After years in which the WAN was relatively staid, we are now in a period in which there is significant investment in the development and deployment of new WAN products and services, most of which come under the broad umbrella of Software Defined WANs (SD-WANs). The providers of these products and services promise that they offer a number of benefits, including increased agility and reduced cost. While it is difficult to argue that benefits such as these aren’t valuable, a couple of obvious questions emerge. How satisfied are network organizations with their current WAN architecture and what would drive organizations to change its current architecture?
Topics: Network Efficiency