Dec 12, 2011
The Network Barometer Report 2011 presents the aggregate data from 270 Technology Lifecycle Management Assessments conducted by Dimension Data in 2010.
The report reviews the networks' readiness to support business by evaluating the configuration variance from best practices, potential security vulnerabilities, end-of-life status and operating system environment of the included network devices.
It is clear from this year's results that businesses are maximizing their investment by choosing to sweat network assets deeper into the technology replacement lifecycle.
While this can be seen as good financial practice, organizations must not do it at the expense of security and compliance.