Gartner Research

Optimize Costs by Extending the Life Cycle of Campus and Branch Office Networking Equipment

Published: 11 June 2020

ID: G00725817

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman, Mark Fabbi

Summary

Finding a balance between maximizing installed equipment lifetime and network availability is a fine line. I&O leaders must develop a framework that allows them to optimize costs by extending the effective life of installed equipment.

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Introduction

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Gartner Recommended Reading

Note 1: Technology-Specific Implications

Note 2: Vendor EOL Policies

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