Four Ways to Rapidly Reduce your WAN Expenses (Network Computing)

In this second part of a two-part byline article, Jonathan Shaw offers key ways to reduce costs associated with the Wide Area Network (WAN). He states that, “While a cost reduction program is not a substitute for aggressive procurement processes, it should be considered a complementary ‘demand management’ approach that provides another avenue to reduce the total cost of telecom services in the enterprise."

  1. Review your service portfolio against current business needs.
  2. Balance your MPLS port size with traffic load.
  3. Understand your MPLS COS needs.
  4. Implement and/or maximize the value of a TEM solution.

Network Computing