Is Cloudflare “the Next Palo Alto?”

ETR Insights presents an interview with the Vice President of IT and CISO for a business services organization, which is moving back to a physical data center from the public cloud based on cost and security concerns. While this organization is frustrated by Microsoft’s add-on security services, has had mixed experiences with Palo Alto and … Read more

ETR’s July 2023 Report Card

Back in July, ETR collected 2H’23 IT budgets from over 1,700 IT decision makers globally. Now entering the back half of the year, ETR is following up by asking its community of end users for an update on their original 2H’23 IT spending plans (vs. actual 1H’22 spend). While the survey is still in the … Read more

“Data Analytics is the Main Priority” 

ETR Insights presents an interview with the VP of Business Intelligence, who centralized all data under Snowflake and leverages Azure for Infrastructure-as-a-Service and AI/ML. This company treats data as a direct business line where its CEO personally drives the company’s analytics initiatives. Read on to learn why DataMirror is a more efficient way to clean … Read more

2023 Cloud Survey Results

ETR completed its annual Cloud survey with more than 300 select ITDM respondents contributing to the study that measures utilization, workloads, and spending on cloud providers. This includes public cloud workload share, public vs. private distributions, spend drivers, and vendor market share across AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and other players in the space.

ETR Observatory for E-signature Tools

ETR is happy to announce its ETR Observatory for E-signature tools. Backed by ETR data, vendors are positioned in leading, advancing, tracking, or trailing groups according to momentum and presence in the market. The plotting of the vendors in the subsector is based on the data, not opinions or vendor influence. Read a brief excerpt from … Read more

AUG23 Emerging Technology Survey (ETS) 

As our past readers and community members already know, the ETS provides enterprise customer sentiment data on 450+ private emerging tech vendors. The most recent iteration of this survey saw participation from nearly 1500 IT decision makers, representing over ~$600 billion in annual IT spend. Following each survey, our research team analyzes evaluation, utilization, and churn metrics to determine outperforming and underperforming vendors, as well … Read more

ETR x Cloud 100

Forbes has released its eighth annual Cloud 100 list, highlighting the top private cloud computing companies globally. This list is a collaborative effort between Bessemer Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, and presented by VMware. As we completed our July 2023 Technology Spending Intentions Survey (TSIS) a few weeks ago, let’s examine some of our findings and explore how they … Read more

Two Sides of the Same Coin

In this ETR Insights interview, the CIO and CISO of a small nonprofit medical research enterprise discussed how his organization is trying to leverage optimal value from their existing IT portfolio, while reducing spend where possible across SaaS workflows and cloud. He expects that current efforts to ramp up RPA and machine learning and artificial … Read more

July 2023 TSIS Overview

Following our two-part series reviewing the Macro Views Survey data, this week, we dive into a high-level overview of the recently concluded July 2023 Technology Spending Intentions Survey (TSIS), ETR’s core syndicated survey that has been conducted quarterly for more than 12 years. This data set is the original foundation on which ETR was built, … Read more

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