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Market Insight: Winning in SD-WAN and NFV Services for Healthcare Providers

Published: 11 June 2019


The healthcare industry’s digital initiatives are disrupting care delivery and placing new demands on the WAN. Product managers at managed network service providers can strengthen their bet for the $7.2 billion opportunity with differentiated SD-WAN and NFV services for digital healthcare needs.

Included in Full Research

  • Prioritize Data Privacy and Security in Network Designs for Healthcare
    • Recommendations
  • Help Healthcare Providers Optimize ROI on the Network by Leveraging Internet and Cellular Connectivity
    • Recommendations
  • Use NFV Internet Overlays and Direct Cloud Connects for Adequate Reach to Cloud-Based Applications
    • Recommendations
  • Augment SD-WAN and NFV With Support for Mobile, IoT and WLAN
    • Recommendations
  • Offer SD/NFV Engineers to Support Healthcare Industry Implementations
    • Recommendations
  • Address Healthcare Providers’ Key Use Cases, Such as VDI, Telemedicine, Virtual Care and Medical Imaging
    • Recommendations
  • Support Healthcare Industry’s Transition to an RTHS Vision With Programmable, Yet Secure, Networks
    • Recommendations

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