Top 3 IT and CIO Priorities in 2015

April 2, 2015 Mike Leibovitz

Secure Mobility and Analytics for Private Cloud

The network technology industry is one of the fastest changing landscapes in the modern world. User expectation has skyrocketed over the years and ubiquitous access has surpassed being a “nice-to-have”.   Holstering smartphones, tablets, and now wearable’s, network users worldwide demand reliable mobility.   Security is a major challenge that organizations face with the explosion of mobile devices accessing the network. Capturing the massive amounts of data streaming across the network has become more difficult than ever, only to increase as technology advances.   Harnessing this data effectively in the form of network analytics is changing roles in IT, even defining them.

According to IDC, by 2017, 80% of the CIOs time will be focused on analytics and cyber security while Gartner states that Business Intelligence (BI)/Analytics is the #1 priority spend for global CIOs and that by 2018, 50%+ of users are mobile-first. Additionally in a recent study by Forbes, in 2015, 93% of large enterprises will use Cloud services – 58% public/private combination. Inclusive of research conducted by Forrester and ESG, the top CIO and IT leader priorities in 2015 are high performance wireless, business analytics, and highly secure network access to the cloud. In reality, most IT budgets are constrained, so in many cases there are compromises that have to be made in regards to network infrastructure. Secure mobility with analytics for the private cloud is essential for an intelligent, and modern, network. If any one of those pieces is not included, you are compromising.

With no hidden costs and no compromises, Extreme Networks provides the industry’s most complete secure mobility with analytics for the private cloud solution. Extreme Networks’ all-inclusive solution combines equipment, software, and licenses to deliver the mobile performance to drive business results. Now is the time to make the network a strategic business asset within your organization.

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