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    Report Brief: Don't Let Capex-Based Budgets Dampen Your Cloud Plans

    Build The Case For Your Capex-Focused Industry To Embrace Opex
    October 18, 2016 | Sophia I. Vargas, Lauren E. Nelson

    The business technology (BT) shift toward cloud and external services has begun, moving costs from capital expenditures (capex) to operating expenditures (opex). This can be a fundamental...

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    Report TechRadar™: Continuous Deployment, Q2 2016

    Road Map: The Modern Service Delivery Playbook
    May 3, 2016 | Amy DeMartine, Robert Stroud

    Digital businesses are the new norm, and to compete in this new digital market, software applications and products must contain new sources of customer value while at the same time adopting new...

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    Report Automate I&O To Answer Digital Disruption

    Part 1 Of The Automation Manifesto Series
    August 6, 2015 | Jean-Pierre Garbani, Amy DeMartine

    Before commercial computing became the norm in enterprises, manufacturing companies implemented industrial process control solutions based on analog and then digital computers to automate processes...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

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    Report Market Overview: Cloud Workload Security Management Solutions — Automate Or Die

    Security Must Scale To Large Numbers Of IaaS Workloads
    June 2, 2015 | Andras Cser

    Cloud has become a viable, if not preferred, option for a variety of technology workloads, but securing cloud workloads is no easy business. Security and risk (S&R) professionals must implement and...

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    Report Optimize Scalable Workload-Specific Infrastructure For Customer Experiences

    New Options For Configuring Highly Scalable Systems Can Improve The ROI Of Infrastructure Investments
    August 11, 2014 | Richard Fichera

    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...

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    Report Evolve Your Infrastructure Architecture For Systems Of Engagement

    Growth, Velocity, And Changing Workloads Lead To New Infrastructure Architectures
    July 25, 2014 | Richard Fichera

    The workloads presented by emerging systems of engagement have grown, dominated by a proliferation of mobile clients, big data and analytics, and nearly ubiquitous implementations of virtualization...

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    Report Top 10 Facts Every Tech Management Leader Should Know About Private Cloud

    July 14, 2014 | Lauren E. Nelson

    Cloud is an essential component of every enterprise tech management strategy, but sifting through market noise to design a robust cloud strategy isn't easy. Despite reported high private cloud...

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    Report Key I&O Technology Trends To Watch In 2014, Part 2

    Embrace New Approaches To Radically Transform Business Resiliency
    May 14, 2014 | Sudhanshu Bhandari

    To accelerate business growth, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals in Asia Pacific (AP) must understand and ultimately master four key I&O-related trends: 1) Continually consolidate...

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    Report Market Overview: The Top 10 Workload Automation Vendors, Q1 2014

    March 13, 2014 | Jean-Pierre Garbani

    Many of our day-to-day activities rely on mass-produced commodities. The information that magically appears on our smart devices depends on our ability to organize, sort, normalize, process, and...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Technology Spotlight: Automate Application Performance Management

    Automate Your Incident Management Process With Run Book Automation
    October 2, 2013 | Jean-Pierre Garbani

    This document highlights innovative solutions in application performance management that can help infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams increase their productivity in incident and problem...

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    Report Five Data Center And IT Infrastructure Lessons From The Cloud Giants

    August 15, 2013 | Richard Fichera, James Staten

    Amazon. Salesforce.com. Microsoft. Rackspace. The economics and efficiencies of the world's largest cloud and hosting service providers are an aspiration for some in enterprise IT — but a...

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    Report Assess Your IT Infrastructure Maturity

    October 23, 2012 | Dave Bartoletti, Glenn O'Donnell

    Even though spending on server, storage, network, and facilities infrastructure consumes 50% of budgets, IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders struggle to answer two critical questions: 1)...

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    Report Optimize IT Infrastructure Around Key Workloads

    September 7, 2012 | Richard Fichera, Andre Kindness

    The inside-out approach of engineers focused on technology for its own sake must stop: Your business cares about outcomes and holistic services, not server, storage, and network technologies. For...

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    Report Market Overview: IT Process Automation, Q3 2011

    Embrace IT Process Automation Technology As Your Foundation To Industrial IT
    July 22, 2011 | Jean-Pierre Garbani, Glenn O'Donnell

    The tasks of the IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) professional have become increasingly complex and susceptible to human error. This is a direct consequence of the sheer volume and...

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    Report Workload And Process Automation Must Converge

    The Next Stage In I&O Industrialization Requires Building An Integrated Automation Management Layer
    June 6, 2011 | Glenn O'Donnell, Jean-Pierre Garbani

    Until now, workload automation and run book automation — followed by solutions aimed at automating specific I&O processes — appeared as separate avenues. Today, workload automation uses...

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    Report Do CIOs Care About IT Management Tools?

    May 17, 2010 | Tim DeGennaro, Sharyn Leaver

    CIOs are constantly working to run IT like a business — focusing on business orientation through capabilities like IT planning, portfolio management, and IT investment optimization. A myriad...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Market Overview: Workload Automation, Q3 2009

    Is BSM The Future Of Workload Automation?
    November 9, 2009 | Jean-Pierre Garbani

    Job scheduling is a necessary component of data centers. Without job scheduling, an enterprise could simply not execute long application processes that deal with massive amounts of data and are...

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    Report The IT Automation Imperative

    Putting IT On The Road To Industrial Mass Production
    July 30, 2009 | Jean-Pierre Garbani

    Cost reduction is the universal 2009 battle cry. With 35% of a typical IT budget spent on personnel, staffing represents the heaviest IT financial burden. The way in which IT evolves in complexity...

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    Report Virtualization Is This Season's Cap Management

    Capacity Management In A Virtual World
    June 17, 2009 | Simon Yates

    With improved service performance, coupled with the rise of virtualization and the limits of hardware sprawl, Forrester anticipates improvements to the capacity management process. Data centers...

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    Report Inquiry Insight: IT Management Software

    Sustained Activity In Spite Of The Economic Downturn
    May 13, 2009 | Jean-Pierre Garbani

    Forrester analyzed the IT management software (ITMS) inquiries received from vendors and end users in 2007 and 2008. Inquiries are a good indicator of the tactical issues faced by Forrester's...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Q&A: Consolidating Linux Workloads On System Z

    Best Fits For Making The Technology And Business Case
    April 21, 2009 | Brad Day

    Transitioning Linux workloads to run on a System Z footprint will first require your chief information officer's (CIO) sponsorship — as any step away from convention would entail. Take the...

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    Report Capacity Management In A Virtual World

    Transforming The Traditional Process To Serve Virtualization Imperatives
    April 17, 2009 | Jean-Pierre Garbani

    Traditional capacity planning is seen as an exercise in forecasting the alignment of hardware resources to enterprise activity growth. Cheap systems meant that this was eventually considered to...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Behind "Cloud" Is Your Future Application Environment: Ultra Modular Computing

    Shift Cloud Excitement To Your Own Data Centers
    April 6, 2009 | Charles Brett, Jeffrey S. Hammond

    Cloud computing is all the rage, but its greatest benefit may be to teach IT organizations how to build flexible and cost-efficient private data centers. The technical foundations of cloud...

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    Report Can Specialty Engines Save The Mainframe?

    Deploying New Workloads On System z
    April 29, 2008 | Brad Day

    System z specialty engines are specifically designed to make IBM's System z more attractive for the optimization of new workloads, while helping to significantly lower the life-cycle cost of...

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    Report Consolidating Java Workloads On System Z

    zAAP Specialty Engine As The Enabler
    January 30, 2008 | Brad Day

    Many Forrester clients are considering both the technical and economic benefits of running Java workloads on IBM System z. The technology enabler that makes this compelling is a specialty engine...