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Market Insight: How CSPs Can Differentiate SD-WAN and NFV Services for the Public Sector

Published: 17 July 2019

ID: G00390601

Analyst(s): Irma Fabular , Gaspar Valdivia , To Chee Eng


Public sector organizations need versatile, low-cost networking technology to improve the delivery of public services to citizens. CSP product managers must build into their software-defined wide-area network and network function virtualization offerings to differentiate in the public sector market.

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Background and Context

The Impact

  • Lead With Hybrid WAN, With Security as Top Priority
  • Design Network for High Reliability
  • Propose SD-WAN and NFV as Full-Fledged Branch Connectivity Solutions With Low Upfront Costs
  • Compete on Ability to Support Local Requirements
  • Leverage Wide Product Portfolio to Broaden Value Proposition
  • Align Capabilities to Public Sector Requirements


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