It’s time for businesses to get on the front foot with their COVID-19 response

Blog Contributed by: Chris Marsh, Research Director, Workforce Productivity

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to the economy and to people's livelihoods. It seems reasonable to assume that even after quarantine's end, there will likely be prolonged economic disruption. For many businesses, this will mean knock-on effects on budgets, expansion plans and strategic initiatives. New competitive dynamics are already emerging in many industries as well.

It will also mean that businesses must address the broad range of negatively compounding impacts that have occurred across the workforce, from employee reductions and furloughs to impaired engagement and productivity, and a rise in anxiety and issues with morale.
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Podcast: State of the Internet amid coronavirus pandemic

With the nation in shutdown mode induced by the coronavirus pandemic, in-home media usage has soared, along with increased bandwidth exertion from students and those working remotely. Despite these pressures, connectivity has remained strong and consumers have expressed interest in adding more streaming services to their entertainment options, according to Craig Matsumoto, senior analyst at 451 Research, and John Fletcher, a media analyst at Kagan - a research unit within S&P Global Market Intelligence, who were both recent guest speakers on the latest episode of "MediaTalk," an S&P Global Market Intelligence podcast.
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Video: Voice of the Enterprise Digital Pulse Coronavirus Flash Survey



In our  Voice of the Enterprise: Digital Pulse, Coronavirus Flash survey, we measured the impact of the pandemic on business operations and strategy. Some of our key findings are summarized in the above video - including our 451 Take - but you can check out additional insights on the S&P Global Market Intelligence website

As the impact of the pandemic continues, we are sharing all of our public-facing insight as the pandemic unfolds on this COVID-19 microsite
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Top Reports from January 1 - March 16, 2020

Below is a summarized list of reports we have provided publicly since the start of Q1 2020. There is much more than the content below available in 451 Research's Dashboard. Log in or Apply for Trial access to browse all 451 content.

Applied Infrastructure & DevOps Research

Enterprise Network Automation Gets Competitive

Cloud & Managed Services Research
Cloud Trends in 2020: The Year of Complexity, and its Management
Access to Talent Driving Managed Services Opportunity
How to Navigate 451's Cloud-Native Research in 2020
The Old Managed Service and the Sea: Cloud Economics Trends in 2020

Customer Experience & Commerce Research
Digital Wallet Adoption: a Merchant and Consumer Perspective

Data, AI & Analytics Research
The Importance of Cloud-based AI Platforms for Enterprise AI
451 Perspective: Continuous Intelligence Emerges as Successor to Real-time Analytics

Datacenter Services & Infrastructure Research
Featured Data - United Arab Emirates: Leased Datacenter Market
The Trends Driving the Multi-Tenant Datacenter and Services Industry in 2020

Information Security Research
Perceptions Toward the Security Risk of Cloud are Shifting

Internet of Things Research
The Great Crew Change: A Demographic Time Bomb Driving Adoption of Industrial IoT, AR and AI
The Evolution and Complexity of the Games Industry Applied at the Edge and in the Cloud

Workforce Productivity & Collaboration Research
Coronavirus will Disrupt your Workforce: Ensure that you have the right Tooling Strategy for Remote Workers
Coronavirus will Disrupt your Workforce: Here are 10 Ways to Mitigate the Business Impact
 The 10 Workforce Productivity and Collaboration Trends You Need to Know in 2020

2020 Trends in IT   
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We completed our 2020 preview webinar series in February. All webinars are available to watch on demand here.
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Featured Data - United Arab Emirates: Leased Datacenter Market

Lead analyst: Rahiel Nasir, Datacenter Services & Infrastructure Analyst

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Multi-tenant datacenter providers in the UAE’s retail colocation market are currently providing 305,000 square feet of powered floor space, with local telco Etisalat as the clear leader. According to Rahiel Nasir and data from 451 Research’s Datacenter KnowledgeBase, that market is expected to grow to about 350,000 square feet by the end of 2020. While retail colocation providers typically see incremental growth through smaller deals, demand across the UAE market is likely to remain at 50-60% in the coming years.

This report provides an overview of the competitive dynamics in the United Arab Emirates’ datacenter markets, a 451 Research Market Map of the competitors in the area, market share of the dominant providers, supply-demand and utilization trends, and discussion of planned multi-tenant datacenter builds. Log in to the Research Dashboard to read the full report or apply for trial access today.
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