So business is booming and an expansion is in the cards. There are new markets to conquer and new horizons to explore. While everyone is celebrating, you should forgive your IT manager for feeling slightly nervous at the prospect of his or her already strained network bursting at the seams. An expanded footprint brings about increased volume of e-mails, data and the unpredictable costs of maintaining a network across multiple geographies. Add to that, the obligatory packet losses in less developed nations and suddenly euphoria quickly turns to concern.
One major challenge has always been to find out what goes on with network traffic and application performance once an application starts operating beyond the enterprise network. In short, when you have many people trying to access a lot of data, businesses have to meet that demand to maintain a competitive edge.
As one Japanese multinational has found out, finding a way to accelerate its Wide Area Network traffic while increasing bandwidth capacity can make the difference between success and failure. We’ll be telling the full story tomorrow, but while you wait, you can catch up on how other customers including Tesco, FrieslandCampina and Hyundai are using Verizon solutions to extend their global business. You can also read about why intelligent networking solutions are key to securely connecting people to the data, machines and applications they need to be successful.