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Bandwidth & Network Security Challenges Infographic

Key points from this Infographic

  • Seventy-two percent of IT professionals expect moderate to major increases in internet usage at their organizations due to the games. 
  • Seventy-nine percent acknowledge that their corporate networks will be at greater risk due to that increased internet usage.
  • Only 16% of respondents plan to issue special guidelines or communications regarding use of network resources to view/interact with the games.
  • Nearly half of all companies surveyed are not introducing additional measures such as filters, blockers or firewalls specifically for the games.
  • Forty-four percent of companies have experienced bottleneck or bandwidth issues due to increased internet usage during large sporting or broadcast events.
  • The games have the potential to create security and performance issues for a significant number of network managers and administrators.

*Survey data was collected from North American responses of IT professionals