October 2017  
EMA Resource Roundup Newsletter
 
  Live EMA Webinars:

The Converging Worlds of ITSM and IT-to-Business Alignment
- Dennis Drogseth, VP of Research, EMA
- Mike Anderson, CIO, Crossmark
- Oct. 26 @ 10 am PT / 1 pm ET

Pragmatic Storage Intelligence: Identifying Leading Solutions for Improving Performance and Cost-Effectiveness of Storage Ecosystems
- Steve Brasen, Research Director, EMA
- Phil Godwin, President, VSI
- Nov. 2 @ 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

Enterprise Automation Forum 2017
- Dan Twing, President and COO, EMA
- Nov. 16, 2017

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  EMA Analyst's Corner

Dennis Drogseth, EMAAre You Thinking of Investing in Advanced IT Analytics? (Hint—it's probably a good idea.)

by Dennis Drogseth, VP of Research, IT Megatrends, Analytics and CMDB Systems

There may be no more critical emerging technology for IT organizations in the digital age than advanced IT analytics (AIA)—most commonly called "operational analytics." EMA prefers the term advanced IT analytics because these investments, while often centered in operations, can go far beyond classic IT operations to support IT service management (ITSM) teams, development, and the IT executive suite, as well as a growing range of business stakeholders.

EMA has recently launched what we believe is the first ever buyer's guide for AIA adoption: "Leaders in Advanced IT Analytics: A Buyer's Guide for Investing in Innovation." To do this, EMA invited 13 vendors—each with a distinctive footprint—which have met the following set of requirements that made them candidates for this guide.

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  Featured Webinars

The Converging Worlds of ITSM and IT-to-Business Alignment

BMCDate / Time: Thursday, October 26 @ 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern

This webinar will leverage recent EMA research to examine trends for mid-tier and enterprise ITSM teams as they seek to optimize IT efficiencies in a business context.

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Pragmatic Storage Intelligence: Identifying Leading Solutions for Improving Performance and Cost-Effectiveness of Storage Ecosystems

VSIDate / Time: Thursday, November 2 @ 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern

Leveraging recently released research objectively comparing the leading storage intelligence platforms, this webinar will provide actionable guidance on making strategic choices for storage optimization.

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  New Research Report

Leaders in Advanced IT Analytics (AIA): A Buyer's Guide for Investing in Innovation

EMA Innovators VMworld 2017There may be no more critical arena of innovation for IT organizations in the digital age than advanced IT analytics (AIA)—most commonly called "operational analytics." But AIA stakeholders often span IT service management (ITSM) teams, development teams, and the IT executive suite, as well as a wide range of business stakeholders from line of business executives to digital marketing officers.

To address the criticality of AIA, EMA has created a buyer's guide that is optimized for IT executives and technical buyers seeking to evaluate solutions based on their own unique requirements.

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  In the News
Article Analyst

If You Are Looking to Invest in Advanced Analytics for IT, Exactly What Should You Be Shopping For? Part 1: Cost Advantage

APMdigest

Dennis Drogseth

If You Are Looking to Invest in Advanced Analytics for IT, Exactly What Should You Be Shopping For? Part 2: Environments

APMdigest

Dennis Drogseth

If You Are Looking to Invest in Advanced Analytics for IT, Exactly What Should You Be Shopping For? Part 3: Scenarios

APMdigest

Dennis Drogseth

Cisco Intersight to take data center networking to the cloud TechTarget – SearchNetworking

TechTarget – SearchNetworking

Torsten Volk

Weigh the pros and cons of cloud computing

TechTarget – SearchCloudComputing

Torsten Volk

Machine learning and networking ushering in new era

TechTarget – SearchNetworking

Torsten Volk

Cisco Intersight – Analysts and Partners Respond

Cisco Blogs

Torsten Volk

CA Automic refines DevOps tools as enterprise market heats up

TechTarget – ITOperations

Steve Hendrick

ShiftLeft Software Analyzes Source Code 'Security DNA'

SDX Central

David Monahan

Hybrid Cloud: Destination Digital

Fortune

Torsten Volk

  Featured Infographic

Navigating the New Pace of Advanced Analytics

  EMA Blogs

Business Intelligence & IT Management Blogs
from EMA Thought Leaders

Latest Blogs:

Analyst Blog Recent Blog Posts
Dennis Drogseth Dennis Drogseth's
IT Megatrends: BSM,
CMS, Automation

Transforming End-User Support – What Does It Mean and What Is It Really About?

Shamus McGillicuddy

Shamus McGillicuddy's Switches, Routers, and Bridges, Oh My! A Network Management Blog

SDN and the Data Center of the Future

Torsten Volk

Torsten Volk's
Physical – Virtual – Cloud: Systems Management Reloaded

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: The Promised Land for Lowering IT OPEX, Decreasing Operational Risk and Optimally Supporting Business Goals

Top 3 Guidelines for Leveraging Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Lower OPEX and Increase Competitiveness

  New EMA Research

Subscribers: New EMA Research in October
Check out the latest research from the EMA team of IT management experts:

Document Name Document Type Analyst
EMA Research Report: Enterprise Data Center Network Transformation EMA Research Report*

Shamus McGillicuddy

Leaders in Advanced IT Analytics (AIA): A Buyer's Guide for Investing in Innovation EMA Research Report*

Dennis Drogseth

Redefine Client Incident Remediation With Voyance by Nyansa EMA White Paper

Shamus McGillicuddy

EMA Quick Take: Cisco Launches AI-Enabled Cloud-Managed Infrastructure EMA Impact Brief

Torsten Volk

Enabling Hybrid-Cloud Data Governance: Alation Announces Data Lake Support for AWS S3 and Hadoop HDFS EMA Impact Brief

John Myers

EMA Quick Take: Canonical's Strategy for Ultimate Scalability in Cloud, Containers, and IoT EMA Impact Brief

Torsten Volk

EMA Quick Take: VMware vRealize Suite 2017 EMA Impact Brief

Torsten Volk

Easing the Path to Real-Time Applications and Analytics: iguazio Releases Unified Data Platform (GA) EMA Impact Brief

John Myers

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