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Invest Implications: 'Technology Insight for Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)'

Published: 09 May 2017

ID: G00332855

Analyst(s): Frank Marsala

Summary

SD-WANs can lead to substantial savings, and SD-WAN adoption is growing rapidly. By 2020, more than 50% of WAN edge infrastructure refresh will be based on SD-WAN versus traditional routers. Cisco, CloudGenix, VeloCloud Networks, Riverbed and others are playing in this market.

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