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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways, Q1 2019

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    February 20, 2019 Andras Cser

    In our 34-criterion evaluation of cloud security gateway providers, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Bitglass, CensorNet, CipherCloud, Cisco, Forcepoint, McAfee, Microsoft, Netskope, Saviynt, and Symantec — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps security and risk professionals select the right one for their needs.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Hadoop/Spark Platforms, Q1 2019

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    February 13, 2019 Noel Yuhanna, Mike Gualtieri

    Cloud Hadoop/Spark (HARK) platforms accelerate insights by automating the storage, processing, and accessing of big data. In our 25-criterion evaluation of HARK providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cloudera, Google, Hortonworks, Huawei, MapR, Microsoft, Oracle, Qubole, Rackspace, and SAP — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps enterprise architecture (EA) professionals select the right one for their needs. Note: Cloudera and Hortonworks completed their planned merger on January 3, 2019, and will continue as Cloudera. This Forrester Wave reflects our evaluation of each company's independent HARK platforms prior to the completion of the merger.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Low-Code Platform Adoption, 2018

    February 6, 2019 John R. Rymer, Bill Seguin

    Low-code development platforms are an increasingly hot topic of discussion with Forrester clients, but is this trend a flash in the pan? In 2018, Forrester gathered insights into the state of low-code development platform adoption. Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders can learn from these survey respondents and understand how low code can help them achieve their business objectives.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: New Tech: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, And Mixed Reality, Q1 2019

    Forrester's Landscape Overview Of 21 AR, VR, And MR Providers

    January 23, 2019 Carlton A. Doty, Annika Gunderson

    Augmented, virtual, and mixed reality (AR, VR, and MR, collectively "extended reality" or "XR") are trendy technologies that are fuel for many companies' innovation experiments. However, XR implementations are often expensive and underwhelming. Looking at successful use cases across industries, they seem very disparate at first glance. However, Forrester has identified four benefits unique to XR. This report outlines how CIOs can test their use case against these benefits to see if XR is a viable solution and gives a snapshot of XR players.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Insight Platforms, Q1 2019

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    January 7, 2019 Brian Hopkins

    In our 21-criterion evaluation of enterprise insight platforms (EIPs), which combine data management, analytics, and insight application development tooling, we identified the nine most significant ones — EdgeVerve, GoodData, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Reltio, SAP, SAS, and TIBCO Software — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps CIO professionals make the right choice when selecting an enterprise insight platform.

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