Inside Out and Upside Down

Redefining What the WAN is in the Age of Hybrid Multi-Cloud and Remote Work

Author: John Burke, Principal Research Analyst and CIO, Nemertes Research

Remote work and the cloud are altering the WAN fundamentally. Today, a new network is critical for sustaining success in our multi-cloud, work-from-home world, and SD-WAN is the logical replacement for the old model. But what other security and services are necessary? Nemertes Research explains what the WAN needs now.

  • Explore how 2020 exposed a new flaw in our understanding of the WAN
  • Learn what the WAN isn’t anymore and what’s necessary in today’s SD-WAN backbone
  • Get key recommendations for CASB, direct cloud connections, and managed services