… manual effort to configure and maintain our network and instead focus on providing quality of service, reliable connectivity and reduced cost of operations,” McEwen said.
Dan Conde, analyst for the Enterprise Strategy Group, says VeloCloud and other SD-WAN providers are working to further tailor their offerings to meet the needs of companies in various verticals. The company spoke to Channel Partners last month about how SD-WAN is proving particular valuable for retail.
“SDN and its application in the wide area network as SD-WAN have greatly simplified networking and arrested the hardware sprawl in data centers and branches respectively, but there is still significant complexity in network configuration and management that needs to be overcome,” said Dan Conde, analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group. “Outcome-Driven Networking presents a leap forward in the evolution of SD-WAN to take automation and simplification to the next level by associating business outcomes to key technical capabilities.”
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