Lookout iWork. Lookout Google Docs.
Benchmark 2012-2013 Emerging WAN Trends: The Internet Arises
Three out of four IT organizations report no growth in WAN, yet nearly half project significant increases in bandwidth requirements, increasingly driven by demand from mobile devices. Technology services become more centralized, or shift to the cloud, while technology workers spread out to more locations. Improvements in the reliability, performance, and relative cost of Internet connections lead many organizations to leverage the Internet to address these challenges: by connecting branches directly to the Internet, to supplement the WAN; and by using the Internet as the WAN. Increasing use of Internet is not driving faster deployment of IPv6, despite the exhaustion of address spaces. But, as the use of “nontraditional” IP devices such as surveillance cameras and environmental sensors increases, few companies are looking to IPv6 as a means to connect these (or traditional) devices to each other or to the larger Internet.
- Big Data, Analytics and Virtualization
- Contact Center and Customer Engagement
- Cloud Delivery
- Cost Models and Total Cost of Ownership
- Enterprise Trusted Advisor
- IT Innovation, Transformation, and Enterprise Technology
- Mobile and Network Services
- Security & Compliance
- Unified Communications and Collaboration
Have you ever launched an app and watch the battery meter drop before your eyes or feel your smartphone go nuclear?
Contact center vendors have made some big announcements in the past couple of weeks, including more emphasis on the cloud and creating a unified portfolio that tightly integrates