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Market Trends: How to Win as WAN Edge and Security Converge Into the Secure Access Service Edge

Published: 29 July 2019

ID: G00388951

Analyst(s): Neil MacDonald , Joe Skorupa


The WAN edge and network security markets will converge into a single market during the next seven to 10 years, dramatically reshaping the competitive. This research guides TSPs in transforming their companies to prosper in this rapidly evolving market.

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Market Trend

  • To Continue to Grow in This Rapidly Evolving Market, Vendors Must Enhance Their Product Portfolio and Transform Their Delivery Model
    • New Application Deployment Models Are Forcing New Network and Security Models
    • SASE Adoption Will Be Delivered Primarily as an XaaS Offering, Obsoleting Device-Centric and Traditional CSP Offerings and Business Models
    • Emergence of SASE Will Force Vendors to Transform Their Business Models
    • SASE Will Force Vendors to Rethink Their Technology Acquisition Strategies

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