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Nine Toxic Networking Vendor Selection Philosophies

It's Time To Retire The Axiom "No One Gets Fired For Buying [X]"

August 9, 2019

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Many enterprise networking teams still struggle to shift away from their incumbent network infrastructure, even if it's the right decision for the company. This report addresses nine common myths that organizations use to rationalize their choices and criteria. It explains why each statement is invalid as a justification for choosing a networking vendor and how infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals can change their thinking and their language to make the right choices for their customers and their unique businesses. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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Table of Contents

  • Your Networking Vendor Choices Can Damage Business Agility
  • Nine Common Statements Signal Danger For Your Business Network
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  • Take The Time To Thoroughly Scrutinize All Your Networking Vendors
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