Have you ever wondered what the total economic impact would be if you simplified the networks inside your data center? Forrester Research was recently commission by Juniper Networks to examine the ROI that an enterprise can realize just by simplifying the network architecture of its data centers. This is the newest white paper to be added to the Data Center Knowledge White Paper Library.
The data center in this research program was Townsend Analytics. They achieved a 33% ROI from their network simplification project, with a payback period of less than 15 months. In addition to reducing the number of network switches and the network management burden they we also able to reduce power consumption, and minimize the overall labor involved in network provisioning.
This white paper also provides insights from the VP of Network Engineering at Townsend Analytics. Among the many business benefits outlined was increase in white floor space, the opportunity to defer a data center expansion project, and the capacity to development and deploy new service offering. To download this case study on network simplification, click here.