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
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Best And Worst Of License-To-SaaS Conversion Programs

    Insist On A Fair And Flexible Deal When You Switch To Software Companies' Cloud-Based Products

    The strategic shift in the software market from on-premises to cloud provides a rare opportunity for an application development and delivery (AD&D) leader to reassess her incumbents' place in her...

    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: AWS QuickSight Will Disrupt Business Intelligence And Analytics

      The New Cloud-Based Platform Makes Sense For Some AD&D Pros, But Not All

      There's a new 800-pound gorilla in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics room. QuickSight, a new offering from Amazon Web Services (AWS), will disrupt the analysis and data visualization areas...

      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Are The Biggest Enterprise Software Vendors Now The Best Cloud Platform Bets?

        IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, And SAP As Cloud Platform Vendors

        Public cloud platforms are a foundation for applications that win, serve, and retain customers. The four largest enterprise software providers did relatively little to drive adoption of cloud...

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      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Brief: PaaS Market Dynamics In China In 2015

        Digital Transformation Accelerates Platform Modernization In The Cloud

        Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions are critical for delivering the efficiency and elasticity that digital needs. Both global and local companies are accelerating PaaS adoption in China's...

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      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Brief: VMworld 2015 Reveals A Disruptor In Transition

        VMware Woos Cloud-Native Developers In Its Quest To Overcome Its Innovator's Dilemma

        VMware recently revealed the direction that it's heading at its annual VMworld conference. In 2013, VMware announced its pursuit of three complementary product strategies for the BT agenda: 1)...

        • Downloads: 50
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Public Cloud Platforms In China, Q3 2015

        The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

        Public cloud application platforms unlock the agility and economic advantages of cloud computing for digital business globally, but the enterprise public cloud vendor landscape in China is very...

        • Downloads: 44
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Brief: IBM's Future Is Digital in Asia Pacific, But Its Delivery Capabilities Must Match Its Vision

        Recent Moves Have Enhanced Big Blue's Ability To Support Your Digital Engagement Requirements

        IBM's annual Asia Pacific analyst summit, held in Bangalore, India in June 2015, focused on digital transformation, its enablers — cloud, mobility, analytics, and security — and how these...

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      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Capitalize On SaaS CRM Solutions With Better Governance

        Organization: The CRM Playbook

        Organizations increasingly adopt software-as-a-service (SaaS) CRM solutions, but many have not adapted their governance processes and policies to get maximum value out of those solutions....

        • Downloads: 792
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Boosting Digital Business With Hybrid Cloud Management: Real-World Examples

        Learn How Chinese Firms Manage Hybrid Cloud Complexity

        Cloud has become a strategic cornerstone to enabling digital business and accelerating innovation. Increasing adoption of hybrid clouds makes it critical for technology management leaders to...

        • Downloads: 89
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Vendor Landscape: Integration-Platform-As-A-Service

        For Now, Most Enterprises Will Need To Make A Tactical Choice

        The need to integrate systems of engagement, the demand for greater agility, and execution in the cloud are driving the disruption of the integration landscape. Enterprise architecture (EA)...

        • Downloads: 139
      • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

        Report:Cloud Contracts Checklist

        Clients are increasingly moving to cloud across all application areas as well as platform and infrastructure investments. Cloud deployments are growing in size, and more mission-critical areas...

        • Downloads: 173
      • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

        Report:Brief: Cloud Contract Negotiations Checklist

        The cloud boom continues. Organizations are using cloud in more technology areas, in larger deployments, and for more mission-critical areas. As a result, the costs and risks associated with cloud...

        • Downloads: 124
      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Brief: The Emergence Of The Cloud Security Gateway

        Vendors Aim To Provide S&R Pros With One Consolidated Offering For All Their Cloud Security Requirements

        Vendors are a on a cloud-security buying spree. Microsoft announced its acquisition of cloud access specialist Adallom, and security vendor Blue Coat Systems announced its acquisition of cloud...

        • Downloads: 158
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Should Your Web Content Management System Run In The Cloud?

        The Answer Should Be "Yes" More Often Than You'll Admit Today

        Web content management (WCM) systems are the cornerstone of digital experience platforms. But these tools have been slow to come to the cloud. Both vendors and end-user companies are to blame. WCM...

        • Downloads: 102
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Brief: OpenStack Is Now Ready For Business

        Robust Technology And A Strong Community Make This Open Source Cloud A Good Choice For Powering New Enterprise Applications

        The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC,...

        • Downloads: 148
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Cloud Platforms Will Turn Enterprise Architecture Inside Out

        Enterprise Architects Need New Practices, And Changes To Existing Ones, For The Digital Business Era

        Firms have adopted cloud services in an ad hoc fashion, driven by opportunity and expediency more than by strategy. Cloud use cases and the architectural decisions surrounding them are different from...

        • Downloads: 246
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:The Midyear Global Tech Market Outlook For 2015 To 2016

        Moderate Growth In Local Currencies Led By The BT Agenda, But A Decline In US Dollars

        At the midyear point in 2015, CIOs in most countries are operating in tech markets with moderate growth of around 4% in local currencies, a bit weaker than what we projected in January 2015. However,...

        • Downloads: 229
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Architect Hybrid Cloud Management To Boost Your Digital Business

        Chinese Companies Are Undertaking The Journey Toward Hybrid Cloud Maturity

        Cloud is becoming the new norm for enterprises. More and more companies across the globe are using two or more private, hosted, or public cloud services, applying different technology stacks to...

        • Downloads: 162
      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Sizing The Cloud Security Market

        Companies Will Spend $2 Billion Over The Next Five Years To Protect Data In The Cloud

        As enterprises embrace a diverse cloud ecosystem, a new generation of software is emerging to address the security requirements of highly distributed IT infrastructure. These new offerings make up...

        • Downloads: 296
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Cloud Services Are Transforming Your Industry — Act Now To Thrive

        Executive Overview: The Cloud Computing Playbook For 2015

        Cloud computing can be a game-changer for your enterprise — but it's also rife with misinformation. A confusing array of cloud definitions and erroneously identified "cloud" solutions are but a...

        • Downloads: 153
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:TechRadar™: Private Cloud, Q3 2015

        Private Cloud Software Suites Hit Equilibrium As Enterprises Take A Segmented Approach To Private Cloud

        Customers no longer question cloud computing as a viable technology choice. And in a growing number of enterprises, cloud is now the first choice. But cloud isn't a single technology. It's composed...

        • Downloads: 201
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption

        Benchmarks: The Cloud Computing Playbook For 2015

        Most enterprises have adopted cloud computing in some form; the key question is where your organization falls. Are you ahead of your competitors or lagging the average enterprise? Understand the...

        • Downloads: 729
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Should There Be A Cloud Foundry In Your Future?

        Awareness Runs High, But Few Understand The Rewards And Risks Of This Cloud Platform Choice

        The Cloud Foundry platform has all of the hallmarks of success: It has proven effective in speeding application delivery, is available as open source, is backed by HP, IBM, Intel, SAP, and VMware, is...

        • Downloads: 196
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Make The Cloud A Foundation Of Your Digital Experience Platform Strategy

        Push Vendors And Service Providers To Describe Benefits, Not Cloud Marketing-Speak

        The digital experience (DX) platform market has been slow to move to the cloud. Fortunately, major digital experience platform vendors like Adobe and SAP hybris are now embracing the cloud to deploy...

        • Downloads: 183
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Automate I&O To Answer Digital Disruption

        Part 1 Of The Automation Manifesto Series

        Before commercial computing became the norm in enterprises, manufacturing companies implemented industrial process control solutions based on analog and then digital computers to automate processes...

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