Five network trends challenging the enterprise | Network World

As cloud computing, big data and the deployment of mega-scale data centers accelerates, organizations need to continually recalibrate and evolve the . This challenge has led to the development of new technologies and standards designed to increase and optimize capacity, and flexibility, all while keeping a lid on cost. Here are the top five trends as we see them:

* Rapid Adoption of 802.11ac. and smartphones are becoming ubiquitous in the workplace. As the number of mobile devices and the deployment of cloud-based services continues to scale at a dramatic rate, the keepers of the network must reconsider how they provision, secure and control computing resources and information access.

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