The State of the Network Study from VIAVI Solutions examines critical trends and technologies that shape network management. The annual study assesses the adoption and IT management challenges of emerging technologies, tracks key application and network issues, and projects organization bandwidth demand.
The strength of the State of the Network is being able to view how technology adoption and management has changed over the past decade. Every aspect of the study is done in conjunction with outside professional IT analysts from drafting the questions, reviewing the raw data, and presenting the findings. The end result is reliable insight into what is truly changing the State of the Network.
State of the Network by the Numbers
Increasing partnerships between network and security teams proves to be a critical strategy for enterprise IT data and resource protection.
With evolving network infrastructure, IT teams are challenged to maintain visibility into performance.
New threats emerge prompting increased involvement of network teams in security issues.
The adoption and management of new cloud and hybrid IT environments has challenged the enterprise in surprising ways.
Network teams are taking on additional responsibilities in response to more sophisticated attacks. Security has become everyone’s business.
Network professionals reveal application challenges, bandwidth demand, and real attitudes towards SDN defining it as a "road trip without a map."
Uncover how IT teams stretched thin monitoring new technologies of Cloud, Big Data, and mobile, are best coping with these opportunities.
Application troubleshooting challenges are top of mind for IT professionals, how do they deal with bandwidth crunches and the impact of cloud?
With cloud and virtualization really hitting mainstream, how are network professionals dealing with these new black holes?
Facing an economic downturn and tightening budgets, cost-conscious network engineers are embracing to maximize productivity and visibility.
Discover critical troubleshooting trends and delve in-depth into the adoption and challenges of VoIP, MPLS and higher network speeds.