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Unique Research Focus

To solve the problems of tomorrow, our researchers leverage Trace3’s unique access across the technology landscape to derive impartial insights.

An Innovative Approach to Research. We systematically test a wide array of new infrastructure products and data center technologies in order to deliver the most effective solutions to your organization.

By identifying and analyzing technology and market trends, our research allows our customers to prepare for and master tomorrow’s challenges before they arrive.

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The Value of Research

Trace3’s Research team identifies emerging competitive disruptors to offer organizations true solutions to real business problems ahead of the market.

Our Research team examines new and emerging technology across seven core technology sectors daily. The conclusions reached from their analysis is added to our proprietary knowledge base for our clients to review. Magnifying our agnostic approach to delivering purpose-built solutions for clients, the research knowledgebase enables our engineers to thoughtfully identify the most appropriate offering available to meet a client’s unique business challenge.

5 Core Areas of Research

  • Collaboration with over 25 of the Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms
  • Drawing upon over 250 seasoned field engineers for real-world vetting of emerging technologies
  • Glean demand trends from Trace3’s 3000+ customers to spot leading indicators of tomorrow’s IT challenges
  • Pare down from tens of thousands of products that emerge each year to the 100 that will deliver the most real-world impact
  • Our 360 Method research process coupled with the 360 View research repository, where we track literally thousands of companies across hundreds of real-world use cases, provides immediate access to valuable intelligence

Latest Reports

The Future of Work

The global economy is currently undergoing fundamental change as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has accelerated pre-existing enterprise IT trends witnessed by increased cloud adoption and consumption as well as automation of business processes, across a myriad of industry verticals. The workspace preference model is also in flux, with the overnight shift to remote working. With IT adoption trends accelerating and a hybrid workspace model emerging, Trace3 Research believes there are important fundamentals essential to a highly functioning enterprise.

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Remote Work in 2020 Trend Report

This Trace3 Trend Report looks at the future of remote work based on current trends in sales and business interactions and identifies how to best prepare for sustained digital working approaches. The study was conducted from the customer's point of view, gathering feedback from actual users, client use-cases, published information, and direct information from industry experts.

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Managing Cyber Security Risk

Managing Cyber Security Risk is more important now than ever. In times of crisis such as COVID-19, cyber security risks escalate, and vulnerabilities become even more important to remediate. Trace3 Research identifies four priorities for securing the enterprise in 2020 and beyond: Endpoint Security, Secure Access Service Edge, IoT security and IT GRC.

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From Simple to Smart Data Intelligence

This Trace3 Strategic Technology Report examines the shift in Data Intelligence from Simple to Smart as businesses begin to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) and move from a descriptive to a prescriptive focus. This report also explores the drivers and hype behind this change.

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Latest Reports, Cont'd

Cloud Computing Horizon

Trace3 Research examines the evolution of cloud computing shaped by five key considerations: cost, security, regulatory compliance, the proliferation of edge, and serverless computing.

Who should read this report?
IT leaders charged with innovating their organizations with cloud computing and related emerging technologies.

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The Evolution of CASB Trend Report

Sitting between on-premise systems, mobile devices, and cloud services, Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solutions are quickly forming the vital link in the enterprise security, compliance, and operational chain.

Who should read this report?
IT Operations Staff and Executives charged with increasing the security of cloud services.

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The IT Ops Monitoring & Analytics

Choosing the right IT monitoring and analytics solution can be the difference between success and failure of an IT organization.

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Research Knowledgebase – 360 View

Stay on top of emerging technology and industry trends and set the pace with innovation.

Trace3 maintains a proprietary research repository - 360 View. Utilizing a vetted and proven research process, the 360 View repository provides the means of compiling critical data regarding the trends and successes in technology. The 360 View repository provides access to industry trends, charts, reports, practice maps, and artifacts on numerous companies and products our engineers source and review to help make educated decisions about the solutions and offerings best suited to meet the needs of each customer’s business challenge.

How will you innovate?

Innovation Labs

Utilize our in-house expertise as an industry voice or guest speaker for opportunities to enrich and educate the teams across your business. Our experienced team of speakers cover multiple subject areas related to IT and business including a focus on Emerging Technology, Innovation, and IT & Business thought leadership.

Emerging Technologies Group

Looking at the latest innovations in the information technology/data management landscape, our Emerging Technologies Group evaluates, presents, and integrates leading-edge technologies into your current IT infrastructure. Let us deliver the systems and services best suited to your individual needs—100% ready for adoption within your organization.

Custom Research Group

Our Custom Research Group identifies key innovations in such critical areas as cloud computing and data architecture, with a focus on your company’s specific needs. We map this data against relevant market trends to map each innovation’s value. You can trust us to implement the IT solutions that are the future of your industry.

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