Driven by the need for greater productivity and lower costs, enterprises around the globe are moving their applications to the cloud. This application note describes networking challenges that cloud-enabled enterprises face in today's digital economy, and the top reasons why intelligent optical networks are becoming critical to their success, with a direct impact on productivity and the ability to compete for long-term business success.
One of the biggest use cases for the cloud is for backup and disaster recovery (DR). Organizations are counting on the cloud to make sure they retain access to their critical corporate data and an increasing number of organizations have been putting their data into the cloud. But for the cloud to become a useful repository for DR, that means that organizations need to be able to get their data out, as well. Read this white paper to learn what it is about the cloud that makes it so well-suited for DR.