Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Enterprise Communications Strategies, 2013

Published: 03 January 2013

ID: G00245500

Analyst(s): Bjarne Munch

Summary

Virtualization, mobility and the cloud are driving a convergence of enterprise communications technologies with other IT domains. Gartner's 2013 research will help IT leaders transform their practices and make effective investments in the face of these dramatic changes.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

Key Issues

  • How should enterprises prepare for the increased use of external/third-party data center services?
  • How should enterprises structure, staff and maintain appropriate expertise in the enterprise communications team?
  • How will the evolution of the communications equipment vendor landscape and vendor support services affect enterprises' vendor selection?
  • What best practices should enterprises use for sourcing and governing communications services and providers?
  • What best practices should enterprises follow for planning, designing and running their enterprise communications networks?

Related Priorities

Recommended Reading

©2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.