By Dave Johnson, EarthLink Business
In order to more fully utilize existing WAN bandwidth, a CIO has to ensure employees and customers have the ability to access the right application at the right time with the right performance level. In our prior post on Application Performance Optimization, we referenced Apple’s groundbreaking “1984” TV spot which introduced the Mac to the world. We mentioned it to highlight the conformity of thought IT leaders face when they have to pass more applications and cloud services through their business networks. That conformity centers around the belief that the only solution at their disposal to accomplish the objective is “buy more bandwidth.”
What “hammer throwing” alternatives do technology decision makers have today to smash through this “more bandwidth” is the answer mindset?
As previously mentioned, in order to break away from this “1984-style” conformist thinking, a CIO needs to have a solution that addresses three fundamental needs: