When & Where SD-WAN

Should Be Used in a Global Network

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Enterprise CIOs are dealing with how to adapt their IT infrastructure to a cloud-first world. Many businesses are looking to software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) to drive their digital transformation. Because there is no SD-WAN standard, how can you cut through SD-WAN hype and get the straight story on the best use of this new technology to supercharge your business?

Mike Sapien, VP and Chief Analyst at Ovum sits down with Paul Ruelas, Director of Network Product Management at Masergy to talk about:

  • What key SD-WAN trends will affect the enterprise in the next 12 months and beyond
  • What has changed since the early deployments of SD-WAN in terms of features and how you can benefit from this product evolution
  • How CIOs have successfully deployed SD-WAN to build a price-performance optimized hybrid WAN

The Speakers

Mike Sapien VP & Chief Analyst of Enterprise Services, Ovum

Mike joined Ovum in 2008 and has more than 30 years' experience in the telecom and internet services industry as both a senior business leader and services consultant. As Ovum Chief Analyst for Enterprise Services, Mike tracks the industries, markets, technologies, and service areas that are of importance to global large enterprise customers. He also provides analysis of the networking, security, and enterprise mobility requirements of these large customers globally.

Paul Ruelas Vice President, Director of Network Products, Masergy

Paul brings over 26 years of expertise in global networking, IP networks, complex solution design, and product development. Paul has developed many technologies that enabled numerous global enterprises to transform their digital infrastructures for improved business outcomes. Paul is an industry thought leader in digital transformation who regularly speaks on topics such as hybrid networking, SD-WAN, NFV, and cloud connectivity.