Enterprise Connect is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Enterprise Connect - Schedule Viewer

The Enterprise Connect expert-led conference program will discuss the latest systems, software, services and applications for enterprise communications and collaboration. The conference is designed with one objective in mind: To help you optimize your investments in communications and collaboration systems, software and services. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in EDT.

UCaaS & SD-WAN: A Winning Combination (Virtual)

Steve Leaden  (Founder & President, Leaden Associates)

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Time: 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Pass type: Entire Event Virtual - Get your pass now!

Track: Management & Networks

Session Type: Virtual Conference Session

Vault Recording: TBD

As your enterprise migrates to UCaaS/CCaaS, you have the opportunity to take better advantage of newer network technologies such as SD-WAN to bring down overall costs. That’s critical because UCaaS and CCaaS solutions are typically more expensive than a premises-based solution. But SD-WAN can save your enterprise up to 40% or more over legacy technologies, so it can offset the higher UCaaS/CCaaS costs. In this session, a nationally-recognized consultant will share best practices to help make sure you realize these savings as you implement a combined cloud/SD-WAN deployment. You’ll come away with specific metrics and action steps that will help you make the move.


  • How does SD-WAN save you money, and how do you maximize these savings?
  • What’s the best approach for procuring UCaaS/CCaaS and SD-WAN services? Do providers offer them as a bundle, and is this necessarily the best deal?
  • What contract terms and SLAs are most important as you’re planning your UCaaS/CCaaS + SD-WAN migration? Where are the pitfalls?
  • What best practices must your IT/communications teams follow in planning and executing the migration, to make sure you realize the promised savings and deliver the overall service at or under budget?

Read Steve Leaden's articles on No Jitter