With demands on IT departments increasing, CIO’s are pressured into trying to do more with less to meet the rising demands of the organizations they work for. Therefore they are constantly searching for the ultimate levels of functionality and performance without draining the business profits. This level of pressure can push some into making quick and foolish decisions – and ultimately, believe the hype. And we all know that if it sounds too good to be true - it usually is!
These days companies are trying to be as agile as possible in order to react quickly and efficiently to what their customers need. This means they need an agile IT infrastructure – and so IT departments are constantly looking for ways to make their underlying infrastructure more agile while reducing their spend on communications.
The message out there at the moment is that SD WAN provides the answer to this. It’s being marketed as a network approach that can deliver performance and cost benefits, including end to end network visibility and feedback to improve transmission efficiencies on the
Choosing the right type of network for your organization is key to its success. The longer it takes your employees to carry out their work, the more it impacts your bottom line profits. Right now companies everywhere are deciding whether to upgrade their networks from traditional Wide-Area Networks (WAN), that are the digital foundation of every organization, to take the plunge into software-defined wide area networks (SD -WAN). But no one should take this jump without considering all the information available.