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Impact of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, it is causing economic and health impacts that are unprecedented in modern times. Despite the uncertainty and disruption, it’s clear that information technology will play a key role in helping leaders navigate a path forward for their organizations. The analyst team at 451 Research is paying particular attention to these impacts, both on the technology market itself, as well as on the broader economy. This microsite will be continually updated with a selection of our research, insight and data that are free to consume, helping organizations globally plan a way through this unique challenge.

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Tech Deals in the Downturn: M&A and Shifting Growth Strategies

欧洲杯竞猜The coronavirus pandemic has had a clear impact on the global economy. M&A deals have dwindled as the virus continues to disrupt regular business activities. The question on everyone’s mind is: In a post-crisis world, which industries will take the lead driving interest and deal activity?

On Demand Webinar
Recorded: April 20, 2020

Beyond COVID-19: Enterprise Cyber Security May Never Be the Same

451 Research Vice Presidents Scott Crawford, covering information security technology, and Brenon Daly, covering the financial aspects of the cyber security vendor market, provide this provocative analysis of the landscape that may emerge from this global crisis.

M&A Insight
Published: April 17, 2020

Deals get Decimated

According to 451 Research's M&A KnowledgeBase, the coronavirus pandemic and accompanying economic slowdown has knocked tech M&A spending in the first half of April to just $2bn.

Market Insight
Published: April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Autonomous Robotics Filling the Gaps in Industrial Applications

欧洲杯竞猜It is relatively easy to provide remote IT access, but operational technology (OT) is harder. Does the COVID-19 crisis offer an acceleration of emerging technology such as autonomous robots and augmented reality?

M&A Insight
Published: April 16, 2020

Survey: Coronavirus shutdown leaves tech M&A bankers with little to bank on

With economies around the globe at a standstill and complex M&A negotiations curtailed by quarantine, tech investment bankers don't have much going on during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Market Insight
Published: April 14, 2020

Prognosis Uncertain: Data Privacy Rights in an Era of Global Contagion

欧洲杯竞猜In times of uncertainty, common global threats historically have often been – and likely will continue to be – justification to amass and analyze yet even more personal data.

M&A Insight
Published: April 14, 2020

Coronavirus sets upon an already Listless Customer Experience M&A Market

欧洲杯竞猜According to 451 Research's M&A KnowledgeBase, spending on CX&C targets fell almost in half during 2019 and continued to slow through the first quarter.

Market Insight
Published: April 13, 2020

COVID-19 and 5G: Short-term Pain for Long-term Gain

We've never been more dependent on broadband service, which is concurrently allowing us to work, learn, shop, entertain ourselves and socialize during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this way, the increasing focus on broadband performance at the center of our work and personal lives can be viewed as a long-term driver for 5G.

Market Insight
Published: April 10, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜COVID-19: Keeping the Lights on when Digital is all that's Left

Since coronavirus has shut down almost all commerce that requires a physical presence, from retail stores to restaurants to sporting events, for most businesses digital properties represent the only potential for revenue.

Market Insight
Published: April 9, 2020

COVID-19: Cloud-Native Impacts

We expect that the COVID-19 impact on cloud-native technologies will end up, in aggregate, to be positive. The 'cloud' sits strategically at the top of the list of IT technologies viewed as most transformative, and any work in progress is prone to acceleration, not retrenchment, for those for whom the short-term negatives of COVID-19 can and will be absorbed.

Market Insight
Published: April 9, 2020

Network-heavy Services are Coping with Coronavirus so Far

In late March, network monitoring vendor Kentik hosted a virtual panel session with Netflix, Zoom, Dropbox and Equinix, discussing how the coronavirus outbreak has affected each company's operations. A common thread during the session was that services have simply accelerating their growth plans, meaning they have coped but have absorbed any safety buffer that was in place.

Market Insight
Published: April 8, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Three Things HR Must Get Right in its COVID-19 Response

The sudden shift to large-scale remote work and social distancing has also taken a toll on human resources (HR) and the people function as well.

Market Insight
Published: April 8, 2020

How a History of Paranoia and Strategies for Next-gen Architecture are Helping with Internet-based Services during COVID-19

'Paranoid' provisioning has allowed many to bring services online in a fast and efficient manner as the world comes under COVID-19 lockdown (in fact, it has provided the opportunity for many to test contingency plans, in many cases with success).

Market Insight
Published: April 7, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Readiness a Key Driver of Enterprise DevOps in Age of Pandemic

The importance of being ready to respond to the latest changes, not only in the market but in the broader world, has never been clearer than amid the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Market Insight
Published: April 7, 2020

COVID-19: The Impact of a Pandemic on the Payments Industry

欧洲杯竞猜The coronavirus is bringing with it a wave of change across the payments industry. No entity or segment has been granted immunity, but some will fare better than others. Payments stakeholders must work quickly to familiarize themselves with the threats and opportunities stemming from the global pandemic and put in place plans for adaptation.

Market Insight
Published: April 3, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty, Analytics Should Remain an Enterprise Priority

欧洲杯竞猜The use of data and analytics is already a key differentiator between leaders and laggards across multiple industries. The current coronavirus crisis, and the way in which enterprises respond to it, will likely exacerbate the distance between the 'haves' and 'have-nots.'

Market Insight
Published: April 2, 2020

COVID-19 and beyond: Will the Work-From-Home Explosion Revolutionize Enterprise Security Architecture?

We expect that the WFH boom created by the COVID-19 pandemic will spark initiatives to modernize enterprise security.

Market Insight
Published: April 2, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Cloud Microeconomics in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The sudden shift surfaces rough edges, although the underlying ability for millions of employees to work remotely for their respective employers' hinges on the cloud – and the ability of cloud platform operators to scale to this unprecedented demand.

Market Insight
Published: April 1, 2020

Turning the Virtual into the Virtue: How Coronavirus will Reshape Industry Conferencing

Will technology industry conferencing and travel practices be permanently reshaped, or will they ultimately revert to the volume and velocity of activities that were tried (and tired) from the BC (Before Coronavirus) age.

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欧洲杯竞猜Remote Work Tech Challenges: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

In this webinar we’ll use recent survey data to highlight the business response to the crisis so far and give pointers on how companies can tackle these key challenges. With proper planning now, businesses could see pay offs in the long-term when the crisis abates.

M&A Insight
Published: April 1, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Little to Buy and Even Less to Spend: M&A During Q1's Coronavirus Pandemic

欧洲杯竞猜As the coronavirus pandemic ripped around the globe, the modern workaday world went into lockdown. Businesses shuttered, restaurants emptied and travel ceased. The COVID-19 crisis broadened and deepened as the opening months of the new decade went along, infecting hundreds of thousands of people and stifling trillions of dollars of economic activity around the globe.

Market Insight
Published: March 31, 2020

COVID-19: An Opportunity for Virtual and Augmented Reality to Shine

Will technology industry conferences and travel practices be permanently reshaped, or will they ultimately revert to the volume and velocity of the tried and tired from the BC age (Before Coronavirus)? With many tech vendor events now transitioning from physical to virtual conferences, this has to be the use case VR has been looking for.

Market Insight
Published: March 31, 2020

COVID-19: Emerging Technologies and Professional Services to the Rescue

欧洲杯竞猜The importance of having real-time information that we can trust, feeling safe about the goods we purchase, and getting what we need as easily as possible without wasting time and resources has been highlighted by COVID-19.

M&A Insight
Published: March 31, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜The Contagion Effect

After a mostly business-as-usual start to the new decade, the world got increasingly bleak as Q1 went along: More infections and more deaths from coronavirus, along with more restrictions and more disruptions from the efforts to combat it. Hope dwindled rapidly as the plague spread rampantly.

M&A Insight
Published: March 30, 2020

A Reboot for Software

The pandemic didn't create remote working, online ordering or distance learning, yet it's created a surge in demand for technologies that enable digital interactions among people and businesses.

Market Insight
Published: March 26, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜COVID-19 Won't Narrow the Digital Divide in Africa and the Middle East

Africa and especially the Middle East currently lag the rest of the world in terms of the number of reported cases of people infected with the coronavirus. As a result, many of the countries that are home to the key datacenter markets across the MEA region have yet to implement the extreme measures that have locked down societies in recent weeks.

Market Insight
Published: March 26, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Coronavirus Quick Fixes aren't Scalable; Business Leaders Must Rethink Work Itself

The shift to mass remote work will likely expose how much work across the enterprise has been stitched together based on assumptions, tradition, conversations, meetings and siloed tools giving very imperfect information, as well as...

Voice of the Enterprise: Digital Pulse
Published: March 25, 2020

Coronavirus Flash Survey: March 2020

The Voice of the Enterprise: Digital Pulse, Coronavirus Flash survey wave was conducted in March 2020. The survey represents approximately 820 completed interviews and 15 hour-long interviews from pre-qualified IT decision-makers. This survey focuses on the impacts to businesses of the global COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Market Insight
Published: March 25, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜COVID-19: Keeping the Datacenter Lights on during a Crisis

It is the role of datacenter operators to be resilient – their customers expect that the lights will be kept on during any major disrupting event. This does not mean the current pandemic does not test the industry – far from it. Providers and customers have learned valuable lessons from the past.

M&A Insight
Published: March 25, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Downward Pressure on Vertical Software

The economic contraction from the coronavirus pandemic has already hurt business around the globe, and a lot more pain is coming. However, it isn't going to be evenly distributed. Certain industries – notably hospitality, energy and retail – have already been walloped pretty hard and appear likely to get roughed up even more.

Market Insight
Published: March 25, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜The Need is Here – it's Just Not Very Evenly Distributed

451 Research just completed a flash survey focused on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on enterprises and what enterprises are doing to address those impacts. One of the interesting findings of this research was the variance in responses within different regions of the US.

Market Insight
Published: March 24, 2020

COVID-19: The 451 Research Take

In this report, we offer a higher-level view of how the pandemic may impact key segments of the technology industry overall, including some recommendations for IT and business leaders looking to be responsive to this exceptional situation.

Market Insight
Published: March 23, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Hyperscalers Join the Fight against COVID-19 with High-Performance Compute, AI Services

In a sign that public cloud has arrived as a player in high-performance computing (HPC), Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and IBM have joined a public-private partnership with academic, industry and public-sector powerhouses to pledge free compute resources to COVID-19 researchers.

Market Insight
Published: March 18, 2020

IoT and AI Aid Critical Event Management to Battle COVID-19, but Deployment could Raise Privacy Concerns

欧洲杯竞猜How can these technologies contribute to response, both globally and locally – and what privacy concerns could they raise, both now and in the months to follow?

Market Insight
Published: March 17, 2020

Securing 'Social Distancing': Coronavirus, the Work-from-Home Explosion and Security

The impact of this outbreak, and the sudden and radical shift in the nature of the workplace it is precipitating, has decided implications for security across the board. In this and subsequent reports, we will examine the role of technology in dealing with the emerging pandemic, and how it can help organizations cope with the crisis.

M&A Insight
Published: March 16, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Another Coronavirus Victim

The bull market for stocks that started its run after last decade's financial pandemic has died. The cause of death: Complications from a viral infection. Now dealmakers are waiting to see if the deadly contagion takes out their market, too.

Market Insight
Published: March 16, 2020

Digital Experiences are front and center in coping with Coronavirus

欧洲杯竞猜The coronavirus is changing the face of customer experiences. Considering that 48% of the market is still formulating its digital transformation plans, businesses have a long way to go to ensure that vision meets reality. However, there has to be a specific reason to start – finally there is a business case for many to wake up, especially when it comes to delivering contextual experiences.

Market Insight
Published: March 11, 2020

Coronavirus will Disrupt your Workforce: Ensure that you have the right Tooling Strategy for Remote Workers

No business function remains untouched by the rippling effects of the outbreak, with leadership needing to implement comprehensive mitigation strategies.

M&A Insight
Published: March 11, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Shopping While Quarantined

As the coronavirus outbreak has kept China mostly locked inside its borders, companies based in the world's second-largest economy have broken off virtually all M&A negotiations with the outside world. So far in this virus-infected year of 2020, China-based buyers have reached outside their home country for just one single tech acquisition, according to 451 Research's M&A KnowledgeBase.

Market Insight
Published: March 6, 2020

Coronavirus will Disrupt your Workforce: Here are 10 Ways to Mitigate the Business Impact

The outbreak of COVID-19 has significant implications for government and society, for business leaders needing to minimize the risk of employee infection, job disruption, reputational and compliance risks and productivity loss.

Market Insight
Published: March 6, 2020

Security in a time of contagion: RSA Conference maintains its stature, but 2020 numbers down

欧洲杯竞猜The irony of this year's theme – the human element – was not lost on the many who held back from participating due to a very human concern: the troubling worldwide spread of COVID-19, the disease propagated by novel coronavirus.

Market Insight
Published: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus could be a Contactless Payments Catalyst for US Financial Institutions

The coronavirus outbreak is occurring during the largest and most aggressive period of contactless card issuance in US history. Large credit and debit card issuers are making multimillion-dollar investments to reissue their portfolios, and have already put more than 300 million cards into the US market with dual-interface capabilities.

M&A Insight
Published: March 2, 2020

欧洲杯竞猜Love in the time of Cholera

The coronavirus hasn't infected the tech M&A market. At least not yet. Even as business around the world reels from the deadly outbreak, acquirers in February announced a surprisingly large number of deals, including a surprisingly large number of big deals.