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Want To Save $$ – Hint: Silo busting is good!

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We’ve all heard it, “I’m a “X-Y-Z”-Shop – won’t even consider anyone else. Well consider this. By introducing a second vendor into your network, the overall savings reach 30%, and even greater in some cases, according the Gartner Group. “Introducing a Second Network Vendor Saves Money and Solidifies Operations” (ID G00165103), research published in May of 2009, certainly illustrates the true cost of diversity in networks; and not just an incumbent vendor’s view on the world, and how that applies to their customers.…

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Even IT needs to Measure Twice, Cut Once

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We all remember from shop class how important it is to measure twice and cut once. To do so ensures that the cut is right, and while it takes a bit more effort up front, could save so much time, frustration, and money from having to start again or living with an inferior result. The same holds true when building a Wireless LAN; or any technology implementation, for that matter.…

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