Create a Gartner Account

How to Determine the Openness of Your Network Vendor

Sign In

Already have a Gartner account?


Open-networking solutions improve flexibility and reduce vendor lock-in. Although most vendors claim to be "open," there's no official definition, openness is not a binary attribute, and infrastructure and operations leaders need to discern vendors' level of openness across a wide range of products.


Order Amount: $195.00


For help or information on purchasing documents contact us.

Please provide your profile information.

By clicking the "Submit" button, you are agreeing to the Gartner Terms of use and Privacy Policy.

Call +1 855-515-4486 or contact us

to become a Gartner client.