Make the right decisions for your future networksBy Steve Coakley,
The current crop of ‘Digital CEOs’ is more interested than ever in the business advantages they can get from their IT infrastructure.
Because traditional IT is seen as inherently complex yet, at the same time, critical to running a business, traditional CEOs haven’t expected it to be a source of innovation or competitive advantage. However, CEOs have now woken up to this challenge. In our survey, 86% of them felt that their IT infrastructure was stifling progress towards digital transformation.
Digital focused CEOs are demanding an IT strategy that gives the right balance of innovation and risk for the business. As an IT leader, the approach, skills, services and (most importantly) help available to you is key to meeting that demand.
To shape your network for a digital future, you need three things:
- Application visibility – make it simple to visualise business application’s performance
- Application control – to make sure your critical apps get through every time
- Dynamic path selection – to get the very best from the access mix that suits your needs and budget.
Newer networking technologies support more agile services. And you can now couple Application Performance Monitoring with the latest software defined network features (like dynamic path selection and zero touch installation) and get the best of both worlds. This gives you a solution that speaks directly to board-level concerns about business continuity and productivity – that is hugely powerful.
As an IT leader, your choice of the right solution can make all the difference.
We can help you navigate the mind-blowing list of options in the market. Many basically say they do the same thing with small variations depending on their niche capability. Working with our partners, we can help you select the right solution for your business.
The right option for you will depend on a huge number of factors. For example, your existing estate, the level of control and reporting, speed to deploy, and additional features such as security. That’s before you have addressed key questions like what the right underlay approach is, or what service, security and management support you need.
As well as helping you make the right choice, we give you a managed service that ensures your solution will be successful. We help with testing, logistics, advanced reporting, orchestration and continuous roadmap of development.
Whatever you need, and however ready you are to digitally transform, we have the right solution for you.
Dynamic Network Services from BT. As you shape the future, we can help you get there, offering insight, expertise and services that secure your future, globally.