Welcome to GigaOm’s research bulletin for August 2023
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Our CEO Ben Book has taken GigaOm from a boutique analyst company to what is now recognized as a leading analyst firm, redefining the nature of analysis in the process. Here he looks at how the market for research has evolved and how GigaOm has shifted to align with the needs of end-user organizations as they prepare for a data-driven, digital future.
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See below for our most recent reports, blogs and articles, and where to meet our analysts in the next few months. Any questions, reply directly to this email and we will respond.
Trending: Cloud Observability, released in March, is one of our top Radar reads right now. “Monitoring and observability are crucial IT functions that help organizations keep systems up and running and performance levels high”, says authors Ron Williams and Sue Clarke.
We are currently taking briefings on: Cloud File Storage, eDiscovery, Ransomware Protection, PTaaS, RSLM, DAM, DPUs, and Cloud-based Data Protection.
Warming up are: Autonomous SOCs, Container Security, Data Warehouse, Scale Out File Storage, DPUs, Cloud Network Security, Incident Response Platforms.
We’ve released 18 reports in the period since the last bulletin.
In Analytics and AI, we have released a report on AIOps.
For Cloud Infrastructure and Operations, we have SaaS Management Platforms (SMPS), Value Stream Management (VSM), and Cloud FinOps, and we have covered Hybrid Cloud Data Protection for both Large Enterprise and Small & Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs), and in Storage, we have covered Kubernetes Data Storage for both Cloud-Native and Enterprise.
In the Security domain, we have released reports on Secure Service Access, Security Policy & Code, Password Management, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Anti-Phishing, and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection. And in Networking, we have covered Edge & Core Routing and Edge Platforms.
And in Software and Applications, we have a report on Agile Planning & Portfolio Management (PPM), and Unified Communications as a Service.
Blogs and Articles
We’ve published several additional blogs over the past couple of months, including:
- Andrew Green asks, How Would a Distributed SIEM Look? and discusses The True Value-Add of Container Networking Solutions.
- Jamal Bihya explains how we need to strengthen the human firewall using Security Awareness Training.
- Howard Holton gives his take on the Themes & Trends at RSA 2023
- Kerstin Mende-Stief says that, For Sustainability, Buildings & Energy are Strategic Resources.
- Paul Stringfellow explains how the MOVEit Transfer hack is right on trend, provides the Top Trends from InfoSec Europe, and why Microsoft takes Entra to the edge.
… and finally, our VP of Finance & HR, Elizabeth Kittner, asks the question, How Can CPA’s Ethically Interact with ChatGPT?, and was also internationally named as one of the Top 50 Women in Accounting in 2023!
Where To Meet GigaOm Analysts
You can expect to see our analysts at Black Hat USA this week, and Open Source Summit Europe in September. Do let us know if you want to fix a meet.
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Thanks and speak soon!
Jon Collins, VP of Research
Claire Hale, Engagement Manager
P.S. Here is the last bulletin if you missed it!
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