In order to bring a global WAN into a working state IT must uncover business objectives, existing WAN connectivity, equipment inventory at new foreign offices, and evaluate global WAN connectivity options. Therefore, IT leaders must be aware of issues and be prepared to address potential risks by:
- Conducting a full business objectives discovery and infrastructure assessment.
- Evaluating WAN connectivity solutions for in-house and hosted deployments.
- Choosing a global carrier based on objective, measurable criteria that align with business objectives.
This storyboard will aid IT leaders in North American organizations that are suddenly charged with managing global networks, to bring the global WAN into a working state.