Published By: Internap
Published Date: Mar 30, 2015
Selecting an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider can be a complex exercise that involves an array of considerations including business needs, budget, and application requirements. Buyers frequently respond to this complexity by filtering vendors based on variables that are more easily comparable, usually product features, location, and price. By contrast, performance, which is a critical factor to ensuring fit with business needs and ultimately satisfaction with the service, is often ignored. Virtual machine (VM) performance can be challenging to assess because it can vary drastically across vendors, instance sizes and prices, as well as in terms of a particular application’s unique requirements.
Published By: Clicktale
Published Date: Feb 25, 2016
Businesses spend a lot of time and money on content creation. Forbes noted in Top 7 Content Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2015 that 58% of B2B marketers plan on increasing their content marketing budgets in 2015. However, in many cases, the effectiveness of this investment and efforts are not obvious. In a study conducted by the Content Marketing Institute on B2C Content Marketing 2015: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America, only 8% of the companies rated the effectiveness of their organization’s use of content marketing as “very effective”. You want to make sure that you’re spending your resources wisely and getting the highest ROI. So how can you choose correctly?
Employers of choice are committed to providing their employees with a rich benefits and compensation program while trying to decrease or maintain operating costs. Our 2015 survey - with over 3,000 participating organizations - covers everything from high-level questions about organizational priorities and benefit strategies, to current and future tactics related to medical and pharmacy benefits, wellness, work-life balance, retirement and employee communications.
Download Gallagher's Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey Executive Summary for a glimpse of what organizations are doing nationwide as they pursue their goals to compete, succeed and prosper in a competitive and constantly evolving market.
Published By: Optimizely
Published Date: Sep 28, 2015
In Optimizely’s independent survey of digital channel owners with Dimensional Research, we observed an emerging set of behaviors that indicate sophisticated optimization being done by teams actively running A/B and multivariate experiments. These teams are doubling down on the people and processes needed to accelerate the development of their optimization programs. The result? Faster business benefits and in greater orders of magnitude.
Published By: Internap
Published Date: Nov 11, 2015
This benchmark analysis examines the relative performance of major VM components including virtual cores, memory, block storage, and internal network for Internap AgileCLOUD and Amazon Web Services (AWS) ECS/EBS.
With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day, it’s getting harder to separate the signals from the noise and discern the insights from the hindsight. Discover 10 key trends that will shape marketing in 2017 and get ideas for deepening customer connections, growing brand value and fueling strategic growth.
To build a world-class marketing program, it’s crucial to compare yourself to the best performers – but competitor data can be scarce. With the exclusive “2016 Email Marketing Metrics Benchmark Study,” this key data – and much more – is at your fingertips. Discover how you measure up across 25 open, click-through, list churn and mobile metrics.
Cisco's Business Cloud Advisor provides a source of comparative cloud adoption levels supported by an IDC research model that integrates benchmarks calculated from the responses of over 3,400 organizations that took part in the IDC CloudView survey and analysis supported by IDC's business outcomes research.
This analysis of your responses places You with 31% of the overall organizations in the benchmarked group at cloud adoption level 2 – Opportunistic.
Together with our partner Cornerstone, HCMG has benchmarked the last five years of progress in human capital management for government. This research is designed to aid leaders across Federal, Defense, State, and Local sectors in benchmarking their own performance and in developing America’s present and future leaders.
In Q1 2014, Spredfast commissioned research from Forrester Consulting to uncover insights on the state of enterprise social marketing programs at the biggest companies across the U.S. and Western Europe. With input from 160 Director-level or above leaders in companies with $1 Billion or above in revenue, this first-of-its-kind research report surfaced corporate social marketing trends and insightful benchmarks for consideration in 2014 planning and beyond.
The report includes a comprehensive vendor landscape with vendor rankings based on 4 dimensions – Ease of Deployment, Ease of Use, Features and Functions, & Overall Value. Plus, the vendor rankings are informed by actual user reviews.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jan 28, 2014
Forrester benchmark data on current state of application availability and performance within the enterprise. In conducting a survey of 159 IT professionals with direct responsibility for business-critical applications, Forrester found that all enterprises surveyed had fundamental issues while managing the performance of these applications and business services. Read the report to learn the key findings of this study.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Aug 09, 2013
PassMark Software conducted objective performance testing on six Enterprise Endpoint Security products. Benchmarking was performed using sixteen performance metrics to assess product performance and system impact on the endpoint or client machine. Download the report to find out results from these performance tests. Download Now.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Aug 09, 2013
Symantec, Corp. commissioned Tolly to benchmark the performance of its new Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1 within VMware vSphere 5 virtual environments vs. agentless and agent-based solutions from competing vendors. Specifically, this testing focused on the system resource requirements of each solution when performing on-demand and on-access scanning functions, and during distributed virus definition updates.
Increasing user engagement is a primary goal for any website, but measuring it isn’t easy. "User engagement" means different things to different businesses. This free guide defines 10 critical user engagement metrics every business can use, along with web benchmarks and tips. Find out what each of these metrics indicates about your site’s user experience, and where your site stands among the wider web. All of these metrics can be found within free testing tools you likely use already, like Google Analytics and Websitetest.com. Start measuring your website engagement today - download guide here!
Most sites aspire to faster page load times. But in order to improve, you first need goals based on real data. Only robust performance benchmarking will tell you how your user experience stacks up against competitors, and how performance varies in all the regions you sell to. This guide presents 9 key tips to ensure you get actionable insights from benchmarking performance against competitors, including common oversights and best practices. The guide also links to free tools that can help you to accomplish your benchmarking project. Download the eBook here!
Chart your course with the latest trends.
Today, staying competitive requires mobile maturity—a maturity that transforms businesses from simply creating products to delivering amazing digital experiences. And mobile is at the center. We’ve analyzed the latest trends from mobile decision makers in the 2017 Adobe Mobile Maturity Study and share the findings in our report, Touching the Infinite.
Read the report to:
• Get the latest pulse of mobile marketing and relevant benchmarks for your mobile marketing investment
• See how the latest trends and best practices help you acquire and engage your mobile customers
• Learn how to transform your strategies around the latest mobile trends and tactics
Published By: Scripted
Published Date: Jun 03, 2014
Many businesses outsource content because they’re stretched for time. In fact, according to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2014 benchmark report, 69 percent of B2B marketers said a “lack of time” was the biggest challenge they face to date. But time isn’t the only reason why nearly 47 percent of marketers have turned to outsourcing. Here’s why the savvy ones in the business are outsourcing their content right now (and why you should be, too).