The migration to multicloud forces enterprise campus and branch networks to evolve, creating new opportunities and challenges. Whether for their large campus or smaller branch offices, customers expect an always-on, secure network, and they expect it at a fraction of their current cost.
There’s lots of buzz in the industry around automation and APIs on networking platforms, especially to enable software defined networking for enterprises. While such enhancements would be great for organizations with large operations teams, they aren’t much help for most enterprises that have limited IT budgets. Many enterprises are looking for campus network solutions that self-manage without the need for extensive in-house automation capabilities.
In recent posts, I’ve shared my thoughts on how Juniper Networks’ hybrid cloud and security capabilities support the efforts of financial services industry (FSI) firms to achieve their fundamental CRA (Cost, Risk, Agility) goals. Naturally, our security attributes primarily address the risk component of that equation. Let’s do a deeper dive on Juniper’s Cloud-enabled Branch offering, which focuses on agility benefits, while simultaneously delivering cost and risk advantages.