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FEATURE : INTELLIGENT EDGE
While 2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges on many levels , the innovations that we have seen in networking technology over the last 12 months have provided us with some relief and some new ways of coping . The pandemic has also forced IT further into the spotlight as CEOs have come to recognize its importance to help weather those challenges and even provide competitive advantages .
Those advantages may extend from workforce enablement , creating a happier and more productive workforce , to powering new business initiatives and products . As we enter 2021 , we ’ ll continue to build upon these innovations and find
Keerti Melkote , President and Founder of Aruba , a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company interactions , we are beginning to see a transformation where the majority of this data will be generated outside of the data center or cloud .
• Continued innovations will take place in the areas of automation and AIOps and this will help organizations refocus IT staff for higher level tasks instead of spending vast amounts of time detecting , diagnosing and fixing issues that have the potential to negatively impact the network and the business operations that depend on it . Being able to more quickly resolve issues – or to anticipate them and prevent them from occurring – will support enhanced user and customer experiences .
• Network teams will lead the charge for eliminating the siloes separating the server , storage , virtualization , DevOps , SecOps and AIOps functions . Removing these barriers will allow organizations to realize tight collaboration that will accelerate the achievement of their business objectives and overcome the unprecedented economic and resource headwinds caused by the global pandemic . new ways to leverage the many capabilities and benefits of the Intelligent Edge to face and overcome whatever new challenges may lie ahead . p

WE ’ LL CONTINUE TO BUILD UPON THESE

INNOVATIONS AND FIND NEW WAYS TO LEVERAGE

THE MANY CAPABILITIES AND BENEFITS OF THE

INTELLIGENT EDGE .

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