The following is an excerpt from Michael Moore | October 16, 2017 | betanews.com |
IT departments need to act to fix a "world of complexity" that is causing difficulties for professionals the world over, a leading expert has warned.
Speaking at the recent IP Expo event in London, Gordon Thomson, Cisco Systems managing director of enterprise networks, warned that as companies grow, so does their IT infrastructure, meaning that many IT departments are facing new challenges that they may never have even considered before.
"We are caught in a world of complexity," he told an audience during his keynote address, "and the reality is that the network isn't going to become any less complex -- unless we do something about it."
In particular, Thomson noted that the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) means that IT managers now often have to look after hundreds of devices per person, meaning they became massively overstretched and more prone to errors.
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