Digital content is an essential part of students’ and researchers’ lives. With streaming media becoming a ubiquitous learning and entertainment application, the facilitation of the education experience has moved to the cloud. With scientific applications and large-scale data sharing consuming more and more of the R&E network bandwidth, connectivity is expected to be reliably delivered anywhere, at any time, on any device.
Ciena’s Vini Santos shares a list of fundamental pillars to consider in R&E network evolution planning. These pillars are important, not only for the long-term, but also should be taken into consideration before every upgrade or new project.
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