Cloud, Predictive Analysis and Internet of Things will Drive Enterprise Technology in 2015
FREMONT, CA: Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a provider of IT and communication solutions to enterprise and governments has come up with its assessment of enterprise technology trends for the year ahead and believes that predictive analysis, transition to the cloud and building infrastructures to guard against cyber crime will be the key focus of CIOs.
Increasing need for data, cloud and mobile solutions demand agility and scalability from enterprise networks. Providing reliable and efficient network through innovation and constant re-invention and adapting to changing technology scenario is of paramount importance. Productive use of virtualization, optical network technology and automation will result in enabled networks fit to handle enormous amounts of growth.
Internet of Things (IoT) which has evolved through the process of merging of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems and the internet is changing the nature of business operations. With the ability to transfer data without the need for human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction, IoT services will be sought after by organizations in general and medium business markets specifically. In conjunction with innovative cloud computing tools and data analytics, IoT cyber security can help reduce machine-to-machine complexities and pave way for new models of business providing that could provide customers, a new and refreshing experience. It will also provide better frameworks to define and understand Return On Investment.
Data’s pertinence can be decided when understood in the right context, and data is everywhere. To understand data and gain insights to further the understanding of reception of services predictive analysis holds the key. When combined and integrated with available infrastructures, predictive analysis facilitates improvements in operational efficiency, thereby leading to better customer service in the data economy sector.
Verizon predicts that the cloud will be driven by enterprise IT. Through the process of brokering cloud solutions it will identify requirements, help in the management of technologies, and devise purpose-specific cloud solutions for customer interaction, improved operational efficiency and compliance with technology. This recognition and understanding of cloud- based services will create support systems for the necessary migration of mission-critical workloads to the cloud.
As the threat of cybercrime looms large on enterprises, network security mechanisms will tend towards complexity necessitating the development of near –impregnable, effective multi-layer strategies for data security. Using data analytics to adopt focused risk management strategies and detect cyber crimes will be of utmost importance for enterprises.
These challenges and innovations to meet them are sure to make it an eventful year for enterprises and providers of enterprise solutions.