SD-WAN as a Service: The Rise of Managed SD-WAN

A Nemertes Research report

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

There’s been a huge jump in the number of enterprises adopting managed SD-WAN services versus taking a do-it-yourself approach. In this analyst paper, Nemertes Research explores the research behind SD-WAN solution preferences and the impacts of managed services on IT productivity. Learn the differences between the two types of solutions and why more IT leaders lean toward SD-WAN-as-a-service where the functionality is tied to a provider’s network service cloud.

  • Discover the drivers and benefits of a managed service or “in-net SD-WAN” solution
  • Explore service components including integrated cloud connectivity, last-mile procurement, branch management, and ways to avoid loss of control
  • Learn why SD-WAN services result in 90% reductions in overall downtime and average outage duration