Mar 15, 2016
Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) continues to pick up momentum as organizations look to evolve their networks to meet the demands of digital transformation, Internet of Things (IoT), and other trends. But how does one know that the business is ready to make this shift? An SD-WAN is significantly different than a legacy network and requires new ways of doing things.
Here are the top five things companies should do prior to implanting an SD-WAN:
Evolving to an SD-WAN has a strong ROI for businesses but many of the benefits could be negated if the proper pre-work isn’t done. Be aggressive with SD-WAN but makes its important to ensure the organization is ready.
Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research. He provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and with long term strategic advice. Kerravala provides research and advice to the following constituents: End user IT and network managers, vendors of IT hardware, software and services and the financial community looking to invest in the companies that he covers.