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  • Report The Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem: Data

    Secure Data Independently And In Each Pillar Of The Zero Trust Framework
    August 11, 2020 | Heidi Shey, Chase Cunningham

    Data security is a key pillar of Zero Trust. Security leaders must use standalone data security technologies as well as data security capabilities within adjacent security technologies and...

  • Report How 5G And Edge Computing Advance IoT Value

    This Dynamic Duo Dramatically Expands IoT Insights And Speed
    July 31, 2020 | Michele Pelino, James Staten

    5G networks promise exponential bandwidth and ultra-low latency to edge computing solutions that empower near-real-time insights gained from business systems built on internet of things (IoT)...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Open, Programmable Switches For A Businesswide SDN, Q3 2020

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    July 28, 2020 | Andre Kindness

    In our 32-criterion evaluation of open, programmable switching solutions, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Arista Networks, Cisco IOS-XE, Cisco NX-OS, Dell EMC, Extreme Networks, H3C,...

  • Report Defend Your Digital Business From Advanced Cyberattacks Using Forrester's Zero Trust Model

    Executive Overview: The Zero Trust Security Playbook
    July 2, 2020 | Joseph Blankenship, Heidi Shey

    In today's threat landscape, skilled, organized, well-funded cybercriminals are working to steal your data — the lifeblood of your digital business — in pursuit of economic, political, or military...

  • Report Sell Your Zero Trust Strategy Internally

    Gain Advocacy, Support, And Budget For Your Security Vision
    June 23, 2020 | Jinan Budge, Chase Cunningham

    Security and risk (S&R) professionals often struggle to obtain buy-in or support from the many stakeholders who will be affected by Zero Trust (ZT) implementations. This report shows S&R leaders...

  • Report Zero Trust Primer For 5G Security Use Cases

    More Bandwidth Means More Data To Protect
    May 1, 2020 | Jeff Pollard

    Security and risk pros concerned about 5G security will find that the security narrative was hijacked — rightfully — by geopolitical and national security concerns. For enterprise security leaders,...

  • Report Now Tech: Zero Trust Solution Providers, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 38 Zero Trust Solution Providers
    May 1, 2020 | Chase Cunningham

    You can use Zero Trust solution providers to eliminate easy targets, take back the initiative, and clarify technology benefits for stakeholders. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to...

  • Report Now Tech: Virtual Network Infrastructure Switching Fabric, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 14 VNI Switching Fabric Providers
    April 22, 2020 | Andre Kindness

    Business and technology leaders can use virtual networking infrastructure (VNI) switching fabric to connect business resources, enhance customer interactions, and deliver new services and products....

  • Report How To Implement Zero Trust Security In Europe

    Large technology companies and the US federal government have adopted Zero Trust (ZT) as their next-generation security model. 2019 saw Zero Trust enter the European security market. In 2020,...

  • Report Securing Private 5G At The Edge: Europe Edition

    Guide To Securing Private 5G And Edge Computing Use Cases For European Organizations
    March 13, 2020 | Paul McKay

    5G networks are being deployed around Europe in 2020; several countries and telecom operators will bring 5G to the consumer market in 2020 and beyond. You'll find the most compelling 5G use cases...

  • Report The CIO's Guide To 5G In Financial Services

    Embrace 5G To Deliver Real-Time Value Propositions And Better Employee Experiences
    March 9, 2020 | Dan Bieler

    5G will become a general-purpose technology for financial services firms, as it provides superfast mobile broadband, massive machine-type communications, and ultra-reliable and low-latency...

  • Report IoT Connectivity: Align The Wide Array Of Options With Your Requirements

    An Overview Of The Low-Power Wireless Technology Choices Augmenting Today's Networks
    February 26, 2020 | Andre Kindness, Michele Pelino

    Network-connected sensors and actuators improve business operations and transform products. But internet-of-things (IoT) requirements stretch traditional enterprise wireless technologies past their...

  • Report Jump-Start Your Network Automation

    Four Random Automation Characteristics Fuel Networking Automation Adoption
    February 6, 2020 | Andre Kindness, Chris Gardner

    C-level professionals have accelerated their investments in automation to achieve greater business competitiveness. Inside infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams, automation has taken hold, from...

  • Report The Top Trends Shaping IAM In 2020

    Landscape: The Identity And Access Management Playbook
    January 29, 2020 | Andras Cser, Sean Ryan

    Identity is a core building block of a robust Zero Trust security ecosystem and infrastructure. In this report, we look at the eight most important trends that will shape the identity and access...

  • Report A Practical Guide To A Zero Trust Implementation

    Roadmap: The Zero Trust Security Playbook

    Zero Trust is rapidly becoming the security model of choice for enterprises and governments alike. However, security leaders often don't know where to begin to implement it, or they feel daunted by...

  • Report Evolve Your IAM Strategy For Your Digital Business

    Executive Overview: The Identity And Access Management Playbook
    November 15, 2019 | Merritt Maxim, Andras Cser

    New business models have extended the identity boundaries of today's digital businesses: Security pros must manage identities and access across a variety of populations (employees, partners, and...

  • Report The CIO's Guide To 5G In The Retail Sector

    5G Has Huge Disruptive Potential For Retailers, But Key Obstacles Remain
    November 13, 2019 | Dan Bieler

    The retail sector is going through a dramatic transformation. Rather than just selling products, leading retailers are expected to deliver services and experiences. Interactive and ongoing customer...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers, Q4 2019

    The 14 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    October 29, 2019 | Chase Cunningham

    In our 16-criterion evaluation of Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) ecosystem providers, we identified the 14 most significant ones — Akamai Technologies, Check Point, Cisco, Cyxtera Technologies,...

  • Report A Timeline Guide For Your 5G Strategy

    5G Will Be A Long Journey, But Prepare Now — Because The Promise Is Huge

    The rollout of 5G is much more evolutionary than the rollout scenarios of previous cellular standards. The primary reason for the different pace relates to the gradual and piecemeal definition of...

  • Report The CIO's Guide To 5G In The Manufacturing Sector

    5G Will Become A Crucial Enabler For Digital Transformation In The Manufacturing Sector
    August 30, 2019 | Dan Bieler

    5G and Industry 4.0 are a powerful combination. Together they can lift and shift the manufacturing sector to a much higher level of digitization, in particular by maximizing the mobility,...

  • Report Non-Public 5G Networks Will Be A Critical Building Block Of Your Enterprise

    Non-Public 5G Networks Boost The Digital Transformation Of Core Processes While Protecting Against Industrial Espionage
    August 30, 2019 | Dan Bieler

    While the concept of non-public 5G networks is nothing new, the rise of the internet of things (IoT) and connected assets is driving more and more companies to investigate the opportunities...

  • Report The Forrester New Wave™: Wireless Solutions, Q3 2019

    The Eight Solutions That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    August 15, 2019 | Andre Kindness

    In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for wireless solutions, we identified the eight most significant in the category — Aerohive, Aruba, Cambium Networks, Cisco Aironet, Cisco Meraki,...

  • Report Don't Let The One-Percenters Drive Your Network Architecture

    Five Use Cases That Hamper Networking Automation Adoption
    August 9, 2019 | Andre Kindness

    Networking pros are getting sucked in by a warped set of requirements that do little to address some of the immediate data center needs they're facing. Vendors cite flashy use cases like hyperscale...

  • Report Check The 5G Pulse Of Your Communications Service Provider

    A Guide To Understanding The 5G Landscape And Your Investment Planning
    July 29, 2019 | Abhijit Sunil

    5G is an important new technological advancement, and infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders are looking at a plethora of 5G wireless proposed use cases, timelines, and expectations. It's...

  • Report The CIO's Guide To 5G Connectivity And Strategy

    5G Provides The Network Infrastructure To Support Business Innovation, Operational Agility, And Speed
    April 12, 2019 | Dan Bieler

    Connectivity is creeping ever deeper into our lives and business operations, while business success increasingly depends on network-enabled product and service differentiation. 5G will play a key...

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