Kathleen Frodyma

Kathleen Frodyma

Associate Analyst | San Francisco, CA

Biography

Kathleen Frodyma is an Associate Analyst in 451 Research's Quantitative Services group. She assists in the development and maintenance of the company's Market Monitor product line, which provides market sizing, share and growth forecasts for emerging enterprise technology markets. In addition, Kathleen works as an analyst on the company's Datacenter KnowledgeBase product line. Kathleen joined the Quantitative Services group in 2013.

Prior to joining 451 Research, Kathleen worked as a project analyst for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, evaluating applicants to the agency's Variance program, and as a writer and editor for risk-assessment and management news services.

Kathleen holds a BA in philosophy from Drew University.


Recent Research from Kathleen Frodyma

  • Enterprise Mobility Management

    This Market Monitor overview report on the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) marketplace reflects updated market and vendor estimates through Q1 2018. We define EMM as a set of tools that include mobile device management, mobile application management, mobile application platforms, mobile email containers, mobile back end as a service (MBaaS) and mobile virtualization. These tools can be used solo, in parallel or in a tiered fashion across a mobile environment. We see these as one of the most important toolsets adopted by the enterprise, and as critical enablers of mobile computing.

    Workforce Productivity & Compliance

  • Social Business

    This Market Monitor overview report on the Social Business marketplace reflects updated market and vendor estimates through Q1 2018. Using the broadest definition, the Social Business market consists of the following segments: Information Governance - Privacy & Compliance and Data Discovery, Enterprise Collaboration & Communication, EMC & File Sharing, Workforce Management, Marketing Automation, CRM & Customer Support, Social Media Monitoring & Management, Web Experience Management and Digital Commerce. This report provides a granular analysis of the Marketing Automation, Social Media Monitoring & Management, Enterprise Collaboration & Communication, and Web Experience Management segments. Going forward, we will be expanding our coverage of the market to include more of the aforementioned segments.

    Customer Experience & Commerce

  • Desktop Virtualization Ecosystem

    This Market Monitor overview report on the Desktop Virtualization Ecosystem (DVE) provides updated vendor estimates through Q4 2017. Virtualization and cloud services have empowered the end user with dynamic and flexible computing alternatives, opening up a new world of possibilities in the 'user centric' evolution of IT. This report examines the two primary subsectors in the Desktop Virtualization Ecosystem: Workspace Virtualization (including Virtual Desktop Infrastructure [VDI], Session-Based Computing and Application Virtualization) and Virtual Desktop Management (including Storage Optimization, User Virtualization, and Assessment, Monitoring and Testing).

    Systems & Software Infrastructure Development, DevOps & IT Ops

  • Overview: Cloud-Enabling Technologies

    This Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies report provides updated market and vendor estimates through Q4 2017. Cloud-Enabling Technologies (CET) encompass the vital support system for a cloud environment, which includes the automation and management stack. It is our position that server virtualization itself is an enabler for cloud computing. Additionally, what the broader industry terms 'private clouds' fall under the purview of our CET definition because this technology is installed, delivered and consumed on-premises, and is not hosted by a third party. However, the CET tools included in this analysis are commonly leveraged by cloud providers to create the cloud environments they offer as a service.

    Systems & Software Infrastructure Cloud Transformation

  • Open Source Cloud Platforms: OpenStack

    This Market Monitor overview report on the OpenStack marketplace provides updated vendor estimates through Q3 2017. OpenStack, the open source cloud project, was established in 2010 and has quickly garnered much industry attention. This report provides updated estimates and a five-year growth forecast for the OpenStack market and five subsegments: Public Cloud Providers, Private Cloud Providers, Distributions, IT Services and Training. Our analysis is based on results from bottom-up market sizing that incorporates revenue estimates and forecasts for 102 competing OpenStack market participants.

    Storage Systems & Software Infrastructure Networking Development, DevOps & IT Ops

  • Overview: Cloud-Enabling Technologies

    This Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies report provides updated market and vendor estimates through Q3 2017. Cloud-Enabling Technologies (CET) encompass the vital support system for a cloud environment, which includes the automation and management stack. It is our position that server virtualization itself is an enabler for cloud computing. In addition, what the broader industry terms 'private clouds' fall under the purview of our CET definition because this technology is installed, delivered and consumed on-premises, and is not hosted by a third party. However, the CET tools included in this analysis are commonly leveraged by cloud providers to create the cloud environments they offer as a service. The Q4 update includes a breakout of the emerging container marketplace and incorporates the private PaaS vendors as part of our platform analysis.

    Systems & Software Infrastructure Cloud Transformation

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