InformationWeek Reveals Top 125 Vendors Taking the Technology Industry by Storm

Posted by on September 27, 2016

top-125-vendors-watch-site-badgeFive-part series details companies to watch across five essential technology sectors

InformationWeek released its list of “125 Vendors to Watch” in 2017. Selected by InformationWeek’s expert editorial team, the companies listed fall into one of five key themes: infrastructure, security, cloud, data management and DevOps.

To read InformationWeek’s full list of 125 top tech vendors, please visit: http://www.informationweek.com/software/top-125-vendors-to-watch/a/d-id/1327003

“The rapid pace of technological change puts more pressure on IT organizations than ever before, but also offers unprecedented opportunities for companies to rethink how they do business,” said Susan Fogarty, Director of Content, InformationWeek & Interop ITX. “We are pleased to recognize technology suppliers that are helping our readers to navigate the possibilities.”

The technology industry is in a state of constant transition and evolution. In turn, new benchmarks are developing as a fresh class of innovative tools, disruptive technology and methodology, and professionals break into the space. To meet these expectations, technology vendors are hard at work to ensure they are adequately adapting to provide the enterprise with the most innovative and effective systems and products.

Across the wide spectrum of sectors that the tech industry touches, there has been a surge of innovation within a few key areas: infrastructure, security, cloud, data management and DevOps. To help professionals navigate where they should be looking for the latest and greatest technologies within these growing sectors, InformationWeek has compiled a list of top 25 companies per theme. The InformationWeek editorial team has detailed their selections for 2017 in a five-part blog series.

Vendors to Watch

Cloud: Cloud services are firmly established in the fabric of IT staff operations as necessary and growing ingredients of enterprise computing. No matter your business model or industry vertical, chances are you’ve already made strides into the cloud and you’re looking at additional resources. Click here for a roundup of 25 cloud-related options to consider from companies large and small.

Data management: More data, more types of data, and the need to leverage it all to create more business value — those are some of the drivers behind enterprise adoption of data management platforms, tools, and services. Click here for a roundup of 25 data management vendors worth watching.

DevOps: DevOps depends on automated deployment tools and products that support practices such as continuous development, deployment, and improvement of enterprise software. Click here for a look at vendors to know if you are making a move to DevOps.

Infrastructure: As businesses rethink their IT infrastructures, vendors are looking to software and open-source solutions. Click here to find out which are on the forefront.

Security: A wave of companies is entering the security field armed with technologies to help businesses mitigate the next generation of cyberattacks.Click here to find out who these emerging vendors are and what they can offer?