Smartphones. Touch screen tablets. Handheld video conferencing tools. Wireless devices are invading every aspect of enterprise operations, causing IT managers to reexamine their WLAN deployments.
Because there is no single solution to the challenge of network resiliency, efficiency and scalability, Avaya addresses each characteristic uniquely.
Today’s enterprise network needs to be a highly focused resource capable of providing a mobile and diverse workforce with efficient, effective access to the tools and applications that drive productivity.
The world is abuzz with the possibilities of the Cloud, but today’s “Cloud” is not a new concept. What is new is the ability to virtualize and host applications and content on a massive scale while offering content to the public on demand in the manner of Netflix and other vendors.
In today’s world of data center consolidation, the move to server virtualization has happened more quickly than most would have imagined.
The 802.11n standard is helping to usher in a new era in WLANs in which they are no longer just a “network of convenience” but an integrated dimension of the corporate IT infrastructure providing employees with high performance, ubiquitous wireless access to critical tools and applications.
A Fit for Purpose solution is one that identifies the most critical performance requirements and delivers the best possible solution to meet those requirements.
Dumb Plumbing Doesn’t Cut it
For many years the role of Ethernet connectivity has continued to be commoditized. They’re just ports to plug into or a way to attach wirelessly for access to the network.
Network Virtualization Trends
In the past, we saw competing networking technologies such as Token Ring, FDDI and ATM eventually give way to Ethernet, the predominant network of choice. This provided opportunities to refresh infrastructures and create new networking paradigms.