What are your predictions for networks and tech in 2017?

Discussion created by hausmus Employee on Jan 17, 2017
Latest reply on Apr 28, 2017 by cmorourke

Ciena experts and execs recently shared their 9 predictions for networks and tech in 2017 on Network Insights:


  1. Get ready for the "Orchestration of Things"
  2. The openness movement will further penetrate submarine networking (Brian Lavallee)
  3. The self-driving, autonomous network finally comes of age
  4. 400G deployments will begin with a focus on DCI (Helen Xenos)
  5. Network encryption goes mainstream
  6. DevOps adoption brings competitive edge (Tim Pearson)
  7. 5G wireless will be seriously considered as an alternative to fiber access (Brian Lavallee)
  8. The Internet of Things will open new opportunities for carriers
  9. How about some New Year's resolutions as well 
  10. [Your prediction here]


What is your prediction for networks and tech in 2017 to round the list out to 10? 


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