In 2019, analysts predict:
By 2020, 75% of organizations expect to experience business disruption due to infrastructure and operations skills gaps.
Connected devices will grow to nearly 27 billion.2
Bandwidth demand is doubling every two years due to IoT and video consumption.3
Enterprise and distributed organizations are struggling with network complexity associated with managing distributed infrastructures.
Leaders say these are their top technical challenges to WAN success:6
Network complexity from distrubuted infrastructure management
Cloud migration complexity
Network complexity from multiple-transport management
Sources:1 Gartner, ?Gartner Says 18,0 Skills Gaps Will Cause 75 Percent of Organizations to Experience Visible Business Disruptions by 2020,? March 27, 2018
2 Statista. ?Internet of Things (loT) connected devices installed base worldwide from 2015 to 2025 (in billions)?
3 Fiber Broadband Association, What Fiber Broadband Can Do for Your Community Fall 2017
4 EMA, ?Wide-Area Network Transformation: Now Enterprises Succeed with Software-Defined WAN,? December 2018