Gartner Research

The Gartner Networking Maturity Model

Published: 05 January 2005

ID: G00125699

Analyst(s): Jay E. Pultz


Gartner's Networking Maturity Model enables network teams to improve their productivity, total cost of ownership or service levels significantly. It offers a systematic and structured approach for identifying shortcomings, establishing priorities and setting goals for improvement.

Table Of Contents
  • Management Summary
  • Introduction
  • The Gartner Networking Maturity Model
  • Gartner's Key Recommendations Concerning Networking Processes
    • Network Strategy, Planning and Design
    • Management and Administration
    • Network Sourcing
    • The Network: Managing Performance
  • Gartner's Workshop Approach to Assessing Networking Maturity
  • Networking Maturity Model Case Study
    • Critical Success Factors/Lessons Learned
  • Developing a Networking Maturity Model in Detail
  • Acronym Key

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