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    Report Predictions 2018: Automation Alters The Global Workforce

    Ten Key Developments In Automation Reshape The Industry In 2018

    Automation has been one of the most profound and disruptive forces in human history. The market for automation in many forms will accelerate faster in 2018 as firms look to squeeze performance and...

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    Report The Software-Defined Data Center Comes Of Age

    Landscape: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook
    October 30, 2017 | Richard Fichera, Chris Gardner

    Traditional data center thinking has ended. Better automation tools, container abstractions, software-defined networks (SDNs), and composable infrastructure have ushered in unprecedented...

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    Report Identify And Estimate The Costs Of Downtime On Your Business

    Don't Rely On Industry Averages — Determine Your Own
    October 12, 2017 | Naveen Chhabra

    Technology infrastructure is hypercritical to the operations of any business, and downtime costs dearly. Infrastructure and operations professionals leading their firms’ business continuity (BC)...

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Data Resiliency Solutions, Q3 2017

    Vendors Have Immense Technology Innovation Potential To Help Optimize Operations For Enterprise Clients
    September 21, 2017 | Naveen Chhabra

    In our 39-criteria evaluation of data resiliency solution providers, we identified the seven most significant vendors — Actifio, Commvault, Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE, now Micro...

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    Report Lead The I&O Software Revolution With Infrastructure-As-Code

    Strategic Plan: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook
    September 12, 2017 | Chris Gardner, Richard Fichera

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals have always focused on delivering services at lower costs and ever-greater efficiency, but customer obsession requires innovation that enables...

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    Report Private Cloud In 2020: Defining The Future Of The Enterprise Data Center

    Private Cloud Software Suites Die Off As Budgets Move Up The Stack And Lower Levels Build Out Automation And Orchestration Capabilities
    August 24, 2017 | Lauren E. Nelson

    Private cloud can be difficult to implement and manage and has a rich history of casualties. Conceptually, enterprises need both private and public cloud services, but public cloud success has far...

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    Report The State Of Business Technology Resiliency, Q2 2017

    The Use Of Advanced Technology Is Growing, But Infrequent DR Testing Results In Low Preparedness
    July 14, 2017 | Naveen Chhabra

    Technology outages damage customer confidence in the business. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have a growing number of tools at their disposal to better prepare themselves to recover...

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers, Q2 2017

    Cloud-Based Recovery Providers Focus More On Virtual Infrastructure Than Heterogeneous Enterprise Deployments
    April 20, 2017 | Naveen Chhabra

    In our 26-criteria evaluation of disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) providers, we identified the 10 most significant players — Bluelock, Daisy, HPE Enterprise Services, IBM, iland, NTT...

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    Report Vendor Landscape: Colocation And Data Center Services

    Vendors From Various Backgrounds Compete To Solve Regional Demands
    April 4, 2017 | Sophia I. Vargas

    In a world of pervasive technology solutions, infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must maintain a growing portfolio of heterogeneous hardware and services. For organizations with burgeoning...

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    Report Business Technology Resiliency Matters More Than Ever

    A Multidimensional Approach Can Achieve Dependability When You Need It Most
    January 10, 2017 | Naveen Chhabra, Stephanie Balaouras

    Businesses are suffering increasing downtime due to technology failure or hacking events that are damaging their precious brands. Technology makes you competitive and improves the customer...

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    Report Vendor Landscape: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers, Q4 2016

    DRaaS Providers Promise To Keep You Up
    December 7, 2016 | Naveen Chhabra

    Service outages cause inexcusable harm to customer experiences, putting infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals under tremendous pressure to ensure that business technology services are...

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    Report Quick Take: Poor Planning, Not An IoT Botnet, Disrupted The Internet

    Dyn Outage Underscores The Need To Plan For Failure

    On October 21, internet users went through a real exercise in one way the internet could die. Critical infrastructure exists on the internet as well as in the real world, and this attack crippled...

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    Report Weigh The Economic Factors Of Your Data Center Ecosystem Transformation

    October 19, 2016 | Sophia I. Vargas

    As technology demand accelerates to support the digital business, data centers are running low on physical resource capacity. When provisioning new data center capacity, infrastructure and...

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    Report Vendor Landscape: Software-Defined Data Centers

    The SDDC Is Still A Work In Progress, But Progress Is Swift
    September 1, 2016 | Robert Stroud, Richard Fichera

    To meet needs arising from the unprecedented acceleration of the digital business, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals are shifting their attention from physical infrastructure to...

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    Report Develop Infrastructure Metrics Using The Balanced Scorecard

    Performance Management: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook
    August 19, 2016 | Richard Fichera, Sophia I. Vargas

    This report outlines Forrester's solution for developing effective objectives and metrics to transform your infrastructure practice in the service of your business technology (BT) agenda. A...

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    Report Brief: Dell Divests Software That Doesn't Fit Its "Quest" To Dominate The BT Agenda

    Dell Sells Its Software Group — Here's What It Means for I&O Pros
    July 8, 2016 | Glenn O'Donnell

    As Dell prepares itself to build a new company around its EMC acquisition, it's shedding nearly its entire Dell Software Group. This deal gives infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals a...

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    Report TechRadar™: BT Infrastructure, Q2 2016

    Software has turned the infrastructure world upside down. Hardware speeds and feeds no longer dominate infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals' criteria; they know that the fastest...

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    Report Seven Steps To Protect Your eCommerce Website In 2016

    Start Now To Protect Your Site Before The Next Holiday Crunch
    February 12, 2016 | John Kindervag

    During the busy holidays, there is always news of a website breach or crash. Despite the millions of dollars they generate for their businesses, websites remain vulnerable to cyberattack,...

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    Report Building The Always-On, Always-Available Digital Enterprise

    Three Steps To Get You On The Path To Running 24x365 Services
    February 9, 2016 | Stephanie Balaouras, Richard Fichera

    Your digital business ecosystem consists of customers, partners, suppliers, and employees. Each expects your services to be available 24x365 in a seamless fashion. But running an always-on,...

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    Report Brief: New Data Resiliency Approaches Render Backup Obsolete

    Expect Failure, Plan For It, And You Will Succeed At Serving Customers
    February 5, 2016 | Naveen Chhabra

    Technology service disruptions have far-reaching effects that can cost your business customers if you don't take the right approach to resiliency. Backup systems have been a staple of business...

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    Report The State Of Business Continuity 2015: People And Communication

    Part 3: Risk Pros Need To Prioritize The Human Aspects Of BC Preparedness
    January 29, 2016 | Stephanie Balaouras

    A resilient company can absorb the impact of any unexpected event without failing to deliver on its brand promise. In this report, the third in a series highlighting the current state of business...

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    Report Organize Your Infrastructure Team For Customer Obsession

    Technology management is in the middle of a new evolutionary cycle that will transform infrastructure and operations (I&O) from its traditional role as infrastructure provider to its new role as a...

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    Report Predictions 2016: Automation Drives Growth

    How I&O Pros Will Accelerate BT Agenda Execution With Software-Defined And Agile Everything
    November 19, 2015 | Jean-Pierre Garbani, Amy DeMartine, Wolfgang Benkel

    In 2015, infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders and their teams laid foundations for and shifted some investment to the business technology (BT) agenda — the to-do list for applying...

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    Report 2016 US Tech Budgets: The Outlook For Tech Spending Overall And By Industry

    Where The BT Agenda Is Driving The Most Change
    November 17, 2015 | Andrew Bartels

    This is the time of year when CIOs and their business partners are preparing their 2016 tech budget plans. To help, this report provides our current forecast for the US tech market in aggregate, by...

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    Report The State Of Business Continuity 2015: Planning, Maintenance, And Exercises

    Part 2: BC Plans Fail To Address Looming Cybersecurity And Third-Party Risks
    October 8, 2015 | Stephanie Balaouras

    A resilient company can absorb the impact of any unexpected event without failing to deliver on its brand promise. In this report, the second in a series highlighting the current state of business...

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