Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology has capabilities that allow enterprises to exercise more control over data. As organizations consider implementing SD-WAN solutions, they will need to define policy and service-level agreement (SLA) performance standards to optimize the security features, cost-reduction potential, and dynamic network capabilities of SD-WAN.
News and Notes AOTMP Research and its Blue Hill Research division have many new reports planned for 2018’s second quarter. We’re pleased to bring you topics that continue to add to our nine diverse practice areas, guiding vendors and enterprises in their mutual quest to support and serve as, respectively, telecom/mobility/technology management Centers of Excellence. [...]
Telecom management vendors offer different ways to deploy their products – through technology-only, host-and-load, managed services, full business-process outsourcing, and so on. This Analyst Perspective report explores the various models and also dives into what enterprises are doing the most. That way, their peers can compare and contrast approaches and best practices and figure out whether they need to make adjustments.
This report contains real-life examples of how telecom, mobility and technology impact the business and drive overall revenue. One key example comes from the airline sector where many brands have replaced paper instructions for passengers with mobile counterparts. Companies save millions of dollars on paper costs as a result and benefit from mobility’s ease of use as a result. The report further discusses the impact of use cases and their evolution and the critical role of the telecom/mobility/technology management department in championing such change.
This Market Landscape report evaluates how enterprises are faring with some of the 30 core telecom management activities laid out in the Efficiency First® Framework. Enterprises and vendors should use this research to determine their status, and adopt and align to, respectively, proven best practices that elevate the telecom/mobility/technology management industry.
The mobility management department must strike the right balance between corporate and BYOD strategies. Influenced by the consumer market, and driven by user behavior, the enterprise must land on the right policies that enable employees while protecting the organization. Shadow IT, rising hardware costs and the never-ending race to achieve high user satisfaction will keep the issue of balance at the top of the enterprise initiative list in 2018 and beyond.
Analyst Insight: The Cybersecurity Pain Points of Today’s Enterprise Ecosystems – Is Cloud-Based Security the Answer?
Attacks can come in various forms: simple but costly business disruption; identity and technology theft; industrial espionage and more. Old security tools no longer work. This report considers whether cloud-based security offers the right path to replacing the old tools.
This report assesses the pulse of businesses relative to what enterprises understand about IoT, creating a baseline for enterprise IoT readiness and willingness to engage in IoT deployments over the next several years.
This report looks at some of the important new players and considers the potential business impact of some of the new applications under development.
This whitepaper explains how, through data throttling and website filtering, CyberReef helps enterprises change employee behavior by pushing them to use Wi-Fi. This, in turn, reduces overages by an average of 20-30 percent and cuts costs.