Top 5 tips for vendor relations

These tips will give you the information you need to feel confident when dealing with vendors.

No one likes getting taken for a ride. For a data center pro who deals with vendors on a regular basis, negotiating...

on even terms is as important as keeping the mainframes running. Check these five tips that will give you the information you need to deal with vendors on even ground.

  • Negotiation a contract
  • Making the most of IT negotiations
  • Lessening the effects of a bad vendor deal
  • Simple pricing not so easy
  • Best practices: Making vendor pitches work for you

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  • This was last published in July 2006

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