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Network Management: the foundation for cloud services
IT departments have experienced an overwhelming demand to become faster and more agile to keep pace with growing business demands. In order to meet today’s challenges, more and more companies have turned to the cloud in hopes of enhancing their operational efficiencies.
And while the cloud can make it easier to improve productivity and overall customer satisfaction, the enabling component of cloud computing is the network—it serves as the foundation for all cloud services and the backbone to accelerate business solutions.
Whether it’s a private cloud or public cloud, both increase the dependence and complexity of network services like security, virtualization, and quality of service. This white paper highlights the key elements needed to maintain control over the network aspects of cloud services.