An infrastructure or hospitable environment for running and managing the information needs of your business. Research coverage includes storage and data management, area networks, hardware, networking, resource management, and virtualization.

Refine your results

Date Range





Market Imperatives




258 results in Reports

  • Storage
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2016 And 2017: Cloud And Business Caution Will Slow Growth

    Cloud Reaches A Tipping Point In US Tech Budgets, Rippling Through All Categories

    CIOs and other tech decision-makers will have to navigate conflicting positive and negative forces on their firms' tech spending in 2016 and 2017. On one hand, adoption of cloud is spreading to the...

    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Information Governance Enabling Technologies, Q2 2016

      Pursue Business Value And Not Just Risk Reduction When Making Technology Investments

      Information governance (IG) is a hot topic. Yet it suffers from an identity crisis, as definitions differ across the technology landscape. Enterprise architect (EA) professionals are on the hook to...

      • Downloads: 113
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:The Canadian Tech Market Outlook For 2016 To 2017

      Canadian Tech Buyers Showed Signs Of Life In 2015, But That Will Fade In 2016

      CIOs in Canada must prepare to make important decisions to fast-track their adoption of cloud services and software-as-a-service (SaaS). While 2016 to 2017 promises to be a tumultuous period for many...

      • Downloads: 121
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Data Security, Q1 2016

      Road Map: The Data Security And Privacy Playbook

      As data volumes explode, it's becoming a Herculean task to protect sensitive data from cybercriminals and malicious actors while preventing privacy infringements and abuses — intentional and...

      • Downloads: 375
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: New Data Resiliency Approaches Render Backup Obsolete

      Expect Failure, Plan For It, And You Will Succeed At Serving Customers

      Technology service disruptions have far-reaching effects that can cost your business customers if you don't take the right approach to resiliency. Backup systems have been a staple of business...

      • Downloads: 178
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: Storage Wars Will Deliver Extreme Speed Sooner Than Expected

      Storage-Class Memory Becomes A Major Horse Race

      Your business technology agenda requires extreme performance for ever more demanding applications and customer experiences. Storage issues, often the biggest performance bottleneck, will soon be...

      • Downloads: 90
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: Cloud File Services Fill An Enterprise Storage Gap

      Cloud Cannot Live On Blocks And Objects Alone

      Hyperscale public cloud services providers' primary design choice is object storage. While sensible for them, this choice harms enterprise applications built on standardized file services such as NFS...

      • Downloads: 105
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:The Global Tech Market Outlook For 2016 To 2017

      The Five Themes That Will Define Tech Spending In The Next Two Years

      With CIOs returning to work after their New Year's Eve celebrations, it is time to get back to the serious business of reviewing their 2016 tech spending plans and starting to think about what should...

      • Downloads: 697
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: Supercharge Systems Of Insight With New Infrastructure Architectures

      Better Analysis Methods And Their Increased Use In Critical Business Processes Drive Changes In Supporting Infrastructure

      Customer-facing, data-intensive systems are central to the BT agenda and have catalyzed the deployment of big data environments for systems of insight. I&O pros now know how to configure and manage...

      • Downloads: 118
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Enterprises Continue To Operationalize eDiscovery

      Align Technology Decisions To eDiscovery Use Cases And Corporate Pain Points

      eDiscovery is not one single technology market, and few software providers can fulfill all of an organization's needs. Enterprise architects — particularly those in litigation-prone industries...

      • Downloads: 89
    • 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...

      • Downloads: 74
    • 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: 131
    • 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: 333
    • 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: 117
    • 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: 226
    • 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: 459
    • 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: 391
    • 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: 352
    • 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: 195
    • 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: 296
    • 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: 286
    • 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: 131
    • 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: 280
    • 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...

      • Downloads: 1319
    • 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...

      • Downloads: 184