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Highlighting Gartner’s Must-Have Research to Optimize Network Costs

Published: 21 November 2019

Summary

Enterprises spend nearly 19% of their IT capital and operating budget on network services and staff. I&O and sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders adopting these Gartner best practices can save 20% to 50% on network expenses.

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  • Build Hybrid WANs (Powered by SD-WAN) for Savings Up to 40%
  • Survey a Broad Range of Internet Service Providers to Save Up to 50%
  • Retender Your Network Service Provider Relationships Regularly and Save 20%
  • Embrace New Service and Equipment Consumption Models to Save 30%
  • Implement SIP Trunking to Save as Much as 40%
  • Manage Your Mobile Service Providers and Save 20%
  • Carefully Manage Your Network Equipment Vendors, and Segment Your Network Infrastructure to Save Up to 45%
  • Usage-Based Cloud Expenses Are Often Surprising and Should Be Carefully Assessed
  • Make Sure Your SD-WAN Vendor Works Well With Your Deployed UC Solution
  • Scrutinize Network Equipment Maintenance Expenses and Save as Much as 50%
  • Stop Overspending on Transceivers to Easily Save Over 10%

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