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  • Report Adoption Profile: Hosted Private Cloud In North America, Q3 2020

    Hosted Private Cloud Providers Shift Their Focus To Hyperscaler Innovations And Managed Services
    July 6, 2020 | Bill Martorelli

    While it may seem a sideshow to an IT industry obsessed with public cloud services, hosted private cloud nevertheless holds a unique position in serving multiple scenarios and users. Hosted private...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services In Europe, Q2 2020

    The Seven Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    June 24, 2020 | Bill Martorelli

    In our 32-criterion evaluation of hosted private cloud providers in Europe, we identified the seven most significant ones — Atos, CenturyLink, Orange, OVHcloud, Rackspace Technology, Sungard...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services In North America, Q2 2020

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    June 24, 2020 | Bill Martorelli

    In our 32-criterion evaluation of hosted private cloud providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Atos, CenturyLink, Flexential, NTT DATA, Otava, OVHcloud, Rackspace Technology,...

  • Report Assess Your Cloud Security Readiness

    Leverage Forrester's Custom Tool To Assess Your Cloud Security Maturity Across Six Major Technology Competencies
    May 29, 2020 | Andras Cser

    As firms migrate computing and data resources to the cloud, security remains a top concern and priority for both operational and compliance reasons. S&R professionals should use our custom tool, a...

  • Report Adoption Profile: Hosted Private Cloud In Europe, Q2 2020

    Local Providers Target Dedicated Infrastructure, Unique Scenarios, And Services
    May 29, 2020 | Paul Miller, Bill Martorelli

    Adoption of hosted private cloud continues to grow; it combines the expertise of a cloud service provider with the workload isolation of a private cloud. While some balk at its shortcomings...

  • Report Adoption Profile: Public Cloud In Europe, Q2 2020

    European Public Cloud Innovation Continues
    May 29, 2020 | Paul Miller

    Every enterprise in Europe is continually evolving its cloud strategy — or should be. In 2020, European infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros are tasked with critiquing the cost efficiency and...

  • Report Build An Adaptive Enterprise To Survive Uncertainty

    Lessons Learned From The Impact Of The Coronavirus On China's Tech Market
    March 17, 2020 | Charlie Dai, Guannan Lu

    The massive efforts that China is undertaking to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus are having significant consequences on China's economy and organizations. Digital technologies are...

  • Report Now Tech: Hosted Private Cloud, Q1 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 22 Hosted Private Cloud Providers
    March 6, 2020 | Bill Martorelli

    You can use hosted private cloud to migrate to cloud more quickly, meet the demands of unique workloads, and isolate workloads from other customers. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have...

  • Report Top 10 Facts About Managed Public Cloud Services

    Hundreds Of MSPs Complement The Hyperscaler Platforms
    February 6, 2020 | Bill Martorelli

    Despite cloud's popularity, common misunderstandings plague the cloud market. To accelerate cloud journeys and fill the skill gaps, a crowded market of managed services providers (MSPs) has stepped...

  • Report Take The Wheel: Build Your Cloud Roadmap Now

    Roadmap: The Cloud Computing Playbook
    January 30, 2020 | Dave Bartoletti, Lauren Nelson

    Your customers demand more cloud-enabled experiences. Your business leaders want the latest cloud applications; your developers want new cloud-native tools to deliver software faster; and your tech...

  • Report Use The Cloud Platforms To Drive Your Tech-Driven Innovation

    October 2, 2019 | James Staten, Will McKeon-White

    To keep up with the rapid innovation and disruption happening across all industries and stay ahead of their competition, CIOs and technology leaders should assess and effectively leverage emerging...

  • Report The Future Of The Enterprise Software Industry

    Prepare For A Buyers' Market In Enterprise Software, 2020 To 2030
    September 5, 2019 | Christopher Mines

    Business spending on software has soared from $172 billion to $920 billion over the past 25 years, a healthy 7% annual growth rate. Software has become the dominant medium for engaging with...

  • Report Gauge Your Cloud Maturity

    Assessment: The Cloud Computing Playbook
    September 5, 2019 | Lauren Nelson, Bill Martorelli

    Cloud is no longer an option — it's inevitable. But cloud strategies differ extensively based on the context of your organization and investments. Drivers such as industry, risk tolerance, and...

  • Report US Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020

    Slowing Economic Growth And Rising Cloud Will Squeeze CIO Options
    August 20, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 tax act fades away. While recession remains a...

  • Report Adoption Profile: Hosted Private Cloud In North America, Q2 2019

    HPC Providers Shift Focus To Managed Services As Public Cloud Continues To Absorb More Of Their Market
    July 3, 2019 | Lauren Nelson

    While not the shiniest toy on the shelf, hosted private cloud (HPC) holds a unique position in serving multiple scenarios and users. HPC bridges the public and private cloud spaces — combining the...

  • Report Top 10 Facts Every Tech Leader Should Know About Cloud Cost Optimization

    Business Case: The Cloud Computing Playbook
    March 18, 2019 | Lauren Nelson, Rich Lane

    Tackling wasteful cloud usage and exploding cloud spend is the first step of cloud management. The good news is that you can stop wringing your hands about the best approach to solve this pain....

  • Report Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020

    Growth Will Remain Steady Unless China's Or Japan's Economy Slows
    March 18, 2019 | Andrew Bartels, Frederic Giron

    Asia Pacific (AP) CIOs can expect tech market growth of 4% or more in 2019 and 2020, although trade frictions and slowing economies could halve that. Many AP firms, still at the early stages of...

  • Report The Global Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020

    Tougher Times Are Ahead As We Move Away From 2018's Peak Growth Rates
    February 11, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    When CIOs look back in five years, they will probably mark 2018 as the best year for tech budgets over that period. To help CIOs navigate these shifting tech waters and prepare for tougher times,...

  • Report 2019 US Tech Budget Outlook: What CIOs Should Expect

    Look For Continued Strong Tech Growth, But With Some Weakening And More Risks
    December 7, 2018 | Andrew Bartels

    With US firms finalizing their 2019 tech budget plans, we provide our current forecast for the 2019 US tech market across multiple dimensions, including by tech category, by business technology...

  • Report Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption

    October 22, 2018 | Dave Bartoletti

    Enterprise cloud computing adoption accelerated in 2017 and will continue to grow through 2020. Are you ahead of your competitors — or lagging behind the average enterprise? Infrastructure and...

  • Report The Nuanced World Of Cloud Adoption In Canada

    September 18, 2018 | Lauren Nelson

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals shouldn't judge North American cloud adoption by the US marketplace alone. Canadian cloud adoption is strong and gaining momentum with the entrance...

  • Report The I&O Pro's Buying Guide For Hybrid Cloud Management

    Despite Close Vendor Scores On The Forrester Wave™, HCM Tools Vary Significantly
    September 13, 2018 | Lauren Nelson

    Hybrid cloud management (HCM) isn't a new market, but to date, it hasn't been particularly successful. However, this is changing, with new investment from enterprises and vendors alike. As the...