With more branches, more mobile workers, devices and connections, it becomes more and more difficult to ensure a fast working, interference-free network.
As the complexity of IT increases, it's harder to keep a close eye on what's happening on the network. More visibility into data flows is needed to prevent hackers from staying under the radar.
Providing everything and everyone with secure and fast access to the network requires identification, authentication and authorization. This involves a lot of actions. Automating these tasks based on policy rules saves time, costs and frustration.
The complexity of IT infrastructure is currently increasing dramatically. Organizations often have to deal with networks in various locations, SaaS, Cloud, IoT devices in the network and with users who need to be able to work flexibly from various locations.
More complexity also means less insight. This is a security risk. It becomes more difficult to see what's going on and secure the IT infrastructure in a consistent manner and this implies potential security risks.
With a traditional network, you're spending more and more time making sure the network operates quickly, securely and without disruption, management is time-consuming, and the setup is difficult to keep consistent. The solution is a centrally managed, software-defined network. This reduces complexity, provides better insight into the status of the infrastructure, increased availability and a much higher level of security.
You detect threats and failures proactively. You also solve them faster, because actions are automated. This renders your organization much more agile. With a software-defined network, you are ready for the future.
Avit Group, network integrator and managed service provider, will manage Infomedics' entire network environment for the next three years.
The Tergooi Hospital is the first hospital in the Netherlands to switch to Cisco Software Defined Access.