Technology is redefining the core products and operations in almost every industry. The role of the CIO (or CTO or CDO, etc.) is becoming central to marketing, operations, product development, customer support, security, financial analysis, business planning and more. As CIOs work to tie these vital roles together through efficient, secure, high capacity networks the following trends emerge in the business wireline telecom market:
Movement to the cloud will continue at a measured pace, spurring additional connectivity needs. With every hardware and software refresh, especially those driven by managing massive new datasets, movement to the cloud (and corresponding connectivity) will be part of the discussion.
Thanks to carrier investments, businesses will have access to higher bandwidth and fiber connectivity for Internet access.