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With Selipsky Out, What’s Next For AWS?

Lee Sustar May 15, 2024
AWS announced this week that Adam Selipsky will depart as CEO and Matt Garman, AWS senior VP of sales and marketing, would replace him in June. Find out what the implications of this move could be at a critical time for AWS and the broader cloud market overall.
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GreenOps, FinOps, And The Sustainable Cloud

Dario Maisto May 10, 2024
Rising consumer pressure and new regulatory reporting requirements have opened the door to a new approach: GreenOps, or the practice of minimizing a cloud environment’s carbon footprint through the efficient use of cloud resources. Learn more about GreenOps in this post.
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Thanks To Public Clouds, Vendors Can Better Serve The Long Tail Of B2B Commerce

Joe Cicman May 6, 2024
The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Solutions For B2B, Q2 2024, reveals that public clouds help vendors refocus on their markets by narrowing what used to be a chasm between being feature-rich or being architected for today. Now, B2B businesses can find a commerce solution provider that gives them the best of both: Architecture alliances let commerce […]
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The Rise Of AI In The Cloud

What It Means April 25, 2024
How important is AI to cloud providers? And how vital is cloud to the expanding list of AI workloads? In this episode, Vice President and Principal Analyst Mike Gualtieri and Principal Analyst Lee Sustar explore all aspects of the rise of AI in the cloud.
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Modernize Your Cloud Governance To Match Today’s Cloud Strategy

Tracy Woo April 17, 2024
As the cloud landscape adapts to new changes, there is a renewed interest in cloud governance programs. But implementation of cloud governance may prove to be more difficult than expected. Find out why.
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Large Services Firms: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But So Is Coming Together

Bill Martorelli April 4, 2024
The boundaries of IT service providers are in flux due to a variety of motivations, and too often, customers are left with more questions than answers. Read this blog to get four tips for managing service provider transitions.
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Your Cloud Strategy Is Now Your AI Strategy, Too

Lee Sustar April 1, 2024
The AI cloud is on the rise. Learn the key considerations that cloud customers should have as they sort out which cloud offerings fit and which don’t fit with their AI workload requirements.
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Introducing The Forrester Wave™: Application Modernization And Migration Services, Q1 2024

Bill Martorelli March 19, 2024
Learn who the six leaders are in Forrester's new Wave report on Application Modernization And Migration Services what they do to set themselves apart.
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AWS Joins Google Cloud In Removing Egress Costs

Tracy Woo March 13, 2024
Learn two key steps your IT org should take in light of this announcement from AWS.
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Presenting The First Forrester Multicloud Container Platform Landscape For Asia Pacific

Charlie Dai February 20, 2024
The cloud-native ecosystem, powered by the distributed Kubernetes backbone, is transforming everything in the cloud. Get a preview of Forrester's First Multicloud Container Platform Landscape For Asia Pacific here.
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Were Our 2023 Cloud Predictions Correct?

Tracy Woo February 6, 2024
It's time to take a look back and score our 2023 cloud predictions. Find out where we accurately predicted cloud trends and where we missed the mark for cloud in 2023.
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Digital Sovereignty Is Changing The Cloud Market

Dario Maisto February 5, 2024
Digital sovereignty offerings from cloud providers are getting more complicated. Get an overview of what's happening in the market and learn the benefits of defining digital sovereignty requirements early.
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Tech Trends To Watch In 2024

What It Means February 1, 2024
How will generative AI impact infrastructure plans? What regulatory issues will tech leaders have to grapple with? Hear Forrester’s technology analysts discuss their predictions for the latest tech trends in 2024.
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SAP Shares Reach Record High, As Company Restructures 8,000 Jobs And Lures Customers With Cloud ERP Migration Discounts

Akshara Naik Lopez January 31, 2024
Existing SAP ECC customer or recent on-prem SAP S/4HANA customer? Take advantage of the new RISE migration discounts in 2024.
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AWS’s Silent Nod To FinOps

Tracy Woo December 12, 2023
Last week, Amazon.com VP and CTO Werner Vogels closed out re:Invent 2023 with his keynote address on the “frugal architect.” This isn’t the first time that Vogels has introduced this topic. In fact, it was a theme he originally introduced in 2012 that revolves around architecting with cost in mind. To me, and likely to […]
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re:Invent 2023 — Is AWS In Unfamiliar Territory As A Follower?

Lee Sustar December 5, 2023
At AWS re:Invent 2023 the AI announcements were underwhelming despite high expectations. Find out more in this extended review of the event.
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VMware Customers: Brace For Impact

Tracy Woo November 22, 2023
With the VMware-Broadcom deal set for closing, what should you know? Learn five key things VMware customers can expect in the coming years.
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Predictions 2024: AI Will Boost Big Cloud Players — But Threaten Them, Too

Lee Sustar October 30, 2023
The disruptive forces of AI will shake up the cloud market in 2024. Learn more in our 2024 cloud computing predictions.
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The Future Of Cloud

What It Means October 5, 2023
Recent, major shifts in the cloud space are prompting some technology leaders to review their cloud strategies. In this episode, Principal Analyst Lee Sustar provides his perspective on the future of cloud and how it may impact your technology roadmap.
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Hyperscalers, It’s Time To FOCUS

Tracy Woo August 10, 2023
In late June, at FinOps X, the annual event hosted by FinOps Foundation, a big topic was the open source project FinOps Open Cost & Usage Specification (FOCUS), which aims to standardize the billing construct and presentation of cloud cost data. This is a BIG DEAL. In doing so, FOCUS will remove the complexity and […]
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