Economic Benefits and More of SD-WAN
For many organizations, the wide area network (WAN) infrastructure that connects an enterprise’s remote and branch offices has not changed for decades. However, as application are rapidly moving to the cloud ( SaaS and IaaS), the WAN needs to evolve in response.
Bob Laliberte, Senior Analyst with ESG, Inc., will explore the challenges many organizations face with legacy WAN environments, illustrate why a new solution is needed and highlight the business value of rearchitecting with SD-WAN. This will include reviewing customer examples and a TCO model to demonstrate the value to your business. Organizations will learn how SD-WAN provides a combination of pure economic benefits as well as agility and flexibility to help organizations be successful.
SENIOR ANALYST, ESG RESEARCH
ESG Practice Director and Senior Analyst Bob Laliberte focuses on existing and emerging network technologies, software, and services utilized by enterprises and service providers. He is particularly interested in the software-defined and virtual architectures that will drive the next wave of network investment. His coverage includes the network, cloud, and service offerings that telcos (wireless and fixed line), cable operators, and MSPs are delivering to enterprise customers.