Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) provides a variety of products and services worldwide including the Windows operating systems for PCs, MS Office software, Xbox game consoles, and Dynamics business applications for ERP and CRM. Based in Redmond, Wash., US.

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323 results in Reports

  • Microsoft
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise File Sync And Share Platforms, Hybrid Solutions, Q2 2016

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In our 37-criteria evaluation of enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) providers with hybrid or on-premises deployment options, we identified the 10 most significant — Accellion, Acronis, BlackBerry,...

    • Downloads: 55
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Cloud Solutions, Q2 2016

    Elasticity, Automation, And Pay-As-You-Go Compel Enterprise Adoption Of Hadoop In The Cloud

    "We want to do Hadoop in the cloud." That's what we increasingly hear from enterprises that have successfully run on-premises Hadoop proof-of-concepts. CIOs charge their enterprise architecture (EA)...

    • Downloads: 118
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Private Cloud Software Solutions, Q2 2016

    Varied Building Blocks Lay The Foundation, But It's Up To You To Make It A True Private Cloud

    Enterprises turn to the private cloud market for fast provisioning of resources, delivering public cloud-like capabilities internally. However, this market comprises more than one category of...

    • Downloads: 700
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Brief: Active Directory In The Cloud Is A Reality

    New Offerings From Microsoft And Amazon Web Services Make AD In The Cloud A Compelling Option

    Despite rapid growth in the identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) market, many security and risk (S&R) pros still rely on an existing on-premises Microsoft Active Directory (AD) to support their IDaaS...

    • Downloads: 111
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Software-Defined Data Center Is The Future Of Infrastructure Architecture

    Landscape: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook

    Traditional data center thinking must end. Better automation tools, container abstractions, software-defined networks, and composable infrastructure stacks have ushered in a software-defined data...

    • Downloads: 1923
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise File Sync And Share Platforms, Cloud Solutions, Q1 2016

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In our 40-criteria evaluation of enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) cloud providers, we identified the nine most significant ones — Box, Dropbox, Google, Huddle, IBM, Intralinks, Microsoft, Thru,...

    • Downloads: 252
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Monitor The Performance Of Your Collaboration Program

    Performance Management: The Enterprise Collaboration Playbook

    The benefits of collaboration are hard to quantify. With the exception of email and audioconferencing, collaboration hasn't reached the phase where we're wondering what we ever did without it....

    • Downloads: 664
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Five Key Trends That Are Shaping How We Manage Enterprise Content

    Landscape: The Enterprise Content Management Playbook

    This report identifies the current inflection points in the enterprise content management (ECM) market. Five key trends are shaping how enterprise architecture (EA) professionals address their ECM...

    • Downloads: 1541
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Forrester's Guide To The 18 Digital App Platform Vendors

    This toolkit is a companion to the Forrester report "Vendor Landscape: Digital App Platforms." The graphics detail the digital application platforms of Adobe, Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Cisco, the...

    • Downloads: 1
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Developer Conferences Speed Your Transition To Modern Application Development

    Which Conferences Should Developers Attend In 2016?

    To meet their customers' growing expectations for outstanding apps, companies need top developers who keep up with rapidly evolving technology trends. Conferences expose developers to emerging...

    • Downloads: 114
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Business Applications Landscape 2016 To 2020: SaaS Disruption And Vendor Proliferation

    Landscape: The Business Applications Playbook

    Organizations rely heavily on commercial packaged application software to support business processes. This landscape ranges from customer-focused business technology (BT) applications to solutions...

    • Downloads: 440
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Private Cloud Software Suites, Q1 2016

    How The Top Nine Private Cloud Software Suites Stack Up

    In Forrester's 40-criteria evaluation of private cloud solution vendors, we identified the nine most significant software providers — BMC Software, Cisco Systems, Citrix, Hewlett Packard Enterprise,...

    • Downloads: 399
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions, Q1 2016

    Tools And Technology: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    In Forrester's 32-criteria evaluation of hybrid cloud management solution vendors, we identified 11 significant software providers — BMC Software, Citrix, CliQr Technologies, Dell, Hewlett Packard...

    • Downloads: 714
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Active Directory Security And Governance Solutions

    Solutions To Help You Secure And Monitor Your Active Directory Infrastructure

    Microsoft's Active Directory (AD) has evolved into the most widely used enterprise repository for digital identities. AD's growing importance also means it's a tempting target for hackers who attack...

    • Downloads: 145
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Digital Services Providers For Microsoft Dynamics CRM And AX

    How To Select A Microsoft Dynamics Implementation Partner For The Digital Enterprise

    Microsoft continues to gain traction in the business applications market for large enterprises — with Dynamics AX and Dynamics CRM. Large enterprises are deploying these products in...

    • Downloads: 133
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Mobile And Smartphone Adoption Forecast, 2015 To 2020 (US)

    ForecastView Spreadsheet

    Part of our global mobile and smartphone adoption forecast, this forecast details mobile subscriptions and mobile subscribers (people) in the US. It also includes smartphone installed base and...

    • Downloads: 3
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Customer Service Solutions For Enterprise Organizations, Q4 2015

    Due Diligence Required: These Vendors Are Great At Supporting Enterprise Organizations

    In the customer service solutions Forrester Wave™ for enterprise organizations, we identified the 11 most significant customer service solutions — eGain, Microsoft, Moxie, Oracle Service Cloud,...

    • Downloads: 266
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Customer Service Solutions For Midsize Teams, Q4 2015

    Due Diligence Required: These Vendors Are Great At Supporting Midsize Teams

    In Forrester's 36-criteria evaluation of customer service vendors for enterprise organizations, we identified the 11 most significant solution providers — Astute Solutions, eGain, Freshdesk,...

    • Downloads: 120
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2015

    Fifteen Solutions Demonstrate The Diversity Of Choices Available To Enterprises

    In Forrester's 16-criteria evaluation of cloud business intelligence (BI) platform vendors, we identified the 15 most significant vendors — 1010data, Adaptive Insights, Bime Analytics, Birst,...

    • Downloads: 383
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Emerging Technology: Translytical Databases Deliver Analytics At The Speed Of Transactions

    Next-Generation Databases Seamlessly Support Both Transactions And Analytics

    Blazing-fast performance for both transactions and analytics is the goal of the new and emerging database category that Forrester calls translytical databases. Powered by in-memory technology and a...

    • Downloads: 204
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Cloud Access Security Intelligence (CASI) Solutions

    S&R Pros Can Use CASI To Discover Cloud Apps, Monitor Employee Behavior, And Prevent Data Leaks

    To support their firms' cloud strategy without compromising security or compliance, security and risk (S&R) pros need to develop a number of important capabilities. They need the capability to: 1)...

    • Downloads: 306
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 2015

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In the era of big data, enterprise data warehouse (EDW) technology continues to evolve as vendors focus on innovation and advanced features around in-memory, compression, security, and tighter...

    • Downloads: 389
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Mobile Management, Q4 2015

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 25-criteria evaluation of enterprise mobile management (EMM) vendors, we identified the 11 most significant EMM providers — AirWatch by VMware, BlackBerry, Citrix, Good...

    • Downloads: 306
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: 2015 Mobile App Developer Platform Preferences

    Android Extends Its Global Lead, iOS Shines In North America, And Windows Gains Ground As A Third Player

    In 2015, Android and iOS devices still capture the dominant share of mobile developers' attention. But the gap between the also-rans and at least one of these two leading mobile operating systems...

    • Downloads: 116
  • For CIO Professionals

    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...

    • Downloads: 97