Gartner Research

5 Network Cost Optimization Opportunities to Evaluate Now

Published: 05 June 2019

ID: G00381248

Analyst(s): Ramesh Marimuthu , Lisa Pierce , Jonathan Forest


With network budgets roughly flat, enterprises are struggling to optimize their cost structures and do more with less by adopting new solutions and rearchitecting networks. I&O leaders responsible for networks should evaluate and implement the cost optimization recommendations in this research.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Leverage Internet Access and SD-WAN
  • Implement Network Automation
  • Simplify Cloud Connectivity by Leveraging SDCI Solutions
  • Reduce Campus Network Expenses by Relying More on WLAN
  • Leverage New Consumption Models

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