Network’s in Pain, Investment is Indeterminate!
Your answers suggest that your organization could be experiencing significant network pain. At the same time, your level of investment appears to be in the middle of the road — which we would associate with a “stay the course” approach to network management. Like other companies we’ve worked with that possess similar operational profiles, the status quo is unlikely to be sustainable. Other companies that exhibit this operational profile have benefited greatly from a network transformation.
The pain you experience with your network could be high and might warrant immediate investment to address core business needs. As the technology landscape continues to change rapidly, the network performance issues you experience today will likely escalate.
Speeding up the Network, Savings Costs
A software company that Advocate worked with was in a similar situation to yours — growing network pain and an indeterminate investment. As a global company with thousands of clients and employees, business was increasingly impeded by aging hardware and insufficient bandwidth speeds. They were also facing grueling upcoming carrier negotiations. They looked to Advocate to implement a network transformation by reducing their scaling costs, improving global performance and migrating their network to the cloud.
We provided a multi-front solution to every challenge, including affordable SD-WAN capability at locations at the edge, closer to users with data decision points made at new and existing neutral data center locations. They now own their own data and network management — whether through software-defined networks, outsourced managed services or enhanced equipment to control security and data flow. And they achieved an ROI of $5 million through cost savings, enhanced carrier contracts, and improved application speed.
Time for Balance
You should be getting high performance from your network for the investment you are making. A thorough review of your IT infrastructure could reveal specific performance issues and would determine whether or not your costs are too high.
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