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  • Digital transformation is a growing, urgent imperative for organizations worldwide. Subsequently, network resources to support digital initiatives are coming under intense scrutiny. Increasingly, that focus concentrates on the wide area network (WAN), which provides essential connectivity and valuable network services for branch offices, remote sites, and mobile workers. This white paper from IDC examines how digital transformation and cloud computing have necessitated a significant reassessment of the WAN, …

  • Despite increased competitive pressures, the industrial distributor business model has endured. To stay relevant going forward, distributors need to provide a digital customer experience that cuts across mobile and social lines, not only to defend themselves from new threats, but to win share and stay ahead of customer needs. This research report examines the factors influencing the behaviors and preferences of a diverse set of 1,500 U.S. industrial buyers, and draws insights from the data that can help …

  • Gaining a competitive advantage in the modern marketplace requires an infrastructure that allows for the secure execution of data and analytics, cloud, social, and mobile technologies. Perhaps one of the most significant trends among technologically visionary companies is the drive to unite infrastructure and security teams. With functional alignment across these teams, organizations unlock performance and reliability through a proactive threat detection and mitigation approach. With this alignment in mind, …