The Future of SD-WAN in Enterprise Connectivity

Price: Starting at USD 4,500
Publish Date: 03 Jan 2022
Code: AN-5538
Research Type: Research Report
The Future of SD-WAN in Enterprise Connectivity
Learn more about the key features of SD-WAN and how they impact enterprise connectivity, how the market is segmented, and the leading deployment strategies.
Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Create a strategic roadmap for enterprise SD-WAN adoption.
  • Vendors and communication service providers can identify opportunities to differentiate their product offering and drive market share.
  • Improve response to market trends and enterprise vertical demand.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • What are the key features of SD-WAN and how do they impact enterprise connectivity?
  • How is the SD-WAN market segmented?
  • Which deployment strategy leads the market?
  • What are the benefits of ‘cloud nativity’ and how should suppliers react to this trend?
  • Will the SD-WAN market continue to grow or stagnate given the emergence of secure access service edge (SASE)?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Growing importance of network points of presence (PoPs) within the enterprise connectivity ecosystem.
  • ‘Work from anywhere’ is contributing to the growing demand for a fully integrated SD-portfolio.
  • Co-managed SD-WAN deployment has emerged, and demand for it is growing.
  • The emerging role of 5G and multi-access edge computing in enterprise connectivity.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Enterprise CTOs looking towards the next phase of digital transformation.
  • Product developers and strategists in appliance vendors/communication service providers looking to grow their share of the SD-WAN market.
  • Strategists within hyperscalers, Points of presence partners, cloud applications, and other players that will benefit from enterprises shifting towards ‘cloud native’ strategies.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION

2. KEY TAKEAWAYS

2.1. Enterprise
2.2. Vendors
2.3. Communication Service Providers

3. ENTERPRISE CONNECTIVITY FRAMEWORK

3.1. What Is the Enterprise Connectivity Framework?
3.2. What Is SD-WAN?
3.3. SD-WAN Migration
3.4. Underlying Network Connections in the WAN

4. SD-WAN MARKET ECOSYSTEM

4.1. Appliance Vendors
4.2. Communication Service Providers

5. SD-WAN MARKET DYNAMICS

5.1. Drivers
5.2. Trends

6. OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

6.1. Appliance Vendors
6.2. Communication Service Providers
6.3. Enterprises

7. 5G AND SD-WAN

7.1. Beneficial 5G Features
7.2. Impact of 5G on SD-WAN
7.3. Market Trends

8. CONCLUDING REMARKS