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Staffing the Enterprise Network: How Many People Do You Need?

Published: 29 December 2008

ID: G00164027

Analyst(s): Leif-Olof Wallin , David Willis


Our network staffing model helps IT managers estimate staffing requirements and create a leaner and more efficient organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Five Steps, Starting From Ground Level
    • Step 0: Understand Your Organizational Maturity
    • Step 1: Get an Accurate Inventory
    • Step 2: Group Devices Under Management Into Classes
    • Step 3: Adjust the Target Metrics to Your Environment
    • Step 4: Analyze and Act
  • A Detailed Procedure
    • Step 2: Group Devices Into Classes
    • Step 3: Adjust to Your Environment — Normalizing: Understanding Complexity Drivers
    • Step 4: Analyze and Act

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