If you want to be the best in data center operations you are right to benchmark yourself against the cloud computing leaders – just don’t delude yourself into thinking you can match them.
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Forrester estimates the US cloud computing industry could lose up to $180 billion by 2016 thanks to the NSA's PRISM project - but only if you believe that concerns about government spying trump the business benefits of going cloud.
According to Forrester's Christine Ferrusi Ross, we’re hitting an inflection point. Software-is-the-brand companies are beginning to understand that technology is their supply chain – technology is becoming a “raw material” that allows today’s products to be built.
We are entering the second wave of cloud computing: The Public Cloud Economics. Forrester Research's Stefan Ried looks at how Deutsche Börse has accelerated loud economics to the public level.
The days of talking about cloud-based collaboration are over - it's here and it's happening now. But IT and business leaders need to be sensible and remember it's still early days. Here are five questions you need to ask from the outset when choosing between Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Business.
What do IT executives think the CIO role will look like entering the next decade? Different than it does today, according to a recent informal poll conducted by Forrester.
One-size-fits-all computing is an antiquated paradigm. Forrester's J.P. Gownder explains how workforce segmentation drives innovation.
Like other vendors, EMC is promising to revolutionize the way customers will provision, manage and create storage resources using ViPR. So what's under ViPR's covers?
In an "adapt or perish" world, the ever-evolving PC will still be the right tool for the right job, even if it lives alongside numerous other species of computing devices.
Forrester’s Stephen Mann shares his observations on today's ITIL/Capita announcement.
Forrester’s Glenn O’Donnell sheds light on the IBM-UrbanCode deal and what it means for the future trajectory of the DevOps movement.
The real stars of last week's OpenStack Summit were the customers. Forrester's Dave Bartoletti shares how BestBuy, Comcast, Bloomberg and others are using the open-source cloud to foster a new era of developer productivity and user experience.
Helping the business engage employees through technology experiences means IT leaders must not view their jobs as providing technology.
Empowering users with familiar tools wouldn't be a sign of surrender, but rather a sign that Microsoft listens to its customers.
Good news: OpenStack and Windows Azure are getting better, and getting boring.
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