Network speeds continue to increase as business and life rely more and more heavily on digital components to function. Applications are controlling HR, sales, back office functions, supply chain management and many other business-critical elements. Social media and online video advertising are indispensable marketing tools generating increased traffic. Cloud and hybrid-cloud architectures are often leveraged to improve business scalability and agility. As a result, network bandwidth must expand rapidly in order to keep up with increasing demands. Read more.