by Alex Bennett
The shift to new ways of working has highlighted the need to reassess network design. The smart workplace is now pervasive – no longer a fixed location, but a connection between the digital and physical worlds where people work. In the same vein, the network fabric is more than the underlying technology constituents – rather, it’s an enabler of change and business outcomes. We look at what this implies for organizations in two key areas: the employee experience (EX) and employee wellbeing.
From business continuity to business outcomes
Technology has been at the center of accelerated workplace transformation over the last 12 months. The rapid introduction of collaboration platforms to ensure business continuity, the ability to support high-performing applications wherever they reside, and a focus on identity-based security have impacted the network and forced us to reassess how it’s designed.