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Bloor is an independent research and analyst house focused on the idea that Evolution is Essential to business success and ultimately survival. For nearly 30 years we have enabled businesses to understand the potential offered by technology and choose the optimal solutions for their needs.

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Restore as a service

Talking to Curtis Preston about Druva’s data-management-as-a-service and its support for AWS Snowball Edge, speeding-up and de-risking cloud transitions.
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Summon up your inner Bletchley Park

New storage solutions are able to ingest vast amounts of real-time data from IoT sensors and probes. AI & data analytics solutions decode the data & predict IT Infrastructure problems.
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Moving towards a defined reference architecture for Edge Computing

Getting a sensible reference architecture in place that a significant number of Edge players buy into, will go a long way to help Enterprise CIOs make the right Edge investment decisions.
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Managing Collaboration

My observation is that a lot of collaboration initiatives never really deliver, and my work experience is that being able to do everything myself better than anyone else is the recipe for personal career success! Nevertheless, I really do believe in collaboration.

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State of Industrial and OT Security Report 2018

Bloor Research undertook a survey of 370 industrial organisations to ascertain what security measures they are taking to secure their operational technology (OT) networks.
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Enterprise Service Virtualisation

This report discusses the service virtualisation space and evaluates the products therein.
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IBM – Rational Test Virtualization Server

This paper discusses and evaluates Rational Test Virtualization Server, IBM’s service virtualisation offering.
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CA Service Virtualization

This paper discusses and evaluates CA Service Virtualization, a service virtualisation solution for both simulating and testing your services.
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SmartBear ServiceV Pro

This paper discusses SmartBear ServiceV Pro, a service virtualisation solution that forms a part of SmartBear’s API Lifecycle suite of testing tools.
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Tricentis Tosca Orchestrated Service Virtualization

This paper discusses and evaluates Tricentis Tosca Orchestrated Service Virtualization.
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Parasoft Virtualize

This paper discusses Parasoft Virtualize, a service virtualisation solution that can be used either stand-alone or in conjunction with other Parasoft products.
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This paper discusses RedisGraph, the graph database module for Redis.
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This paper discusses and evaluates StreamAnalytix, an analytics platform for both real-time, streaming data and for batch processing.
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Kx Systems

Kx technology supports the rapid analysis of time-series data and, more generally, the analysis of streaming, in-memory and historical data.
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Endpoint detection and response

EDR supplements traditional endpoint protection by providing capabilities for threat detection and response, going beyond a traditional focus on threat prevention and protection.
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The ongoing evolution of SIEM - the value of security insight

SIEM systems are entering a new era. Complementary technologies are creating visibility into networks that are required for actionable security insight.
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