December 2017  
EMA Resource Roundup Newsletter
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  EMA Analyst's Corner

Shamus McGillicuddy, EMAAdvanced Network Analytics: Applying Machine Learning and More to Network Engineering and Operations

by Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst, Network Management

Enterprises recognize that the network is a critical asset that is essential to the successful delivery of digital services. Consequently, IT organizations are increasingly interested in leveraging analytics and related technologies like machine learning to optimize network engineering and operations. They also view analytics as an opportunity to extract more value out of network by delivering technology and business insights directly to business managers and executives.

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) determined that it was time look in-depth at enterprises actively engaged in advanced network analytics initiatives.

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  Live Event

Data Management Requirements for Information-Driven Culture
Denver, CO. January 18, 2018

Don't miss this free event in downtown Denver, near Union Station, on January 18 at 3pm MT!

EMA Radar reportJoin EMA, Semarchy, and Slalom Consulting-Denver for this thought-provoking gathering of data management enthusiasts who are making data an ever-more valuable asset in their organizations.


  EMA Radar Report

EMA Radar for Workload Automation (WLA):
Q4 2017

EMA Radar reportHybrid cloud, DevOps, big data and digitalization are driving a need for more sophisticated workload automation, which underpins the consistent delivery of traditional and cutting edge workloads. Modern workloads require more sophistication; data is collected from a greater variety of sources, and the success or failure of job streams can be directly exposed to both business users and customers. Significant enhancements in workload automation (WLA) tools have been added in recent years to address these trends.

This EMA Radar report identifies the fourteen leading WLA platforms and empirically compares and grades them against a broad range of measurements to determine overall product strengths and cost efficiencies.

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  Featured Webinar

Pragmatic Identity and Access Management: Secure Your Business without Breaking Your Budget

Date / Time: Tuesday, Dec. 19 @ 10 am Pacific | 1 pm Eastern

To help organizations identify identity and access management (IAM) solutions that are both comprehensive and cost-effective, EMA has conducted primary research on current and emerging IAM challenges, requirements, and solutions.

Join Steve Brasen, research director at EMA, to get key results from this new research.

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  In the News
Article Analyst

VirtualWisdom brings visibility to the cloud

TechTarget – SearchStorage

Steve Brasen

Virtual Instruments Introduces App-Centric Version of VirtualWisdom


Steve Brasen

Prioritize your DevOps strategies to become a digital attacker

TechTarget – DevOpsAgenda

EMA Research

Cylance, Symantec, Carbon Black lead next-gen endpoint security market

Channel Life

David Monahan

AWS edge computing portfolio extended with new services

Internet of Things Institute

John Myers

Intent-based networking systems: More questions than answers

TechTarget – SearchNetworking

Shamus McGillicuddy

What is SIEM software? How it works and how to choose the right tool


Paula Musich

  EMA Blogs

Business Intelligence & IT Management Blogs
from EMA Thought Leaders

Latest Blogs:

Analyst Blog Recent Blog Posts
Shamus McGillicuddy

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

CA Technologies Pushes for Diversity in Tech Industry

Torsten Volk

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

Top 10 enterprise IT Predictions for 2018 – Release Faster, Cheaper, and at Higher Quality – Everything Is about Becoming a Digital Attacker

DevOps Enterprise Summit 2017 in SFO – Real Life DevOps Demystified

Intent Driven DevOps – A New Journey to NoOps

AWS Re:Invent 2017 – Serverless Containers, Managed Kubernetes, Bare Metal, Machine Learning, and IoT

AWS Re:Invent 2017 – Two Big Time Machine Learning Highlights

10 Priorities for Container Management in Production and at Scale in 2018 – EMA Top 3 Report and Decision Guide for Enterprise – Sneak Peak

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EMA Cloud Rants - 2018 Predictions - Unified Management Becomes Key

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EMA Cloud Rants - 2018 Predictions - IoT and Edge Computing

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EMA Cloud Rants - 2018 Predictions: Serverless Functions

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EMA Cloud Rants - 2018 Predictions: Automation and Integration

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EMA Cloud Rants - 2018 Predictions: Machine Learning

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EMA Cloud Rants - 2018 Predictions - Connecting Microservices across Enterprises and Technologies

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