How does your
approach to network
Learn how IT administrators at companies of various sizes tackle network management—and what’s changed since we first launched the report in 2015.
How this report will help you
Discover how to optimize your network performance with actionable insights.
Gain insight into how your network stacks up against your competitors.
Security Best Practices
Learn about the latest network security best practices and how to protect your network.
Future Network Trends
Stay ahead of the curve by learning about the latest network trends and technologies.
What you will learn
Surprisingly, the percent of IT pros who fully know how their network is configured hasn’t improved in 5 years.
Confidence in their network
>75% of IT pros are confident in their network despite ~⅓ reporting little to no knowledge of its configuration.
Configuration changes happen frequently in 46% of companies surveyed, a big increase from 2015.
Backups & Documentation
Even with frequent changes, 27% of companies never or rarely back up configs or update documentation.
74% of organizations outsource at least some network-related tasks, with ~20% separating the most- and least-outsourced tasks.
Typical work week
Compared to 2015, fewer IT pros report working overtime, but automating some key network tasks can improve this stat even further.
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