As I finish my final week here at Fiber Mountain, I have been reflecting on my first “adult job”. Growing up working in the food and beverage industry, working in an office gave me an unexpected jolt of culture shock. I couldn’t believe that socializing among coworkers didn’t warrant a sharp “get back to work!” I was absolutely floored that my boss even encouraged this behavior! Now I see that it’s a great way to build team spirit and encourage collaboration.
With the ever-growing demand for big data, innovative data center technology is as important as ever. Last week, I discussed the future of software-defined wide-area-networks in 2018, which are expected to skyrocket in popularity. This week, we’ll cover another noteworthy topic: hyperscale data centers.
As we enter the new year, I’ve been reading articles about network trends, and one in particular caught my eye. SD-WAN made a big splash in 2017, as today’s featured articles show. Will it continue to be a trend in 2018? Only time will tell!
Topics: News of the Week
It’s no question that technology has vastly surpassed all expectations in the past ten years, but with all the recent news about compromised customer data, it’s easy to believe that security measures have struggled to keep up. On the contrary, companies are investing significant time and money to solve this ever-growing issue. What does the future hold? There’s no need to build a time machine to find out; today’s featured articles give us a few hints.