Today the network is critical in driving change in virtually all organizations as they take their digital transformation journey. This transformation journey will help organizations increase agility, improve productivity, better engage with customers, and protect key intellectual property and assets.
The network edge has a pivotal role to play in this transformation and carries perhaps the broadest set of responsibilities when compared to the core and to data center networks. As shown in Figure 1, when comparing each layer of the network, the network edge has a broad breadth of responsibility in the campus. This is also true for the branch