Bill Lundell

Recent Posts by Bill Lundell:

ESG Research Report: 2019 Public Cloud Computing Trends

Abstract:

In order to assess IT spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 600 IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ 2018 IT spending as well as their 2019 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire-organization level or at a business-unit/division/branch level. A subset of ESG’s questions in this survey focused on respondents’ usage of and plans for public cloud computing services.

Topics: Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Research Report: 2019 Technology Spending Intentions Survey

Abstract:

In order to assess technology spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 810 IT and business professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ 2018 IT spending as well as their 2019 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire organization level or at a business unit/division/branch level.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Converged Infrastructure Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services & Orchestration IT Spending Intentions

ESG Brief: The Next Wave of Cloud Applications

Abstract:

ESG research indicates that the corporate usage of public cloud computing in the form of cloud-based infrastructure services (i.e., IaaS), business applications (i.e., SaaS), and/or application development (i.e., PaaS) continues to grow. As organizations consider their hybrid cloud strategy—and specifically, decide what will remain on-premises and what will move to the cloud—what applications and workloads are the likeliest to be next to move to public cloud services?

Topics: Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Research Report: 2018 IT Spending Intentions Survey

Abstract:

In order to assess IT spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 651 IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ 2017 IT spending as well as their 2018 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire organization level or at a business unit/division/branch level.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Converged Infrastructure Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services & Orchestration IT Spending Intentions

ESG Research Report: 2017 IT Spending Intentions Survey

Abstract:

In order to assess IT spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 641 IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ 2016 IT spending as well as their 2017 IT budget and spending plans at either an entire organization level or at a business unit/division/branch level.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Converged Infrastructure Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services & Orchestration IT Spending Intentions

ESG Research Report: The Cloud Computing Spectrum, from Private to Hybrid

Abstract:

In order to assess organizations’ use of server virtualization, cloud computing technology, and converged infrastructure platforms, ESG recently surveyed 308 IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with their organizations’ server virtualization and cloud computing environments and strategies.

Survey participants represented a wide range of industries including financial services, manufacturing, business services, communications and media, and government. For more details, please see the Research Methodology and Respondent Demographics sections of this report.

Topics: Storage Converged Infrastructure Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Research Report: 2015 Trends in Data Protection Modernization

Abstract:

ESG surveyed 375 North American IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in order to explore the business and IT requirements driving modern data protection strategies, the influencers and stakeholders within their organizations, and the implementation details of their existing and preferred data protection strategies. All respondents were responsible for and/or familiar with their organization’s data protection infrastructure, processes, and strategy, and were required to have purchase decision authority or influence.

Topics: Data Protection Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Research Report: Remote Office/Branch Office Technology Trends

Abstract:

In order to determine the IT priorities and challenges when it comes to supporting the technology requirements of remote office/branch office (ROBO) locations, and how organizations plan to address those challenges, ESG recently surveyed 347 North American senior IT professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations. All respondents worked at headquarters locations or other centralized corporate sites and were responsible for ROBO IT operations and/or strategy, including the delivery of IT services to these locations, authorization of expenditures, and establishment and enforcement of corporate IT policies for remote/branch offices. Respondent organizations were required to have at least two ROBO locations to qualify for the survey.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Cloud Services & Orchestration