Employ These Four Best Practices to Reduce Network Maintenance Costs


Archived Published: 07 April 2016 ID: G00292366

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Summary

Over its useful life, maintenance/support charges for network infrastructure can exceed the price paid for the product itself. To reduce network maintenance costs by 25% annually, I&O sourcing leaders should implement the best practices outlined in this research.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Negotiate Network Infrastructure Support Contracts
    • Invite Authorized Third Parties to Bid on Maintenance and Support
    • Align Annual Support Contract Levels With Specific Business Requirements
    • Employ Other Emerging Approaches
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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