451 Alliance Webinars


451 Alliance members get invited to our monthly webinars and enjoy full access to webinar recordings, slide decks, and our webinar archives.

Upcoming Webinars:


State of Enterprise AI

The State of Enterprise AI

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST


AI (artificial Intelligence) and machine learning are omni-use technologies with the potential to automate and optimize business processes across the enterprise. Given their transformative possibilities, it is no surprise that AI and machine learning are top-of-mind at all businesses, regardless of their vertical market. 

Join Nick Patience, Cofounder and Research VP at 451 Research, and Jeremy Korn, Associate Analyst at 451 Research, as they discuss this technology and provide insights from 451 Alliance’s semi-annual AI and machine learning report, which surveys hundreds of your peers worldwide to understand the nuances of enterprise AI adoption. 

In this webinar, you will learn about: 

  • Adoptions rates and perceptions about the technology
  • Adoption strategies and use cases 
  • Benefits and barriers and stakeholders influencing adoption 
  • The impact AI will have on enterprise IT infrastructure


IoT Technology Roadmap

IoT Technology Roadmap

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST


IoT technology decisions can be challenging – the ecosystem is vast and encompasses a wide array of technologies and vendors. 

As enterprises ramp up their deployments, some clear preferences are coming into focus. Utilizing the most recent data from the 451 Alliance, Research Director Rich Karpinski will provide a deep dive exploration of the key technologies that enterprises are deploying today to support their IoT initiatives. 

In this webinar, we’ll explore the best practices from IT experts across a variety of industries. 

Expect to learn: 

  • Where is IT primarily deploying IoT compute, storage and analytics, from the edge out to the cloud? 
  • What infrastructure approach is predominate: SaaS, PaaS or IaaS? 
  • What advanced technologies matter most for IoT: AI? Digital twin? VR/AR? Etc… 
  • Who makes IoT technology decisions, IT or OT? And how can they best work together? 
  • What are the key technologies – and most in-use vendors –in critical IoT technology areas, including:
  • Storage, compute, security, connectivity, applications and more 

Explore the answers to these and other critical enterprise IoT questions by learning the real-world choices IT decision-makers are making and apply those solutions to your organization today.



Webinar Archive

December 2019

Setting the Standard for Cloud

November 2019

Still Relevant: How Datacenters are Evolving

October 2019

How To Avoid a Frankenstein Workforce Experience

September 2019

Unpacking Workload Deployment Strategies

August 2019

Reducing Infrastructure Cost with Cloud and AI

July 2019

What Does DevOps Maturity Look Like?

June 2019

Information Security in 2019: Unsolved Problems in a Changing Landscape

May 2019

Speedbumps and Shortcuts: Letting Data Drive IT Strategy

April 2019

So Who’s Deploying IoT Anyway?

March 2019

2019 Trends in Cloud Hosting & Managed Services

February 2019

Digital Transformation and the Role of the IT Department: Waxing or Waning Influence?

January 2019

The State of Enterprise AI Adoption

December 2018

Data Growth Challenges and the Rise of Cloud Storage

November 2018

The Impact of Digital Transformation on Infrastructure Teams

October 2018

Pain Points and Perceptions in Information Security

September 2018

How is Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Evolving?

August 2018

Who Controls the Cloud at Your Organization?

June 2018

Keeping the Lights on During Digital Transformation

May 2018

Cloud Adoption and the Maturity Journey

March 2018 

Top Storage Pain Points and Emerging Technologies

February 2018      

IoT an Internet of Things Reality Check

January 2018

Digital Transformation Driving Big Changes in 2018 for Enterprises

October 2017

Datacenter Transformation Starts with Staffing

June 2017

Enterprise Security Trends for 2017

April 2017

Benchmarking Your IT Organization Part One: Budgets

April 2017

Benchmarking Your IT Organization Part Two: Structures

April 2017

Benchmarking Your IT Organization Part Three: Skills