Analyst Reports & White Papers

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Reports


2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure
ANALYST REPORT BY GARTNER

For the third year, VMware SD-WAN™ by VeloCloud® leads the WAN Edge Infrastructure market, continuing to be placed furthest in Completeness of Vision and highest in Ability to Execute.

Healthcare’s New Normal: A Highly Connected and Optimized Network Environment
ANALYST REPORT BY ESG

SD-WAN solutions that provide deep visibility into the network as well as analytics and AIOps (AI for IT operations) will enable healthcare organizations to gain increased operational efficiencies and deliver better customer experiences.

Frost Radar: Global SD-WAN Vendor Market, 2020
ANALYST REPORT BY FROST & SULLIVAN

This report benchmarks the future growth potential of SD-WAN.

SD-WAN Growth Market Report June 2020
ANALYST REPORT BY FUTURIOM

The current business environment is driving IT and networking departments to look at more efficient ways to deliver secure and efficient cloud connectivity, a challenge that SD-WAN technology solves. As a result, SD-WAN is likely to be key to managing networking, cloud connectivity, and security for the foreseeable future.

Harnessing SD-WAN for Service Providers
ANALYST REPORT BY CAVELL GROUP

This whitepaper lays out the primary reasons for the growth of SD-WAN as a technology and the need that fills it, backed up by Cavell Enterprise Research that highlights and reinforces these positions.

COVID-19 Highlights the Business Case for Extending SD-WAN to Remote Workers
ANALYST REPORT BY FROST & SULLIVAN

With more and more businesses transitioning to a work-from-home model, Frost &Sullivan looks at how companies can use SD-WAN in these environments to deliver optimized employee experiences.

5G Catalysts: Business Opportunities at the Edge
ANALYST REPORT BY FUTURIOM

This Cloud Tech Trend Report examines the emergence of the new edge cloud architecture, catalyzed by 5G, which will have a large impact on the communications technology industry from the economic and strategic business perspective.

AIOps-Driven Network Performance Management
ANALYST REPORT BY EMA

The time has come to shake up the status quo in network operations. Today’s digital enterprises require reliable, high-performing networks, which means IT organizations need smarter, more effective network performance management tools. AIOps technology emerged to meet this need. This white paper discusses the roadmap toward self-healing networks.


Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for WAN Edge Infrastructure
ANALYST REPORT BY GARTNER

Infrastructure and operations leaders responsible for networking are evaluating WAN edge solutions to address expanding business requirements in order to connect to on-premises and cloud-based workloads. They should use this research to identify vendors that best fit their specific use cases.

Prepare Your WAN for a Cloud-Centric World: How SD-WAN Makes the Difference
ANALYST REPORT BY FROST & SULLIVAN

The traditional wide area network (WAN) architecture does not work for the current cloud-centric era. With SD-WAN, the enterprise WAN can now transform to be more cloud- and user-friendly, ensuring anytime, anywhere access to enterprise applications.

Market Outlook: Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN), 2020-2025, Worldwide
ANALYST REPORT BY QUADRANT KNOWLEDGE SOLUTIONS

The global software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) market outlook research includes a detailed analysis of the global market regarding short-term and long-term growth opportunities, emerging technology trends, market trends, and future market outlook.

The Journey to Telco SD-WAN Managed Services
ANALYST REPORT BY IDC

In this white paper, IDC outlines the communication service provider journey to SD-WAN, key benefits that accrue from SD-WAN, and how VMware can help accelerate a communication service provider’s journey to managed SD-WAN services.

Global SD-WAN Vendor Market Forecasts, 2019
ANALYST REPORT BY FROST AND SULLIVAN

The SD-WAN market is in the early growth stage of the product lifecycle. Key factors driving market adoption include: cost savings from efficient usage of private and public networks, ability to optimize hybrid cloud/multi-cloud connectivity, and application-aware routing.

2019 SD-WAN Growth Outlook
ANALYST REPORT BY FUTURIOM

SD-WAN moves out of the early, experimental market and into the mainstream.

Service Provider Strategies for SD-WAN
ANALYST REPORT BY FUTURIOM

Key requirements and drivers for delivering virtualized services at the network edge.

5G, IoT and Edge Compute Trends
ANALYST REPORT BY FUTURIOM

Emerging trends are changing the way that supporting technology (like SD-WAN) evolve.

SD-WAN Revolutionizes Networks for the Cloud Era
ANALYST REPORT BY FIERCEMARKETS

“SD-WAN brings network visibility and control to the masses,” says Mike Frane, VP of SD-WAN Services, Windstream


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White
Papers


ThinEdge: An Edge Computing Hyperconverged Solution Architecture
WHITE PAPER

This joint solution architecture whitepaper from VMware and Dell explains a joint edge computing solution that delivers secure, scalable, and faster deployment of new IT services across the edges of the data center, branch offices and the cloud.

SD-WAN Clarified: A Survival Guide for Network Managers
WHITE PAPER BY TELSTRA, GLOBAL DATA & VMWARE

Unlike any previous time in recent history, the network has arguably become the single most important ICT investment to meet the new priorities and challenges businesses face in 2020. Digital transformation priorities have accelerated.

Why a Proof of Concept Makes Sense Before Implementing SD-WAN
WHITE PAPER

A POC is a perfect way for a business to learn firsthand the positive impact software-defined networking makes on their operations. This whitepaper will take a closer look at using a POC before a full SD-WAN implementation.

Dynamic Multipath Optimization
WHITE PAPER

To deliver a resilient overlay network that takes into account real-time performance of WAN links, VMware has developed Dynamic Multipath Optimization™ (DMPO). This document explains the key functionalities and benefits of DMPO.

SD-WAN – Zero Touch Provisioning
WHITE PAPER

To make your deployment simple and scalable, VMware SD-WAN offers zero-touch provisioning to facilitate deployment of the VMware SD-WAN Edge.

SD-WAN: Routing Considerations During Migration
WHITE PAPER

Business continuity is critical for organizations during network migration, so it’s crucial to plan out all requirements before migration.

VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud Components, Placement, Interaction
WHITE PAPER

The VMware SD-WAN solution is comprised of three components that provide organizations with an optimized platform to deliver high performance, reliable branch access to cloud services, private data centers, and SaaS-based enterprise applications.

SD-WAN Overlays, Topologies and Deployment Models
WHITE PAPER

This white paper discusses various SD-WAN Overlay Options and their configurations.

SD-WAN Use Cases: Top Use Cases in Deployment Today
WHITE PAPER

Learn about the five common use cases for SD-WAN.

SD-WAN: Optimized Cloud Access
WHITE PAPER

VMware SD-WAN provides multiple options for connecting organizational branches to the public cloud.

Application Performance with Dynamic Multipath Optimization™ (DMPO)
WHITE PAPER

VMware SD-WAN Dynamic Multipath Optimization™ (DMPO) technology delivers assured application performance and uniform QoS mechanism across different transports.

SD-WAN for Telcos / Service Providers: Topology and Routing
WHITE PAPER

VMware SD-WAN offers service providers the flexibility of a provider-hosted or on-premises deployment model.

Accelerating Cloud Scale and Migration with SD-WAN
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY LEE DOYLE

VMware offers enterprise-grade, hyperscale SD-WAN solutions to modernize the WAN and rethink the network edge, including one-click access to AWS, Azure, and Google cloud platforms, and analytics. Download this white paper to learn more.

VMware SD-WAN Security Overview
WHITE PAPER

Security is fundamental to VMware SD-WAN™ by VeloCloud®, which is built on an architecture that ensures secure communication between the management, control, and data planes.

Get Cloud-Ready with SD-WAN
TREND BRIEF

An enterprise-grade SD-WAN solution gives you the ability to realize the speed and agility you need to meet IT objectives.

The Emergence of Network Edge Platforms
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ESG

SD-WAN has evolved to be more than just a better WAN. With the digital transformation in full swing, SD-WAN becomes the platform enabling the Network Edge.

Delivering a Superior Voice and Video Experience with SD-WAN
WHITE PAPER

With an SD-WAN solution, IT organizations can deliver the superior experience users require to support advanced collaborations and unified communications at branch offices and other locations.

Demonstrating SD-WAN Business Value; Rethinking WAN for a Modern Age
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ESG

Traditional WAN infrastructure cannot keep pace with modern network requirements and a new deployment model with better TCO.

SD-WAN Migration Strategies for Varying Network Architectures
WHITE PAPER

This paper covers the SD-WAN migration design for various types of architecture and takes you through process, routing considerations, and a step-by-step migration path.

Go Mainstream with SD-WAN: Migration Best Practices
WHITE PAPER

This guide provides the best practices in migrating to an SD-WAN solution, including key considerations, branch design, data center design, security architecture and firewalling.

SD-WAN Becomes the Network
WHITE PAPER BY LEE DOYLE, PRINCIPAL ANALYST AT DOYLE RESEARCH

WHITE PAPER BY LEE DOYLE, PRINCIPAL ANALYST AT DOYLE RESEARCH

SD-WAN Delivers Automated Network Segmentation for the Enterprise
WHITE PAPER

Traditional methods of segmenting the network are no longer optimal, but with SD-WAN, enterprises are able to automatically and seamlessly extend segmentation across the network.


Demystifying SD-WAN’s Relationship to WAN Optimization
WHITE PAPER

Examine the synergies and differences between SD-WAN and WAN Optimization technologies.

VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud™ PCI Compliance Architecture
WHITE PAPER

PCI continues to be a key concern for enterprises, and with SD-WAN and its control on the network and applications, compliance is simplified.

SD-WAN for Healthcare: A Deep Dive into The Drivers and Solution
WHITE PAPER

SD-WAN enabless clinic, remote sites, pharmacies, or hospitals to quickly, seamlessly, and securely access critical applications in any location.

The SD-WAN Provides the Fast Path to the Virtual Cloud Network
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ZEUS KERRAVALA, ZK RESEARCH

SD-WAN becomes the lynchpin of the Virtual Cloud Network, enabling businesses to transition to a digital organization and drive network evolution.

Solving the Secure SD-WAN Paradox
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY DR. JIM METZLER, ASHTON, METZLER & ASSOCIATES

This white paper discusses the criticality of integrating effective security capabilities and SD-WAN functionality and illustrates the concept by using a real-world example of how Zscaler and VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud work together to achieve this integration.

The Virtual Cloud Network
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ZEUS KERRAVALA, ZK RESEARCH

Analysis of how a new network model – one based on virtual cloud networking – can help alleviate the strains on today’s enterprises.

The Total Economic Impact of a Virtual Cloud Network
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY FORRESTER

Spotlight preview of results from a commissioned study, “The Total Economic Impact Of A Virtual Cloud Network,” published in May 2018.

The SD-WAN Ushers in the Era of the Routerless Branch Office
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ZEUS KERRAVALA, ZK RESEARCH

Analysis of how legacy hardware and WAN infrastructure must undergo a change to support the digital transformation.

Outcome-Driven Networking: Automation and Intelligence for the Network
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ESG RESEARCH

ESG discusses how outcome-driven networking is the game changer IT managers need, introducing automation and network intelligence to get an advantage.

The Future of Retail: SD-WAN Is a Critical Component
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ZEUS KERRAVALA, ZK RESEARCH

The seismic effects of digital transformation are reshaping the retail world. Many retailers are starting to use technology to enhance the customer experience.

Scaling Large and Multinational Enterprise SD-WAN Deployments
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY LEE DOYLE

As SD-WAN moves enterprise-wide, enterprises require a scalable, flexible, secure SD-WAN solution.

SD-WAN Business Value
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY DAN CONDE, ESG RESEARCH

Written by Dan Conde of ESG, this white paper tackles the key steps to reducing the Total Cost of Ownership of your enterprise WAN.

A Mock RFI for Software-Defined WAN
ANALYST WHITE PAPER

It is time to put the technology vendors to the test and find out how their SD-WAN solution will really solve your network challenges.

Why the Cloud is the Network
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY LEE DOYLE, DOYLE RESEARCH

Lee Doyle discusses why the cloud is the network and how enterprises are leveraging this to produce flexible networks that adapt to business needs.

A Software-Defined WAN Is a Business Imperative
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY ZEUS KERRAVALA, ZK RESEARCH

If businesses are going to compete in today’s digital world, their WAN infrastructure must evolve into a Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN).

Taking Hybrid WANs to SD-WAN
WHITE PAPER

Are you looking for ways to assure WAN performance? Explore how SD-WAN makes a hybrid WAN better using software.

The Need to Rethink the WAN
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY DR. JIM METZLER

Networking expert and analyst Dr. Jim Metzler tackles the challenges facing companies that are deploying wide area networks.

Enable Enterprise-Grade Unified Communications with Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN
WHITE PAPER

Learn the recent WAN technology trends to enable companies to roll out and support UC without the cost and complexity of traditional WAN.

The Positive Impact of SD-WAN on Healthcare
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY BOB LALIBERTE, ESG

SD-WAN simplifies Healthcare network management with seamless connectivity to EMR, IoT technology, cloud and data center apps to remote locations.

7 Questions to Ask when Evaluating SD-WAN Solutions
ANALYST WHITE PAPER BY DR. JIM METZLER, ASHTON, METZLER & ASSOCIATES

The seven questions identified in this white paper provide important guidance to network organizations that are evaluating alternative SD-WAN solutions.

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