Finance - Virtual Roundtable

The connected world of financial services: Exploring network-as-a-service

27th September 2021 | 11:00am - 12:30pm EST
Does NaaS signpost the way to increased agility, operational simplicity and reduced cost in financial services?

Enterprise networks are being put under increasing pressure, with more users, applications and devices than ever before. What is more, the changes witnessed over the past year – with the widespread shift to remote working, changes in customer delivery models and an explosion in the amount of data being generated and consumed at the ‘edge’ – mean that legacy enterprise network operations and management are being strained to their limits.

Indeed, according to a recent survey from analyst firm Gartner, as much as 70% of IT’s time is spent trying to diagnose and fix network-impacting issues. But what if there was a way to recapture that wasted time and pivot to better serve the many new business requirements that are emerging post-pandemic?

Enter Network-as-a-Service (NaaS). When it comes to NaaS, most analysts agree it’s a matter of when, not if. Organizations are shifting towards the NaaS model because it’s the easier, safer and more cost-effective alternative to managing networks with traditional solutions – especially now the cloud and distributed ways of working are so ubiquitous.

But as with any large-scale change project, challenges, myths and misconceptions around implementation abound. So how can those challenges and preconceptions be overcome in order to unlock the undoubted benefits? How can NaaS help you work more seamlessly, improve speed and productivity, and design and build a more resilient infrastructure and network? And where do you get started on that journey?

Join this Meet the Boss roundtable, in partnership with Verizon, to find out.

Discussion Topics

What challenges have you faced over the past 12 months when it comes to your network management and operations? Where do the pressure points lie?
How do you plan on provisioning the agility, speed and resiliency your network needs in order to deliver against rapidly changing business needs?
How do you get started on the journey towards NaaS, and what are the key considerations with regards to next steps?

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