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Study finds new class of post-pandemic tech leaders emerges to tackle experience economy

Cisco AppDynamics , a leading provider of Observability and

Application Performance Monitoring technology , has published findings from Agents of Transformation 2022 , the fourth annual report that analyses the skills and attributes of elite global technologists .
In the wake of the pandemic , it reveals the emergence of a new class of technology experts stepping up to meet critical challenges that are blurring the lines between business strategy and IT operations . The report also cites the demand to make all products and services digitally available in the Experience Economy amid heightened security threats , increasing complexity and the accelerated shift to hybrid work and the cloud .
“ The bar continues to rise and over the last year we have seen a redefinition of what it means to be an Agent of Transformation . These leaders are looking to better understand how issues in their respective domains impact the total experience of users and applications , adapting to change with solutions that positively affect the overall business ,” said Liz Centoni , EVP , Chief Strategy Officer , GM of Applications .
Liz Centoni , EVP , Chief Strategy Officer , GM of Applications
According to the Cisco AppDynamics report , 74 % believe that their experiences in recent years-particularly during the pandemic – have accelerated their careers and 88 % now consider themselves to be business leaders .

Liberty Global selects CommScope as DOCSIS 4.0 technology partner

CommScope has announced that it was selected by Liberty Global to develop and deploy a Remote MACPHY Device ( RMD ) Node platform for DOCSIS 4.0 ( D4.0 ), accelerating Liberty Global ’ s progress towards 10G capabilities .

This project marks the industry ’ s first D4.0 initiative in Europe and leverages CommScope ’ s DOCSIS leadership and endto-end portfolio of solutions to deliver a new custom node and RMD platform specifically for Liberty Global . The RMD Node platform for D4.0 will simplify Liberty Global ’ s hybrid fibre-coaxial ( HFC ) network transformation to deliver multi-gigabit services – in turn providing its subscribers with seamless access to new high-bandwidth , low-latency services and enabling Liberty Global to ultimately achieve 10G capabilities on the HFC network cost-effectively .
“ Our groundbreaking D4.0 project is an important step forward in our 10G vision for the future ,” said Colin Buechner , Managing Director and Chief Network Officer , Liberty Global . “ We selected CommScope to extend the capabilities of our HFC network into the next decade , because of its proven leadership and expertise in DOCSIS and next-generation networks . Together , we are laying the path to tomorrow ’ s multi-gigabit services and providing our subscribers across Europe with the world ’ s most advanced and reliable services .”
“ Our long-standing partnership with Liberty Global uniquely positions us to deliver end-to-end D4.0 solutions specific to its HFC network ,” said Guy Sucharczuk , SVP and President , Access Network Solutions , CommScope .
“ This is a showcase for the global transformation of HFC into tomorrow ’ s 10G networks and we ’ re excited to deploy this technology in Europe and beyond .”
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