White Papers

Each analyst report, white paper and resource brings you the latest insights in ICT brought to you by industry experts, our directors, and co-written by our vendors. It's a must-read for people within the ICT industry who want to understand the latest trends and discussions in ICT.

IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT]

Managed security services (MSS) have become a popular and dependable option for businesses looking to address cyber-risks and compensate for in-house shortage around expertise and other resources. However, as the market for MSS matured, it has become more complex with many players competing, and it is more important than ever to find the right partner.

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IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT]

2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global

Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global evaluates 16 network service providers on completeness of vision and the ability to execute in order to help Infrastructure and Operations leaders to evaluate new network services including SD-WAN, cloud connectivity, SIP trunking and NFV from global service providers.

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2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global

2018 Global Threat Intelligence Report

The NTT Security 2018 Global Threat Intelligence Report highlights notable threats, incidents and trends observed during the previous year. It demonstrates the impact of today’s threats against every kind of organisations around the world and offers you a valuable look at specific threats to help you prepare for the year ahead.

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2018 Global Threat Intelligence Report

The Gorilla Guide to Hyperconverged Infrastructure Implementation Strategies

Hyperconverged infrastructure reduces costs and better align enterprise IT with business. Simply, it is an emerging data centre technology that conglomerates servers and storage devices in the data centre. It encompasses comprehensive and easy-to-use management tools that shields the administrator from much of the underlying architectural complexity.

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The Gorilla Guide to Hyperconverged Infrastructure Implementation Strategies

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Providers 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT Communications]

This excerpt from IDC study presents a vendor assessment of NTT Communications using the IDC MarketScape Model. It evaluated why NTT Com maintains its standing as a leader in the IDC MarketScape for worldwide service providers and the ability to provide a comprehensive global portfolio of services ranging from traditional voice and data networking services to cloud and collaboration services.

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IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Providers 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT Communications]

Gartner: SD-WAN Is Causing Disruption in the Enterprise WAN Edge

Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) leaders responsible for network planning should use SD-WAN in their next evolution of WAN architecture. However, the constantly increasing number of suppliers entering this market with innovative and disruptive products and services makes vendor choice risky, but the reward is substantial. Download this research paper to learn more about the impacts and top recommendations when choosing a SD-WAN solution. 

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Gartner: SD-WAN Is Causing Disruption in the Enterprise WAN Edge

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Asia/Pacific, 2017

Managed cloud providers in Asia/Pacific are beginning to introduce early hybrid cloud capabilities. This Magic Quadrant helps infrastructure and operations leaders choose providers that can support their use cases and geographic requirements.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Asia/Pacific, 2017

IDC White Paper - Quantifying Data Centre Inefficiency: Making the Case for Composable Infrastructure

IDC conducted a study on data centre infrastructure and operations efficiency among medium-sized and large enterprises. The study found that nearly all data centres in enterprise IT have areas where efficiency can be improved. Learn more about the findings and how Composable Infrastructure can assist in accelerating digital transformations.

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IDC White Paper - Quantifying Data Centre Inefficiency: Making the Case for Composable Infrastructure

SD-WAN Set to Transform WAN in Australia

Most organisations are still using network technology that was developed in the 90’s and weren’t designed to support todays enterprise IT needs. SD-WAN provides the architectures and toolsets to enable change in the delivery of networks in Australia by putting control of the WAN firmly in the hands of the enterprise while also driving cost efficiencies. Learn more about this technology and how it's set to transform enterprise WAN in this executive brief by IDC.

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SD-WAN Set to Transform WAN in Australia

Technology Insight for Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)

SD-WAN is an early mainstream technology that offers several benefits compared to traditional, router-based WANs. Infrastructure and Operations leaders responsible for planning, sourcing and managing WANs can reduce costs and improve agility and uptime by using SD-WAN products.  

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Technology Insight for Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)

Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017

Gartner's 2017 Hype Cycle reveals three distinct technology trends that profoundly create new experiences with unrivaled intelligence, and offer platforms that propel organisations to connect with new business ecosystems in order to become competitive over the next five to ten years.

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Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017

IDC MaturityScape: Multicloud Management 1.0

This IDC study aims to assist senior IT decision makers in effectively evaluating the existing maturity of their organisation's cloud management tools, processes, and governance models.

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IDC MaturityScape: Multicloud Management 1.0

IDC PeerScape: Digital Transformation: Practices for Reinventing the Business Model

This IDC PeerScape is intended to help IT and line of business executives identify the pitfalls and the success factors in embarking on transitions in business model reinventions. Download this complimentary copy of  IDC PeerScape to discover four practices for reinventing the business model.

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IDC PeerScape: Digital Transformation: Practices for Reinventing the Business Model

The growth of Shadow IT and why many enterprises are now dependent on it

78% of business decision makers admit that employees in their department were using cloud services without the IT department’s knowledge. Find out what this mean for your organisation.

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The growth of Shadow IT and why many enterprises are now dependent on it

Learn about flash storage and how to choose the right option for your organisation

Flash storage is about delivering data to applications as quickly as possible. It represents a quantum-leap revolution in data storage performance, but today still requires a substantial investment. If you're considering all-flash storage, you'll need to understand what it is and how it can benefit your organisation in order to decide how best to adopt it.

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Learn about flash storage and how to choose the right option for your organisation

It’s A Hybrid Cloud World — Strategies For Cloud Success

Are Australian businesses ignoring The Cloud’s full potential? Many Australian organisations are utilising Cloud solutions to their advantage. But what type of Cloud are they using? How do they continue to lead the way, and drive business agility? What challenges do they continually face?

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It’s A Hybrid Cloud World — Strategies For Cloud Success

Expanding into Asia: Are you doing it right?

Only slightly more than 50% of Australian established operations in Asia have managed to gain greater competitive advantage. This whitepaper outlines some of the main insights into how Australian businesses can best position themselves to succeed in Asian markets.

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Expanding into Asia:  Are you doing it right?

Learn how to De-Risk your Data Centre Migration

A step-by-step guide to achieving industry best practice in data centre migration

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Learn how to De-Risk your Data Centre Migration

Asia Pacific Data Centre Service Providers, 2017

The explosive digital needs of emerging economies in Asia-Pacific and rising complexities within IT infrastructure have encouraged enterprises to increasingly look into adopting third-party data center services. Frost and Sullivan benchmarks the major data centre service providers in APAC in this report.

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Asia Pacific Data Centre Service Providers, 2017

Emerging Managed WAN Services Will Impact Enterprise Service Planning

Enterprise network architects are facing the biggest disruption to managed WAN services in more than a decade. Fundamental changes in managed WAN services will enable great improvements in price, performance, agility, efficiency and design options.

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Emerging Managed WAN Services Will Impact Enterprise Service Planning