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China Summary Translation: 'Five Key Factors to Prepare Your WAN for Multicloud Connectivity'

Published: 28 June 2019

ID: G00404227

Analyst(s): Lisa Pierce , Peter Liu


To meet growing demand for multiple public cloud services, enterprises must shift away from an ad hoc approach of incrementally connecting to one cloud provider after another. For a more strategic approach, I&O leaders must weigh their cloud connectivity decision against five critical criteria.

Table Of Contents



Five Key Factors to Prepare Your WAN for Multicloud Connectivity

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Assess Cloud WAN Connectivity Offerings Against Five Critical Criteria
  • Use Purpose-Built Solutions to Connect to Many Cloud Providers When Performance or Security Is the Highest Priority
  • Optimize Performance and Cost for Widely Disparate User Requirements by Adopting a Hybrid Approach

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