This IDC Web conference presents IDC's top 10 predictions that are expected to shape the enterprise and datacenter networking market in 2013. IDC believes the biggest theme in networking for 2013 will be the increasing alignment of the network with the business, and the significantly higher profile the network will enjoy both on the enterprise side, but also with cloud and datacenter deployments. While enterprise IT stays focused on optimizing a diverse set of enterprise, cloud, and collaborative applications, the needs around scalability, security, and flexibility continue to evolve. At the same time, datacenters are rapidly moving forward with virtualized infrastructures to provide the agility that businesses now require. The presentation will address the following key questions:
- What are the changing dynamics of the network edge as enterprise mobility becomes mainstream?
- Has networking finally leveled the infrastructure playing field in meeting the needs of the virtualized datacenter?
- Will software-defined networking (SDN) take center stage as the next evolutionary step in virtualization?
- What are the key drivers and inhibitors in adoption of video and unified communications, and where growth will come from?
Argentina Semiannual Unified Communications Tracker , Asia/Pacific Datacenter Markets: Infrastructure and IT Services , Asia/Pacific Quarterly Switch and Router Tracker , Asia/Pacific Quarterly Wireless LAN Tracker , Asia/Pacific Semiannual Unified Communications, Collaboration and Video Tracker , Australia Next Generation Networks , Brazil Semiannual Unified Communications Tracker , Canadian Quarterly Enterprise Network Tracker , Chile Semiannual Unified Communications Tracker , China Enterprise Networks and Communications , Datacenter Networks , Datacenter Trends and Strategies , Enterprise Communications Infrastructure , Enterprise Networks with Router Vertical Views , Enterprise Voice and IP Communications Services , Europe, Middle East and Africa Communications Infrastructure , Europe, Middle East and Africa Conferencing Solutions and Services , Europe, Middle East and Africa Network Life-Cycle Services , Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Datacenter and Hardware Infrastructure Tracker , Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Ethernet Switch and Router Tracker , Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Networks Tracker , Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly Wireless LAN Tracker , Europe, Middle East and Africa Unified Communications , European Datacenter Life-Cycle and Private Cloud Services , European Datacenters and Server Infrastructures , Executive Information , Japan Datacenter Facilities and Strategies , Japan Quarterly Ethernet Switch and Router Tracker , Japan Unified Communications and Collaboration , Korea Networks and Communications (Korean Version) , Latin America Enterprise Networks 2013 , Latin America Semiannual Unified Communications Tracker , Managed Network Services , Mexico Semiannual Unified Communications Tracker , Mobile Enterprise Network Services , Peru Semiannual Unified Communications Tracker , Unified Communications , WC - IDC Predictions 2013: Enterprise Communications and Datacenter Networks , Worldwide Datacenter Network QView , Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing and Telepresence QView , Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch and Router Tracker , Worldwide Quarterly Wireless LAN Tracker , Worldwide Router QView , Worldwide Switch QView , Worldwide Wireless LAN Infrastructure QView
Application delivery, Applications, Enterprise IP telephony, Enterprise network infrastructure, Ethernet switch, IT maintenance and support, InfiniBand switching, Networking services, Networking virtualization, Routers, Software, System and network management software, Unified communications and collaboration, Videoconferencing equipment, VoIP, Wireless LAN infrastructure