Digital transformation, it covers a wealth of areas. One is network procurement, from the desktop to the data center. Provider contracts are changing so the enterprise needs to keep up with the contract changes that will be in force by 2018. You need to get ahead not respond to the changes if you want the best deals. Just asking for a lower price from you incumbent is inviting a smaller cost reduction compared to a competitive procurement. The provider environment is changing. Providers you dismissed 3 years ago are now competitive both domestically and internationally.
These are the opinions of David Rhode and Joseph Schmidt of TC2 www.techcaliber.com expressed in this podcast recorded at Enterprise Connect 16 with Gary Audin. As an enterprise expands internationally, so does the network. There are fundamental differences in technology maturity, legal aspects, and contracts. Do not assume that all domestic and international contracts for the same technologies are offered the same acr