Cisco SD-WAN – IDC Report
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IDC Report Reveals the Business Value of Cisco SD-WAN: Enhancing Multicloud Enablement, User Experiences, and Security
Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) is one of the most important technologies used by organizations to drive multicloud and hybrid cloud enablement, ensure high-quality user experiences, and enforce security. To understand the business value of SD-WAN, IDC conducted a comprehensive primary research project studying Cisco’s Viptela SD-WAN offering (“Cisco SD-WAN”) and its business value for enterprise customers.
Cisco SD-WAN is a secure, cloud-scale architecture designed to improve network speed, security, and efficiency while providing the benefits of being open, programmable, and scalable. Using the Cisco vManage console, network managers can establish an SD-WAN overlay fabric connecting datacenters, branches, campuses, and a hybrid workforce to optimize network performance.
To determine real-world effectiveness of this offering, IDC conducted research that explored the value and benefits for organizations using Cisco SD-WAN solutions to run and support their branch locations. The project included eight interviews with companies that were using SD-WAN and that had experience with or knowledge about its benefits and costs.
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