Forrester Research

August 3, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

When Automating Processes, Some Win Bigger Than Others

Organizations with highly mature operations reap greater benefits because they embrace automation – giving them greater adaptability, resilience, and agility. Read the final installment of a Cisco-commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting: Automation + Operational Maturity = Major Business Benefits.

July 20, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

Everyone Faces Automation Challenges, But You Can Surpass Them

Read the third installment of a Cisco-commissioned study by Forrester Consulting: Automation Is Not Without Challenges, But They Can Be Overcome. The study spotlights some of the challenges and how they differ for operationally mature organizations versus those with low-maturity operations. The message to both: Don’t be discouraged!

July 12, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

When It Comes To Operational Maturity, What Sets Leaders Apart?

Learn what sets leaders apart when it comes to operational maturity. The Second Installment of our automation strategy blog series: Operational Maturity Is Critical to Business Success, focuses on four areas of competency: strategy, technology, process and governance.

June 30, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

Don’t Wait for the Going to Get Tough to Modernize Operations

This is the first installment of our automation strategy series, based on a Forrester Consulting thought leadership paper commissioned by Cisco: Modernize Operations To Digitally Transform And Weather Any Storm. The research focuses on how enterprises can modernize their operations to boost agility — which is key to their ability to weather adversity.

June 16, 2021

PERSPECTIVES

Operational Maturity Delivers Great Results, But Where Do You Start?

We wanted to understand how automation enables operational maturity and – ultimately – the business itself. We partnered with Forrester Consulting to research organizations of varying sizes and across industries with a global footprint.

August 11, 2020

SECURITY

Cisco Named a Leader in the 2020 Forrester Wave for Enterprise Firewalls

Cisco firewalls deliver world-class security controls everywhere with consistent visibility, policy harmonization, & unified management. Cisco was named a leader in the report; The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Firewalls, Q3 2020.

August 29, 2018

SECURITY

New Study Shows Correlating Network and Endpoint Data is Highly Manual

We recently commissioned Forrester research to survey IT security professionals to find out what their desired end state was when it came to correlating security intelligence from network and endpoint....

July 29, 2016

COLLABORATION

Diversity of Deployment Models for Unified Communications

Businesses understand that not only do customers expect flawless connectivity, so do employees. Unified communications has taken hold, setting expectations for integrated services from telephony to messaging and mobility. Recently, Cisco commissioned Forrester Consulting to explore the deployment of UC technologies among small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

June 2, 2016

DATA CENTER

Forrester names Cisco UCS a Leader

Recognition for Cisco UCS continues! Forrester Research recently positioned Cisco as a “Leader” in their report: The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop-Optimized Systems, Q2 2016. Built on innovation, designed for business acceleration, and engineered with scale and performance in mind, our Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data solutions continue to grow in all major […]