The Information Economy Currency: Data

Residing on disks, in computer memory or transferred by wire or wireless, data increasingly drives global economies. Try going a day without internet access. How isolated do you feel when you’re out of cell-tower range? Your day is driven by data, and the value of data is defined by its context and usage.

Keeping Data Secure in the Digital Revolution

Today, developers take advantage of thousands of productivity-enhancing tools and resources and collaborate in real-time with colleagues worldwide to deliver and support software applications and solutions that improve individual lives as well as corporate performance.

The Time Has Come for Key Management as a Service

The 451 Research Pathfinder Advisory report, “Key Management as a Service: A Concept for Modern Encrypted Data Requirements,” cites that more and more enterprise workloads are being placed in the cloud, an estimated 60% by 2018. Given these findings, the time has come for digital businesses to leverage key management as a service for protecting and accessing their data in multiple cloud platforms.

451 Research Clears the Fog Around the Edge for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is one of those disruptive technologies that, like cloud computing, is rapidly becoming a mainstream enterprise deployment. According to 451 Research’s Voice of the Enterprise survey, more than 40% of decision-makers in various vertical markets from IT to manufacturing have deployed or have a short- to long-term plan to deploy IoT.

Disaster Recovery in the Clouds Equals Business Continuity for All

Cloud-based backup and disaster recovery (DR) is ramping up. According to the 451 Research Market Monitor survey, the market is expected to grow at a 21% CAGR over the next several years, and 70% of companies surveyed who have not deployed cloud-based DR expect to do so within the next year.

451 Research Spells Out Interconnection – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

The world is demanding more and more public and private interconnections. However, network-dense interconnection facilities are not easily replicated. Still, global competition among colocation interconnection providers is increasing in both small and large markets.

Top Five Ways the Enterprise is Putting the Cloud to Work

71% enterprise cloud customers surveyed are running external-facing production applications in the cloud, up from 60% in their previous year’s report.

Private Cloud Hosting Goes Global

We've reached a tipping point in which most companies have moved beyond the discovery phase and are now moving forward with cloud deployments to deliver improved business results and capabilities.