1. Articles in category: Network on Demand

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    1. ​Network On Demand is now a thing

      ​Network On Demand is now a thing

      Cloud. Arguably, THE biggest buzzword in the technology industry of all time. So when would you say the first cloud was deployed? In the mid-2000s when Amazon and Microsoft announced early versions of its AWS and Azure products? Some people may even argue it was the 1990s when VPNs came into existence.

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    2. Your enterprise network – on demand

      Your enterprise network – on demand

      Today, companies and firms, whatever their size or business model, need to stay connected. However, the cost of their network equipment is often not in line with their real use. Obtaining a network infrastructure that meets business demands and adapts to their actual needs is an important challenge. Keeping costs in line with the ups and downs of the business is also an ongoing challenge.

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    3. Be penny wise and never pound foolish again!

      Be penny wise and never pound foolish again!

      As I pointed out in my last blog, businesses are looking at and moving to “as-a-service” models so that they are no longer being held hostage by their network. This concept of pay-per-use is quickly becoming the norm for the IT industry.

      To take advantage of this, you need to first research the differences between the various providers such as the services they offer and just how much equipment you need upfront and on premises before you can start to benefit from this pay for use concept.

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    4. Are you being held hostage by your network?

      Are you being held hostage by your network?

      Are you being held hostage by your network? If you answered “no,” then maybe you haven’t really thought about it.

      It's likely that you are tightly restricted by the very infrastructure that is supposed to support your business and help you succeed.  It’s supposed to make your life simpler, not harder.

      Maybe, it is a simple as changing from buying a network infrastructure and having to keep updating it, to using someone else’s that is expandable upon demand, but costs you little while not in use. Changing your budget from capital expenses to one of operational ...

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    5. Alcatel Lucent Enterprise brings pay per use to the network

      Alcatel Lucent Enterprise brings pay per use to the network

      It seems like we can buy almost anything as a service today. Servers, storage, applications and collaboration can all be purchased using an “as a service” model. Recently Sprint introduced both Workplace and Mobility as a service to add to the growing portfolio of consumption-based products. In our consumer lives the Amazon button turns consumer goods into a service. The one piece of technology that’s still difficult to buy as a service is the network.

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