The proliferation of mobile devices connecting to the corporate network is the single most important factor driving the need for evolving the network. Wireless connectivity has become the lifeblood of the enterprise, as users now expect an always-on mobility experience, with mobile-first networking models becoming the norm, requiring pervasive wireless connectivity.
Wi-Fi is the dominant wireless networking standard, as it allows users to be located virtually anywhere and to use almost any device. However, as use of mobile devices increases, existing networks can easily be overwhelmed with increasing bandwidth demands.
New mobile-ready networks will need to ensure that all devices coming into the enterprise environment get their fair share of network resources with connectivity everywhere and the same quality of experience (QoE) and quality of service (QoS) over wired or wireless networks