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The Cloud Computing Playbook For 2017

Cloud Services Jumpstart Your Pursuit Of Customer Obsession

Cloud computing can be a game-changer for your company and its customers — but it's also rife with misinformation. Confusing cloud definitions and erroneously identified "cloud" solutions impede...

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  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report The Coming Consolidation Of Cloud

    Cloud CRM, Desktop Apps, And Platforms Are Already Oligopolies; It's Time For CIOs To Deal With The Risks Of Cloud Vendor Lock-In
    August 2, 2017 | Andrew Bartels, Dave Bartoletti

    As businesses try to meet the accelerating needs of customers, more and more are turning to the cloud to provide the agility and flexibility needed to be successful. As the market for public cloud...

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

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    Report It's Cloud Go Time For Retailers

    Cloud Apps And Platforms Offer More Rewards Than Risks For Retail
    July 20, 2017 | Dave Bartoletti, Anjali Yakkundi

    More than one-fifth of retailers have now moved core business applications to the cloud — a significant jump over the past three years. Often led to cloud initially by the desire to modernize...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Justify Your Hybrid Cloud Future With A Solid Business Case

    Business Case: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    Too many infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders still think of cloud as a way to cut costs. Cloud is often cheaper, but its biggest impact is on your organization's speed and ability to flex...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Move Your Big Data Into The Public Cloud

    You Won't Be Able To Keep Up With Customers If You Don't
    June 15, 2017 | Brian Hopkins

    Public cloud adoption is the No. 1 priority for technology decision makers investing in big data. However, most enterprise architects are not ready for the disruption that this shift will cause....

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    Report Adoption Profile: Public Cloud In North America, Q1 2017

    March 1, 2017 | Lauren E. Nelson

    Public cloud is poised to become the ubiquitous platform beneath your digital business. It has long served as a platform for new or redesigned workloads, but over the past year, enterprise leaders...

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    Report Adoption Profile: Public Cloud In Europe, Q1 2017

    February 8, 2017 | Lauren E. Nelson

    European enterprises adopted public cloud long ago. However, over the past year, the topic of cloud migration has hit the US and European markets. European infrastructure and operations (I&O)...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Applying Forrester's International Research On Enterprise Public Cloud Platforms

    Understand The Local Differences That Affect Your Cloud Plans, Using Four Forrester Wave™ Evaluations From Around The World
    January 30, 2017 | Paul Miller, John R. Rymer

    In a series of four tightly connected Forrester Wave reports, we evaluated the 18 most significant providers of public cloud platforms. Separately, these reports evaluated vendors in four contexts:...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Vendor Landscape: Public Cloud Providers In India And Southeast Asia

    Firms Are Embracing Public Cloud Services To Enable Digital Transformation
    January 20, 2017 | Naveen Chhabra

    Firms use public cloud services to drive business innovation, agility, and speed. Until recently, CIOs across India and Southeast Asia (SEA), especially in regulated industries, had limited access...

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    Report Public Clouds Spread Across Europe

    Major Public Cloud Vendors Expand Beyond Their First European Locations, Offering CIOs Flexibility, Choice, And Compliance
    January 18, 2017 | Paul Miller

    Not too long ago, the biggest public cloud platform vendors aimed to serve their customers from just one or two data center regions in Europe. All are now rapidly expanding their footprint across...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption

    Benchmarks: The Cloud Computing Playbook
    January 3, 2017 | Sophia I. Vargas, Dave Bartoletti

    Enterprise cloud computing adoption accelerated in 2016 and will do so again in 2017. Are you ahead of your competitors or lagging behind the average enterprise? Infrastructure and operations (I&O)...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report OpenStack's Global Traction Expands For Its Newton Release

    OpenStack Summit And Newton Update, Q4 2016
    December 19, 2016 | Lauren E. Nelson, Frank Liu

    OpenStack has grown into a de facto standard platform for the private cloud market and now serves as the foundation for public clouds, particularly in Europe and China. This report analyzes the...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Forrester Data: Public Cloud Services Forecast, 2016 To 2020 (Global)

    ForecastView Spreadsheet
    November 9, 2016 | Jennifer Adams, Andrew Bartels

    Forrester believes public cloud services are the biggest disruption in the tech market in the past 15 years. We expect the global public cloud services market to grow at a compound annual growth...

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    Report Market Overview: SaaS Is Gaining Momentum In The World's Largest Digital Market

    Software-As-A-Service Has Already Become A Key Option For Chinese CIOs To Enable Business Agility And Digital Innovation
    November 9, 2016 | Frank Liu

    As Chinese firms pursue business agility and innovation, they are adopting a wide variety of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. But China's SaaS market is very different from the global...

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Platforms In China, Q4 2016

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    November 8, 2016 | Frank Liu, Charlie Dai

    In our 38-criteria evaluation of public cloud platform providers in China, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Baidu, Huawei, JD.com, Kingsoft,...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Nine Customers Tell Why Oracle Cloud Appeals — And Doesn't

    Oracle Is Connecting With Its SaaS Applications And Java And Database Services
    October 27, 2016 | John R. Rymer

    At Oracle OpenWorld 2016, Forrester interviewed nine enterprise-class customers about Oracle's public cloud platform. This report tells application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals why...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Refine Your Cloud Maturity Through Continual Assessment

    Continuous Improvement: The Cloud Computing Playbook
    October 21, 2016 | Lauren E. Nelson, Bill Martorelli

    As infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders plan to refresh their strategies to determine the next stage in their cloud evolution, Forrester recommends three key measurement and comparison...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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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 The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Public Cloud Platforms In Europe, Q4 2016

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    October 18, 2016 | Paul Miller, Dave Bartoletti

    In our 38-criteria evaluation of public cloud platform providers, we identified the nine most significant ones with a solid presence in Europe — Amazon Web Services (AWS), CenturyLink, CloudSigma,...

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    Report Brief: Bespoke Vertical Clouds Become Less Important As Public Clouds Do More

    Even In Heavily Regulated Industries, Mainstream Public Cloud Providers Offer Solutions That Are Often Fit For Purpose
    October 6, 2016 | Paul Miller

    Healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, and financial services: Here and elsewhere, we hear the need for specialized cloud offerings designed to meet business, technical, or regulatory...

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Platforms For Enterprise Developers In Australia/New Zealand, Q3 2016

    The Seven Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    September 20, 2016 | Tim Sheedy, Michael Barnes

    In Forrester's 38-criteria evaluation of public cloud platform providers for enterprise developers in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), we identified the seven most significant ones with a presence...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Brief: Apigee Will Strengthen Google's Global Cloud Platform But Pose A Strategic Challenge

    Will Google Treat Apigee As A Technical Platform Or A Business Solution?
    September 20, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    As API adoption continues to grow across the industry, Google announced its intention to acquire Apigee, a prominent API management solution vendor, for $625 million. Google is paying a...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report The Public Cloud Services Market Will Grow Rapidly To $236 Billion In 2020

    2020 Sizing Forecast Shows Strong Growth, But With Signs Of Maturity On The Horizon
    September 1, 2016 | Andrew Bartels, Dave Bartoletti

    Public cloud services are the biggest disruption in the tech market in the past 15 years — and adoption is accelerating. We project that revenue from public cloud platforms, business services, and...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Global Public Cloud Platforms For Enterprise Developers, Q3 2016

    The Eight Global Providers And How They Stack Up
    August 29, 2016 | Dave Bartoletti, John R. Rymer

    In our 34-criteria evaluation of global public cloud platform providers for enterprise developers, we identified the eight most significant ones — Amazon Web Services (AWS), CenturyLink, Google,...

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    Report Brief: Public Cloud Platform Adopters Focus On Accelerating Business Agility

    Learn From Firms In Australia And New Zealand That Are Embracing Public Cloud Platforms
    August 24, 2016 | Tim Sheedy, Michael Barnes

    Successful organizations continuously seek opportunities to innovate and increase business agility, typically by extending their digital capabilities. More and more of these organizations are...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Accelerate IoT Initiatives With Cloud Platforms

    Cloud IoT Platforms Will Simplify, Secure, And Speed Up Enterprise IoT Adoption
    August 1, 2016 | Dave Bartoletti, Michele Pelino

    Companies in every industry are creating new customer experiences with internet of things (IoT) technologies and creating, testing, and proving some of the most exciting IoT advances on the leading...

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