3 strategic imperatives for winning the secure cloud transition

ATCHISON FRAZER | July 26, 2018

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Networking and security IT infrastructures have evolved to a level of complexity unmanageable by operators and enterprises using a conventional approach. The ongoing reliance upon legacy network hardware and disjointed WAN architectures inhibit the operational agility required by global organizations looking to digitize business services with secure, multi-cloud connectivity. The intersection of network reliability and application performance requires a more flexible, versatile network architecture with security and cloud integration at the forefront; thus, optimal WAN-path selection alone is no longer good enough in a multi-threaded threat environment. Large-scale enterprises with far-flung remote locations and highly distributed data centers are facing the ever-present challenge of how to achieve full-scale Digital Business Transformation, which will increase their dependencies on WAN connectivity with public clouds, yet representing even greater challenges to maintaining secure communications, WAN resiliency and bandwidth elasticity.

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