5G technology rises as overall wireless infrastructure spending dips slightly: Gartner report

networkworld | August 03, 2020

Despite the continued rise of 5G technology on carrier networks, overall spending on wireless infrastructure is set to dip slightly this year, according to the latest forecast from research firm Gartner. COVID-19, unsurprisingly, has proved a drag on new construction in most parts of the world, which helped slow the growth of 5G infrastructure deployment. Despite that, the total investment in 5G should still nearly double, to a total of about $8.1 billion. The issue, however, is spending on older technologies, according to Michael Porowski, Gartner senior research principal analyst.

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The enterprise datacenter has gone through waves of disruption and transformation over the past three decades. Up to the early 2000s, entire ecosystems of server and storage infrastructure, software, applications, and tools were built around proprietary platforms like DEC, and many more. Hardware silos were the norm and the cost of switching between platforms was very high. It was during this era that storage area networks (SAN) emerged to provide resiliency for the data.

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The enterprise datacenter has gone through waves of disruption and transformation over the past three decades. Up to the early 2000s, entire ecosystems of server and storage infrastructure, software, applications, and tools were built around proprietary platforms like DEC, and many more. Hardware silos were the norm and the cost of switching between platforms was very high. It was during this era that storage area networks (SAN) emerged to provide resiliency for the data.

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