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Utilizing Network Service Provider Direct WAN Connectivity for the Cloud

Published: 21 January 2016

ID: G00291894

Analyst(s): Danellie Young , Sorell Slaymaker


Global NSPs have brought to market a new method to connect enterprises to public cloud services, in addition to the Internet and cloud interconnects. Network planners must analyze where and when direct WAN connectivity to the public cloud fits into their enterprise WAN architecture.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Choose the Right Public Cloud Network Connectivity Method
  • Evaluate the Direct WAN Cloud Connectivity Offers of Your Incumbent WAN Provider

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