20 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers - 2016
With the advent of technologies such as NFV(Network Function Virtualization), OpenFlow, SDN(Software-Defined Networking) companies are recalibrating their traditional networking models. Networking terms were dictated by a combination of legacy hardware, today the model points to a network that is dynamic, transparent, and flexible.
The key need for customers though is automation from the network solutions providers. Visibility across the networks at every node is a must have which provides real-time information about the events transpiring inside the network. They want their networks to be agile enough to be controlled from a single pane of glass. Softwaredefined networks yield significant cost benefits compared to legacy network deployment attracts customer attention.
Building networks that cater for the needs and realities of today’s workspaces will be crucial. The right amount of flexibility is needed to ensure operations run smoothly. This is harder to do in a work environment that’s becoming more global and mobile by the day.
There are several innovative providers delivering cutting edge, policy-based network orchestration solutions. With a portfolio of products that deliver agility, transparency, cost savings, visibility, and automation in the networks, they are giving the networking juggernauts a run for their money.
To simplify and help CIOs navigate the networking solutions landscape, CIOReview is coming up with annual special edition on 20 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers - 2016.
A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts including CIO Review editorial board has selected the “20 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers 2016” in the U.S., listing the best vendors and consultants who provide key technology solutions and services related to Networking.