ESG Brief: The State of Open Source in Cloud Analytics

Abstract:

Many organizations use open source analytics and data management technology, which often serves as a foundation of their data-centric technology ecosystems. But deploying and managing open source tools and solutions are a challenge in many cases—a situation that calls for managed services to help ease the challenges and pave the way for increased open source adoption, especially in distributed cloud environments.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Cloud Services & Orchestration Systems Management

ESG Brief: Data Integration in a Multi-cloud World

Abstract:

Data integration is proving to be more complex in the cloud for a majority of organizations, especially ones that use public cloud services in multi-cloud environments as part of their analytics initiatives. Many are turning to new tools and managed services to help them cope with integration challenges. In a lot of cases, though, they're also moving to decrease the number of vendors they currently use.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Cloud Services & Orchestration Systems Management

ESG Brief: The Operational Management Conundrum of Data and Analytics in the Cloud

Abstract:

Most organizations use technologies from a variety of public cloud and third-party software providers to support their data management and analytics strategy. That complicates ongoing operational management of cloud analytics environments, and multi-cloud deployments exacerbate the challenges—and the headaches they cause. This research highlights what organizations are doing to try to ease the pain without disrupting critical data workflows.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Cloud Services & Orchestration Systems Management

ESG Brief: The Continued Opportunity to Improve Time to Value in Data and Analytics Initiatives

Abstract:

While most IT decision makers believe their organization is doing a good job of acting on data insights, it often takes weeks or months to generate and then act on those insights. There's an opportunity to do better by deploying new technologies and making the data lifecycle more efficient—and organizations that don't address the time-to-value gap may find themselves lagging behind faster and more agile rivals.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Cloud Services & Orchestration Systems Management

ESG Complete Survey Results: The Role of ESG Programs in IT Decision Making

Research Objectives

Measure the impact of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives on the IT evaluation and purchase process. Identify the groups within organizations most responsible for adhering to ESG requirements as part of IT purchases. Highlight the costs and benefits that organizations have experienced as a result of complying with ESG initiatives. Determine which vendors/brands are perceived as strong in terms of ESG and which are viewed as laggards.

Topics: Storage Cybersecurity Data Protection Networking Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI Converged Infrastructure Cloud Services & Orchestration Systems Management End User Computing