Technology’s Central Nervous System Needs Attention Now

Noblis telecom expert James Soltys addresses why agencies must modernize their networks

The following is an excerpt from an article published on and written by James R. Soltys, senior fellow, federal civilian solutions, at Noblis:

Just as the central nervous system enables the human body to operate efficiently, a highly functioning telecommunications network is essential to organizations storing and transmitting data as well as running mission-critical applications.

This analogy may seem fanciful, but it is apt. The telecommunications network often is taken for granted; it almost never gets the same attention as IT “hot topics” like cloud computing, augmented reality, big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain or autonomous vehicles.  Yet none of these technologies can work without passing data over the central nervous system of technology – the telecommunications network.

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