SPARK Matrix SD-WAN, 2021

For the third year in a row, VMware SD-WAN™ leads Quadrant Knowledge Solutions’ SPARK Matrix™ evaluation of SD-WAN vendors. VMware placed highest in both customer impact and technology excellence.

The report calls out COVID-19 and working from home or anywhere as major drivers of the trend toward SD-WAN and secure access service edge (SASE). Quadrant Knowledge Solutions also discusses important SD-WAN market drivers such as hybrid cloud and multicloud, IoT, telecommunications convergence, and the move to 5G cellular.