When SD-WAN first began capturing the media spotlight in 2015, many carriers initially viewed SD-WAN as a potential threat to their business.
Fast forward two years and it's become clear that SD-WAN provides a new way for service providers to address the changing connectivity needs of the enterprise. As enterprise applications migrate to the cloud, a new set of opportunities has emerged for advanced managed service offerings.
Recognizing SD-WAN's Many Benefits
While some of the initial messaging around SD-WAN focused on the potential cost savings of using broadband connectivity, there are in fact many other and more important drivers for SD-WAN that include:
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