Campus Switch Upgrades: Making the Business Case

Deciding when to upgrade your campus switch involves ROI considerations, figuring out wireless user requirements, and understanding process implications.

In my previous blog, I wrote about the technical considerations for choosing a campus switch and how the growth of wireless devices affects those considerations. In this blog, I’ll examine how to make a business case for campus switch upgrades, including ROI, people, and process considerations.

Topics: Networking return on investment campus networking switches

How To Multiply Your Value To Your Organization

I watched Geoffrey Moore at something a few months ago, stole this concept from him, and made it way more intelligent as applied to our happy little lives in the world of IT. I fully credit him for the concept, and fully credit me for making it relevant.

In the world of IT, specifically the world of IT operations and infrastructure, our entire industry is predicated upon you or some vendor finding a way to save you money. It could be direct cap-ex savings, op-ex savings, “time” savings, etc. – but it always comes down to saving that IT guy money. And saving money is good.

Topics: Storage return on investment