When I made the move from Telecom to Cisco in 2012, I would hear from CIO's constantly, how the network was everything to them. This is because all their critical applications and communications run over it and their business would be paralyzed if it went down.
In some circles, Telecom is a dirty word. But not Digital Transformation. Digital Transformation has a broader view on technology and impacts business goals. Welcome to the new era of Telecom.
John Chambers from Cisco said that if companies don’t go Digital, they won't exist in a meaningful way in the next decade. That’s why many companies view digital transformation as a necessity for survival.