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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:...

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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...

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    Report Scoring Forrester's 2016 Cloud Predictions

    We Were Spot On For Most, Developing On Others, And Wrong On One
    December 22, 2016 | Lauren E. Nelson, Dave Bartoletti

    Every year, Forrester predicts what lies ahead for cloud in the year to come. In late 2015, we predicted the rise of hybrid cloud managers, the consolidation of cloud vendors, the movement of...

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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...

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    Report Predictions 2017: Customer-Obsessed Enterprises Launch Cloud's Second Decade

    Ten Key Developments In Cloud Computing Shape The Industry In 2017
    November 2, 2016 | Dave Bartoletti, Lauren E. Nelson

    Cloud computing has been one of the most exciting and disruptive forces in the tech market in the past decade. The cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as enterprises around the world look...

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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 Real Managed Clouds Offer Much More Than Just Outsourced Infrastructure

    The Managed Cloud Market Is Maturing, With The Better Providers Emphasizing Services That Support Their Customers' Digital Journey
    July 8, 2016 | Paul Miller

    Cloud computing changes the way that applications are designed, built, and run. It is often part of a broader organizational change, as enterprises move to embrace digital opportunities. Providers...

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    Report Brief: Streaming Data From The Internet Of Things Will Be The Big Data World's Bigger Second Act

    Extracting IoT insights Will Shape Digital Value Propositions, And The Major Hadoop Solutions Are Transforming To Compete
    July 5, 2016 | Paul Miller

    The internet of things (IoT) promises to generate huge volumes of data. To unlock the value within that data, businesses must find effective ways to pull it from billions of remote devices, process...

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    Report Brief: Huawei Will Become A Key Enabler Of Digital Business

    Evaluate Huawei's Capabilities For Your Digital Transformation
    May 31, 2016 | Charlie Dai, Paul Miller

    In the age of the customer, CIOs must make the business technology (BT) agenda their top priority. This will require sourcing enhanced operational capabilities through a partner ecosystem to...

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    Report Brief: China's Clouds Come To Europe

    Established Chinese Providers Offer New Choices For The European Public Cloud Infrastructure Market
    May 26, 2016 | Paul Miller

    Already well-established in their home market, Alibaba and Huawei are bringing competing public cloud solutions to Europe in 2016. One will launch under its own brand, while the other has chosen to...

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    Report Brief: Why The CIO Must Care About Containers

    Behind The Hype, Containers Begin Your Transition To A Digital Business
    May 10, 2016 | Paul Miller

    Docker simplified the use of containers, exciting developers with an easy way to build, test, and deploy their new cloud-native applications. But for CIOs who must integrate core systems of record...

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    Report Quick Take: OpenStack Summit, Q2 2016

    Mitaka Summit Quantifies Enterprise Adoption And Focuses On Usability
    May 2, 2016 | Lauren E. Nelson, Paul Miller

    Cloud computing is a linchpin of a digital business. While the major public cloud providers have their own proprietary platforms, hybrid services that include private cloud favor the OpenStack...

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    Report Market Overview: Public Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service (IaaS) In The European Market

    CIOs Benefit As Local Cloud Providers Position Themselves To Augment Hyperscale Leaders
    April 26, 2016 | Paul Miller

    CIOs supporting their European operations with public cloud infrastructure see a market that appears healthy but fragmented. Hyperscale arrivals from the US mix with locally developed options and...

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    Report Open Source Powers Enterprise Digital Transformation

    CIOs Need To Embrace Open Source Software To Drive Change
    April 25, 2016 | Paul Miller, Lauren E. Nelson

    Open source is not just of interest to researchers, startups, or small businesses. The modern enterprise embraces open source capabilities to accelerate its digital transformation efforts, and open...

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    Report Brief: Understanding Spark's Real Place In The Hadoop Landscape

    What CIOs Need To Know About Spark And Its Role In Their Data Strategies
    February 2, 2016 | Paul Miller

    For many CIOs, Hadoop appears almost synonymous with the broader theme of big data. More recently, Spark has begun to attract interest, partly as an alternative to Hadoop's initial dependence on...

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    Report Brief: The Industrial Internet May Not Need Its Own Cloud

    Industrial Giants Offer Cloud Solutions For Their Internet Of Important Things, Driving Better Customer Engagement
    January 8, 2016 | Paul Miller

    The Internet of Things (IoT) combines data, connectivity, smart devices, and software. In manufacturing, leaders like General Electric (GE) describe new platforms optimized to the special...

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    Report Brief: A Clear Multicloud Strategy Delivers Business Value

    CIOs Should Embrace The Fact That Their Companies Use And Need More Than One Cloud Provider
    November 18, 2015 | Paul Miller

    The systems of engagement driving today's business growth often exploit cloud computing to leverage its agility, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness. In isolation, each of these systems may depend...

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    Report Quick Take: Trust Us, We Are European

    T-Systems And Microsoft Offer European CIOs New Cloud Choices, Meeting Data Localization Needs And Driving Business Transformation
    November 11, 2015 | Paul Miller

    Microsoft and Germany's T-Systems have announced a novel solution for European customers who want the features offered by US-based public cloud providers while being concerned about entrusting...

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    Report Quick Take: OpenStack Summit, Q4 2015

    The Liberty Summit Focused On Incremental Improvements And Reassurance
    November 2, 2015 | Lauren E. Nelson, Paul Miller

    The OpenStack Foundation hosts a semi-annual release summit to provide a mix of end user stories, release updates, and OpenStack deep-dive sessions. Last week's Tokyo summit drew a crowd of over...

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    Report Quick Take: All Grown Up, AWS Drives Home Its Enterprise-Friendly Advantage

    With Announcements Of New Capabilities Like SPICE, QuickSight, And AWS IoT, Amazon Makes A Play For Even More Enterprise Workloads
    October 9, 2015 | Paul Miller, Charlie Dai

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is not just for applications anymore. Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and business intelligence (BI) services dominated the announcements at AWS re:Invent 2015 as the...

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    Report Brief: OpenStack Is Now Ready For Business

    Robust Technology And A Strong Community Make This Open Source Cloud A Good Choice For Powering New Enterprise Applications
    September 9, 2015 | Paul Miller, Lauren E. Nelson

    The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC,...