Reduce costs and increase flexibility: how to drive business value from the Internet

Enterprises that need greater agility and faster time to market are moving to multi-cloud. As a result, we are seeing a shift to the Internet as the new WAN. While the Internet might initially seem a big cost saver, trusting your business to best-effort Internet brings hidden challenges: what you can’t see can cause you the biggest problems.

The Internet has long provided connectivity to the home, where inconsistent performance and reliability have been more tolerated than in the business world. Today, however, with large-scale migration to multi-cloud, enterprises are looking to the Internet to become their new wide area network (WAN).

The main drivers behind this are the costs and inflexibility of traditional MPLS networks holding digital transformation initiatives back and stopping companies from being competitive. The Internet reduces costs, even while bandwidth requirements are increasing, and enables greater flexibility in how traffic connects to the cloud.

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