TECH SUPPLIER Feb 2019 - Market Perspective - Doc # US44873419
IDC's Worldwide Enterprise Networking Predictions, 2019
By: Brandon ButlerSenior Research Analyst, Enterprise Networks, Brad CasemoreResearch Vice President, Datacenter Networks, Rich CostelloSenior Research Analyst, Enterprise Communications Infrastructure, Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C), Rohit MehraVice President, Network Infrastructure
This IDC Market Perspective provides predictions for the top 10 trends impacting the enterprise networking and communications market in 2019.
"The rise and mainstream adoption of 3rd Platform technologies — including cloud computing, ubiquitous mobile connections, and big data analytics — have placed tremendous strain on enterprise networks, which has led organizations of all sizes around the world to consider how their networks at the core and the edge must transform to keep up with the needs of the business," explains Rohit Mehra, vice president, Network Infrastructure, IDC. "In response to these ever-increasing demands on the network, a variety of new technologies have emerged to help enterprises take advantage of the ongoing digital transformation of the enterprise. 2019 will be an important year of change in the networking industry as innovations from recent years begin to reach the crest of their impact, and a variety of new technologies just hitting the market now will pave the way for future innovation in the coming years.