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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Industrial IoT Software Platforms In China, Q2 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 40 Industrial IoT Software Platform Providers

    June 12, 2019 Danny Mu

    Firms operating in China can use industrial internet of things (IoT) software platforms to achieve operational excellence, improve customer experience, and innovate new business models. But to realize these benefits, CIOs first must select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, and vertical market focus. CIOs should use this report to understand the value they can expect from an industrial IoT software platform provider in China and to select one based on size and functionality.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service (IDaaS) For Enterprise, Q2 2019

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    June 12, 2019 Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim

    In our 37-criterion evaluation of providers of identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) for enterprise, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Google, IBM, Idaptive, Microsoft, Okta, OneLogin, OpenText, Ping Identity, Secret Double Octopus, and Simeio Solutions — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps security and risk (S&R) professionals select the right one for their needs.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Portfolio Vendors, Q2 2019

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    June 10, 2019 Heidi Shey

    In our 25-criterion evaluation of data security portfolio providers, we identified the 13 most significant ones — Dell, Digital Guardian, Forcepoint, Google, GTB Technologies, IBM, Imperva, McAfee, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, and Varonis — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps security and risk (S&R) professionals understand the respective strengths of each vendor's portfolio.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: IoT Data Management Solutions, Q2 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 22 IoT Data Management Solution Providers

    June 6, 2019 Noel Yuhanna, Michele Goetz

    You can use internet-of-things (IoT) data management solutions to deliver a comprehensive view of IoT data, become significantly more productive, and accelerate IoT initiatives. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Enterprise architecture (EA) professionals should use this report to understand the value they can expect from IoT data management solution providers and select vendors based on size and functionality.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Cognitive Search, Q2 2019

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    May 29, 2019 Mike Gualtieri

    In our 24-criterion evaluation of cognitive search providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Attivio, Coveo, Elastic, Grazitti Interactive, IBM, IHS Markit, Lucidworks, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Mindbreeze, Sinequa, and Squirro — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) pros select the right one for their needs.

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