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Technology Planning: Network Connectivity

Research Hub > Technology Planning: Network Connectivity
The Process of Improving Your Networking Environment
May 03, 2021

Organizations must be able to provide the right level of network connectivity to remote, hybrid and in-office users. Achieving this goal requires a comprehensive approach to planning the stages of your technology journey.

Mapping Your Network Connectivity Journey

PHASE 1

Preparation

Engage in a workshop to identify and match your business requirements to technical solution capabilities.

  • Identify your business goals for deploying/upgrading network connectivity.
  • Identify technical solution capabilities that satisfy those goals.
  • Create a formal report describing which solutions fit your needs.
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PHASE 2

Assessment

Assessments help ensure there are no surprises during deployment. Which assessment you choose depends on where you are in your solution purchasing cycle.

  • A full-blown network assessment can help you identify what you have and how to potentially improve it.
  • If you’ve already made a purchase decision, you may simply want a CDW engineer to help you plan out a deployment that includes a low-level design.
PHASE 3

Implementation and Adoption

First, roll out your new solution. Then, consider deployment enhancements.

  • Pilot part of your solution to validate changes.
  • Roll out remaining devices or locations.
  • Establish an ongoing cadence with CDW engineers to help determine if enhancements are recommended.
  • Consider additional adoption services to assist with ongoing refinements.

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