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Do digital. Better.
Don’t wait for the future; shape it.
Building the right IT infrastructure is
critical to achieving you...
This document and any attached materials are the sole property of Verizon and are not to be used by
you other than to eval...
Digital has changed everything.
It’s not over.
Even disruptors risk
being overtaken.
Remember when
Myspace was as
revered as Uber
is now?
The second wave of digital
transformation has already begun.
2015The first wave The second wave
How can you
do digital
better?
Make it easy for people
to work together.
Do you really need to block tools like
Slack, Smartsheet and Dropbox?
1
Think about how people
communicate in their
personal lives.
Are your collaboration
tools good enough?
Think mobile everything.
Does your mobile strategy
boost productivity and
customer engagement?
2
Mobile isn’t just about
communicating.
It’s how we stay informed,
shop, even manage our
health. And it has raised
the stak...
Build mobile into all
your developments.
Get control with mobile
device management.
And prepare for 5G.
Get more from your cloud.
How can you use the cloud
better than everyone else?
3
Cloud is no longer news.
But we’ve barely scratched the
surface of what it can deliver.
Market leaders are using cloud
to ...
Embrace hybrid IT.
To accelerate your transition
to 100% cloud and improve
visibility with web-based
management tools.
Be agile.
Is your infrastructure helping or
hindering your transformation?
4
The ability to execute well and
fast is the new competitive
advantage.
Being agile means
understanding what’s
happening wi...
Excel in execution.
And make your network
scalable with SDN.
Run your infrastructure
to business rules.
Deliver no matter what.
Are your systems always
there when they’re needed?
O
rder
accepted
5
Hurricanes, cyber attacks,
misconfigurations—you
need to be ready. But
resilience isn’t just
surviving a disaster.
A massiv...
!
Manage peaks, troughs and
outages with SDN.
And back-up with 4G.
Improve delivery with content
delivery networks.
You’re going to be breached.
Be prepared.
Can you bank on not being the next victim?
6
It’s no longer a question of if
you’ll be compromised, but
when and how you’ll cope.
The bad guys are getting smarter
and ...
Use software-defined perimeter
(SDP) to meet the changing threat.
Get the basics right—like
patching and log checking.
And ...
Don’t go it alone.
Do you have the right skills
for digital transformation?
7
Wanted
Wanted
Wanted
The quality of your partnerships
will be decisive in your
future success.
You need to build strong
partnerships to encoura...
An adaptive IT infrastructure
is critical to your future.
In fact, it’s probably the
single biggest predictor of
future su...
Get it right and it won’t be your
infrastructure holding you back.
The limit will be your creativity and
how quickly you c...
Are you ready to do digital better?
Get the views of our experts:
VerizonEnterprise.com/
Future-Network
© 2016 Verizon. All Rights Reserved. The Verizon name and logo and all other names,
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The Future of Infrastructure. Do Digital Better.

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Highlights from The Future of Infrastructure paper.
It’s not just startups with billions in venture capital that need to embrace the possibilities of digital. Every business depends upon it. You shouldn’t just be talking about the future; you should be the one that shapes it. Verizon’s new thought-leadership paper shows you how to ride the second wave of digital transformation. It gives you an insight how we think digital transformation will change the world, and the pivotal role infrastructure has to play in that.

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The Future of Infrastructure. Do Digital Better.

  1. 1. Do digital. Better. Don’t wait for the future; shape it. Building the right IT infrastructure is critical to achieving your digital ambitions.
  2. 2. This document and any attached materials are the sole property of Verizon and are not to be used by you other than to evaluate Verizon’s service. © 2016 Verizon. All Rights Reserved. The Verizon name and logo and all other names, logos, and slogans identifying Verizon’s products and services are trademarks and service marks or registered trademarks and service marks of Verizon Trademark Services LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners. Proprietary statement. The Future of Infrastructure
  3. 3. Digital has changed everything.
  4. 4. It’s not over. Even disruptors risk being overtaken. Remember when Myspace was as revered as Uber is now?
  5. 5. The second wave of digital transformation has already begun. 2015The first wave The second wave
  6. 6. How can you do digital better?
  7. 7. Make it easy for people to work together. Do you really need to block tools like Slack, Smartsheet and Dropbox? 1
  8. 8. Think about how people communicate in their personal lives. Are your collaboration tools good enough?
  9. 9. Think mobile everything. Does your mobile strategy boost productivity and customer engagement? 2
  10. 10. Mobile isn’t just about communicating. It’s how we stay informed, shop, even manage our health. And it has raised the stakes of customer experience. 547 steps. Item added to basket. Funds transferred. $382.00
  11. 11. Build mobile into all your developments. Get control with mobile device management. And prepare for 5G.
  12. 12. Get more from your cloud. How can you use the cloud better than everyone else? 3
  13. 13. Cloud is no longer news. But we’ve barely scratched the surface of what it can deliver. Market leaders are using cloud to deliver digital acceleration.
  14. 14. Embrace hybrid IT. To accelerate your transition to 100% cloud and improve visibility with web-based management tools.
  15. 15. Be agile. Is your infrastructure helping or hindering your transformation? 4
  16. 16. The ability to execute well and fast is the new competitive advantage. Being agile means understanding what’s happening with your applications and services in near-real time. Expensive hardware is making way for software-defined everything. Firewall Load balancer Firewall Firewall WAN accelerator Router Firewall Load balancer WAN accelerator Router Firewall
  17. 17. Excel in execution. And make your network scalable with SDN. Run your infrastructure to business rules.
  18. 18. Deliver no matter what. Are your systems always there when they’re needed? O rder accepted 5
  19. 19. Hurricanes, cyber attacks, misconfigurations—you need to be ready. But resilience isn’t just surviving a disaster. A massive spike in orders could have the same effect as a DDoS attack. You must maintain performance when everyday things get in the way.
  20. 20. ! Manage peaks, troughs and outages with SDN. And back-up with 4G. Improve delivery with content delivery networks.
  21. 21. You’re going to be breached. Be prepared. Can you bank on not being the next victim? 6
  22. 22. It’s no longer a question of if you’ll be compromised, but when and how you’ll cope. The bad guys are getting smarter and better armed. So the pressure’s on IT to be more informed and better prepared.
  23. 23. Use software-defined perimeter (SDP) to meet the changing threat. Get the basics right—like patching and log checking. And take steps to be able to detect and recover.
  24. 24. Don’t go it alone. Do you have the right skills for digital transformation? 7 Wanted Wanted Wanted
  25. 25. The quality of your partnerships will be decisive in your future success. You need to build strong partnerships to encourage innovation. Leading organizations are already creating sophisticated ecosystems of smart people and companies. 1 ton Nash LtdRubit Ltd
  26. 26. An adaptive IT infrastructure is critical to your future. In fact, it’s probably the single biggest predictor of future success.
  27. 27. Get it right and it won’t be your infrastructure holding you back. The limit will be your creativity and how quickly you can turn a great idea into reality.
  28. 28. Are you ready to do digital better? Get the views of our experts: VerizonEnterprise.com/ Future-Network
  29. 29. © 2016 Verizon. All Rights Reserved. The Verizon name and logo and all other names, logos, and slogans identifying Verizon’s products and services are trademarks and service marks or registered trademarks and service marks of Verizon Trademark Services LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners. PTE16686 4/16

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