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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318 results in Reports

  • Microsoft
  • 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: 34
  • 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: 149
  • 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: 216
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 458
  • 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: 98
  • 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: 78
  • 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: 2
  • 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: 144
  • 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: 69
  • 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: 237
  • 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: 158
  • 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: 212
  • 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: 242
  • 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: 184
  • 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: 85
  • 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: 77
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions

    These Rapidly Maturing Solutions Offer Self-Service And Frictionless Governance Across Clouds

    Today's digital businesses rely on a growing portfolio of cloud platforms to create and deliver differentiated customer experiences. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros scramble to offer...

    • Downloads: 307
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: eDiscovery

    Know Your Requirements And Pain Points When Assessing A Crowded Market That's In Flux

    As information governance programs mature and enterprise architecture professionals think more holistically about managing data and content to meet business objectives, organizations continue to...

    • Downloads: 123
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Are The Biggest Enterprise Software Vendors Now The Best Cloud Platform Bets?

    IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, And SAP As Cloud Platform Vendors

    Public cloud platforms are a foundation for applications that win, serve, and retain customers. The four largest enterprise software providers did relatively little to drive adoption of cloud...

    • Downloads: 473
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Brief: PaaS Market Dynamics In China In 2015

    Digital Transformation Accelerates Platform Modernization In The Cloud

    Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions are critical for delivering the efficiency and elasticity that digital needs. Both global and local companies are accelerating PaaS adoption in China's...

    • Downloads: 63
  • For CIO Professionals

    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...

    • Downloads: 138
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2015

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 15-criteria evaluation of Agile business intelligence (BI) vendors, we identified the 13 most significant software providers in the category —Birst, GoodData, IBM, Information...

    • Downloads: 482
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The SaaS ERP Applications Landscape

    Growing Demand Creates Vendor Melee In The Cloud As Traditional Vendors And SaaS Pure Plays Face Off

    Application delivery professionals need to rationalize costs of ownership and upgrade challenges of their current on-premises enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, while being responsive to...

    • Downloads: 381
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The API Management Solutions Market Heats Up

    New Players Enter And Established Suppliers Advance A Fast-Evolving Market

    APIs have strategic value for business, and API management solutions are a crucial part of any organization's API approach. The market is moving quickly; six important new vendors have entered the...

    • Downloads: 378
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Server-Hosted Virtual Desktops (VDI), Q3 2015

    The Seven Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 26-criteria evaluation of server-hosted virtual desktop vendors, we identified the seven most significant software providers — Citrix, Dell, Listeq, Microsoft, Nimboxx, Oracle,...

    • Downloads: 222