Thursday, March 25, 2021

BrandPost: No, the Network isn't Dead

A popular misquote attributed to Mark Twain states, "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." Although he never said exactly that, Twain was widely rumored to have died in 1897 when, in fact, he was very much alive.

In the technology realm, we're experiencing the same thing when it comes to networks. There are some cloud vendors that are proclaiming the traditional network to be all but dead. In effect, they're saying, “don’t worry about the network; just move everything to the cloud.” But like Mark Twain, the reports of the demise of networks are greatly exaggerated. In fact, networking (albeit hybrid) remains crucial. And ensuring consistent security across the network is more critical than ever, particularly in terms of extending the enterprise-grade protections enjoyed in the traditional core network to all of the new edges being deployed.

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Thanks to Brand Post (see source)

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