Intelligent CIO North America Issue 29 | Page 28


Majority of business professionals want to embrace the Metaverse

A new global study commissioned by Ciena , has uncovered just how ready business professionals are to collaborate in the virtual world .

A total of 96 % of the 15,000 business professionals surveyed across the globe recognize the value of virtual meetings and more than three-quarters ( 78 %) say they would participate in more immersive experiences like the Metaverse versus current tools , such as video conferencing . Additionally , while appetites grow for the new digital world , unreliable network performance was cited ( by 38 % globally ) as the top concern holding organizations back .
While the data reveals a significant push toward more digital and immersive platforms on a global scale , there are regional differences .
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