand the primary segments and capabilities of application modernization and migration services providers and inform their selection strategies.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Top Recommendations For Your Security Program, 2019

    Landscape: The S&R Practice Playbook

    March 25, 2019 Paul McKay, Jeff Pollard, Jinan Budge, Joseph Blankenship, Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim, Amy DeMartine, Claire O'Malley

    Each year, Forrester outlines the most important recommendations for your security strategy for the coming 12 months. We base these recommendations on thousands of client inquiries and interactions, consulting engagements, and dozens of primary research interviews with chief information security officers (CISOs), security vendors, and major security consultancies and service providers. CISOs: Leverage this report to guide your security program strategy and prioritize changes to security architecture and operations for the coming year.

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