With the advent of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), WLAN network access to customers and visitors and virtualized systems, the demand for IP addresses has exploded. Small companies might have to manage more than 1,000 IP addresses and it is not unusual for larger companies to have 10,000 or more spread across many locations. Setting up and protecting the network infrastructure is a major challenge and needs to be even more sophisticated and dynamic than ever before.
A study conducted in January 2017 by the Tolly Group/Efficient IP looked at how executives can best measure ROI when evaluating a network solution for DDI (DNS, IPAM and DHCP). Here are 10 points that need to be considered to achieve ROI and deliver payback: