Research


Bloor has a library of over 800 published research papers that provide incisive but cost effective decision support information. Our research publications can help your organisation by giving you:

  • Greater insight into the business issues technology is addressing
  • Thorough concise reviews on technologies and the issues they address, with comparisons between all the vendors and the ways in which they solve the problems
  • Detailed evaluations of individual IT solutions, effectively communicating their value and the issues they address.

Here are some of our latest papers—to see others, please select an option from the right-hand menu or use our search facility.

Cover for The need for active response to advanced threats - passive remediation is insufficient

The need for active response to advanced threats - passive remediation is insufficient
By: Fran Howarth

Today's advanced attacks are increasingly pernicious. Organisations need to be proactive in seeking out incidents that have occurred and in actively removing threats.

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NuoDB Swifts Release 2.1
By: Philip Howard

NuoDB is a very interesting product, both from a conceptual and an architectural point of view.

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Advanced threat protection and remediation
By: Fran Howarth

Attacks cannot be defeated with protective technologies alone, given today's technology and the sophistication of attackers, some attacks will always get through.

Cover for Defending against the rogue - unwanted users, devices and applications

Defending against the rogue - unwanted users, devices and applications
By: Fran Howarth

Next-generation NAC technologies are essential tools in the security arsenal of any organisation for protecting the network from harm and keeping data safe.

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Automated test case generation
By: Philip Howard

In this paper we focus on automating the testing process, it is there where we believe that the greatest savings and efficiencies can be achieved.

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IBM: enhanced 360° view
By: Philip Howard

IBM is in the vanguard for what it calls an enhanced 360° view and it is clearly well positioned to capitalise on the future growth of this market.

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Extending a 360° view
By: Philip Howard

In this paper we will discuss why we believe that extending the traditional 360° view makes sense and we will give some uses that demonstrate why the extended it represents an opportunity.

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Document Content Security
By: Fran Howarth

Preventing malicious documents from traversing networks will help considerably in preventing security breaches.

Cover for Security intelligence: solving the puzzle for actionable insight

Security intelligence: solving the puzzle for actionable insight
By: Fran Howarth

The extent of security incidents and breaches seen today is so high and so widespread that no organisation should be complacent

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Master Data Management
By: Andy Hayler

This document provides a snapshot of the current state of the Master Data Management (MDM) market.

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Kdb+ and the Internet of Things/Big Data
By: Philip Howard

Kdb+ is a column-based relational database with extensive in-memory capabilities, developed and marketed by Kx Systems.

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Uniface 9.6 update
By: David Norfolk

The focus in version 9.6 of Uniface is on providing developers with a rich graphical environment that rivals any other Windows 8 development platform.

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InterSystems Ensemble
By: Philip Howard

InterSystems Ensemble is not quite like any other product in the market ...

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InterSystems Caché
By: Philip Howard

Caché can do what conventional transactional databases can do, only better.

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BeyondTrust MAS TRM
By: Fran Howarth

The updated TRM Guidelines and associated legal notices that provide for sanctions in the case of non-compliance are intended to ensure that all financial...