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What's the business case for SD-WAN? What do digital leaders want to see from vendors?

Are you currently deploying SD-WAN in your organization?

62%Yes
38%No
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Do you have plans to adopt SD-WAN in the future?

2%Yes, in the next 1-3 months
6%Yes, in next 4-6 months
38%Yes, in the next 7-12 months
54%No
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Do you believe SD-WAN reduces costs?

49%Yes
14%No
36%Unsure
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What are the top 3 business cases for SD-WAN deployment? Select three

44%Support migration to multi-cloud
58%Secure network
29%Disaster recovery
38%Reduce network latency
52%Scalability
11%Employee satisfaction
16%Future-proof the business
33%Increase IT agility
27%Reduce IT spend
5%Granular reporting
2%Other
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What are the main technical objectives for SD-WAN? Select all that apply

14%Brownfield deployment
49%Hybrid-cloud enablement
35%Direct end-user access to SaaS assets
24%Single pane of glass analytics enablement
49%Secure remote access
34%Virtualization
31%Multi-tenancy
7%Greenfield deployment
34%Network transport speed increase
25%Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP)
31%Unification of network processes
1%Other
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To what extent do you agree with the following: “I believe that SD-WAN vendors will deliver on their promises”?

6%Strongly agree
80%Agree
13%Disagree
1%Strongly disagree
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What features would you most like to see from SD-WAN vendors? Select all that apply

46%Graphical User Interface (GUI)
42%Low-code /no-code usability for non-technical staff
60%Intelligent automation
39%Single pane of glass analytics dashboard
45%Intelligent insights
17%Transport medium bundling
37%Application performance optimization
22%Granular reporting
47%Network automation
46%Advanced security protocols
15%Granular identity access management
12%Hybrid interoperability
1%Other
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Which team(s) would most benefit from SD-WAN deployment? Select all that apply

42%Development
57%Support
77%Operations
14%Quality Assurance
21%Logistics
16%Finance
58%Security
2%Other
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What are your main criteria for choosing an SD-WAN product? Select three

64%Cost
30%Ability to develop a strong support relationship with vendor
18%Contract model
47%ROI projections
26%Successful demos
24%Case studies
63%Ease of deployment
31%Peer recommendations
36%Vendor reputation
2%Other
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To what extent do you agree with the following: “SD-WAN offers significant advantages over Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)”?

13%Strongly agree
79%Agree
7%Disagree
1%Strongly disagree
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