| | July 20144CIOReviewEditorialIt's annoying when computer networks do not work like we want them to. Because networks are technically complicated, many different things can go wrong. Even when everything is working exactly as designed, they can be complex to set up, upgrade or use from day to day. Moreover several enterprise trends like mobility, cloud computing, BYoD are converging and this increased phenomena have raised the expectation levels of network performance, which is increasingly in turn placing enterprise CIOs under pressure. The key to meet their expectation is to anticipate and respond to these demands and help the business grow. However it's not an easy task. For instance, organizations have already started witnessing a substantial increase in video traffic. It is said that in the coming years, Internet video alone will account for 57 percent of all consumer traffic, and one-third of corporations say they are using video at least once per week. Moreover, the recent technology trends in enterprise computing are testing the limits of yesterday's networks--and many that were "good enough" for yesterday are no longer "good enough" for tomorrow. The challenge is some CIOs are learning that these low-cost, low-function networks hamper the IT department's ability to say "yes" to current technologies that deliver real business value, and to anticipate the future needs of the business. As next-generation network goes far beyond simple connectivity and is a dynamic network that can transforms the network into a service-delivery mechanism, the key is a drive for CIOs to advocate about them and their IT organizations to say yes to strategic business efforts.Presently, attempts are in full swing to better utilize several potential technologies such as network visualization or software defined networking to tackle the urgent concerns in the sector. With the realization by using the networking technologies for desired business outcomes can happen only through an easy to install, cost-effective, end-to-end cloud managed networking solution, the focus is on companies able to deliver them. With large number of network solution providers in the market, it is often a challenging process for CIOs to locate the best-fitting one. To educate them about the innovative solutions, this issue we present you `CIONetworking20- 20 Most Promising Networking Solutions Companies'. These organizations are helping organizations to better adapt to the cloud and going a step forward by developing products and services to make the move faster.Please let us hear your opinion.Christo JacobManaging Editorchristo@cioreview.comUse the Power of Next Generation Networks Editor-in-Chief Pradeep Shankar Managing Editor Christo Jacob Editorial Staff Anitha Benita M Durgesh Prakash Derek Patrick Harvi Sachar Rachita Sharma Sagaya Christuraj Shariful Mondal Thomson Antony Joe Philip Sr.Visualiser Ashok kumar Mailing AddressCIOReview44790 S. Grimmer Blvd Suite 202, Fremont, CA 94538T:510.490.2428, F:510.894.8405 July 2014, volume 3-7 Published monthly by CIOReviewsubscription rate: $100 for 12 issues To subscribe to CIOReviewVisit www.cioreview.com Copyright © 2014 CIOReview, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part of any text, photography or illustrations without written permission from the publisher is prohibited. The publisher assumes no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts, photographs or illustrations. Views and opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the magazine and accordingly, no liability is assumed by the publisher thereof.CIOReviewCIOReviewJULY - 2014CIOReview's circulation is audited and certified by BPA International (Audit Pending).
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