As 2022 kicks off, the vendor battle to own the enterprise edge is taking shape among enterprise incumbents, lower cost alternatives, and start-ups.
Stories by Jeff Vance
Big networking players like Cisco, HPE and VMware, but also more specialised vendors like Versa and Fortinet, offer different flavors of SD-WAN for varying enterprise needs.
Young storage companies are innovating products that range from storage arrays to mainframe storage management to cloud storage and more.
From remote data centre commissioning to strengthened e-commerce, some tech start-ups find opportunity in the Covid-19 global economic disruption.
Automating network processes can head off issues and speed resolution of problems while cutting the workload on IT pros.
Start-ups focused on micro data centres could fill a void created by growing demand to process IoT data closer to the network edge.