David Spark of Spark Media Solutions asked IT leaders the following question: “What’s one network improvement CIOs are missing out on that they should do right now?” The collective advice resulted in this article produced, branded and promoted by IDG for the Comcast Business Community.Networks continue to be bombarded with welcome, unwelcome and nefarious activities. In this article, my colleague David Spark addresses the 19 network improvement tips CIOs should prioritize in their increasingly difficult day-to-day activities.
A CIO’s job requires non-stop situational awareness. On a daily basis, he or she is maintaining and growing the intertwined health of the business, network, applications, services, and staff. To pull off that multi-disciplinary responsibility, CIOs must confront a never-ending stream of risk-based business decisions.
With something always needing their attention, it is understandable that CIOs might be missing out on key network improvements. Are there network improvements they should consider adopting right now? We posed that question to a group of industry influencers, asking what they think isn’t top of mind with CIOs, but should be. After receiving dozens of responses - many of them very-security focused - here are our 19 favorite “move to the top of your queue” network improvement tips.