Lake Partners Strategy Consultants conducted research to understand the efficiencies created by different operating systems. Research included (but was not limited to) investigation of Juniper Network's operating system (JUNOS software). For customers who perceived a difference in efficiency between operating systems, Lake Partners quantified that difference in key network areas. Based on these customer interviews and the data collected, Lake Partners' found that in specific network areas JUNOS software creates significant and meaningful operational efficiencies. Specifically, those who perceive the most impact from JUNOS software save a total of 25% of time on common network operations tasks compared to competitive operating systems.