Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Despite increased competitive pressures, the industrial distributor business model has endured. To stay relevant going forward, distributors need to provide a digital customer experience that cuts across mobile and social lines, not only to defend themselves from new threats, but to win share and stay ahead of customer needs. This research report examines the factors influencing the behaviors and preferences of a diverse set of 1,500 U.S. industrial buyers, and draws insights from the data that can help …

  • Network managers and decision makers in distributed enterprises are finding that legacy WAN technologies are creating pain points in today's digital era. Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) has emerged as an architecture that can address digital network connectivity challenges. The need for SD-WAN is particularly acute for distributed enterprises that generally have a relative lack of onsite infrastructure and application hosting expertise across their distributed sites. This IDC white paper evaluates the role of …