Selecting campus switches has always been challenging because it's difficult to predict the number of requirements over a long time. Today, it's even more challenging. With the growth of wireless networking and the emergence of the Internet of Things, we're experiencing tremendous change and no longer just have desktop PCs connected to wired ports to consider.
The number of devices brought into the campus edge is difficult to predict, especially with more BYOD. Wireless-enabled applications are rapidly emerging, especially for retail, hospitality, and other customer-facing industries. Even warehouses will benefit from wireless, so no industry is immune.
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