Beginning in 2007, we have asked IT professionals responsible for supporting the network, infrastructure, and applications their status—including what has worked and what has not—as well as their initiatives for the next three years. The results offer relevant, independent information to anyone in similar roles that seeks to persevere and continue to be one-step ahead of emerging challenges they may face.
State of the Network by the Numbers
Captures the tenacity of IT teams as they rise to the many challenges of maintaining peak application and network performance.
As we emerge from the ashes of challenging times, IT embraces digital transformation to resolve the skills gap, UC issues, and cyberattack response.
In this age of dynamic disruption, this year’s study uncovers that comprehensive visibility is essential to maintaining optimal IT service delivery.
Increasing partnerships between network and security teams proves to be a critical strategy for enterprise IT data and resource protection.
With evolving network infrastructure, IT teams are challenged to maintain visibility into performance.
New threats emerge prompting increased involvement of network teams in security issues.
The adoption and management of new cloud and hybrid IT environments has challenged the enterprise in surprising ways.
Network teams are taking on additional responsibilities in response to more sophisticated attacks. Security has become everyone’s business.
Network professionals reveal application challenges, bandwidth demand, and real attitudes towards SDN defining it as a "road trip without a map."
Uncover how IT teams stretched thin monitoring new technologies of Cloud, Big Data, and mobile, are best coping with these opportunities.
Application troubleshooting challenges are top of mind for IT professionals, how do they deal with bandwidth crunches and the impact of cloud?
With cloud and virtualization really hitting mainstream, how are network professionals dealing with these new black holes?
Facing an economic downturn and tightening budgets, cost-conscious network engineers are embracing to maximize productivity and visibility.
Discover critical troubleshooting trends and delve in-depth into the adoption and challenges of VoIP, MPLS and higher network speeds.