Nov 2015 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # 259874
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Telecommunications 2016 Predictions
By: Diego AnesiniDirector Research Latin America, Nav Chander, John JacksonResearch Vice President, Mobile & Connected Platforms, Dustin Kehoe, Amy LindResearch Manager, Broadband, Enterprise Voice & IP Communications Services, and Unified Communications, Courtney MunroeGroup Vice President of Worldwide Telecommunications Research, Melanie Posey, Elisabeth Rainge
Telecommunications networks will be a crucial aspect of enterprise strategies to leverage 3rd Platform technologies. IDC telecommunications analysts selected the top issues and predictions for 2016, which will impact IT enterprise networking during 2016. Key issues are DX, security cloud networking, mass adoption of API tools, and mobile enabling personnel.
According to Courtney Munroe, GVP, Telecommunications, "Global CSPs and the network will be a crucial aspect of 3rd Platform IT implementation and leveraging of key technology accelerators during 2016. This will facilitate enhanced IT flexibility and more efficient use of IT by enterprises over time, which will help them better address business requirements."
CIO and Technology Professionals Agenda , Communications Service Provider Operations , Hosting and Colocation Services , Managed and Cloud-Hosted Virtualized Network Services , Telecommunications: Cloud Communications Providers , United States Enterprise Communications Services , Worldwide Telecommunications Markets
App stores, Application delivery, Application management, Big data analytics and discovery, Broadband, Cloud strategies, Cloud-based partners, Collaborative applications, Customer relationship management applications, Enterprise mobility, Ethernet switch, Information transformation, Infrastructure and platform clouds, Infrastructure as a service, Leadership transformation, Networking virtualization, Operating model transformation, Platform as a service, Public cloud services, Security management, Software as a service, Technology buyer, VoIP, eCommerce