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The Time Has Come for SD-WAN

Joseph Schmidt (Project Director, TechCaliber Consulting)

Date: Tuesday, March 31

Time: 8:00am - 8:45am

Pass Type: Entire Event, Tue-Thu Conference - Get your pass now!

Track: Unified Communications

Vault Recording: TBD

Enterprise customers are increasingly embracing SD-WAN solutions to deliver improved performance and flexibility and to enable the use of lower cost, Internet-based network transport technologies. But how do you architect your SD-WAN solution? Should you configure it yourself with a DIY solution or buy a service from a managed service provider? How do you make the business case?

This session will provide an overview of the financial and operational benefits of SD-WAN and present successful strategies for effective sourcing and deployment of SD-WAN solutions. We’ll also provide an update on the latest market developments and lessons learned from the front line of SD-WAN procurements and deal negotiations.

Takeaways:

* Understand the costs, benefits, challenges, and opportunities of SD-WAN today.
* Weigh the relative advantages and disadvantages of DIY and managed-service SD-WAN solutions.
* Gain familiarity with the players in the market, and how they differentiate themselves.