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The Network of Possibility: How Modernization Propels Businesses Forward


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Is your network making the grade? In a recent survey, the Aberdeen Group revealed that new connectivity strategies, like Ethernet Over Fiber, are key to more robust performance and reliability.

Is your network making the grade? In a recent survey, the Aberdeen Group revealed that new connectivity strategies, like Ethernet Over Fiber, are key to more robust performance and reliability.

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  • 1. “The reliability [and] speed problems that we were having before really become nonissues really quick.” Modernization THE NETWORK HowPropel Can OF POSSIBILITY Businesses Forward Dean Farar, Director of Technology, Yuma Educational Technology Consortium, Arizona over-utilization of network resources unsupported planned growth OF CHALLENGES ORKS ET W OUTDATED N 35% TOP STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVEMENT ELEVATE YOUR NETWORK’S POTENTIAL To remain competitive in the evolving frontier of connectivity, consider the following network guidelines: % 38 Look past the tried and true. Traditional networking systems might have met past needs, but new and innovative platforms work to face the challenges of the future. Case studies: City of Colleyville, Texas & Yuma Education Technology Consortium, Arizona Chris Peña, Information Systems Manager at the City of Colleyville, Texas 53% increased highbandwidth traffic GO Don’t be a barrier to change. If your network doesn’t tolerate the incorporation of new strategies and technologies, you may risk falling short of employee and business demands. Look to the new school. rising user demand for services “We had such slow connectivity … [There were IT] requests coming in that we couldn’t service,” network throughput increase end-users extremely or very satisfied with network performance BLUEPRINTS FOR SUCCESS Top Pressures for Network Initiatives or more 32% lack of tools to resolve critical events 74% 40% bandwidth capacity increase city k capa gy networ increase trate 53% ng s itoring orki etw ce mon wn n ne forman ig des er 2% tomate p 4 au 36% 100% or more When it comes to network connectivity, innovation matters. The Aberdeen Group surveyed businesses about their connectivity strategies, and found that new approaches, like Ethernet over Fiber, are key components to high performance and reliability. 36% BENEFITS OF A MODERN NETWORKING STRATEGY Encourage productivity by embracing cutting-edge approaches, such as Ethernet over Fiber, that create high-performing and reliable networks. SOLUTION CHALLENGES Ethernet over Fiber connectivity solution, from Time Warner Cable Business Class • Over-utilization of network resources • Limited bandwidth capabilities • Poor network performance • Downtime • Costs RESULTS • Increased bandwidth • Improved reliability • Reduced costs WANT TO LEARN MORE? Read the full industry report from the Aberdeen Group. Data Source: Graduate From Old-School Networking. The Aberdeen Group on behalf of Time Warner Cable Business Class (2013). Products and services not available in all areas. Subject to change without notice. Some restrictions apply. ©2013 Time Warner Cable Enterprises, LLC. All Rights Reserved. READ THE REPORT »