2017 State of the Network

Find highlights from the research in the executive summary

Technology goals and solutions continue to evolve, and network professionals find their roles even more central to their organizations’ transformation. Network World's 2017 State of the Network survey looks at the role of the network team as new tech investments grow and security awareness heightens, with a focus on network technologies such as SDN, virtualization, converged infrastructure and cloud.

The executive summary will discuss:

  • Network Investments and Budget
  • Preparations for Change Within Network Team
  • Security Issues and Initiatives
  • Adoption of Network Technologies
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