The cloud’s capacity to upend long-standing IT practices — and vendor business models — knows no bounds. Having changed the way IT organizations deliver applications and infrastructure, now cloud services are changing the way they design, deploy, and manage wide area networks.
That change comes none too soon for respondents to our InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation WAN Survey. While 68% of respondents see demand for WAN bandwidth increasing, a percentage that’s up dramatically from the 34% saying the same in our 2012 survey, just 15% of 2014 survey respondents are bringing new services or more capacity online now.
Read the details in this InformationWeek digital issue cover story.