Infrastructure Management

NoD – Network on Demand

Provided by Alcatel-Lucent

Category Infrastructure Management

Type E-Book

Length 19

Publish Date April 18 2017

Date posted May 18 2017

Overview

Hotels, schools and event venues all share similar problems; their network, although present, is not used at full capacity. In both economic and technological terms, this is far from ideal. One way out of this quandary is to adopt a pay-per-use approach to the provisioning of network components, i.e., “Network on Demand” (NoD). Here, predefined network services are provided on a pay-as-you-go basis so the company pays only for actual usage of the network components. This applies both to the number of network ports used and the periods of usage. This paper outlines the Network on Demand model, highlighting potential cost and business benefits.

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