ETR Data Unpacks IBM and Hashi Deal

HashiCorp’s shares saw a surge of nearly 20% on Tuesday after multiple reports emerged suggesting that IBM was in talks to acquire the cloud software provider. According to anonymous sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, said that a potential deal could be finalized as quickly as within the next few days, although both companies declined … Read more

RSA Conference Security Trends Survey

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ETR and theCUBEResearch conducted a survey to track security budgets, priorities, vendor trends, and more in advance of the 2024 RSA Conference. The survey garnered responses from 321 security-specific IT decision makers, including 72 from Global 2000 organizations. The results of this comprehensive security survey are not to be missed, with critical insights into growing … Read more

AI Driving IT Budgets Up

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ETR Insights presents an interview with an Enterprise Architect for a large tech services and consulting enterprise, who is enthusiastic about increasing IT budgets and the need to develop IT frameworks to support AI/ML. They highlight the widespread adoption of low-code applications and the prominent role of generative AI at their company, particularly for chatbots … Read more

Rubrik Files for IPO

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This note briefly reviews ETR’s most recent data on Rubrik, the data security and backup company reportedly planning to (finally) proceed with its long-awaited IPO.

Enterprise Tech Trends 2024

ETR Insights presents an interview with the Chief Information Technology Officer for a large regional transportation authority. The authority’s relatively secure funding cushions the impacts of inflation, though our guest still emphasizes a cautious stance, particularly when it comes to technology-related expenditures and consultant costs. They discuss the impacts of international conflict on supply chains, … Read more

ETS Data Reports have Arrived!

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ETR has finalized data for its February 2024 Emerging Technology Survey (ETS), which provides data-driven insight into which private technology companies are gaining traction in global enterprises by tracking evaluation, utilization, and churn metrics for 400+ emerging technologies. ETR subscribers enjoyed the full findings report and webinar last week, and we will highlight a few … Read more

Earnings Calendar Data Review

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Earnings season is winding down, but several big name companies that ETR covers have yet to report. This article highlights the most recent data inflections on UiPath, SentinelOne, Adobe, and Smartsheet. Please see the ETR Research Platform for full spending intentions data sets for these and more than 450 other companies’ ETR tracks. ETR is … Read more

Enterprise Tech Trends 2024 

ETR Insights presents an interview with the CISO and Vice President of IT Infrastructure for a large industrial manufacturing enterprise, which is navigating a tightening IT budget, layoffs, and potential cutbacks on hardware maintenance contracts and software licenses. Facing increased risks from nation-state cyberattacks, they’ve shifted budget allocation to prioritize security at the expense of … Read more

ETR’s Earnings Calendar Data Review

Earnings season is heating up, with several big-name companies already posting soft guidance. ETR has nearly 20 covered tech vendors reporting next week, and in this article, we highlight the most recent data inflections on Workday, Jamf, Okta, Zscaler, Dell, and Elastic. The data cited in this article is from ETR’s January 2024 Technology Spending … Read more

Top Enterprise Tech Trends for 2024 

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To mark the new year, ETR hosted a series of interviews with IT decision makers following a standardized set of questions to determine the most (and least) pressing trends in enterprise technology heading into 2024. The full report aggregates findings across all seven interviews and outlines key developments in the IT sector amidst a backdrop … Read more

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