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How to Optimise Existing Network Capacity and Make a Case for More Bandwidth
Capacity planning has long been on the agendas of network managers. However, with the rise of trends like BYOD, bandwidth-heavy applications, and mobile computing, networks have become an increasingly strategic asset to the enterprise. As a result, the challenge of balancing the competing priorities of sticking to the budget and providing a robust, reliable, responsive service to users has increased.
This white paper provides five principles for effective capacity planning that network managers need to take into consideration. It also discusses the limitations of traditional approaches to capacity planning, as well as proposing burst utilization as a solution. Read now to better understand the challenge of capacity planning and to gain valuable advice on how to resolve critical issues.