ESG Infographic: The State of Digital Ecosystems at the Edge

Abstract:

The need to collect and analyze data generated at edge locations is playing an increasingly important role in enabling organizations to improve quality, deliver enhanced experiences (both customer and employee), and gather deeper insights into the business. To understand how IT organizations are leveraging and optimizing their use of important edge sites, ESG surveyed IT professionals responsible for their organization’s edge computing applications, tools, policies, and procedures.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Cloud Services & Orchestration Infrastructure, Cloud and DevOps

ESG Brief: Cloud-native Application Strategies Are Becoming More Common in Conjunction with Ubiquitous Public Cloud Use

Abstract:

Organizations continue to look for ways to modernize their heritage production applications. Most are employing cloud-native application strategies with multiple public cloud providers. They'll need unified microservices architectures to achieve the application portability that is essential in managing multiple clouds in hybrid models where on-premises apps still play important roles and to lay the foundation for an entirely cloud-first future.

Topics: Cloud Services & Orchestration Infrastructure, Cloud and DevOps

ESG Brief: The Value of Modern Application Architectures Is Recognized, Though Challenges Persist

Abstract:

Understanding the benefits and challenges of developing and deploying cloud-native applications is key to success. Security, integration, and the developer skills gap are among the biggest microservices hurdles, while developer velocity, app portability, and infrastructure independence lead the list of advantages.

Topics: Cloud Services & Orchestration Infrastructure, Cloud and DevOps