Thursday, November 18, 2021

IDC: Cisco, Fortinet, HPE-Aruba, VMware lead hot SD-WAN market

Cisco, Fortinet, HPE-Aruba, and VMware lead the evolving and highly-competitive software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) market according to a new report from IDC. 

MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment” looks at the capabilities of 12 SD-WAN infrastructure vendors evaluating then on a core set of SD-WAN features such as WAN routing, WAN link management, application-based policy controls, and application steering and prioritization.

Beyond these features, most current SD-WAN  packages include others such as optimized connections to public clouds (IaaS and SaaS), WAN-link visibility and analytics, end-user experience monitoring, zero-touch provisioning, and forward error correction, according to the author of the report, Brandon Butler, IDC research manager, Enterprise Networks.

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Thanks to Michael Cooney (see source)

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