Aug 2018 - Market Presentation - Doc # EMEA44155418
Enterprise Networks for Cloud: How Cloud Maturity is Driving Network Transformation
This IDC Presentation highlights the fundamental role that networks play in successful cloud strategies and how the maturing European cloud market is driving rapid change in network requirements.
"The demand for greater agility starts from the business executing its digital transformation strategies. The need for agility leads to multicloud architectures and creates new requirements for the network to support agility," said Carla Arend, senior program director, European Software.
"The enterprise network needs to evolve from its current siloed architecture of WAN, datacenter, branch, etc., to a more holistic model to enable better visibility, management, and security. Software-defined networks that enable unified policy and control are critical, but there is also a need to develop new multicloud orchestration tools and network services," said Roz Parkinson, research manager, EMEA Enterprise Networks and Life-Cycle Services.