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
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    Report:Brief: China's Clouds Come To Europe

    Established Chinese Providers Offer New Choices For The European Public Cloud Infrastructure Market

    Already well-established in their home market, Alibaba and Huawei are bringing competing public cloud solutions to Europe in 2016. One will launch under its own brand, while the other has chosen to...

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    Report:The Top Technologies For Your Business Technology Agenda, 2016

    The Top Business Technologies To Win, Serve, And Retain Customers Along Every Step Of Their Journeys

    Customer-obsessed firms are customer-led and insights-driven. They move fast rather than perfectly, and they are connected to serve increasingly powerful customers. CIOs wield a critical asset: the...

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    Report:Vendor Profile: Aliyun, Q2 2016

    CIOs Should Pay Attention To This Key Chinese Public Cloud Vendor

    CIOs are embracing public cloud services to accelerate their firms' digital business transformation. The Chinese public cloud landscape differs greatly from the global one, so CIOs in China looking...

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    Report:Market Overview: Public Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service (IaaS) In The European Market

    CIOs Benefit As Local Cloud Providers Position Themselves To Augment Hyperscale Leaders

    CIOs supporting their European operations with public cloud infrastructure see a market that appears healthy but fragmented. Hyperscale arrivals from the US mix with locally developed options and...

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    Report:The Fog Begins To Lift On Oracle's Cloud Shift

    A Progress Report On Oracle's Strategic Transformation And What It Means For CIOs' BT Strategy

    Does Oracle's progress in its move to the cloud earn it a major role in your business technology (BT) strategy, or should you reduce your dependence on it? Many CIOs tell us that Oracle is one of...

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    Report:2016 Technology Imperatives For US Healthcare Providers

    The Age Of The Customer Upends The US Healthcare Tech Agenda

    Industries ranging from retail and financial services to airlines and consumer products firms have embraced the age of the customer and pivoted their technology agendas accordingly. This shift has...

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    Report:Redefine IBM's Role In Your BT Strategy

    IBM Is A Great BT Partner If You Have Complexity Of Systems Or Complexity Of Tech Requirements

    IBM is a major player in the enterprise technology landscape. Like most large tech vendors, it is navigating the transition from information technology (IT) that underpins business operations to...

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    Report:Brief: Huawei Is Progressing Toward BT With Cloud Moves

    Huawei Technologies Has An Established, China-Focused Cloud Strategy

    Huawei's Cloud Congress event provided a glimpse into the firm's progress toward becoming an enterprise cloud vendor. Since entering the enterprise space in 2011, Huawei Technologies has bolstered...

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    Report:Sizing The Public Cloud Services Market In Asia Pacific

    CIOs Are Increasingly Leveraging Public Cloud Services To Drive Their BT Agenda

    Public cloud services continue to gain traction in Asia Pacific (AP) markets as organizations seek to execute their business technology agenda. While business teams initially drove the adoption of...

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    Report:Brief: The Industrial Internet May Not Need Its Own Cloud

    Industrial Giants Offer Cloud Solutions For Their Internet Of Important Things, Driving Better Customer Engagement

    The Internet of Things (IoT) combines data, connectivity, smart devices, and software. In manufacturing, leaders like General Electric (GE) describe new platforms optimized to the special...

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    Report:Brief: A Clear Multicloud Strategy Delivers Business Value

    CIOs Should Embrace The Fact That Their Companies Use And Need More Than One Cloud Provider

    The systems of engagement driving today's business growth often exploit cloud computing to leverage its agility, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness. In isolation, each of these systems may depend on...

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    Report:Quick Take: Trust Us, We Are European

    T-Systems And Microsoft Offer European CIOs New Cloud Choices, Meeting Data Localization Needs And Driving Business Transformation

    Microsoft and Germany's T-Systems have announced a novel solution for European customers who want the features offered by US-based public cloud providers while being concerned about entrusting their...

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    Report:The Role Of Telcos In Digital Ecosystems: Gaps Between Ambition And Reality

    CIOs Will Rely On Telcos For Connectivity In Digital Ecosystems — But Very Little Else

    Rising customer sophistication forces businesses to become more customer-obsessed and work with vendors and ecosystem partners to boost customer experiences and operational excellence to enhance...

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    Report:Quick Take: All Grown Up, AWS Drives Home Its Enterprise-Friendly Advantage

    With Announcements Of New Capabilities Like SPICE, QuickSight, And AWS IoT, Amazon Makes A Play For Even More Enterprise Workloads

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is not just for applications anymore. Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and business intelligence (BI) services dominated the announcements at AWS re:Invent 2015 as the...

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    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...

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    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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    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,...

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    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,...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Report:Brief: A New International Standard Helps CIOs Protect Personal Data In The Cloud At Last

    As cloud computing adoption grows, an increasing number of organizations are experiencing its benefits while struggling to mitigate its risks. Compliance with data protection rules remains a...

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    Report:Government Spying Will Cost US Vendors Fewer Billions Than Initial Estimates

    Forrester Survey Suggests NSA Spying Could Take $47 Billion Over Three Years From US-Based Cloud Providers And Outsourcers

    Is Edward Snowden's unveiling of the US National Security Agency's PRISM spying program ruining the fates of US cloud, hosting, and outsourcing businesses as international customers walk away from...

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    Report:Did PRISM Cause An Exodus From US Clouds?

    Forrester Survey Suggests NSA Spying Has Driven More Use Of Encryption Than Migration

    Since Edward Snowden revealed the US National Security Agency's PRISM spying program, there has been widespread speculation that the announcement would ruin the fates of US cloud, hosting, and...

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    Report:PRISM's Impact On The US Cloud Industry

    A Business Technographics Document: Forrester Survey Suggests NSA Spying Has Driven More Use Of Encryption Than Migration

    Since Edward Snowden revealed the US National Security Agency's PRISM spying program, there has been widespread speculation that the announcement would ruin the fates of US cloud, hosting, and...

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    Report:Four Reasons CIOs Should Still Hedge Their SaaS Bets

    SaaS Risks From Monocultures, Monomaniacs, Monopolies, And Multiplexities Will Grow Over Time

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) has tremendous momentum; Forrester recently projected that the market would exceed $130 billion by 2020. The benefits of SaaS are well-known and are especially important...

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