Monthly Archives: March 2018


SD-WAN Policy and Performance Considerations

2018-04-03T17:11:07+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , |

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.

AOTMP Q2 Research Agenda Announced

2018-04-05T18:48:51+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , |

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. [...]

Analyst Perspective: TEM Deployment Models: What Are the Trends?

2018-03-25T18:34:29+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Categories: Research Agenda, Upcoming|Tags: |

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.

Analyst Perspective: Use Cases in How Telecom/IT Impact the Business

2018-03-25T18:19:21+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Categories: Research Agenda, Upcoming|Tags: |

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.

Market Landscape: Enterprise Telecom/Mobility/Technology Environments Market Landscape

2018-04-13T12:43:27+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Categories: Research Agenda, Upcoming|Tags: |

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.

Analyst Perspective: EMM: Balancing Corporate and BYOD Strategies

2018-03-25T18:09:55+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Categories: Research Agenda, Upcoming|Tags: , |

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?

2018-03-25T17:59:52+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Categories: Research Agenda, Upcoming|Tags: |

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.