Enterprises' Journey to SD-WAN Managed Services
This IDC Market Note summarizes feedback received from several enterprises that have undergone the journey to deploy SD-WAN managed services. It reflects on why they deployed SD-WAN, common benefits, deployment models, challenges, and lessons learned. "Enterprises that have undergone the journey to deploy SD-WAN managed services are enjoying significant benefits related to cost-effective bandwidth increase, improved connectivity to the cloud, and higher availability of the WAN. Operational challenges can be mitigated with careful planning and should not deter enterprises from joining others in this journey," says Ghassan Abdo, research vice president, IDC's Worldwide Telecom.
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