I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. E n a b l i n g Quality I n n o va t i o n w i t h Servi c e

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. E n a b l i n g Quality I n n o va t i o n w i t h Servi c e"

Transcription

1 I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T E n a b l i n g Quality I n n o va t i o n w i t h Servi c e V i r t u a lization a nd Netw or k Virtualization December 2014 Adapted from Worldwide Automated Software Quality Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares: Some Growth in ASQ with Ongoing Adoption Projected for Mobile, Cloud and Embedded, IDC # Sponsored by HP This Technology Spotlight discusses the factors driving the demand to modernize software quality life-cycle approaches, enabled by network virtualization and service virtualization. Software development demands an evolutionary strategy that moves beyond earlier, fractured tactics and builds in quality throughout the life cycle. Combining quality, network, and service virtualization capabilities could lead to faster release schedules and faster time to market. This in turn can increase competitive advantage by helping grow the customer and revenue base for businesses as a result of improved transaction volumes and innovation. Additional benefits include cost savings from less physical infrastructure in development, testing, and operations (DevTestOps), both for development and testing applications and for application performance optimization by leveraging service and network virtualization. This paper examines the impetus for and benefits of software quality strategies that coordinate network virtualization and service virtualization. It also looks at the role of HP in the dynamic DevTestOps market. Introduction Complex software deployments demand a shift in quality approaches, leading to increased adoption of strategies such as service virtualization and network virtualization. Software releases across mobile, cloud, social, and big data require a richer, diversified, and nuanced approach to quality for software execution. The potential impact of network challenges on functionality, performance, and security and the need to identify and address key application design, development, and operations issues that would otherwise not be visible or addressable lead to the need for a combined approach with network virtualization and service virtualization. This kind of combined strategy can enable access to appropriate infrastructure across these environments. An overlay of automated software quality enables reporting and analytics to define, find, and help address problems. IDC therefore sees these factors and strategies not only enabling visibility into quality, performance, and other issues but also creating the potential for dynamic and coherent approaches for faster, high-quality software releases. Business competitive advantage and innovation rely on software velocity. Cost savings from virtualized quality, service virtualization, and network virtualization are also a key driver for adoption in this area. Examples of related expenses include additional staffing and costs to build and maintain physical infrastructure, as well as the need to recreate network conditions and other elements of production in pre-production environments. IDC 1815

2 Technology-Fueled Business Transformation Drives Demand for Life-Cycle Virtualization Businesses will be able to transform: How they engage with customers How they innovate products and services The reliability of their operations The 3rd Platform is a business platform; one-third of leading businesses will be disrupted by 3rd Platform competitors quality is critical. Virtualization can enable quality for all platforms, but let's start on the 3rd Platform (see Figure 1). F i g u r e 1 Technology-Fueled Business Transformation Drives Demand for Life-Cycle Virtualization Source: IDC, IDC

3 Addressing Software Development and Performance Challenges Increasingly, software execution is characterized by complexity; software execution and deployment across mobile and other platforms are dependent on factors that go well beyond traditional approaches to development and software quality. Increasingly, organizations must coordinate quality strategies with the networks and infrastructure on which software is or will be deployed. Yet, frequently, the efforts in those areas are completed by disparate staff that are fractured geographically and organizationally with little visibility or coordination (including internal teams as well as external service providers and partners). Network latency, bandwidth, and packet loss and jitter are some factors making up network conditions that can cause prevailing challenges and software that does not perform well or securely. Organizations continue to lag in their efforts to discover and analyze networks and build in this network impact to create relevant development, test, and operations environments. This gap creates software risk and performance challenges as a result of the lack of visibility and lack of opportunity for improvement and optimization. In short, factoring the network into testing increases test accuracy and helps avoid false positive test results. Enabling corporate approaches for effective deployment involves discovering and capturing, emulating, and analyzing information to help optimize applications. Given that those doing quality work typically have limited to no control over the networks, particularly in multi-modal environments (e.g., mobile, social, big data and cloud), this functionality can provide key visibility. Organizations that leverage software quality in combination with service virtualization and network virtualization have the opportunity to proactively design, develop, and test their applications to perform and be secure in the context of challenging real-world network conditions. Separate teams, partners, disparate code sources (including open source) and far-flung resources that span organizational boundaries with Agile approaches drive velocity of collaboration and of code deployment. At the same time, they also create greater risk, complexity, and demand for automation for service virtualization and network virtualization. In this context, the primary pain points of tactical, uncoordinated approaches to quality include lack of visibility into core networks and infrastructure, which creates risk; impacts performance, functionality, and security; and leads to a lack of shared information that impacts software execution. This kind of approach can be costly, risky, and time consuming and can straitjacket business agility. Proactive Quality and Life-Cycle Virtualization for Application Performance Ideally, companies should have clear visibility into the networks on which their applications depend. This visibility can help teams understand network impact on software to improve test design, performance, and automation. Making this approach intuitive, repeatable, and leverageable by environments such as mobile and Web, which continue to be ubiquitous and highly exposed, is becoming business critical. Virtualization enables ease of creation and control in these combined environments, which would otherwise not be possible. But while automation of service virtualization and network virtualization and quality is a key first step, without cultural change and adoption across the organization, it remains insufficient. Evaluation and adoption of emerging tools in these combined environments must be coupled with effective process and organizational strategies to enable a transition across disparate network, development, quality, and operations teams. These groups are separated by function, focus, and organizational strata. Creating common processes and a communication workflow across quality, development, networking, and operations is critical. It is part of the work of moving toward a comprehensive, end-to-end DevTestOps software creation and deployment strategy IDC 3

4 The Business Value of a Combined Quality, Service Virtualization, and Network Virtualization Approach The benefits to be gained by deploying network virtualization, service virtualization, and quality automation include creating a comprehensive management solution for faster, optimized application deployments and to help manage software performance and risk. (This is particularly important for business-critical systems.) Other benefits that can accrue include increasing software velocity to support business responsiveness to dynamic, global competitive pressures. (In a global economy and an international setting that remain volatile, this becomes key for businesses.) Effective leverage of higher-quality and better-performing software assets through visibility into often invisible network aspects of application performance and management can enable faster responses to competitive challenges (since software is the basis for business responsiveness). Increased acceleration and value can also leverage Agile to enable DevTestOps transformations, building in and enabling production environments. And the cost savings of virtualization and reuse in an economy that remains volatile are obvious benefits. Key Emerging Trends for Automated Software Quality and Performance Virtualization The total market size for automated software quality (ASQ) in 2013 was $2.4 billion, up 2.5% from 2012 (which experienced 5.7% growth to $2.36 billion). So growth that continued in 2013 did so at levels that were slightly lower than we had expected because of the impact of revenue declines from some major vendors, a somewhat challenging buying and investment environment (improving now in 2014), and some initial impact on commercial offerings by open source software (such as Selenium). Despite these factors in 2013, we remain bullish on ASQ, with significant demand emerging in 2014 as a result of complex software deployments occurring in mobile, embedded, social, and big data environments enabled by and delivered in on-premise and hybrid cloud environments. The expected CAGR for the ASQ market is 6.1%, with revenue expected to reach $3.2 billion by 2018 (this ASQ CAGR is up slightly from our CAGR of 6.0%). These growth numbers are significant in a worldwide economy that remains volatile. Demand from businesses for competitive advantage driven by software innovation for a variety of multimodal environments including mobile and cloud (testing for and in the cloud), compounded by widespread adoption of social business and applications that carry additional risk and complexity, is pushing increased adoption of software quality tools. The emergence of embedded software quality capabilities to enable product innovation will continue throughout the forecast period and is beginning to kick in currently. Acquisitions in the embedded space and in the application performance management arena exemplify growing coordination across high-growth areas in which ASQ plays a key emerging role. The use of service virtualization as part of an effective deployment strategy and the feeding of end-to-end life-cycle approaches are key to IDC's DevTestOps definition. While release management and deployment sit in the software configuration, code, and process management market primarily, the transition from pre-deployment to deployment must involve effective ASQ strategies and handoff to production if not already integrated and automated. (Too frequently, organizations consider DevTestOps as merely encompassing software release management without including a broader view.) This also means leverage of the key areas of network virtualization and service virtualization as part of optimization application performance and quality for DevTestOps IDC

5 Considering HP Software HP remains in a dominant position in ASQ market with around 31% market share ($759 million in 2013). As a result of its acquisition of leading network virtualization provider Shunra (April 2014), HP is well positioned from a product portfolio perspective to be successful in this combined area of life-cycle virtualization for application performance. The combined capabilities enable HP to unite its existing service virtualization functionality and its position and strength in ASQ with network virtualization, resulting in a differentiated integrated capability. HP's broad product portfolio offers the potential to coordinate data across the HP product set for analytics that leverage information across all three areas to be able to discover, emulate, and optimize applications while also supporting coordinated development, test, and operations environments (with service virtualization and automated function/performance/security testing). This portfolio differentiates HP from its competition because it brings together HP's quality (ALM) and service virtualization offerings and pre-existing (11+ years) integration with HP's network virtualization portfolio. In addition, HP is in the process of providing services and process capabilities to support appropriate adoption of its automated solutions. HP is also evolving the platforms targeted with new mobile offerings and looking to expand support across its emerging SaaS and cloud strategy, specifically with the load testing functionality available with HP StormRunner Load and mobile testing with HP Mobile Center released in 4Q14. From a go-to-market perspective, HP's application delivery management suites seek to provide insight and automation to help enable an application life-cycle approach that can integrate development environments and processes. HP's intent is to help automate processes and testing to be able to better predict impact across the life cycle and to accelerate application performance for users, services, networks, and data. HP is seeking to address customer requirements in the following core areas: Integration: To provide traceability, visibility, and shared information across the life cycle to enable closed feedback loops and to support delivery processes such as Agile and DevTestOps; to enable consistent delivery while blending traditional and new delivery processes and be able to scale Agile to the enterprise in a certified manner (SAFe) Automation: To provide automated and continuous integration and testing capabilities across functionality, performance, and security to ensure continuous quality; to enable consistent brand experience and end-user satisfaction from apps while speeding up delivery cycles with automation Prediction: To provide an open platform with integrated data sources to help customers prioritize efforts by leveraging big data throughout the life cycle to aid in contextual decision making; to enable improved quality and delivery to find issues earlier in the life cycle and to provide actionable information to better predict application release success Acceleration: To help customers develop and test faster by virtualizing constrained resources; to enable reduced costs and the ability to rapidly adapt to change for velocity within the delivery life cycle 2014 IDC 5

6 HP Network Virtualization (NV) products seek to enable users to discover and capture; emulate and test; and analyze and optimize applications with the following features: Discover and Capture Global Library: As context for users, includes tens of millions of data points for mobile and LAN connections from tens of thousands of cities Network Capture: Application to enable users to capture point-to-point network conditions from within their production infrastructure Network Capture Express: Free mobile app that enables users to capture and share network conditions from their mobile devices worldwide Emulate and Test NV for LoadRunner and Performance Center: Incorporates network conditions across user types (mobile, corporate, LAN, WiFi), representative of production environments, to help obtain accurate results for end users and back-end infrastructure NV for Service Virtualization: Enables users to incorporate network conditions into simulated services or other infrastructure components NV for Mobile: Incorporates a variety of network conditions into mobile functional, performance, and security tests NV for Desktop: From the desktop, lets users recreate the experience of current or future remote users and/or the impact of a datacenter relocation or consolidation Analyze and Optimize NV Analytics: Provides automated optimization recommendations at a code level so that fixes can be incorporated prior to the next release, helping improve application performance HP Service Virtualization (SV) products enable users to capture or create services or other infrastructure components to simulate environments with the following features: SV Designer: Enables users to capture or create services or other infrastructure components either within the datacenter or as shared remote services SV Server: Enables users to run these services, providing them to key stakeholders for use in development, test, or operations activities Released at the end of October, HP's most recent products, which incorporate network virtualization capabilities, include: StormRunner Load: Load testing from the cloud, enabling users to simply and quickly run large virtual user load tests at lower costs than other HP solutions Mobile Center: Provides HP testing capabilities for mobile devices, supporting development and testing of mobile apps IDC

7 Market Challenges and Opportunities Challenges Lack of education and awareness about the connection to and importance of combining quality with network and service virtualization is a barrier to adoption. (It's hard to know to do something if it's not easily visible.) Organizational and process barriers exist because the groups in these areas typically haven't worked together. Yet the market for this area is emerging; combined technology approaches with process support can help bridge the divide. HP's acquisition of Shunra (a network virtualization provider) in 2Q14 exemplifies HP's improved execution in 2014 compared with the prior year. Shunra's leading place in the market and augmentation of the HP portfolio with highly synergistic products in a key, dynamic market indicate the opportunities available to HP in this new context across its software portfolio. Opportunities Coordinated quality, network, and service virtualization approaches offer key visibility and performance benefits to emerging environments; enable reuse; dynamic development and deployment; and an end-to-end life-cycle/devtestops approach, which would otherwise not be possible (including security benefits). Another key opportunity with HP is its differentiated positioning for ASQ due to broader adoption, skill set demand, and prevalence of organizations to adopt products in this key area. HP is taking an aggressive go-to-market approach with regard to this opportunity, leveraging its Shunra acquisition with the combined solutions currently being released. Evaluate and Adopt Combined Application Performance Virtualization Approaches Across the Life Cycle IDC recommends that organizations adopt combined approaches for quality, service, and network virtualization so that companies and users can create, understand, and leverage managed, coherent development and performance management approaches. Organizations across the board should incorporate broader quality virtualization strategies to gain the benefits of improved visibility, collaboration, and business alignment with improved software reuse and cost benefits. Automated tool adoption must be accompanied by process and organizational change to enable the shift. Also, success is not merely a result of technology adoption; cultural change is vital across network, quality, and operations teams that are frequently disconnected from one another. Organizations should shift organizational and process approaches to adopt a managed strategy that coordinates service and network virtualization. They should evaluate the gap between current behavior and maturity and adopt effective automated tools to support the transition. Bridging the gap across quality, network, and service virtualization is a business imperative for organizations globally. Software quality depends on visibility into network analytics. Combining virtualization across environments can enable improved visibility, response, innovation, and business adaptability for the software on which companies depend increasingly for competitive position IDC 7

8 A B O U T T H I S P U B L I C A T I ON This publication was produced by IDC Custom Solutions. The opinion, analysis, and research results presented herein are drawn from more detailed research and analysis independently conducted and published by IDC, unless specific vendor sponsorship is noted. IDC Custom Solutions makes IDC content available in a wide range of formats for distribution by various companies. A license to distribute IDC content does not imply endorsement of or opinion about the licensee. C O P Y R I G H T A N D R E S T R I C T I O N S Any IDC information or reference to IDC that is to be used in advertising, press releases, or promotional materials requires prior written approval from IDC. For permission requests, contact the IDC Custom Solutions information line at or Translation and/or localization of this document require an additional license from IDC. For more information on IDC, visit For more information on IDC Custom Solutions, visit Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA USA P F IDC

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com WHITE PAPER Integrated Application Life-Cycle Management: Accelerating Innovation, Reducing Costs, and Improving Quality Sponsored by: SAP Melinda-Carol Ballou April 2010 Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street

More information

W H I T E P A P E R D r i v i n g B u s i n e s s O p t i m i z a t i o n w i t h E n d - to- E n d P e r f o r m a n c e T e s t i n g

W H I T E P A P E R D r i v i n g B u s i n e s s O p t i m i z a t i o n w i t h E n d - to- E n d P e r f o r m a n c e T e s t i n g Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com W H I T E P A P E R D r i v i n g B u s i n e s s O p t i m i z a t i o n w i t h E n d - to- E n

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T B u yi n g I n t o t h e C l o u d April 2015 By Marilyn Carr Sponsored by Ingram Micro and Microsoft This paper is part of a series developed by IDC to educate organizations

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. H yb r i d C l o u d Solutions for ERP

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. H yb r i d C l o u d Solutions for ERP I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T H yb r i d C l o u d Solutions for ERP November 2014 Adapted from Worldwide Enterprise Applications 2014 2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares by Christine Dover Sponsored

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. P r i va t e a n d H yb r i d C l o u d s E n a b l e New L e ve l s o f B u s i n e s s and IT Collaboration

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. P r i va t e a n d H yb r i d C l o u d s E n a b l e New L e ve l s o f B u s i n e s s and IT Collaboration I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T P r i va t e a n d H yb r i d C l o u d s E n a b l e New L e ve l s o f B u s i n e s s and IT Collaboration September 2013 Adapted from IDC Maturity Model: Cloud A

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. W o r k l o a d Management Enables Big Data B u s i n e s s Process Optimization

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. W o r k l o a d Management Enables Big Data B u s i n e s s Process Optimization I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T W o r k l o a d Management Enables Big Data B u s i n e s s Process Optimization November 2015 Adapted from Worldwide Workload Management Software Market Shares, 2014:

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T U n i fied Cloud Management Increases IT- as- a - S e r vi c e Ag i l i t y November 2013 Adapted from VMware Unifies Cloud Management Portfolio with a Focus

More information

T r a n s f o r m i ng Manufacturing w ith the I n t e r n e t o f Things

T r a n s f o r m i ng Manufacturing w ith the I n t e r n e t o f Things M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T T r a n s f o r m i ng Manufacturing w ith the I n t e r n e t o f Things May 2015 Adapted from Perspective: The Internet of Things Gains Momentum in Manufacturing in 2015,

More information

I D C S P O T L I G H T. Ac c e l e r a t i n g Cloud Ad o p t i o n w i t h Standard S e c u r i t y M e a s u r e s

I D C S P O T L I G H T. Ac c e l e r a t i n g Cloud Ad o p t i o n w i t h Standard S e c u r i t y M e a s u r e s I D C S P O T L I G H T Ac c e l e r a t i n g Cloud Ad o p t i o n w i t h Standard S e c u r i t y M e a s u r e s March 2012 Adapted from Worldwide Cloud Security 2011 2015 Forecast: A Comprehensive

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T E n t r y- L e ve l S olutions for Priva t e C l o u d Au t o m a t i o n D e l i ve r R a p i d R e t u r n s May 2012 Adapted from Worldwide Cloud Systems

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. T h e F u t u r e of ITSM : Servi c e M a n a g e ment P l a t f o r m s f or D i gital Transformation

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. T h e F u t u r e of ITSM : Servi c e M a n a g e ment P l a t f o r m s f or D i gital Transformation I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T T h e F u t u r e of ITSM : Servi c e M a n a g e ment P l a t f o r m s f or D i gital Transformation August 2015 Adapted from IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Service

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. W i n d ow s Serve r 2 0 0 3 E n d o f L i f e : An Opportunity t o E va l u a t e I T S tr a t e gy

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. W i n d ow s Serve r 2 0 0 3 E n d o f L i f e : An Opportunity t o E va l u a t e I T S tr a t e gy I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T W i n d ow s Serve r 2 0 0 3 E n d o f L i f e : An Opportunity t o E va l u a t e I T S tr a t e gy February 2015 Adapted from Forced Migration: Windows Server

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. F l a s h, C l o u d, a nd Softw ar e - D e f i n e d Storage:

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. F l a s h, C l o u d, a nd Softw ar e - D e f i n e d Storage: I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T F l a s h, C l o u d, a nd Softw ar e - D e f i n e d Storage: N ew T rends Impacting Enterprise Datacenters March 2014 Adapted from IDC Worldwide Storage Predictions

More information

C l o u d - B a s e d S u p p l y C h a i n s : T r a n s f o rming M a n u f a c t u r ing Performance

C l o u d - B a s e d S u p p l y C h a i n s : T r a n s f o rming M a n u f a c t u r ing Performance M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T C l o u d - B a s e d S u p p l y C h a i n s : T r a n s f o rming M a n u f a c t u r ing Performance October 2012 Adapted from Business Strategy: Supply Chain in the Cloud

More information

The Next Phase of Datacenter Network Resource Management and Automation March 2011

The Next Phase of Datacenter Network Resource Management and Automation March 2011 I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T The Next Phase of Datacenter Network Resource Management and Automation March 2011 Adapted from Worldwide Datacenter Network 2010 2015 Forecast and Analysis

More information

W H I T E P A P E R D r i v i n g B u s i n e s s O p t i m i z a t i o n w i t h E n d - to- E n d P e r f o r m a n c e T e s t i n g

W H I T E P A P E R D r i v i n g B u s i n e s s O p t i m i z a t i o n w i t h E n d - to- E n d P e r f o r m a n c e T e s t i n g Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com W H I T E P A P E R D r i v i n g B u s i n e s s O p t i m i z a t i o n w i t h E n d - to- E n

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N David Tapper Vice President, Outsourcing and Managed Services T h e B u s i n e ss Value of Managed Servi c e s i n Optimizing Productivi t y, D r i vi n g D ow

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. T a m i n g D a t a M a n a g e m e nt Costs in a " C l o u d y" I T W o rld

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. T a m i n g D a t a M a n a g e m e nt Costs in a  C l o u d y I T W o rld I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T T a m i n g D a t a M a n a g e m e nt Costs in a " C l o u d y" I T W o rld June 2015 Adapted from IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2015 Predictions by Mary Johnston

More information

Workload Automation Challenges and Opportunities

Workload Automation Challenges and Opportunities I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F Workload Automation Challenges and Opportunities May 2011 Sponsored by BMC Executive Summary Enterprise IT workload environments are becoming more complex, dynamic, and

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T E t h e r n e t F a brics: The Foundation of D a t a c e n t e r Netw o r k Au t o m a t i o n a n d B u s i n e s s Ag i l i t y January 2014 Adapted from Worldwide

More information

Optimizing Information Management in the Cloud

Optimizing Information Management in the Cloud I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F Optimizing Information Management in the Cloud June 2011 Adapted from Cloud Storage Impacted by Datacenter Transformations and the Changing Role of IT by Laura DuBois,

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T S t r a t e g i es for Optimizing Recurring Reve n u e M o dels in the Softw are Industry November 2013 Adapted from The Coming of the 3rd Platform and What

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N Melissa Webster Program Vice President, Content and Digital Media Technologies T h e F u t u r e of Enterprise Content Management: F i ve E C M T r e nds in 2014

More information

On-Demand vs. On-Premise Customer Relationship Management: A New Hybrid Emerges

On-Demand vs. On-Premise Customer Relationship Management: A New Hybrid Emerges I D C I - V I E W Mary Wardley Vice President, Enterprise Applications and CRM Software On-Demand vs. On-Premise Customer Relationship Management: A New Hybrid Emerges September 2007 Adapted from Worldwide

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N. T h e C r i t i cal Role of I/O in Public Cloud S e r vi c e P r o vi d e r E n vi r o n m e n t s

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N. T h e C r i t i cal Role of I/O in Public Cloud S e r vi c e P r o vi d e r E n vi r o n m e n t s ($B) I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N Rick Villars Vice President, Information and Cloud T h e C r i t i cal Role of I/O in Public Cloud S e r vi c e P r o vi d e r E n vi r o n m e n t s August

More information

WHITE PAPER Five Steps to Successful Integrated Cloud Management

WHITE PAPER Five Steps to Successful Integrated Cloud Management WHITE PAPER Five Steps to Successful Integrated Cloud Management Sponsored by: HP Mary Johnston Turner May 2011 Robert P. Mahowald IDC OPINION Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. L e ve r a g i n g N e tw o r k Virtualization for B u s i n e s s D i fferentiation

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. L e ve r a g i n g N e tw o r k Virtualization for B u s i n e s s D i fferentiation I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T L e ve r a g i n g N e tw o r k Virtualization for B u s i n e s s D i fferentiation July 2014 Adapted from The Network Virtualization Evolution in Telecom by

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T AP M S a a S and An a l yt i c s S t e p U p t o Meet the N e e d s o f M odern Ap p l i c a t i o n s, M o b i le Users, a n d H yb r i d C l o ud Ar c h i

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T The New IP: Building the Foundation of Datacenter Network Automation March 2015 Adapted from Worldwide Enterprise Communications and Datacenter Network Infrastructure

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T S u p p o r t i n g Softw a re Business Transformation w ith Sys t e m s D e s i g n e d for the Task November 2014 Adapted from Managing Business Model Transitions

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. I m p r o ve I T E f ficiency, S t o p S e r ve r S p r aw l

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. I m p r o ve I T E f ficiency, S t o p S e r ve r S p r aw l I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Optimizing Blade Ser ve r s f o r V irtualization: I m p r o ve I T E f ficiency, S t o p S e r ve r S p r aw l August 2011 Adapted from IDC Blade Market Survey:

More information

Migrating to Windows 7? Technology Points to Consider

Migrating to Windows 7? Technology Points to Consider I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Migrating to Windows 7? Technology Points to Consider September 2010 Adapted from Worldwide IT Asset Management Software 2009 2013 Forecast and 2008 Vendor Shares

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Capitalizing on the Future with Data Solutions December 2015 Adapted from IDC PeerScape: Practices for Ensuring a Successful Big Data and Analytics Project,

More information

Making the Business Case for HR Investments During Economic Crisis

Making the Business Case for HR Investments During Economic Crisis I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T Making the Business Case for HR Investments During Economic Crisis March 2009 Adapted from Putting Performance at the Hub of the Talent Universe by Lisa Rowan, IDC #214468

More information

W H I T E P A P E R C l i m a t e C h a n g e : C l o u d ' s I m p a c t o n I T O r g a n i z a t i o n s a n d S t a f f i n g

W H I T E P A P E R C l i m a t e C h a n g e : C l o u d ' s I m p a c t o n I T O r g a n i z a t i o n s a n d S t a f f i n g Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com W H I T E P A P E R C l i m a t e C h a n g e : C l o u d ' s I m p a c t o n I T O r g a n i z a

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T L e ve r a g i n g N e x t - Generation Servi c e D e l i ve r y: T h e M o ve t o C l o ud Servi c e s November 2011 Adapted from CSC Innoventure 2011: Good Things

More information

I D C S P O T L I G H T. S e r vi c e T r a n s p a r e n c y: Adopting a Standard Ap p r o a c h f o r E va l u a t i n g C l o u d S e r vi c e s

I D C S P O T L I G H T. S e r vi c e T r a n s p a r e n c y: Adopting a Standard Ap p r o a c h f o r E va l u a t i n g C l o u d S e r vi c e s I D C S P O T L I G H T S e r vi c e T r a n s p a r e n c y: Adopting a Standard Ap p r o a c h f o r E va l u a t i n g C l o u d S e r vi c e s March 2012 Adapted from Worldwide and Regional Public

More information

W H I T E P A P E R E d u c a t i o n a t t h e C r o s s r o a d s o f B i g D a t a a n d C l o u d

W H I T E P A P E R E d u c a t i o n a t t h e C r o s s r o a d s o f B i g D a t a a n d C l o u d Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com W H I T E P A P E R E d u c a t i o n a t t h e C r o s s r o a d s o f B i g D a t a a n d C l o

More information

Achieving a Hybrid Cloud Balance for Business- Critical Workloads

Achieving a Hybrid Cloud Balance for Business- Critical Workloads I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Achieving a Hybrid Cloud Balance for Business- Critical Workloads July 2014 Adapted from Worldwide Enterprise Communications and Datacenter Networks 2014 Top

More information

Automated Software Quality Vendor Profile: With Mobile and Load Testing, Keynote Evolves Company

Automated Software Quality Vendor Profile: With Mobile and Load Testing, Keynote Evolves Company VENDOR PROFILE Automated Software Quality Vendor Profile: With Mobile and Load Testing, Keynote Evolves Company Melinda-Carol Ballou IDC OPINION Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701

More information

Got Files? Get Cloud!

Got Files? Get Cloud! I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T Got Files? Get Cloud! November 2010 Adapted from State of File-Based Storage Use in Organizations by Richard Villars, IDC #221138 Sponsored by F5 Networks The explosion

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T R e c o ve r y i n t h e C l o u d July 2011 Adapted from The State of Business Continuity in End-User Environments in 2011 by Laura DuBois, Jean S. Bozman, and Eric

More information

I N D U S T R Y S P O T L I G H T. T h e Grow i n g Appeal of Ad va n c e d a n d P r e d i c ti ve Analytics f o r the Utility I n d u s t r y

I N D U S T R Y S P O T L I G H T. T h e Grow i n g Appeal of Ad va n c e d a n d P r e d i c ti ve Analytics f o r the Utility I n d u s t r y (% of respondents) I N D U S T R Y S P O T L I G H T T h e Grow i n g Appeal of Ad va n c e d a n d P r e d i c ti ve Analytics f o r the Utility I n d u s t r y October 2014 Sponsored by SAP Advanced

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T E n t r y- L e ve l E n t e r p r ise Storage: Stepping Up t o B i g C h a l lenges October 2012 Adapted from The Appliance-ization of the Datacenter and Its Impact

More information

Self-Service Big Data Analytics for Line of Business

Self-Service Big Data Analytics for Line of Business I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N Dan Vesset Program Vice President, Business Analytics and Big Data Self-Service Big Data Analytics for Line of Business March 2015 Big data, in all its forms, is

More information

Helping Enterprises Succeed: Responsible Corporate Strategy and Intelligent Business Insights

Helping Enterprises Succeed: Responsible Corporate Strategy and Intelligent Business Insights I D C E X E C U T I V E I N S I G H T S Helping Enterprises Succeed: Responsible Corporate Strategy and Intelligent Business Insights May 2009 By Albert Pang, Research Director, Enterprise Applications

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. F l e x i b l e Capacity: A " Z e r o C a p i t a l " Platform w ith On- P r emise Ad va n t a g e s

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. F l e x i b l e Capacity: A  Z e r o C a p i t a l  Platform w ith On- P r emise Ad va n t a g e s I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T F l e x i b l e Capacity: A " Z e r o C a p i t a l " Platform w ith On- P r emise Ad va n t a g e s March 2014 Adapted from Attaching Support Services at the

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T S t o r a g e T rends: Delive r i n g M a n a g e m ent and I n t e l l i g e n c e T h r o u g h C l o u d S e r vi c es April 2013 Adapted from IDC's Worldwide Storage

More information

What Can Software as a Service Do for Your Business?

What Can Software as a Service Do for Your Business? I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F What Can Software as a Service Do for Your Business? November 2010 Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com

More information

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Desk Management Software 2014 Vendor Analysis

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Desk Management Software 2014 Vendor Analysis IDC MarketScape IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Desk Management Software 2014 Vendor Analysis Robert Young THIS IDC MARKETSCAPE EXCERPT FEATURES: CHERWELL SOFTWARE IDC MARKETSCAPE FIGURE FIGURE 1 IDC

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. B u i l d i n g a Cloud Practice: Reselling C l o u d S o l u t ions

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. B u i l d i n g a Cloud Practice: Reselling C l o u d S o l u t ions I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T B u i l d i n g a Cloud Practice: Reselling C l o u d S o l u t ions April 2015 By Marilyn Carr Sponsored by Ingram Micro and Microsoft This paper is part of a series

More information

IT as a Service Emerges as a New Management Paradigm in the Software-Defined Datacenter Era

IT as a Service Emerges as a New Management Paradigm in the Software-Defined Datacenter Era Customer Needs and Strategies IT as a Service Emerges as a New Management Paradigm in the Software-Defined Datacenter Era Mary Johnston Turner IDC OPINION IT as a service (ITaaS) represents a fundamentally

More information

Data Management: Foundational Technologies for Health Insurance Exchange Success

Data Management: Foundational Technologies for Health Insurance Exchange Success INDUSTRY BRIEF Data Management: Foundational Technologies for Health Insurance Exchange Success Sponsored by: Informatica Janice W. Young November 2013 IN THIS INDUSTRY BRIEF U.S. health plans have been

More information

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. C l o u d D e f i n itions and Opportunity

I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. C l o u d D e f i n itions and Opportunity I D C M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T C l o u d D e f i n itions and Opportunity April 2015 By Marilyn Carr Sponsored by Ingram Micro and Microsoft This paper is part of a series developed by IDC to educate

More information

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com W H I T E P A P E R W o r k l o a d A u t o m a t i o n : O p t i m i z i n g B u s i n e s s P r

More information

W H I T E P A P E R E n a b l i n g D a t a c e n t e r A u t o mation with Virtualized Infrastructure

W H I T E P A P E R E n a b l i n g D a t a c e n t e r A u t o mation with Virtualized Infrastructure W H I T E P A P E R E n a b l i n g D a t a c e n t e r A u t o mation with Virtualized Infrastructure Sponsored by: VMware Tim Grieser August 2008 IDC OPINION Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham,

More information

U n i f yi n g H u m a n R e s o u rces for Greater B u s i n e s s Value

U n i f yi n g H u m a n R e s o u rces for Greater B u s i n e s s Value I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T U n i f yi n g H u m a n R e s o u rces for Greater B u s i n e s s Value March 2011 Adapted from IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Integrated Talent Management 2010

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. S t o r a g e Ar c h i t e c t u r e t o Better Manage B i g D a t a C hallenges

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. S t o r a g e Ar c h i t e c t u r e t o Better Manage B i g D a t a C hallenges I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T S t o r a g e Ar c h i t e c t u r e t o Better Manage B i g D a t a C hallenges September 2012 Adapted from Worldwide File-Based Storage 2011 2015 Forecast: Foundation

More information

Software as a Service: A Transformative Way to Deliver Applications

Software as a Service: A Transformative Way to Deliver Applications I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F Software as a Service: A Transformative Way to Deliver Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com October 2010

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N Gary Chen Research Manager, Enterprise Virtualization Software C a p i t a l iz i n g on the Cloud Revo l u t i o n w ith OpenStack March 2014 OpenStack was a project

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N David Tapper Vice President, Outsourcing Services H ow M a n a g ed Servi c e s C a n Optimize the B u s i n e s s Value of M i crosoft and non - M i c r o s o f

More information

Driving Business Agility with the Use of Open Source Software

Driving Business Agility with the Use of Open Source Software Driving Business Agility with the Use of Open Source Software Speakers Peter Vescuso EVP of Marketing & Business Development Black Duck Software Melinda Ballou Program Director, Application Life-Cycle

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. S e r ve r S e c u rity: N o t W h a t It U s e d t o Be!

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. S e r ve r S e c u rity: N o t W h a t It U s e d t o Be! I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T S e r ve r S e c u rity: N o t W h a t It U s e d t o Be! December 2014 Adapted from Worldwide Endpoint Security 2013 2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares by

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N Robert Westervelt Research Manager, Security Products T h e R o l e a nd Value of Continuous Security M o nitoring August 2015 Continuous security monitoring (CSM)

More information

Taming IT Management Chaos

Taming IT Management Chaos I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Taming IT Management Chaos January 2009 Adapted from Datacenter Automation: Accelerating Market Maturity Through Investment in IT by Tim Grieser, IDC #213868

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. P r i va t e C l o u d s : Easing Deploym e n t a n d

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. P r i va t e C l o u d s : Easing Deploym e n t a n d I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T P r i va t e C l o u d s : Easing Deploym e n t a n d M a nagement July 2013 Adapted from Worldwide Private Cloud IT Infrastructure 2013 2017 Forecast by Mary

More information

I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F

I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F It' s T i m e f o r Midsiz e F irms to Leve r a g e C l o ud C o m p u t i n g C a p a b i l i t i es : Key N e x t S t e p s May 2013 Adapted from Worldwide SMB 2013

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T D a t a P r o t ection and Recove r y f o r P h ys i c a l a n d V i r t u a l Envi r o nments August 2011 Adapted from Worldwide Data Protection and Recovery Software

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Enabling a Diversified Cloud Strategy to Accelerate Innovation in the Future-Ready Enterprise December 2015 Adapted from Worldwide IDC Cloud FutureScape 2016:

More information

An Integrated Approach to Digital Marketing through Web Analytics

An Integrated Approach to Digital Marketing through Web Analytics I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T An Integrated Approach to Digital Marketing through Web Analytics June 2005 Adapted from Worldwide Web Analytics Software Applications 2005-2008 Forecast and Analysis:

More information

M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. D u a l B e n e f i ts for Financial Ser vi c e s F i r m s : I n c r e a s e d Re ve nue a nd C o s t T a k e o ut

M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T. D u a l B e n e f i ts for Financial Ser vi c e s F i r m s : I n c r e a s e d Re ve nue a nd C o s t T a k e o ut M A R K E T S P O T L I G H T Optimizing Document P r ocesses Provi d e s D u a l B e n e f i ts for Financial Ser vi c e s F i r m s : I n c r e a s e d Re ve nue a nd C o s t T a k e o ut July 2013 Adapted

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T T h e R o l e o f Virtual WAN Optimization in the Next- Generation D a t a c e nter December 2012 Adapted from Worldwide WAN Application Delivery 2011 2016 Forecast

More information

O p t i m i z i n g t h e N e t w o r k t o M e e t T o m o r r o w ' s I C T D e m a n d s

O p t i m i z i n g t h e N e t w o r k t o M e e t T o m o r r o w ' s I C T D e m a n d s EXECUTIVE BRIEF O p t i m i z i n g t h e N e t w o r k t o M e e t T o m o r r o w ' s I C T D e m a n d s Adapted from IDC research by Eric Owen Click here to enter text. September 2014 INTRODUCTION

More information

HP ALM Masters 2014 Performance testing Modern Applications

HP ALM Masters 2014 Performance testing Modern Applications HP ALM Masters 2014 Performance testing Modern Applications HP Apps 12 Application Delivery Management in the new style of IT We enable you to deliver high performance applications with unprecedented velocity

More information

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.935.4445 F.508.988.7881 www.idc-hi.com

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.935.4445 F.508.988.7881 www.idc-hi.com Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.935.4445 F.508.988.7881 www.idc-hi.com L e v e raging Big Data to Build a F o undation f o r Accountable Healthcare C U S T O M I N D

More information

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com WHITE PAPER Network Consulting Services Lead Enterprise Transformation Sponsored by: HP Leslie Rosenberg February 2011 Curtis Price Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200

More information

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Desk Management Software 2014 Vendor Analysis

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Desk Management Software 2014 Vendor Analysis IDC MarketScape IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Desk Management Software 2014 Vendor Analysis Robert Young THIS IDC MARKETSCAPE EXCERPT FEATURES: SERVICENOW IDC MARKETSCAPE FIGURE FIGURE 1 IDC MarketScape

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. B u s i n e s s C apabilities a nd R e d u c i n g T e c h C o m p l e x i t y

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. B u s i n e s s C apabilities a nd R e d u c i n g T e c h C o m p l e x i t y I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Ap p l i c a t i o n M o d e r n i zation: Expand i ng B u s i n e s s C apabilities a nd R e d u c i n g T e c h C o m p l e x i t y March 2014 Adapted from

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T C l o u d - B a s e d E R P : Why T r a d i t i o n a l ERP P r o vi d e r s C a nnot Af f o r d t o W a i t February 2014 Adapted from Worldwide Enterprise

More information

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. T h e C h a n g i n g Public and Priva t e I a a S L a n d s c a p e in Canada

I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T. T h e C h a n g i n g Public and Priva t e I a a S L a n d s c a p e in Canada I D C V E N D O R S P O T L I G H T T h e C h a n g i n g Public and Priva t e I a a S L a n d s c a p e in Canada April 2014 Mark Schrutt, Director, Services and Enterprise Applications Sponsored by IBM

More information

Achieving Organizational Transformation with HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions for SDDC

Achieving Organizational Transformation with HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions for SDDC IDC ExpertROI SPOTLIGHT Achieving Organizational Transformation with HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions for SDDC Sponsored by: HP Matthew Marden January 2014 Randy Perry Overview Seeking the business

More information

WHITE PAPER Making Cloud an Integral Part of Your Enterprise Storage and Data Protection Strategy

WHITE PAPER Making Cloud an Integral Part of Your Enterprise Storage and Data Protection Strategy WHITE PAPER Making Cloud an Integral Part of Your Enterprise Storage and Data Protection Strategy Sponsored by: Riverbed Technology Brad Nisbet December 2010 Richard L. Villars Global Headquarters: 5 Speen

More information

Worldwide Problem Management Software Market Shares, 2014: 3rd Platform Technologies and Delivery Models Drive Growth

Worldwide Problem Management Software Market Shares, 2014: 3rd Platform Technologies and Delivery Models Drive Growth MARKET SHARE Worldwide Problem Management Software Market Shares, 2014: 3rd Platform Technologies and Delivery Models Drive Growth Robert Young IDC MARKET SHARE FIGURE FIGURE 1 Worldwide Problem Management

More information

Addressing Cloud, Mobile, and Workflow Efficiency Demands with the Next Generation of Multifunction Peripherals

Addressing Cloud, Mobile, and Workflow Efficiency Demands with the Next Generation of Multifunction Peripherals I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T Addressing Cloud, Mobile, and Workflow Efficiency Demands with the Next Generation of Multifunction Peripherals January 2013 Adapted from IDC MarketScape: U.S.

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. P o r t a b i lity: C h a r t i n g t h e Path T ow ard the Open Hyb r i d C l o u d

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. P o r t a b i lity: C h a r t i n g t h e Path T ow ard the Open Hyb r i d C l o u d I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T P o r t a b i lity: C h a r t i n g t h e Path T ow ard the Open Hyb r i d C l o u d September 2013 Adapted from OpenStack: Approaching Critical Mass by Gary

More information

Best Practices for Building Mobile Web

Best Practices for Building Mobile Web Best Practices for Building Mobile Web and Hybrid Applications Mobile is the NEXT dominant phase of computing Mobile is different: Transformational business models Faster lifecycles More iterative Mobile/Wireless/Cloud

More information

Investing in an Internet of Things (IoT) Solution: Asking the Right Questions to Minimize TCO

Investing in an Internet of Things (IoT) Solution: Asking the Right Questions to Minimize TCO I D C W O R K B O O K Investing in an Internet of Things (IoT) Solution: Asking the Right Questions to Minimize TCO January 2014 Adapted from IDC's Worldwide Internet of Things Taxonomy, IDC #243397 Sponsored

More information

E l i m i n a t i n g Au t hentication Silos and Passw or d F a t i g u e w i t h Federated Identity a n d Ac c e s s

E l i m i n a t i n g Au t hentication Silos and Passw or d F a t i g u e w i t h Federated Identity a n d Ac c e s s I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T E l i m i n a t i n g Au t hentication Silos and Passw or d F a t i g u e w i t h Federated Identity a n d Ac c e s s M a nagement November 2013 Adapted from

More information

Improving Small Business Profitability by Optimizing IT Management

Improving Small Business Profitability by Optimizing IT Management I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F Improving Small Business Profitability by Optimizing IT Management Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com

More information

Enterprise Workloads on the IBM X6 Portfolio: Driving Business Advantages

Enterprise Workloads on the IBM X6 Portfolio: Driving Business Advantages WHITE PAPER Enterprise Workloads on the IBM X6 Portfolio: Driving Business Advantages Sponsored by: IBM Jed Scaramella January 2014 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Enterprise information technology (IT) leaders are

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T D o c u m e n t W o r k f l ow Au t o m a t i o n S t u d y: I m p l e m e n t i n g S olutions and Realiz i ng Benefits May 2015 Adapted from Business Workflow

More information

I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F

I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F I D C E X E C U T I V E B R I E F E n a b l i n g B e t t e r D e c i s i o n s T h r o u g h U n i f i e d Ac c e s s t o I n f o r m a t i o n November 2008 Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham,

More information

Digital Customer Experience

Digital Customer Experience Digital Customer Experience Digital. Two steps ahead Digital. Two steps ahead Organizations are challenged to deliver a digital promise to their customers. The move to digital is led by customers who are

More information

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N. C o g n i t i ve C o m m e r c e i n B2B M a rketing a n d S a l e s

I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N. C o g n i t i ve C o m m e r c e i n B2B M a rketing a n d S a l e s I D C A N A L Y S T C O N N E C T I O N Dave Schubmehl Research Director, Cognitive Systems and Content Analytics Greg Girard Program Director, Omni-Channel Retail Analytics Strategies C o g n i t i ve

More information

W o r l d w i d e B u s i n e s s A n a l y t i c s S o f t w a r e 2 0 1 3 2 0 1 7 F o r e c a s t a n d 2 0 1 2 V e n d o r S h a r e s

W o r l d w i d e B u s i n e s s A n a l y t i c s S o f t w a r e 2 0 1 3 2 0 1 7 F o r e c a s t a n d 2 0 1 2 V e n d o r S h a r e s Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com M A R K E T A N A L Y S I S W o r l d w i d e B u s i n e s s A n a l y t i c s S o f t w a r e 2

More information

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. T i m e t o S c ale Out, Not Scale Up

I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T. T i m e t o S c ale Out, Not Scale Up I D C T E C H N O L O G Y S P O T L I G H T M a naging the Explosion of Enterprise Data: T i m e t o S c ale Out, Not Scale Up July 2014 Adapted from Scale-Out Meets Virtualization by Ashish Nadkarni,

More information

APPLICATION PERFORMANCE TESTING IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

APPLICATION PERFORMANCE TESTING IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT APPLICATION PERFORMANCE TESTING IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT A REPORT FROM SAP CO-INNOVATION LAB : Joerg Nalik Shunra Software: Dave Berg HP Software: Mark Tomlinson 1.0 Table of Contents 1 Introduction Raising

More information

Automated Software Quality Vendor Profile: Targeting Enterprise Resource Planning with Its Testing Portfolio, Worksoft Evolves Company

Automated Software Quality Vendor Profile: Targeting Enterprise Resource Planning with Its Testing Portfolio, Worksoft Evolves Company VENDOR PROFILE Automated Software Quality Vendor Profile: Targeting Enterprise Resource Planning with Its Testing Portfolio, Worksoft Evolves Company Melinda-Carol Ballou IDC OPINION Global Headquarters:

More information

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com

Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com W H I T E P A P E R F l e x i b l e N e t w o r k - B a s e d, E n t e r p r i s e - C l a s s I P

More information