Gartner: Focus on 5 Factors of Network Design for Digital Transformation

In a rapidly changing climate of digital transformation, many IT teams have met the increasing demands on legacy hardware-based network by patching together solutions that include private and public cloud services. Although this approach addresses the immediate business need, it often comes at a price: loss of visibility and increased complexity and risk. To address these challenges holistically requires a shift in your strategy. Gartner has identified five key elements of network design to help guide you. Read the report to learn how to build and sustain a dependable network infrastructure aligned to the needs of your business. VMware and Intel transform security by providing comprehensive security measures based in both software and hardware across application infrastructure and endpoints that maximizes visibility, context, and control to secure the interactions between users, applications, and data.

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Source: Gartner, Inc., Focus on 5 Factors of Network Design for Digital Transformation Analyst(s): Mike Toussaint, Andrew Lerner. March 9, 2018. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.