Branch of One: Evolution of the Enterprise Network Edge for Remote Workers

Branch of One: Evolution of the Enterprise Network Edge for Remote Workers

  • February 2021 •
  • 7 pages •
  • Report ID: 6028962 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC Market Perspective features the branch of one, an emerging new architecture that has been precipitated by the impacts stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic."While enterprises may have rushed into decisions of how to rapidly support remote workers, now is a time to consider a longer-term strategy that takes into account ensuring secure connectivity, no matter where workers are, both today and into the future," says Brandon Butler, senior research analyst, Enterprise Networks. "The branch of one represents a re-architecture of the edge of the enterprise network that will last long beyond the pandemic."