New research links commercial DDI solutions to NetOps success

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading industry analyst firm, surveyed organizations using a vast spread of DDI solutions – from spreadsheets to commercial solutions – to uncover their strategic initiatives and long-term challenges.

“Successful network operations teams are
more likely to use commercial DDI tools.”

Network Management Megatrends 2020 Report

If we asked you what kind of organization was least likely to use a modern DDI solution, what would you think? Take a guess.

The outcome certainly surprised us: there’s an inverse relationship between the use of enterprise DDI solutions and company size & IT budget.

For being critical infrastructure, there’s no doubt that DDI infrastructure is overlooked in organizations. It’s expected to work, and nobody notices it until something goes wrong – and the Network Operations Center takes the blame.

Download the full EMA report to learn more about:

  • The primary drivers for network management strategy
  • The relationship between use of commercial DDI, network uptime and overall NetOps success
  • The relationship between security incident detection and tool centralization
  • The tools & processes needed to adopt Software Defined Networking (SDN), automation, cloud solutions and more

Case Study

University of Pittsburgh improves network resiliency and control with a new BlueCat-based network architecture

Included in the report, this case study dives into the benefits experienced by the University of Pittsburgh after upgrading to a purpose-built architecture:

  • Improved network resiliency, agility and security
  • Centralized visibility and control of a highly distributed organization
  • Improved communication between the Network and Security teams