Nearly 50% of global entities using ageing, obsolete networking devices: Report

As the world takes stock of issues brought on by covid-19 that can impact the future of digital journey, a 2020 Global Network Insights report by NTT Ltd has found that 47.9% of global organisations' network infrastructure assets were ageing or obsolete in 2019 compared with 13.1% in 2017.

Organizations in the technology sector which are usually the first to adopt new products are the most affected. Due to early adoption of cloud infrastructure, the sector's percentage of ageing and obsolete devices was also high at 59.6% in 2019.