The history of information technology (IT) in the enterprise has been the history of connecting things together. Whether IT is connecting people, applications, systems or data, as years have passed, the number of connections between every aspect of the business and the infrastructure has increased, almost beyond measure. A key driver of the growth in connectivity has been the increase in the quantity of information being generated and the ensuing use of that information. It is this growth in information use and interconnectivity that has presented new challenges to enterprise leaders. Read this white paper to discover how to: Accelerate the flow of messages throughout your organization and extend business value outward to smart devices and mobile phones. Create a more-responsive business by supporting rapid, reliable, and secure transport of information between your applications, systems and services. Reduce cost when you diminish complexity and reduce maintenance. Take action to drive revenue by connecting to new solutions and to new technologies—from the mainframe to the mobile enterprise.