SD-WAN has become a powerful application for amplifying the performance, flexibility and security of wide area networks, with a majority of IT professionals opting for managed or co-managed SD-WAN solutions.
A Frost & Sullivan report shares insights from 350 IT decision makers on the benefits of SD-WAN and how to pick the right provider.
Understands that each enterprise has unique network needs
Deep experience building networks and deploying managed network services
Experience deploying SD-WAN and the ability to anticipate and mitigate risks
Access and vendor-agnostic solutions
A global network, owned and operated by the provider
Support for private and public connectivity, for both vendors and customers
Traffic steering, network management, deep peering and cloud connections know-how
Options for managed or co-managed, allowing customers to choose the best option
Full complement of professional services and support
Do you have sufficient expertise and available resources on-staff to build the roadmap, research vendors, and make a selection?
Do you have sufficient expertise and resources on-staff to deploy and manage SD-WAN across all sites?
Is your company willing to invest capital in on-site equipment, or do you prefer more flexible subscription-based operating expenditures?
Are you prepared to provide an SLA for site deployments or availability to your internal clients (e.g., branch managers, application owners)?