Nomadix Tackles Runaway Anytime, Anywhere Access Demand
June 26, 2012: By 2016, there will be nearly 18.9 billion network connections, almost 2.5 for every person on the planet, compared with 10.3 billion in 2011, according to a new survey from Cisco. Already, Gen Y workers want–make that, require–anytime, anywhere access via their mobile devices. So what’s a company to do? Nomadix is addressing the skyrocketing network demands with two new products–a high-speed Wi-Fi access appliance and an Internet traffic optimizer.
“What’s really driving this demand is BYOD,” says Fred Reeder, chief commercial and operating officer at Nomadix. “It’s not just people bringing their own devices, but people bringing multiple devices and wanting connectivity.” Throw in the growing use of video–by 2016, 1.2 million video minutes is expected to travel the Internet every second, according to Cisco–and bandwidth demand is outpacing enterprises and service providers’ abilities to handle this volume at affordable prices, he says.
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