January 2018  
EMA Resource Roundup Newsletter
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Looking Before You Leap into the Cloud: A proactive approach to machine learning, analytics and data engineering in the Cloud
- John L Myers, Managing Research Director, EMA
- Nik Rouda, Director of Product Marketing, Cloudera
- Jan. 23 @ 10 am PT | 1 pm ET

Enabling Digital Transformation with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's Network-as-a-Service Solution
- Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst, EMA
- Sauveur Baruch, Network Business Programs Director, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
- Feb. 15 @ 8 am PT | 11 am ET

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  EMA Analyst's Corner

Dennis Drogseth, EMAOpening the Gates to the Digital War Room—What is it Now, and What is It Likely to Become?

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

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is about to embark on new research titled, "Unifying IT for Digital War Room Decision Making: A Deep Dive into How to Succeed in the Age of Cloud and Agile." The research was in part inspired by current debates about the role of the 'War Room' and how it is or is not evolving. Some seem lost in fantasy—"the war room will absolutely disappear." Whereas for others, basic incident handling is just emerging and a more defined and effective war room team remain hopes for the future.

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  EMA Research Reports

EMA ResearchData-Driven Security Tools: The Value of Network Security Policy Management Tools

This report queried companies that use Network Security Policy Management (NSPM) tools and companies that do not in order to compare and contrast their security change management process, timeliness and efficacy.

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EMA ResearchAdvanced Network Analytics: Applying Machine Learning and More to Network Engineering and Operations

This EMA end-user research study examines how enterprises extract more value and insights from network data through the use of advanced analytics technology, including predictive analysis, machine learning, and more.

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  Featured Webinars

Looking Before You Leap into the Cloud: A proactive approach to machine learning, analytics and data engineering in the Cloud

Date / Time: Tuesday, January 23 @ 10 am Pacific | 1 pm Eastern

ClouderaMaking advanced data environments all work together is an ongoing challenge. Data savvy organizations are taking a more measured and coordinated approach to their machine learning, analytics and data engineering infrastructures.

Join EMA and Cloudera to discover how the world of cloud implementations have changed for the better and the future of an enterprise grade cloud environment for your organization using the right resources.

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Investing in Digital Threat Intelligence Management to Protect Your Assets outside the Firewall

Date / Time: Thursday, February 8 @ 10 am Pacific | 1 pm Eastern

RiskIQAs the internet has expanded and criminals have found more ways of creating revenue from stolen information, the need for digital threat intelligence management (DTIM) has increased. Without a means of early identification, companies that are being targeted have no way of knowing their customer's or employee's security is threatened or that their brand is being stolen, resulting in an erosion of reputation. DTIM is the early warning system to aid those organizations in identifying the infringements and thefts before severe damage is done.

Join EMA and RiskIQ to discover why DTIM is a growing necessity for mid- and large-sized organizations.

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Enabling Digital Transformation with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's Network-as-a-Service Solution

Date / Time: Thursday, February 15 @ 8 am Pacific / 11 am Eastern

ALEFrom mobility to the Internet of Things, today's digital initiatives require a network that is high-performing, dynamic, and affordable. The IT organization must be able to scale network capacity quickly and deploy the most cutting edge network technologies in support of new initiatives.

Join us for a webinar on how enterprises are transforming their networks for the digital future and how ALE's Network-as-a-Service (Naas) solution, including Network-on-Demand enables that transformation.

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  New Infographics

Collecting Big Data is Easy, Operationalizing Big Data is Hard

EMA Infographic

An Outcome-Driven Approach for Enabling Effective Digital Transformation

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  In the News
Article Analyst

2018 Application Performance Management Predictions - Part 1


Dennis Drogseth

Irresistible Appeal of Open Source

Network World

Shamus McGillicuddy

App development teams brace for big change in 2018


Torsten Volk

  Upcoming Events

The SD-WAN Virtual Summit


EMA is taking part in the must-attend summit of 2018: FutureWAN, the SD-WAN Virtual Summit. Join us from Jan. 23 to 26 to learn about all things #SDWAN. Register today: http://bit.ly/2EQBJWE #FutureWAN

  EMA Blogs

Business Intelligence & IT Management Blogs
from EMA Thought Leaders

Latest Blogs:

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Shamus McGillicuddy

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

Solve the Cloud Networking Conundrum With SD-WAN

Torsten Volk

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

Why Machine Learning Diagnoses Cancer but Can't Run our Hybrid Cloud

Limitations of Neural Network Learning and How They Should Be Attacked in 2018

Top 3 Coding Toys and Apps for Kids that Are as much Fun for Parents

7 IT Operations Challenges to Attack in 2018 – EMA Punch List

6 Recommendations for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in 2018

The Frustrations of Applied Machine Learning – A Not So Common Case Study

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