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Transforming Network Infrastructure Week in Review: China Mobile, Nuage, Digital Transformation & More

January 14, 2017

Digital transformation is upon us; ready or not, here we are. The transformation of network infrastructure is separating the best from the rest, as innovation is driving revenue, performance and flexibility. With the weekend at hand, there’s no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in network transformation: Time for the Week in Review!

The community started the week in the Far East, as TMC’s Paula Bernier explored China’s Hyperscale data center influx. The United States remains the global leader in Internet and cloud data centers, but China is closing the gap with its primary hurdle being the regulatory environment in place in China. Complete insight and analysis is HERE.

Staying in China, China Mobile recently turned to Nuage Networks to aid in a digital transformation of its own. China’s largest telecom is currently

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expanding its data center network, and selected the Nuage Virtualized Service Platform (VSP) to deploy its first commercial public cloud project utilizing SDN. Everything you need to know HERE.

A key theme explored readily in the Transforming Network infrastructure Community is digital transformation. In two pieces this week, TMC’s Laura Stotler started unpacking the digital transformation process. Starting with the challenges and benefits of digital transformation and the early steps of the process, Stotler discusses why IT professionals must realize that this is no longer an option – it is a necessity. Find the first article HERE.

The second article from Stotler begins to delve a bit deeper into the components of undertaking digital transformation, with a dedicated team being first and foremost on that list. Assembling this team and creating a clear vision is just the beginning. Stotler’s insight into your digital transformation is HERE.

The Transforming Network Infrastructure Community is a resource for those in the data center and networking space. Spanning primarily the topics of Optical Networking, Virtualization and Hyperscale Data Centers – the forefront of network infrastructure transformation – we are always looking to hear from you! Click HERE to learn how you can become a content contributor to the community.

Remember to stop by early and often for all things network transformation. See you next week!

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