SD-WAN: Expectation VS. Reality eBook
SD-WANs are a significant advancement in wide-area networking and the first SDN technology to see broad use. However, their use is complicated by over-inflated expectations to give all-seeing, all-controlling authority over every facet of company IT communications. This is not the case, and it is critical to understand exactly what you are receiving with SD-WAN so that you can plan your WAN optimization properly. The majority of SD-WAN studies focus on the technology’s ability to alter network connections by making networks more agile, adaptable, and cost-effective for both companies and service providers. The fact is that, while this technology has numerous advantages over older networks, it may have flaws depending on how it is implemented. In this article, we will discuss SD-WAN expectations, misconceptions, and reality.