What exactly is digital transformation? The following Definition can shed some light "Digital transformation is the profound transformation of business and organizational activities, processes, competencies and models to fully leverage the changes and opportunities of a mix of digital technologies and their accelerating impact across society in a strategic and prioritized way, with present and future shifts in mind." Learn more...
With that definition in mind, it makes sense that the network needs to support better automation capabilities. This could be effected at different layers to ensure seamless integration in different deployment scenarios. One recent buzzword that comes to mind is SDN or Software Defined Networking which has the promise of translating business requirements into network elements configuration and management.
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