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SD-WAN technology providers: case studies and analysis

Catherine Hammond Principal Analyst, Research
Tom Rebbeck Research Director, Operator business services and IoT

"The number of operator launches of SD-WAN is growing, and technology providers may have a key role to play in enabling product differentiation."

A large number of technology providers are offering SD-WAN solutions, and no single vendor stands out as a clear leader. This report evaluates some of the most popular technology solutions that are being adopted by operators and assesses their relative suitability for different operator strategies.

This report answers the following questions.

  • What are the similarities and differences between various SD-WAN technology providers?
  • What considerations are important for operators when selecting and working with SD-WAN technology providers?
  • What are the typical selections that operators have made in terms of technology providers?

The following companies are featured in case studies.

  • Aryaka Networks
  • Cisco (Meraki)
  • Cisco (Viptela)
 
  • Nokia/Nuage Networks
  • Versa Networks
  • VMware (VeloCloud)