Data is at the heart of digital transformation efforts in state and local government. To easily access, analyze and share data, agencies are turning to advanced technologies like AI and cloud-based platforms and applications. However to fully leverage these technologies, they need a robust, software-based network that readily meets ever-increasing demands for bandwidth, high performance, reliability and integration. In other words, this network must be adaptive to easily, flexibly and cost-effectively accommodate the rapid pace of change that agencies face. Download this issue brief to learn how an Adaptive Network helps state and local governments better prepare for a smarter, data-driven future, make better decisions and exceed citizen expectations.