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  • Storage
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: New Memory Innovations Will Power Extreme Service Performance

    Flash Is Already Being Usurped In The Insatiable Quest For Speed

    Customer expectations for performance have skyrocketed, placing new demands on your infrastructure. Memory and storage bottlenecks have been critical limitations, but that is about to change. Recent...

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  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: VMworld 2015 Reveals A Disruptor In Transition

    VMware Woos Cloud-Native Developers In Its Quest To Overcome Its Innovator's Dilemma

    VMware recently revealed the direction that it's heading at its annual VMworld conference. In 2013, VMware announced its pursuit of three complementary product strategies for the BT agenda: 1)...

    • Downloads: 45
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Big Data Archiving

    In The Era Of Big Data, Archiving Is A No-Brainer Investment

    Many organizations fail to see data archiving as part of their business technology agenda because they perceive archiving as highly complex and delivering low business value. However, with growing...

    • Downloads: 190
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Inquiry Spotlight: Business Technology Resiliency, H1 2015

    Move Forward With Business Technology Resiliency

    Business technology resiliency (BTR) tools such as backup have long been a part of traditional infrastructures, serving as a safety net for revenue-generating applications and systems. More...

    • Downloads: 76
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Four Trends Transforming Enterprise Storage To Support The BT Agenda

    Declining Revenues Force Strategy Changes

    Despite the constant and rapid growth of data in enterprises, the revenue and profits of the major storage players have been flat to declining for the last few years. Cloud storage services and...

    • Downloads: 166
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2015 And 2016: The BT Agenda Powers Steady Expansion

    Software Expansion Offsets Weak Hardware And Outsourcing Demand

    Three trends dominate our updated US tech market forecast for 2015 and 2016. First, spending by CIOs and their business partners on the business technology (BT) agenda to win, serve, and retain...

    • Downloads: 302
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Information Archiving, Q2 2015

    Innovative Vendors Move Beyond Just Compliance To Become Sources Of Insights And Corporate Memory

    Enterprise architects, in many regulated industries, are refreshing their approach to information archiving. As newer, innovative vendors are assessed, enterprise architecture (EA) professionals must...

    • Downloads: 271
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:2015 To 2016 Tech Market Outlook For Leading Asia Pacific Countries

    China, India, And ASEAN Have The Fastest Growth, But The BT Agenda Is Most Important In Australia And South Korea

    CIOs in Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and other Asia Pacific countries will encounter very different, country-specific tech markets in 2015 and 2016. CIOs in Australia, Singapore, and...

    • Downloads: 233
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Archiving Platforms Evolve Into Sources Of Insight And Corporate Memory

    Seize The Opportunity To Mine Archives For Insights

    Innovation is happening in the information archiving market. Archiving vendors have evolved well beyond email capture. Social media, cloud applications, and mobile devices are now channels that your...

    • Downloads: 162
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Inquiry Spotlight: Five Ways To Modernize Your Storage Strategy

    Cloud Storage, Flash Arrays, And Software-Defined Storage Take Center Stage

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals are struggling to evolve their infrastructure to meet the daunting scalability, performance, and rapid provisioning challenges created by the latest...

    • Downloads: 231
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2015 To 2016

    The BT Agenda Will Play A Small But Positive Role In Driving 5% Tech Market Growth

    The Asia Pacific technology market is no longer the tech world's growth zone. CIOs and other tech buyers in the region can anticipate that local-currency growth in business and government purchases...

    • Downloads: 225
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Accelerate Your BT Services With Flash Storage

    Boost Your Infrastructure Performance And Efficiency With Solid-State Storage

    As your digital business caters to ever shorter customer attention spans, raw execution speed must be a primary requirement of your business technology (BT) agenda, which applies technology, systems,...

    • Downloads: 110
  • 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: 226
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Global Tech Market Outlook For 2015 To 2016

    Five Themes That Will Define The Tech Market

    As CIOs prepare and manage their 2015 tech budgets, they can confidently push for increases of 4% to 6% in their purchases of tech goods and services, depending on their country. Tech spending in the...

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  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Velocity: The Only Storage Issue That Matters In The Age Of The Customer

    Relentlessly Seek Speed In Your Service Design

    Storage always was and always will be critical to infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals seeking to expand their BT agenda. Factors like capacity, cost, and management have dominated...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2015: The Days Of Fighting The Cloud Are Over

    Cloud computing is arguably one of the most disruptive fields ever in technology management. CIOs are a primary force driving the enterprise business technology (BT) agenda, so you need to understand...

    • Downloads: 750
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Sizing The US CIO's Business Technology Agenda

    Business Technologies Will Grow Faster Than Information Technologies And Will Exceed Half Of New Project Spending

    In the age of the customer, CIOs must prioritize technologies that help firms win, serve, and retain customers. This includes front-office technologies like customer relationship management (CRM),...

    • Downloads: 289
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: HP Splits But Changes Little

    What The Two Companies Will Do Next Matters Most To CIOs

    On October 6, 2014, HP announced that it will split its $115 billion business into two public companies by the end of its fiscal year 2015. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will focus on the enterprise...

    • Downloads: 142
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Disk Is Dead — For Performance

    Accelerate Your Business Services With Flash Today

    Until now, infrastructure teams and their hardware vendors have taken a cautious approach to integrating flash and solid-state storage into their infrastructures. The time for caution is over. The...

    • Downloads: 95
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: The Software-Defined Data Center Is Still A Work In Progress

    Four Recommendations For Embarking On Your SDDC Journey

    To accelerate business growth, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals must understand and ultimately master four key I&O-related trends: 1) continually consolidate and optimize the...

    • Downloads: 443
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Optimize Scalable Workload-Specific Infrastructure For Customer Experiences

    Landscape: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook

    You face the difficult task of designing the expansive and scalable infrastructure that supports many of your new customer-facing systems of engagement and their associated analytics. Do not fall...

    • Downloads: 243
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:A Weak Start To 2014 Economic Growth Leads To Slower Global Tech Market Growth

    Software Buying In The US And Other Tech Twelve Countries Will Drive 3.9% Local Currency Tech Growth In 2014

    Halfway through 2014, the global tech market is still trying to get out of second gear, with projected local currency growth of 3.9% (3.3% in US dollars), not the third-gear growth of 5.5% we...

    • Downloads: 378
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Software-Only Storage

    Your Next Array Should Be An Application

    Hardware appliances have dominated the enterprise data storage landscape for decades, but storage is not immune from the software-defined transformation taking place in data centers. With momentum...

    • Downloads: 399
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Enterprise Endpoint Backup And Recovery Solutions

    Protect And Enable The Anytime, Anywhere Worker With Client Data Protection

    The information workers of today look very different from those just a few years ago. Today, they work in more places on more devices and expect services to be available 24x7. They create data on...

    • Downloads: 245
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Dell's Nutanix Partnership Escalates The Hyperconvergence Vendor War

    Witness The Beginning Of A New Era In Infrastructure Convergence

    Dell's new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnership with hyperconvergence pioneer Nutanix adds a disruptive element to its portfolio that will help you design and deliver services more...

    • Downloads: 173