The New State of Business Interconnectivity
In this new era of interconnectivity, organizations can’t go it alone when it comes to creating value: They must rely on each other to succeed.
84% of enterprises will be interconnected by 2017, up from 38% today.
More than one-third of IT decision-makers say interconnectivity creates more than $10 million in value for their enterprise.
Three of five believe establishing direct and secure interconnections with employees, partners and customers is “very important” in terms of their ability to compete.
71% of IT decision-makers at companies that are interconnected say they’ve increased app performance, as opposed to 60% of those at enterprises that aren’t interconnected which are experiencing this.
71% of those at organizations that have deployed interconnectivity say they have reduced risks and improved security, compared to 50% of those at companies that aren’t interconnected which can claim to be doing this.
65% of those at companies that are interconnected say they’re delivering a better quality of user experience, as opposed to 49% of those at organizations which aren’t interconnected that are accomplishing this.
65% of those at businesses that are interconnected say they are connecting to more physical locations with greater speed, compared to 51% at companies which aren’t interconnected that are able to do so.
Revenue Growth: 40%, Employee productivity: 23%, Cost reductions: 19%, Fast execution: 18%
82% of IT decision-makers say their organizations deploy a multi-cloud strategy.
On average, these decision-makers say 75% of their company’s employees reside in locations other than where corporate headquarters is based.