As digital businesses gain momentum, data volumes across enterprise networks drive ever higher. Network planners need to cater to increased demands on capacity while ensuring that quality of service is optimized.
Service providers must ensure a new level of network agility, flexibility, and visibility for customers embarking on their digital transformation journey. Drawing on detailed enterprise survey data from very large enterprises across the DACH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland), this paper reveals the importance of those factors. The report includes findings about those companies' current next-gen network investments and deployment challenges in a range of technologies, from cybersecurity analytics to software defined networking. The report concludes with a call to action on next-gen network services, suggesting how enterprises can approach the task of making their networks business-ready.