Network Management

State of the Network Survey 2017

Provided by IDG Connect Insider

Category Network Management

Type Analyst Report


Publish Date January 10 2017

Date posted June 02 2017


The 2017 State of the Network study looks at technology adoption trends, how the network professional role evolves, investment priorities, and challenges taking place in the network. The study reveals that emerging network technologies including SD-WAN, Converged Infrastructure and Wave 2 Gigabit Wi-Fi rank high on enterprise organizations future plans, while speed, security and availability continue to be primary factors driving network technology investments.

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