Regardless of size cybersecurity has become a massive source of frustration for organizations all sizes. A greater percentage of IT spending is now being consumed by cybersecurity products and services.
The analyst firm also predicts that by 2023 more than 90 percent of WAN edge infrastructure initiatives will be based on SD-WAN.
IT organizations complain that the lack of SDN-specific skills among engineers is resulting in a slow transition to virtualization but engineers don’t have much incentive to get those skills.
Some companies argue that providing access to a POP network via cloud gateways is a competitive advantage.
Flat networks make it possible to centrally provision resources without having to reconfigure policies.
Networking professionals no longer can only have a limited scope of skills. The addition of other certifications will mean more career growth and more pay.
There are many reasons to deploy a network virtualization overlay. But the biggest advantage to an NV overlay is that it can extend the capabilities of legacy networks.
Many companies find that deploying a network virtualization overlay makes more sense because of the ROI.
SDN technologies are diverse, making it difficult for network engineers to know what technologies they should learn to master.
By 2019, 69 percent of enterprise IT organizations will be trying to manage some type of multi-cloud environment.
Organizations are automating security incident investigations and making use of deception grids to identify breaches more quickly.
Data protection is one of the first applications most IT organizations will deploy across a hybrid cloud.
Thanks to rise of APIs IT organizations are crafting more modern approaches to data protection.
Network virtualization overlays will determine winner of hybrid cloud computing race.
Networking technologies are now starting to be incorporated into DevOps making it easier for DevOps and IT to work together.