Patch Panels in the US - Procurement Research Report

Patch Panels Procurement in the US

This report is intended to assist buyers of patch panels, which are computer network devices that mechanically connect or route data packets across computer networks. Typically used in local area networks (LANs), patch panels offer multiple connector ports into a single location to help businesses organize and manage the connection of internal computers. Although they are used to support network infrastructure in almost everyindustry, patch panels are generally found in computer-intensive industries; accordingly, most key buyers are financial, medical and data centers. This report does not include routers, jackfields, distribution frames or wiring closets.


AT A GLANCE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PRICE ENVIRONMENT

Price Fundamentals

Price Drivers

Recent Price Trend

Price Forecast

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS

Product Life Cycle

Total Cost of Ownership

Product Specialization

Related Goods

Substitute Goods

Regulation

Quality Control

SUPPLY CHAIN & VENDORS

Supply Chain Dynamics

Competitive Environment

Market Profitability

Switching Cost

PURCHASING PROCESS

Buying Basics

Key RFP Elements

NEGOTIATION STATISTICS

BUYER POWER SCORE COMPONENTS

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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