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 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: 91
  • 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: 108
  • 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: 72
  • 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: 115
  • 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: 666
  • 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: 132
  • 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: 125
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 73
  • For B2B Marketing Professionals

    Report:Navigating Tech Industry Channel Changes And Churns

    The 10 Most Significant Trends Affecting The Tech Channel

    The changes churning the tech channel are at an all-time high. Yes, channel partners are finally starting to get the gist of cloud business models, and they are developing services businesses around...

    • Downloads: 58
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:CDN And Digital Performance Vendor Landscape, Q3 2015

    This report is a companion to Forrester's "Market Overview: CDN Platforms And Digital Performance Services" report. This report helps application development and delivery (AD&D) pros pick the best...

    • Downloads: 361
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Private Cloud Maturity Assessment: Q3 2015

    Forrester's private cloud maturity assessment evaluates your current and desired state maturity across 42 key private cloud elements within four top-level domains: technical, governance, people, and...

    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Recast Your Digital Ecosystem With Cloud

      Every Company Is Becoming A Cloud Company

      Leading digital businesses are building dynamic ecosystems of value — made up of digitally connected products and services that combine to meet customer needs and deliver more value than the...

      • Downloads: 97
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Brief: BI And Analytics In The Cloud — What The CIO Needs To Know

      Making the right data available to the right people at the right time has long been more than an aspiration — it's a business necessity. Whether it's an interactive dashboard for executives or...

      • Downloads: 168
    • For Customer Experience Professionals

      Report:Four Things Smart Cloud Companies Know About Customer Experience

      Key Lessons For Customer Experience Professionals From The Firms Disrupting Their Businesses

      Upstart companies creating new, exciting digital offerings are disrupting your industry. The successful newcomers draw millions of customers in a short period of time, catching their incumbent...

      • Downloads: 214
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Public Cloud Services In China In 2015

      CIOs Must Embrace Public Cloud Services To Support Business Transformation And Evaluate Options Against Local Requirements

      Chinese firms face a triple threat in their highly competitive market: the mobile mind shift of customers, the explosion of eCommerce, and market disruption by fast-moving Internet companies. To...

      • Downloads: 57
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: A Focus On Cloud And The Age Of The Customer Power A Revived Aspect Software

      Aspect Software, long thought of as a moribund player in the contact center technology market, brought in a new management team a little over two years ago to right the ship. Now that the new team...

      • Downloads: 43
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Software-As-A-Service In Banking

      The Time Has Come For Public Clouds In The Financial Services Industry

      Software-as-a-service (SaaS) has become a common deployment option for many horizontal enterprise applications, such as CRM, HR, collaboration, and sourcing applications. But to date, the use of SaaS...

      • Downloads: 178
    • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

      Report:Brief: Oracle Commerce Gets The Cloud Treatment

      Part New, Part Old — Oracle's Commerce Cloud Represents A Credible New Platform Option For SaaS-Oriented eBusiness Teams

      For the past two years, Oracle has committed substantial R&D resources to developing a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of its popular on-premises commerce product. As of March 2015, the new...

      • Downloads: 121
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: Four Trends Transforming Enterprise Storage To Support The BT Agenda

      Declining Revenues Force Strategy Changes

      Despite the constant and rapid growth of data in enterprises, the revenue and profits of the major storage players have been flat to declining for the last few years. Cloud storage services and...

      • Downloads: 140
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Assess Your Cloud Maturity

      Assessment: The Cloud Computing Playbook

      As infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders refine cloud strategies to deliver the experiences and the agility that their firms' customers demand, they'll need to assess their level of cloud...

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    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Cloud Computing Maturity Assessment: Q2 2015

      This tool accompanies the assessment report in the cloud computing playbook. It offers clients the ability to measure their own cloud maturity.

      • Downloads: 59
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: B2E Cloud IAM, Q2 2015

      Tools & Technology: The Identity And Access Management Playbook

      In Forrester's 17-criteria evaluation of B2E cloud identity and access management (IAM) vendors, we identified the nine most significant SaaS providers in the category — Bitium, Centrify, IBM,...

      • Downloads: 204
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:Top 11 Trends S&R Pros Should Watch: 2015

      Each year, analysts from across Forrester's security and risk research team draw insight from our hundreds of enterprise questions, vendor briefings, and consultations; research projects that we...

      • Downloads: 278
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Vendor Landscape: Converged Infrastructure-Based Private Cloud Solutions

      Pick The Perfect Private Cloud For Your Needs

      This report is the third in a series of market overview reports on private cloud solutions. Part one was an overview and part two concentrated on software-based solutions. This report — part...

      • Downloads: 266
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:SAP Hana Promises To Revolutionize CX — But Clients Struggle To Find The Right Partner

      Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals are in a race to transform their business models in the age of the customer and to revolutionize customer experience (CX). They struggle to...

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