2023 Predictions Showcase
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2023 Predictions from Networking, Cloud, Security, and Telcommunications Thought Leaders
The following media comprises interviews and content related to 2023 industry predictions. Views expressed are those of the presenting individuals and companies and may not necessarily represent views of Converge! Network Digest or AvidThink.
ROTATING PREDICTIONS HIGHLIGHTS
Private networks and CBRS
Will the private networking segment accelerate this year? Which use cases are having the greatest impact? Will other global markets follow? Here are 3 predictions from Federated Wireless’ Iyad Tarazi.
Cloud and service provider infrastructure
Has sustainability really become a key factor shaping the market for carrier network infrastructure? What is happening in metro access and aggregation? Here are 3 predictions from Juniper Networks’ Sally Bament.
Data center interconnects and services
Will data center interconnects become fully automated? Will Network-as-a-Service take off? Here are 3 predictions from Equinix’s Jim Poole.
How will purchasers of enterprise networking equipment respond to the current economic uncertainty? Where will AI go in the networking field? Here are 3 predictions from Aruba’s Phil Mottram.
Global telecom operators
How the current multination security situation changing the strategic outlook of global carriers? How is is the user experience impacting service assurance? Here are 3 predictions from Arelion’s Mattias Fridström.
How will the subsea sector evolve? Will 800G rollouts accelerate? Here are 3 predictions from Infinera’s Tim Doiron.
Multi-cloud routing and switching
As we look ahead to the future of routing and switching in 2023, how will telcos and cloud operators integrate their infrastructure? Are we headed to a big mash-up? Here are 3 predictions from Arrcus’ Shekar Ayyar.
Traction for private 5G
Where will Private 5G find the most traction in 2023? Here are 3 predictions from Kyndryl’s Paul Savill.
MORE PREDICTIONS FROM INDUSTRY THOUGHT LEADERS
How will enterprises address the growing concern over network vulnerability in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from Aryaka’s Dave Ginsburg.
Broadband access networks
Where will investments be focused in broadband access networks? More last mile fiber, DOCSIS 4.0, or middle mile aggregation? Here are 3 predictions from ATX Networks’ Dan Whalen.
Here are 3 predictions from Blastwave’s Tom Sego on what we will see with ransomware attacks this year
What will 2023 bring for wireless connectivity? Better 5G? Better WiFi? More seamless connections?
Here are 3 predictions from Boingo’s Derek Peterson.
What's next for fiber rollouts?
Can operators accelerate their fiber deployment? How can they overcome the obstacles holding back the rapid rollout of fiber broadband networks? Here are 3 predictions from Clearfield’s Kevin Morgan.
How will companies navigate the transition to Zero Trust Network Architecture in 2023? Here are 3 predictions from Cloudflare’s John Engates.
What's next for broadband networks in 2023?
Will geopolitics and supply chain issues continue impact the rollout of broadband networks in 2023 and beyond?
Here are New Year observations from CommScope’s Koen ter Linde .
What's next for outdoor wireless networks in 2023?
Will 5G fixed wireless access take off in 2023 or should be looking at other growth areas?
Here are 3 predictions from Commscope’s Mike Wolfe .
What's next for data center infrastructure in 2023?
What new challenges will 2023 bring for data center infrastructure?
Here are 3 predictions from CommScope’s Kam Patel .
What's next for cloud data bases in 2023?
Cloud applications rely on physical network infrastructure. What’s next for applications as edge computing facilities and network access expands?
Here are 3 predictions from Couchbase’s Wayne Carter .
What are the new priorities for enterprise networks given macro economic uncertainties combined with ongoing digital transformation?
Here are 3 predictions from Cradlepoint’s Donna Johnson.
What's next for data center technology in 2023?
Will 800G pluggables arrive for data center switches in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from Credo’s Scott Feller .
What next for data center interconnects in 2023?
Will public cloud spending come under budgetary scrutiny more than ever in 2023? What about AI/ML workloads? Here are 3 predictions for 2023 from Cyxtera’s’ Holland Barry .
SD-WAN, SASE, and network security
Will the SD-WAN, SASE, and network security markets continue to grow in 2023 or are they susceptible to weaker macro economics? Here are 3 predictions from Dell’Oro Group’s Mauricio Sanchez.
RAN infrastructure spending
Can the high level of investment in 5G infrastructure continue in 2023? What segments of mobile infrastructure will continue to grow?
Here are 3 predictions from Dell’Oro Group’s Stefan Pongratz.
Broadband infrastructure spending
Will fiber deployments continue to accelerate this year? Will cable operators move quickly with DOCSIS 4.0?
Here are 3 predictions from Dell’Oro Group’s Jeff Heynen.
Enterprise WLAN spending
Will spending on enterprise WLAN equipment continue its growth trajectory in 2023? Have prices hit a peak?
Here are 3 predictions from Dell’Oro Group’s Siân Morgan.
Data center switching spend
What’s next for data center switching spend in 2023?
3 predictions from Dell’Oro Group’s Sameh Boujelbene.
Data center physical infrastructure
Will boom time continue for physical data center infrastructure deployments? What new technologies and significant installations will we see?
Here are 3 predictions from Dell’Oro Group’s Lucas Beran.
What's next for networking in 2023?
How will supply chain challenges, the energy crisis, cybersecurity, and sustainability impact the networking sector in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from Ekinops’ Sylvain Quartier .
What's next for network infrastructure in 2023?
How will network infrastructure fare in 2023
Here are 3 predictions from Enfabrica’s Rochan Sankar .
Will 2023, Year of the Rabbit, also be Year of the Enterprise?
Enterprise mobile networking is poised for major transformation as several new technologies come to market.
Here are 3 predictions from Expeto’s Michael Anderson .
How is workforce development shaping up to be a major success factor for network operators as they deploy fiber broadband?
What new advanced service is on the horizon?
Here are 3 predictions from Fiber Broadband Association’s Gary Bolton.
What's next for network services in 2023?
The data tsunami continues to build and by 2025 it may overwhelm enterprises that fail to evolve their network.
What’s next for network services in 2023? Here are some predictions from Graphiant’s Khalid Raza and Ali Shaikh .
What's next for storage in 2023?
Has the supply chain shortages for digital storage reversed and become an excess inventory situation?
Here are 3 predictions from IBM’s Shawn Brume .
What's next for smart home networks in 2023?
Will 2023 finally be the year for Matter?
Here are 3 predictions from Infineon’s Steve Hanna.
What's next for network automation in 2023?
There has been a lot of progress in network programmability over the years. What’s next?
Here are 3 predictions from Itential’s Chris Wade .
Top of mind for CISOs
What is top-of-mind for CISOs in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from Juniper Networks’ Drew Simonis.
How will network automation impact the enterprise market? Will AI change the game?
Here are 3 predictions from Juniper Networks’ Jeff Aaron.
What's next for edge networking in 2023?
New possibilities enabled by 5G slicing could shake things up.
Here are 3 predictions from Kaloom’s Hitendra Sonny Soni .
What's next for open networking in 2023?
How will open networking projects fare in 2023 and what big trends are shaping these efforts?
Here are 3 predictions from LF Networking’s Arpit Joshipura and Ranny Haiby .
What's next for cloud infrastructure in 2023?
Hyperscalers are leading forces for innovation. What new technologies are on tap for cloud infrastructure in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from Marvell’s Nigel Alvares .
What's next for network automation and orchestration in 2023?
MEF is enabling an ecosystem of network, cloud, and technology providers dedicated to enterprise digital transformation. What are the next steps in network evolution in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from MEF’s Pascal Menezes .
What's next for service automation in 2023?
Service Providers have been adopting MEF LSO Sonata APIs to automate orchestrate delivery across a partner ecosystem. How will this trend fare in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from MEF’s Stan Hubbard .
What's next for 5G in 2023?
Will 5G mmWave become a driving force for enterprise innovation?
Here are 3 predictions for 2023 from Movandi’s’ Maryam Rofougaran .
What's next for 800G in transport networks in 2023?
Will 800G see rapid and broad adoption in transport networks in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from Nokia’s Arnold Jansen .
What's next for SD-WAN in 2023?
How is the market for SD-WAN and SASE likely to evolve in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from Nuage Networks from Nokia’s Saurabh Sandhir .
What's next for the OIF in 2023?
That’s a lot cooking at OIF these days. 400ZR, 800G Pluggables, CMIS, CEI, Co-Packaging…
Here are 3 predictions for 2023 from OIF’s Nathan Tracy .
What's next at OCP in 2023?
From immersion cooling, to optical switching, and disaggregated systems there are a lot of new technologies arriving at the Open Compute Project Project. Which ones will be in the limelight in 2023?
Here are 3 predictions from OCP’s Cliff Grossner .
What's next for optical transport in 2023?
Several major innovations are coming to optical transport simultaneously, including pluggables and disaggregated architecture.
Here are 3 predictions from Padtec’s Ralph Huff.
What's next for IP infrastructure in 2023?
Is network disaggregation really here to stay? Has network automation passed a tipping point?
Here are 3 predictions from Ribbon’s David Stokes .
What's next for precision timing in 2023?
As they say, timing is everything. What are the growth opportunities for precision timing devices this year?
Here are 3 predictions from SiTime’s Piyush Sevalia .
What's next for data security in 2023?
What’s happening to our conventional security perimeter as we move into a distributed, cloud-first networking environment?
Here are 3 predictions for 2023 from Skyhigh Security’s Anand Ramanathan .
What's next for in-vehicle networks in 2023?
What happens next as the automotive industry transition to software-defined vehicles?
Here are 3 predictions from Sonatus’ Jeff Chou .
What's next for imaging and vision systems in 2023?
A lot of people having privacy concerns regarding image capturing in public settings. Could on-device AI help address these concerns? Processing at the edge?
Here are 3 predictions for 2023 from Sony Semiconductor’s Mark Hanson.
What's next for enterprise services in 2023?
SASE has been at the forefront of innovation for enterprise networking. Where does its go in 2023 and beyond?
Here are 3 predictions from Spirent’s Marc Cohn .
What's next in 2023 for the TIP community?
Network operators face many challenges and opportunities in 2023. Which ones will become the top trends?
Here are 3 predictions from Telecom Infra Project’s Eugenia Jordan .
What's next for telco customer success in 2023?
Is digitization the pathway to enterprise customer success in 2023?
Here are 3 market observations for the New Year from Telstra’s Eric Dalessio .