So the data centre is not dead - what's next?
Undoubtedly, the data center plays an implicit role in the transition, but it needs to change with the demands of the business and the customers it serves. To support the instant evolution of businesses, consider leveraging the strength of effortless networking to support the transition to simple, open and smart cloud platforms.
By deploying an open standards-based interface, end-users can enjoy a range of validated solutions to sustain flexibility for the future. With IDC predicting that 40 percent of business will confront facilities mismatches by 2018 as traditional systems are virtualized or shifted entirely to the cloud, it is important to view this as a unified approach to future cloud solutions. This is critical so that cloud solutions and infrastructure can seamlessly support expansion into adjacent use cases, and provide organizations with leverage on existing data center investments.
Regardless of the model being deployed today or in the near future, the core of your data center is still the network - a strategically important asset in helping your business transform in any way it chooses. With a simple, open, and smart network in place, your organization can change quickly and smoothly, with fewer risks and lower costs.
The right network can ensure your business stays at the forefront of disruptive innovation, and ultimately paves the way for instant evolution.
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