September 2017  
EMA Resource Roundup Newsletter
 
  Live EMA Webinars:

Optimizing Storage Architectures: An Objective Comparison of Leading Storage Intelligence Solutions
- Steve Brasen, Research Director, EMA
- Sept. 19 @ 11 am PT / 2 pm ET

Leaders in Advanced IT Analytics (AIA): A Buyer's Guide for Investing in Innovation
- Dennis Drogseth, VP of Research, EMA
- Sept. 21 @ 10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Enterprise Data Center Network Transformation EMA Research Highlights Webinar
- Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst, EMA
- Sept. 27 @ 11 am PT / 2 pm ET

Transforming End-User Support with Next-Generation IT Service Management
- Dennis Drogseth, VP of Research, EMA
- John Prestridge, CMO, EasyVista
- Oct. 4 @ 10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Arrive at the Future Faster with Next-Generation Workload Automation (WLA)
- Dan Twing, President and COO, EMA
- Miroslaw Andziak, CEO, InfiniteDATA
- Oct. 17 @ 9 am Eastern | London GMT+1 (14:00) | Warsaw GMT+2 (15:00)

Advances in User Performance Management – Helping network operations transform reactive workflows to increase user productivity
- Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst, EMA
- Anand Srinivas, CTO, Nyansa
- GT Hill, Directo, Tech Marketing, Nyansa
- Oct. 18 @ 10 am PT / 1 pm ET

  Speaking Engagements

Using Hybrid Environments to get the Most from your Data Lake
- John Myers, Managing Research Director, EMA
- Teradata
- Oct. 25 @ 9 am PT / 12 pm ET

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  EMA Analyst's Corner

Steve Brasen, Research Director, Systems and Storage ManagementWhy Passwords are the Weakest Link in Your IT Security

by Steve Brasen, Research Director, Systems and Storage Management

It seems extraordinary that in this age, when enterprises are hypersensitive about security, passwords are still most commonly employed as the sole method of establishing a user's identity. The practice dates back to the early days of computing when a simple environment, such as a self-contained mainframe, employed logins and passwords as a low-friction method of granting users access to their accounts. Of course, this was long before the Internet and wireless communications enabled multiple pathways of potential security breaches. Today's more dynamic environments require much more robust and reliable forms of identity management.

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  Featured Webinars

Transforming End-User Support with Next-Generation IT Service Management

EasyVistaDate / Time: Wednesday, October 4 @ 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern

Research from EMA shows that IT service management (ITSM) roles are becoming more strategic. At the same time, the need for ITSM teams to do more with less is also becoming more prevalent. How can ITSM teams successfully address this dual challenge? Join us for this webinar to find out!

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Advances in User Performance Management – Helping network operations transform reactive workflows to increase user productivity

NyansaDate / Time: Wednesday, October 18 @ 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern

Join EMA to understand how new technology innovations in the area of network analytics are helping enterprises to reduce optional costs while assuring superior user experience.

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  New Research Report

EMA Innovator Awards: VMworld 2017 - Top 3

EMA Innovators VMworld 2017EMA Innovators of VMworld 2017 all have one thing in common. They align IT with the business by making apps and services faster, cheaper and easier deploy and manage. EMA Innovators can be startups with a compelling value proposition or they could be more established vendors with an interesting new release around VMworld.

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  In the News
Article Analyst

End-to-end data protection amid evolving ransomware threats

securityasia

David Monahan

Getting Ahead of SD-WAN Security With the Zero Trust Model

SecurityIntelligence

Shamus McGillicuddy

Cisco ACI fabric in the cloud won't solve use case dilemma

TechTarget – SearchNetworking

Shamus McGillicuddy

Business intelligence vs. business analytics: Where BI fits into your data strategy

CIO

John Myers

VMware Speeds Customer Time to Value for SDDC and Multi-Cloud Management with New vRealize Suite 2017

VMblog.com

Torsten Volk

Are You Thinking of Investing in Advanced IT Analytics? (Hint - it's probably a good idea)

APMdigest

Dennis Drogseth

Why Advanced IT Analytics Deployments Show Benefits That Are Too Good To Miss

APMdigest

Dennis Drogseth

  Featured Infographics

Consolidated Network Change Management and Performance Monitoring

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How Does Hadoop Help Elevate Your Data Warehouse?

EMA Hadoop Infographic

  Featured Videos

VMworld 2017 - Why Are the DevOps Guys not Going?

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EMA Quick Take - VMworld 2017

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VMworld 2017 - What We Are Expecting from VMware's Container Strategy

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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episode 75: Continuous Monitoring & DevOps

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VMworld 2017 - Pivotal Container Service (PKS) - VMware, Pivotal and Google Join Container Forces

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EMA Quick Take - Pivotal Container Service (PKS)

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