By the end of 2017, more than 40% of WAN edge infrastructure refresh initiatives will be based on SD-WAN software/appliances vs. traditional routers, according to Gartner predictions.
At the 2017 New York Mindshare, Raymond Nelson, Intelisys’ Director of Solutions Engineering, dives deep into SD-WAN with a group of panelists from Expereo, Matrix-IBS, Telstra, TPx Communications, and Windstream. They discuss the most frequently asked questions Sales Partners have when implementing solutions for customers, and break down the myths, facts and opportunities.
Learn the five characteristics of SD-WAN:
- Taking the intelligence out of the hardware and putting it in the cloud
- Simplified portal for administration and traffic analytics
- Dynamic – add to it quickly, scale quickly
- Speed and simplification to deploy
- Zero to little CAPex
Raymond also defines and examines the four flavors of SD-WAN: broadband/internet aggregation; application acceleration; dynamic bandwidth; and Network Function Virtualization.
Watch the video below to find out the key factors to consider such as where to deploy, determining what your customers are trying to solve, how to deploy with existing firewalls and VPNs, and much more.