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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Advantages of network lifecycle approach

The network lifecycle approach provides several key benefits aside from keeping the design process organized. Some of the benefits of using a structured lifecycle approach to network design are as follows:

  • Lowering the total cost of network ownership: Businesses have always used the total cost of ownership (TCO) approach to take decisions. With IT becoming more and more relevant to business today, their IT decisions have to follow the approach of TCO rather than a pure capital expenditure (CAPEX) approach. This means that the operational expenses (OPEX) that have to be incurred while running and maintaining the network are also an important factor in the overall network approach. The network lifecycle ...

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