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The highly collaborative digital workplace is so much more than an extension of a corporate intranet. As companies forge ahead with their digital transformation initiatives, renewed focus on the employee workplace is taking center stage. After all, the more IT improves employee efficiency, the more competitive...

We are witnessing a transformation in information technology that will have a profound impact on how business and technology teams work together. The MIS teams of the 1960s and ‘70s focused narrowly on back-office systems and then transformed into IT, which expanded to include all...

The Nemertes Unified Communications and Collaboration Maturity Model highlights organizational strategies and technologies required to deliver successful collaboration services and applications. Leveraging data from the 2016-17 Unified Communications and Collaboration Benchmark, it shows where organizations are today, and where they need to improve. Nemertes provides...

Executive Summary Cyber attacks on businesses and governments are more common than ever before, and are likely to increase. The precipitous rise in breaches over the last decade has created a market for specialized liability policies aimed at mitigating the effects of a breach. Nemertes’ 2016...

In our 2016 Cloud and Networking Benchmark, Nemertes heard a lot of enthusiasm from early adopters of SD-WAN. And a healthy amount of caution. About 18% of organizations are deploying some flavor of SD-WAN. Mostly, they have been drawn in by twin promises: that SD-WAN will...

Executive Summary To benefit from the value of digital transformation, companies first are addressing their foundational communications infrastructures. That means replacing costly, old TDM with IP-based capabilities, as well as investing in Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC), which Nemertes Research has found is the leading technology...

Jan. 16th to 20th, 2017 Break the status quo with Enterprise Grade SD-WAN Attend this summit to understand why SD-WAN is one of the fastest adopted SDN technology, and what to look for in an SD-WAN solution. Leading industry analysts, technology players, and service providers come together...

Nemertes annual study on unified communications and collaboration is based on in-depth interviews with more than 35 end-user organizations, capturing adoption plans, experiences, drivers, and business cases for the following areas: - UC&C organizational strategies - UC platform trends - APIs and UC app development - communications Platform-as-a-Service (cPaaS) -...

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYS DFS) recently issued proposed regulations for financial services firms in New York State to go into effect in January 2017, with demonstrated compliance required by affected firms (“covered entities”) by January 2018. The regulations are groundbreaking...

For years, it seemed as though AT&T and Amazon viewed each other as competition. Despite depending on the network for its very existence, Amazon treated the network as a commodity: Users only needed cheapest-possible Internet services to connect to Amazon--including to its market-leading Amazon Web...

Announcements from leading technology companies underscore the idea that for most businesses, it's no longer a matter of "if" but "when" applications will shift to the cloud. Read more on NoJitter.com...

Executive Summary IT organizations are moving toward a risk-management approach to information security. But what does that mean, and how can infosec professionals actually implement such an approach? What does it mean to take a “risk-based” approach to security budgeting? Nemertes outlines our Business Risk Portfolio...