Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Market by End-users and Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Market by End-users and Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Global Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Market: About this market

Technavio’s software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market analysis considers sales from both service providers and enterprise customers. Our analysis also considers the sales of software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA. In 2018, the service providers segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as growing demand for managed services and a reduction in operational costs and labor costs will play a significant role in the service providers segment to maintain its market position. Also, our global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market report looks at factors such as rise in demand for cloud solutions, the surge in digital transformation, and growing popularity of SD-WAN as a service. However, uncertainties in the implementation challenges, cyber-security challenges, and lack of technical skills may hamper the growth of the software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) industry over the forecast period.

Global Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Market: Overview

The rise in demand for cloud solutions

The demand for cloud solutions has increased because the enterprises and service providers are shifting their on-premises data center workloads on the cloud to improve their scalability, efficiency, and agility and reduce CAPEX and OPEX. Thus, the rise in demand for cloud solutions will lead to the expansion of the global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market at a CAGR of almost 32% during the forecast period.

Optimization of the network using advanced technologies such as AI

Optimization of the network using advanced technologies such as AI in SD-WAN includes automation of key tasks like event correlation, fault detection, fault isolation, and remediation, effective bandwidth utilization, actionable sights to overcome future problems and trend detection. This development is expected to have a positive impact on the overall market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of a few major players, the global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market concentrated. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of few leading software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) manufacturers, that Cisco Systems Inc., Nokia Corp., Riverbed Technology Inc., Silver Peak Systems Inc., VMware Inc.

Also, the software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
      • Table Solution offerings of vendors
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global information technology (IT) spending market
      • Table Segments of global information technology (IT) spending market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table End-user - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Service providers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Service providers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Service providers - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Enterprise customers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Enterprise customers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Enterprise customers - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market Trends
    • Optimization of network using advanced technologies such as AI
    • Demand for unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) platform together with SD-WAN
    • Extended partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Cisco Systems Inc.
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Key offerings
    • Nokia Corp.
      • Table Nokia Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table Nokia Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Nokia Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table Nokia Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table Nokia Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table Nokia Corp. - Key offerings
    • Riverbed Technology Inc.
      • Table Riverbed Technology Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Riverbed Technology Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Riverbed Technology Inc. - Key offerings
    • Silver Peak Systems Inc.
      • Table Silver Peak Systems Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table Silver Peak Systems Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table Silver Peak Systems Inc. - Key offerings
    • VMware Inc.
      • Table VMware Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table VMware Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table VMware Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table VMware Inc. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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