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Market Insight: Winning in SD-WAN and NFV Services for the Banking Industry

Published: 23 May 2019

ID: G00381908

Analyst(s): Gaspar Valdivia , To Chee Eng , Jeff Casey


Increasing competition and changing demands from digital-savvy end users are propelling banks’ investments in digital initiatives that demand better WAN services. Differentiated SD-WAN and NFV services for banks will strengthen CSP product managers’ bet for a $60.4 billion network service market.

Table Of Contents


Background and Context

The Impact

  • Enhance Security Features Within Your Extended Service Portfolio
    • Recommendations
  • Address Service Scalability for Large Branch and Remote Office Networks
    • Recommendations
  • Offer Cost-Efficiency for Incremental Bandwidth Without Trading Off Security
    • Recommendations
  • Address Constraints for Cloud Adoption From Banking Regulation
    • Recommendations
  • Provide Augmented Support for Self-Management and Hybrid Management Service Options
    • Recommendations
  • Support Banking Industry and Market-Specific Use Cases
    • Recommendations
  • Agile and Flexible Network in Support of Banking Industry’s Digital Transformation
    • Recommendations
  • Achieve Further Differentiation Through Bank-Focused IT Integration Services
    • Recommendations


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