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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Agility

"Speed, agility, and responsiveness are the keys to future success."
- Anita Roddick

This is one of the new tenets of network design that was not talked about a couple of years ago. Networks were designed to be modular and flexible, but agile was a far-fetched thought primarily because the networks were meant to be static, or at least quasi-static. Changes were made to the network but that went through a complete change cycle, a design cycle, and hence was time consuming.

Today's business environment is dynamic, hence the networks need to be able to support these dynamic environments. Networks need to change at the speed of business if they are to be positive contributors to business. Hence, designing networks that are agile is a ...

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