December 2016  
EMA Resource Roundup Newsletter
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Orchestrating Digital Workspaces in a Multi-Device World
- Steve Brasen, Managing Research Director, EMA
- Jan. 19 @ 11 am PT / 2 pm ET

Responsible Rationalization: Reducing the Cost of IT Operations
- Steve Brasen, Managing Research Director, EMA
- Gary Henderson, Director of Product Management, ASG Technologies
- Jan. 26 @ 11 am PT / 2 pm ET

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  EMA Analyst's Corner

by Dennis Drogseth, EMASecOps: The Operations View

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

EMA is about to embark on groundbreaking research titled "SecOps: Integrating Security for Performance, Asset Optimization and Change Management: Two Views." This research is being conducted by myself and David Monahan, EMA's security expert.

SecOps began to creep up in consulting work EMA has done over the past several years in terms of CMDB and CMS deployments—sharing CIs between security and the broader operations community to support more unified approaches to change management. The real eye-opener for me, however, came from research I did earlier this year on advanced IT analytics (AIA), which generally tracks to what most in the industry call "IT operations analytics." Here are some data points from that research . . .

Get the data | Read the "SecOps: The Operations View" article

  Featured Webinars

Orchestrating Digital Workspaces in a Multi-Device World

Date / Time: Thursday, January 19 @ 11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern

Attend this webinar to learn how to adopt digital workspace solutions that create consistent user experiences by leveraging self-service capabilities, automation, and integration. You will discover the results from primary, survey-based research on current endpoint utilization and workspace requirements, as well as get a pragmatic guide to on-boarding a digital workspace solution.

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Responsible Rationalization: Reducing the Cost of IT Operations

ASGDate / Time: Thursday, January 26 @ 11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern

Attend this webinar to discover how rationalization practices can substantially reduce the cost of maintaining IT infrastructures while accelerating their effectiveness and reliability.

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  Featured Research

Charting the Expanding Horizons of Big Data

Big Data 2016 Report

This new big data research report identifies key trends surrounding the adoption, expectations and challenges associated with strategies, technologies and implementations of big data initiatives.

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  Featured Videos

Check out this new EMA Cloud Rant series with Torsten Volk, managing research director of hybrid cloud, software-defined infrastructure and machine learning.

Top Down IT Ops Management, Puppet & Chef and DRaaS


Amazon Re:Invent

This is the first Amazon Web Services re:Invent edition of EMA Cloud Rants. Topics are: 1) The return of private cloud: Stratoscale, 2) the pioneers of hybrid cloud RightScale, 3) moving up the stack with Bitnami and 4) simplicity in DR with Zerto


Amazon Re:Invent

This edition of EMA Cloud Rants covers wave one of announcements from Amazon re:Invent 2016. There is a focus on artificial intelligence and new server instance types.


The Return of On Premise Private Cloud – ZeroStack

This edition of EMA Cloud Rants covers the reasons why the first wave of private cloud, including OpenStack, failed and why ZeroStack believes they will successfully establish on premise private cloud.

  Featured Blogs

Acronym Acrobatics: Relating UEM to UEM

by Steve Brasen, Managing Research Director, Enterprise Mobile and Endpoint Management


Is STaaS the Future of On-Premise Storage?

by Jim Miller, Senior Analyst, Storage Management

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Check out the latest research from the EMA team of IT management experts:

Document Name Document Type Analyst
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2017 EMA Research Calendar
EMA Research Calendar

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Charting the Expanding Horizons of Big Data EMA Research Report*

John Myers, Lyndsay Wise, Dr. Barry Devlin

Report Summary - Charting the Expanding Horizons of Big Data EMA Research Report Summary*

John Myers, Lyndsay Wise, Dr. Barry Devlin

Report Summary Prepared for Teradata - Charting the Expanding Horizons of Big Data EMA Research Report Summary*

John Myers, Lyndsay Wise, Dr. Barry Devlin

Crossing the Legacy ITSM Chasm: A Risk/Benefits Assessment EMA White Paper*

Dennis Drogseth

Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse 11 Enables Converged Network and Application Operations EMA White Paper*

Shamus McGillicuddy

The Promise and Risk of the Industrial Internet of Things EMA White Paper*

David Monahan

EMA Innovators of Amazon Re:Invent 2016 EMA White Paper*

Torsten Volk

FixStream Empowers Operational Transformation at a Global Digital Services Company EMA Impact Brief

Dennis Drogseth

HGST Maximizes Savings With Object Storage Management Suite EMA Impact Brief

Jim Miller

Catalogic and Pure Team up to Deliver the All-Flash Datacenter EMA Impact Brief

Jim Miller

Pentaho 7.0 Closes Divide Between IT and Business Through Better Data Prep and Easier Access to Analytics EMA Impact Brief

Lyndsay Wise

How Kaseya's Traverse Helps an MSP Deliver Premium Services Globally EMA Impact Brief

Dennis Drogseth

Free
Slides: The Path to Enterprise IT Transformation - Top Strategies for Transforming IT in the Digital Era
EMA Webinar Slides

Shamus McGillicuddy

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