The ability to envision the entire enterprise network and how each device and application affects the others comes only with careful planning and sensitivity to the needs of the entire IT organization.
This award recognizes user organizations that are proactively working to improve network ROI while simultaneously improving application performance and end users' experience.
The best applicants will demonstrate creative approaches to ensuring extremely high levels of network performance with minimum risk for data errors, losses, or security breaches. Particular consideration will be given to nominees who are managing especially large or geographically diverse networks, can claim significant cost savings or other business benefits and/or have tamed networks of extraordinary complexity.
Please provide metrics and be specific, and be sure to include why your strategy or implementation is special or unique.