This IDC Market Note discusses Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's analyst conference, Connex18, which was held in January 2018 alongside its partner event. This document focuses on the progress ALE has made since announcing a strategy change in 2017, discusses the short-term tactical priorities that the vendor is pursuing, and analyzes the longer-term challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
"ALE is aware that a fast-paced digital transformation wave is currently taking place. The vendor clearly understands that it cannot rest concerning transformation initiatives and must help its customers understand that digital transformation is impacting every organization in every vertical." — Program Manager Michael Vorisek, Telecommunications, IDC EMEA
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