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BLOG: 3 things enterprise IT can learn from the 2014 International CES

Frederic Paul | Jan. 14, 2014
Last week's giant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas held some important lessons for enterprise technology

Lesson Number 3: Connectivity is everything.
Buying bigger devices is only half of the equation. The continued increase in the size, number, types, and data requirements of these new devices will continue to put unprecendented pressure on connectivity and bandwidth. That's true in the home, for mobile devcies in the field, and in enterprise offices and data centers.

Keeping all those devices humming and connecting without delays is going to be a key challenge for many companies in the coming years. Enterprises may find them spending big dollars to boost their available connectivity solutions, both wired and wireless, to let employees and customers access and create the HD content that looks so darn good on all those giant screens.

Vendors at all levels of the communications stack are pushing a wide variety of technologies to help make that happen, and it's not yet clear which ones will predominate. But it's a safe bet that what enterprises have in place now is not going to be good enough going forward.

Source: Network World

 

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