ESG Master Survey Results: Network Modernization Trends


ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada) between May 21, 2021 and June 3, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be professionals familiar with their organization’s entire network environment.

This Master Survey Results presentation focuses on the impact of modern, distributed cloud environments on network infrastructure and strategies, spanning data centers, campus, and branch/edge locations.

Topics: Networking

ESG Infographic: The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals 2021


The cybersecurity skills shortage continues with no end in sight, but collaborative research between ESG and ISSA suggests that organizations could and should be doing more to address it.

See the data behind these trends and more with this infographic.

Topics: Cybersecurity

ESG Brief: The Disconnect Between SaaS and Data Protection Is Not Going Away


Over the last few years, there has been a disconnect by which organizations rely on their SaaS vendors to protect, back up, and recover their data when they should actually perform their own backups. Younger organizations have more faith in their SaaS providers, while older organizations have the experience to back up and protect their own data. Some of the bigger names in the as-a-service industry are mission-critical to countless organizations, but they still require organizations to put their own strategies in place.

Topics: Data Protection Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Infographic: The Path to Data Leadership: Embracing Business Intelligence to Achieve Data-driven Success


Business intelligence is the key to data-driven success according to new ESG research—with organizations on the leading-edge of data analytics usage revealing they enjoy a variety of competitive advantages.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI