What are the consequences?
Increasing amounts of data and ever rising data streams require a high degree of data management. And the data needs to be always available, from wherever the users happen to be. But who is allowed to access this data, and from where? Which individuals and devices are involved? Who is trying to establish a connection with the network? How do I manage access? The definition of uniform security regulations for wired and wireless connections is vital to establish device transparency, uniform access surveillance, and security both before and after authentication.
Where is your network now?
In the future, wired and wireless networks will have to deliver more than just connectivity. They form the basis for future IoT ecosystems and smarter workplaces—with billions of new IoT devices and a multitude of heterogeneous mobile devices. Network infrastructures are now wired and centrally constructed. Original network topology was based on the number of workplaces and users per port in order to use the right number of switches and access points. It is not a question of getting rid of this older network infrastructure, but rather how we can meaningfully expand it.