Post-Pandemic Networking: Enabling the Work-From-Anywhere Enterprise
July 2021 EMA Research Report Summary
The COVID-19 pandemic forced hundreds of thousands of companies to send their employees home indefinitely. As the world starts inching toward a post-pandemic future, it’s clear that most companies will allow many employees to work from home forever. This summary of new research by Enterprise Management Associates explores how enterprise IT organizations are adjusting their network infrastructure and operations to the massive and permanent increase in people who are working from home. It also explores the ripple effects this paradigm shift is having on on-premises network infrastructure.
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