Worldwide Spending on Digital Transformation Will Reach $2.3 Trillion in 2023 (IDC)
All the wireless network connections that take place today use 4th generation, commonly known as 4G, technology. The first versions of this were deployed in both Oslo, Norway and Stockholm, Sweden, back in 2009. Because of advancements in technology and the explosive demand for rapid cloud services, the need has risen for even faster wireless.
As we enter a new decade, our jobs and personal lives will continue to become more automated, more digital and more connected than ever before. And innovation is powering the technology growth engine that appears to be at the tipping point of another significant step.
With so many benefits, it’s not surprising to hear that the Communications-Platform-as a-Service (CPaaS) market has grown at an exponential rate over the last few years. In fact, enterprise spend on CPaaS is projected to increase from $2 billion (in 2017) to $10.9 billion by 2022, according to IDC.
When most people think of “the cloud,” they are typically referring to public clouds. A public cloud is hosted by a service provider such as Amazon, Google, IBM or Microsoft, which allows customers to access and share basic computer infrastructure including bandwidth, storage and hardware.
WANs enable companies to extend their computer networks over large distances to connect remote offices to data centers and each other and for the delivery of applications and services required to perform business functions.
Backup as a service (BaaS) is an approach to backing up data that involves purchasing backup and recovery services from an online data backup provider. Instead of performing backup with a centralized, on-premises IT department, BaaS connects systems to a private, public or hybrid cloud managed by the outside provider.
A cloud connect is a connectivity solution that provides high-performance, reliability, and security through a private end-to-end connection between the user and the cloud environment. Cloud connectivity plays a key factor in the performance of cloud-based applications traversing the network. Without competition for bandwidth, and a private path directly to the cloud, cloud connects improve app performance and overall productivity by adding secure, controlled and specified delivery.
With the migration of applications to the cloud, the need for secure, scalable and easy-to-manage connections is an increasing reality. To date, connectivity providers have taken the following approaches to building their connections to the world’s largest cloud service providers:
You’ve probably heard the term multi-cloud environment tossed around a lot lately, but do you really understand what it is? Simply put, a multi-cloud environment is formed from two or more cloud computing services. Since no one provider offers a single solution that will fully address every requirement of a customer, typically more than one cloud service is leveraged to increase redundancy and/or maximize processing power. In doing so, the customer reduces its dependence on a single vendor, enabling increased flexibility throughout an enterprise environment.