The Cost of Cloud Expertise report was developed by Rackspace to explore the importance of expertise to an organisation’s cloud evolution and the impact the current technical skills gap is having on businesses. In collaboration with LSE academics and Vanson Bourne, we surveyed more than 950 IT decision makers and 950 IT pros from across the globe to better understand the barriers to increasing cloud usage, the impact this has on innovation and business growth, and the skills organisations require to compete in our technologically driven world.
THE EVOLUTION OF THE DIGITAL WORKPLACE The global workplace is shifting to an environment that fosters an interactive and collaborative relationship with its stakeholders. This new “active facility” design is quickly replacing the existing passive workplace.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with an investment in Enterprise Management, Forrester conducted in-depth interviews with two Enterprise Management customers. This study was commissioned by Sage to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) organizations may realize by deploying its Enterprise Management solution as part of Sage Business Cloud. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Enterprise Management within their organizations. Read more
We are in the midst of a radical change in technology preferences. IDC, a premier global provider of market intelligence, wrote that “Cloud Apps are key to supporting growth of small and medium businesses.”
In this guide, we discuss why businesses are making a shift to cloud applications and in particular cloud ERP solutions. We look at the research demonstrating the profitability and productivity improvements the cloud movement is driving.
View this white paper to learn how a detailed TCO evaluation shows cloud-based solutions can deliver significant savings compared to on-premises business applications. Cloud computing eliminates the need for individual companies to buy, deploy and maintain IT infrastructure or application software.
APIs have strategic value for business, and API management solutions are a crucial part of any organisation’s API approach. The market is moving quickly; six important new vendors have entered the space in the last year: Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Software AG, Torry Harris Business Solutions, and WaveMaker. Established vendors are advancing their solutions, although at very different rates.
To help application development and delivery (AD&D) pros set their future direction for API management, this report describes this landscape, each vendor’s main strengths and weaknesses, and their future plans.
This whitepaper looks at the business advantage of bringing SOA and API management together, this approach provides a deep and robust integration all the way from the Internet of Things to enterprise back- end systems.
Securely unlock enterprise data and services for the digital economy with an integrated API foundation.
Today’s leading enterprises are undergoing a digital transformation. They are diving into the API economy, in which businesses provide services—and the services of partners—when and where customers want them. They are connecting existing enterprise applications, data and services to new channels of personalised customer engagement. Download this whitepaper to find out more.
More and more software vendors are moving their traditionally installed products online, and more and more organizations are moving their files and other data to the Cloud. But at the same time, we are bombarded by news stories about hackers, security breaches, and spying. How do you reconcile these two truths? You can find a lot of strong opinions on the matter, but don’t make up your mind until you consider the pros and cons.
With more than 75% of workloads now virtualised, companies with storage complexities may not be operating in a cost effective and agile manner. This whitepaper looks at how application-aware storage can help to overcome the limits of traditional storage and why flash storage is a cost efficient way to eliminate complicated issues in virtualised environments.