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Use SD-WAN to Drive Increased Flexibility in Managed WAN Services

Published: 15 July 2020

ID: G00728018

Analyst(s): Bjarne Munch, Neil Rickard


SD-WAN is a catalyst for I&O leaders to reevaluate their WAN designs, provider choices and sourcing practices, driving providers to enhance and expand their services. This note will describe emerging options for increased operational agility within managed SD-WAN services.

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