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VISIBILITY PLAYS CRITICAL ROLE IN A SUCCESSFUL SD-WAN DEPLOYMENT
The rise of SD-WANs has been well documented by every analyst firm that covers network technology. I have the market growing from $1.0 billion in 2017 to over $9.5 billion in 2022, indicating the market is about to go through an accelerated phase of growth. Given SD-WANs can help save money and improve network agility, it seems like a no-brainer to evolve to an SD-WAN. However, the path to an SD-WAN isn’t easy. There are a lot of factors to be considered, including the use of broadband, how to optimize the links, network architecture, and the impact of moving the on-premises infrastructure out to the cloud. If anything is missed, application performance could be severely degraded, which would negate the return on investment of the project. This got me thinking about the role of visibility in preparing for and the ongoing management of an SD-WAN. Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with Brooks Borcherding, president and CEO of network management company LiveAction, about the importance of visibility. ZEUS KERRAVALA READ MORE