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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136 results in Reports

  • Cloud Computing
  • Past 12 months
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: Is IBM A Cloud Leader Yet?

    Its InterConnect Customer Event Showcased A Credible Strategy Not Yet Backed By Mature, Leading Platforms

    IBM's InterConnect customer conference gave us a checkpoint on IBM's progress toward becoming a leading cloud platform for enterprises. IBM has marshaled its forces to deliver this latest reinvention...

    • Downloads: 31
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Cloud Data Management Is Still Risky For Trusted Business Data

    Immature Data Governance Capabilities Strangle Business Value

    Organizations are adopting cloud for big data, self-service business intelligence, and omnichannel personalized customer engagement. The ability to scale and shrink quickly in a cost-effective manner...

    • Downloads: 146
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Don't Fear The Cloud — Profit From It

    Organization: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    Cloud adoption is increasingly widespread at enterprise organizations and a growing number of small and medium-size businesses. Cloud computing is also a potential source of massive disruption, not...

    • Downloads: 119
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Internet Of Things Applications Hunger For Hadoop And Real-Time Analytics In The Cloud

    IoT Data Strains And Stresses Traditional Application Designs

    Getting true value from the Internet of Things (IoT) requires application development and delivery professionals to find an economical way to collect, store, process, and analyze the data it...

    • Downloads: 195
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Beware The Pitfalls Within Networking For Hybrid Cloud

    Networking Has A Ways To Go To Make Hybrid Cloud Simple

    While we would all like hybrid cloud configurations to be simple and easy, the current economic, physics, and security realities result in infrastructure integration challenges that can be complex...

    • Downloads: 124
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Be Aware Of These Key Sourcing Trends For Managed Services And Cloud

    Do You Need To Rethink Your Sourcing Strategy In 2015?

    The sourcing of technical services is changing based on different trends: Technology management teams will continue to rely on managed technical services due to their inability to transform existing...

    • Downloads: 125
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Cloud Data Protection Solutions

    CDP Solutions Are A Mandatory Security Control

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals must protect data that business and technology management leaders store in cloud services — services that they have little control over or visibility into....

    • Downloads: 219
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Tata Communications Makes Network Connectivity Predictable

    Deterministic Routing Enables Business Agility

    Cloud services give infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals flexible new options. They also pose new challenges — such as network latency, network availability, and application...

    • Downloads: 25
  • For CIO Professionals

    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...

    • Downloads: 60
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Justify Your Hybrid Cloud Future With A Solid Business Case

    Business Case: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    Seldom have tech managers had it so easy in building a compelling value proposition as they do with cloud technologies. If anything, expectations for cloud's impact on costs have expanded beyond...

    • Downloads: 2577
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Use "Customer-Managed Keys" To Regain Control Of Your Data

    Your Digital Business Can Adopt Cloud Services Without Sacrificing Security Or Privacy

    On February 10, 2015, Box announced a new enterprise key management system for security of content stored in the Box cloud. This new key management offering adds support for external encryption, key...

    • Downloads: 75
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Adoption Profile: Private Cloud In North America, Q3 2014

    North American infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and their teams often ask Forrester for private cloud adoption data to inform their cloud strategy and compare their progress with their...

    • Downloads: 430
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Adoption Profile: Private Cloud In Europe, Q3 2014

    European Adopters Focus On Private Clouds For Test/Dev Purposes

    European infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and their teams often ask Forrester for private cloud adoption data to inform the cloud strategy of their business technology (BT) agenda and...

    • Downloads: 92
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:How Will Your Private Cloud Pass The Developer Self-Service Litmus Test?

    Developer Self-Service Access Enables Rapid App Delivery

    Developers judge private cloud initiatives by the degree of autonomous access they get to environments and resources that tech management provides. Few enterprises offer developer self-service to...

    • Downloads: 98
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Top Technologies For The Infrastructure & Operations BT Agenda

    Your company's only route to sustainable competitive advantage is to deliver a superior customer experience. Because your customers, channels, competitors, and coveted talent are digital, your...

    • Downloads: 152
  • For CIO Professionals

    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...

    • Downloads: 240
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™: Zero Trust Network Threat Mitigation Technology, Q1 2015

    Road Map: The Security Architecture And Operations Playbook

    Not a week goes by without news of network attacks and stolen data. Consumers routinely undergo the stress of fraudulent charges or compromised credit cards. Digital businesses lose millions in...

    • Downloads: 275
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Think Of Partnership, Not Intermediaries, In Pursuing Cloud Brokering Models

    Cloud management systems, integration technologies, and traditional systems management solutions are combining to open up new possibilities for cloud consumption, governance, and chargeback/showback...

    • Downloads: 94
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Private Cloud Solutions In China, Q1 2015

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 24-criteria evaluation of emerging private cloud solution vendors in China, we identified the nine most significant software providers — 99Cloud, Bingosoft, Citrix, HP, Huawei...

    • Downloads: 76
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:On-Premises Infrastructure Costs Analysis Tool

    Economic considerations are the true decision criteria for your technology management. Cloud changes the economics, but it's not just about saving money. It's about optimizing the value derived from...

    • Downloads: 36
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Cloud Computing Maturity Assessment: Q1 2015

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

    • Downloads: 58
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Assess Your Cloud Maturity

    Assessment: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    As CIOs build out enterprise cloud strategies and mature their cloud implementations, there's an increased need to evaluate usage and strategy against other enterprises and market best practices....

    • Downloads: 1477
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Your BT Agenda Demands A Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy

    How You Handle Storage Will Heavily Influence Your Cloud Success

    Hybrid clouds are the future state of compute and storage for enterprises in the age of the customer. In recent years, hybrid cloud storage has evolved and become a deployment methodology that can...

    • Downloads: 137
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Onboard The Business To Your Cloud Strategy

    Strategic Plan: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    It's all too easy for CIOs and technology management to build a strategy around any new technology area that is focused on delivering lower technology costs and greater operational efficiency....

    • Downloads: 1153
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Evolves From Point Solution To Strategic Enabler Of The New Connected Economy

    Vision: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    Cloud is evolving from an internal-facing point solution to an enabler of connected cloud economies. In this next phase of cloud, leading CIOs will orchestrate cloud ecosystems — which connect...

    • Downloads: 277