Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • This IDC study assists senior IT leaders in assessing the current state of their hybrid cloud management processes, governance models, technologies, and skills to identify gaps and create a road map for better aligning the organization's management model and tools with the emerging needs of complex, dynamic self-service hybrid cloud environments. This IDC MaturityScape identifies five maturity stages for hybrid cloud management based on a set of specific people, process, and technology dimensions and outcomes. …

  • Cost savings drove much of the initial cloud adoption and data center virtualization efforts. And, for the majority of businesses, it remains a significant driver. But as IT organizations build out private and hybrid clouds, agility has become a primary motivating factor. This agility, unfortunately, comes at the price of increased complexity and an increased risk of losing data. IT organizations require a way to protect their data and maintain their agility. Read this white paper to learn how a cloud-based …