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SDN-enabled disruptors to business connectivity revenue: operator responses

Catherine Hammond Principal Analyst, Research
Caroline Chappell Research Director

"Operators must move quickly to counter the threat of disruptive new business models for SDN-enabled connectivity."

Disruptive new SDN-enabled networking models pose a threat to operators’ business connectivity revenue. Operators have an opportunity to counter this threat and enter new markets themselves by engaging more actively with these solutions.

This report provides:

  • an understanding of the potential threat to business connectivity revenue posed by alternative SDN-enabled solutions
  • a discussion of the different ways in which operators can engage with these innovative new models
  • an overview of the following players currently active in the SD-WAN and SDN-enabled business connectivity market: Netcracker, NetFoundry, Netrolix, PacketFabric, Teridion and X by Orange.