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Gartner Invest Analyst Insight: Sector Themes: Telecom, Networking and Security, September 2017

Published: 18 September 2017

ID: G00342986

Analyst(s): Frank Marsala


Workloads moving to cloud and cloud-delivered security are altering security's competitive dynamics. Data center switching disruption is underway, and Cisco is redoubling its efforts in the enterprise. News from the Mobile World Congress Americas: 5G may come earlier than Gartner has been expecting.

Table Of Contents

Company Impact

Essential Insight

  • Security — Insights from Gartner Catalyst Conference and Security Summit
  • Enterprise Network Equipment — Data Center Switching Disruption Has Taken Hold; Cisco Redoubling Its Efforts in the Enterprise
  • Service Provider Infrastructure — Still Weak But Some Improvement in 2017
  • Unified Communications — Cloud UC Accelerating in 2017

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