451 Research News & Analysis
| Friday Dec 12, 2014
There’s no getting away from the inevitable round of IT predictions that mark the end of every year. Just about every research company and IT vendor has its own list — and 451 Research is no exception.
This time it comes in the shape of 6 C’s for 2015 that cover a range of issues from content management to containers to cloud and crowd working. Combined, they envisage a year that will see workers using more agile IT, largely through cloud and converged platforms. These same workers will also be more mobile and disassociated from the enterprise.
| Monday Nov 24, 2014
That’s what you’ll find in 451 Research’s latest survey on the Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) market.
“The research presented in this and subsequent reports will be divisive -- welcomed and indeed lauded by some, but very uncomfortable reading for others,” writes analyst Alan Pelz-Sharpe, author of the study.
| Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Fireworks may explode in the night sky as the US celebrates the Fourth of July weekend, but things are much quieter in the web content management market.
The frenetic pace of nine-figure WCM acquisitions of the past four years ended before Christmas, and the once-deep river of venture capital funding for fledgling players ran dry long ago.
Market shifts and technology trends -- the somewhat surprising strength of mobile, the stampede to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), a growing infatuation with digital marketing -- were missed by many players, leaving the field "fragmented" and "troubled," according to fresh research by Matt Mullen and Alan Pelz-Sharpe at 451 Research.
| Thursday Sep 5, 2013
Companies hire people to work, not to be social. That’s just one of the problems social business tools face despite the fact the US$ 2 billion industry is still growing at a decent clip, a 451 Research report found.
| Thursday Feb 7, 2013
While clouds are on every enterprise’s horizon, they’re mostly internal clouds. That’s a key finding in an annual study conducted by 451 Research about the state of cloud computing for businesses.