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This is the second of a two piece series in which Simon Pamplin, EMEA Technical Sales Director for Silver Peak, looks at some of the enterprise benefits of the latest generations of wireless networking technology.

The first looked at how established 4G LTE connectivity, partnered with software-defined WANs (SD-WANs), have contributed to changing the way users connect to applications, particularly for ‘on-the-go’ requirements and in hard to reach locations.

5G is poised to revolutionise several industries by bringing significantly faster connections, shorter delays and increased connectivity for users.

The firm also projects that the lack of readiness of communications service providers to meet enterprise demands in time will be a major issue.

According to Gartner, the number of IoT devices is set to rise to more than 20 billion by 2020.

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