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Single Vendor Network: Myth or Reality
The idea of a single-vendor network has been promoted as a way to simplify operations, ensure reliability and lower the TCO for a network infrastructure. But a single vendor network isn’t necessarily less complex, easier to manage or more reliable than a network with multiple vendors when implemented with best practices.
This white paper presents an analysis conducted by Gartner of hundreds of clients discussing why they introduced a second vendor into their network infrastructure, and the impact it has on operational costs.