When clock struck twelve midnight on New Year’s Eve this year and we went into 2021, many of us thought… “that’s it, we have finally left behind us, the disastrous year of 2020 and we start the year 2021”, hoping that normality will return as soon as possible.
IT Resellers and system integrators operate in an increasingly competitive market, which means the range of solutions they can offer their customers is extremely broad. No doubt they all want to be able to modernize their product portfolios to make them as attractive as possible to SMEs.
One of the consequences of the new digital economy is the increase in the complexity of business network infrastructures during the last decade, both for large companies and SMEs. In response to this new situation, companies have been adopting software-defined networks (SDN) as the hegemonic model of network architecture. This phenomenon, together with the rise of cloud computing has resulted in what is known as SDN cloud networking.
The confinement of most of the population due to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that, from one day to the next, teleworking has gone from being a utopia only within reach of a “privileged” few to reality for millions of workers worldwide.
SMEs are a sector where it is difficult for technological innovations to take root, with companies mostly opting for conservative criteria of amortizing investments in existing systems, i.e., they tend to update what is installed rather than undertake a comprehensive renewal.