Feature Articles

April 21, 2020

Organizations are giving increasing attention to data quality. This doesn't come as a surprise — data is a valuable commodity that is quickly proving its worth in a growing number of cloud-native applications to make decisions about product development, how to market to customers, and more. However, for data to be beneficial, it needs to be high quality. Without high quality data, organizations run the risk of making costly decisions, or missing opportunities that make them fall behind their competitors ...

April 20, 2020

In the current environment, many employees are working remotely for the first time and are now doing it full-time. In tandem, managers are having to direct remote employees and teams, and many of them have never managed remote workers. To help organizations manage remote talent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gartner recommends four steps ...

April 15, 2020

Organizations on average are managing almost 40% more data than they were a year ago, according to the Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot from Dell Technologies. With this surge in data comes inherent challenges ...

April 14, 2020

A new technology role is emerging within organizations, "Business Technology," also called Business Applications or Business Systems. This is the team charged with rolling out apps, integrations, and automations in their companies, according to State of Business Technology Report ...

April 09, 2020

IT and network decision-makers are actively searching for leading solutions and tech partners in emerging areas such as 5G, SD-WAN and edge. The current demand to support remote workforce technologies dovetails with these key areas as companies aim to stay competitive and relevant in today’s environment ...

April 08, 2020

More than half (65%) of organizations measure the cost of speed and response time on their business, highlighting how defeating latency is key to an organization's success, according to the Infinity Data report ...

April 07, 2020

Many organizations are starting to realize the benefits of increased scale and velocity of application deployment in their businesses, according to the 2020 State of Application Services report from F5 Networks ...

April 06, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread, remote work is no longer an experiment, but a requirement in many nations. While it represents a huge change, the results of research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Citrix Systems, reveal that a majority of employees around the world are adapting to working from home and believe it will become the new normal for the way work gets done ...

April 01, 2020

The role of the CIO is evolving with more of a focus on revenue and strategy, according to the 2019 Global CIO Survey from Logicalis ...

March 31, 2020

Organizations face major infrastructure and security challenges in supporting multi-cloud and edge deployments, according to new global survey conducted by Propeller Insights for Volterra ...

March 25, 2020

Time-critical, unplanned work caused by IT disruptions continues to plague enterprises around the world, leading to lost revenue, significant employee morale problems and missed opportunities to innovate, according to the State of Unplanned Work Report 2020, conducted by Dimensional Research for PagerDuty ...

March 19, 2020

The 2019 State of E-Commerce Infrastructure Report, from Webscale, analyzes findings from a comprehensive survey of more than 450 ecommerce professionals regarding how their online stores performed during the 2019 holiday season. Some key insights from the report include ...

March 12, 2020

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), CIOs should focus on three short-term actions to increase their organizations' resilience against disruptions and prepare for rebound and growth, according to Gartner ...

March 05, 2020

Businesses globally face a "digital ceiling" when it comes to digital transformation, according to new research from Infosys Knowledge Institute (IKI). The study reveals that businesses must change their mindsets to achieve sophisticated levels of digital maturity ...

March 04, 2020

Most (93%) enterprises are undergoing some kind of digital transformation driven primarily by a desire to cut costs (77%) and improve customer experience (71%), according to the State of Enterprise Digital Transformation survey conducted by Hanover Research and commissioned by AHEAD. Yet of those surveyed, almost half (42%) are struggling to achieve success as they fall behind schedule or their efforts stall altogether ...

March 03, 2020

Digital transformation has widely become a strategic imperative for businesses with nearly all respondents (92%) currently undertaking initiatives or planning to in the next year, according to the 2020 Connectivity Benchmark Report from MuleSoft and Vanson Bourne. However, significant integration challenges exist for 85% of organizations — stalling digital transformation and negatively impacting revenue, speed to market and customer experiences ...

February 27, 2020

The Cloud Performance Benchmark from ThousandEyes compares global network performance and connectivity differences between the five major public cloud providers — Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud and IBM Cloud — proving that, when it comes to performance, not all clouds are created equal ...

February 26, 2020

For the past 10 years, the majority of CIOs have had a transformational focus (currently 42%), however, this year, there is strong momentum in CIOs taking on more strategic responsibilities (40%), according to the 2020 State of the CIO research from IDG ...

February 20, 2020

Over 70% of C-Suite decision makers believe business innovation and staff retention are driven by improved visibility into network and application performance, according to Rethink Possible: Visibility and Network Performance – The Pillars of Business Success, a survey
conducted by Riverbed ...

February 18, 2020

While Application Performance Management (APM) has become mainstream, with a majority of tech pros using APM tools regularly, there's work to be done to move beyond troubleshooting ...

February 11, 2020

When it comes to growing a successful company, research shows it isn't about getting the most out of employees, but delivering an experience that empowers them to be and do their best. And according to Priming a New Era of Digital Wellness, a new study conducted by Quartz Insights in partnership with Citrix Systems, technology is the secret to doing so ...

February 05, 2020

The demand to deliver a consistently positive and innovative customer experience is something that many companies — more specifically, their DevOps teams — are currently grappling with. While the ability to push out multiple features a week may appear as a great accomplishment for DevOps teams, our survey showed that 82% commonly discover bugs in production ...

January 30, 2020

In response to noisier and more complex IT environments, operations teams are growing in size and using more monitoring tools. But timely outage detection, investigation and resolution are still a major challenge ...

January 16, 2020

Gartner highlighted the trends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure in 2020 ...

January 14, 2020

Industry experts offer predictions on how Network Performance Management (NPM) and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2020. Part 2 offers predictions about 5G and more ...

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