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IT Market Clock for Enterprise Networking Infrastructure, 2013

Published: 06 September 2013

ID: G00251938

Analyst(s): Bjarne Munch

Summary

Enterprise network infrastructure matures over long periods; however, we continue to see innovation refresh opportunities. Network planners must understand when to seek strategic advantage from implementing new technology options, when to focus on price and when to retire technologies.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The IT Market Clock
    • Useful Market Life
    • Commoditization
    • Levels of Standardization
    • Market Life and Commoditization Measures
    • Market Clock Changes for 2013
  • IT Market Clock Recommendation Summary
  • Market Background
  • Supplier Landscape
  • Asset Class Profiles
    • Advantage
    • Choice
    • Cost
    • Replacement

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