SD-WAN Is Inevitable. Here’s Why Managed SD-WAN May Be Your Best Choice. August 30, 2018 Mike Tippets, Vice President, Enterprise Marketing SD-WAN false For distributed enterprises, it is no longer a question of if you will be implementing Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) but when. According to Gartner’s 2018 Strategic Roadmap for Networking Report, by 2021 more than 65% of WAN refresh initiatives will be based on SD-WAN. Chances are, between now and 2021, your network will be due for a refresh. WANsform Your Enterprise Before you can transform customer experience, you must WANsform your enterprise. Learn more about how Hughes Managed SD-WAN is enabling digital transformation and achieving real results for distributed organizations. WANsform Your Enterprise Why SD-WAN? Network World: Best-Kept Secret in SD-WAN SD-WAN Appliance And SD-WAN is not just the inevitable, but the intelligent choice for distributed enterprises. With SD-WAN you get operational benefits like simplified updates and less repetitive activities. But more importantly, your enterprise will get: Consistent application performance across the enterprise Uniform user experience regardless of transport type End of blackouts and brownouts on the network With an SD-WAN solution you have options. You can update network appliances and services at a pace that is consistent with your needs, budget and business requirements, or you can rip and replace to do it all at once. With Managed SD-WAN, there’s a better way. The value of an experienced Managed SD-WAN provider like Hughes is that we can help you plan and prepare to avoid errors or mistakes, whether the installation is gradual or immediate. Increasingly, distributed enterprises are utilizing Managed SD-WAN providers to accelerate, simplify and generally assist in the deployment of these important new technologies. With Managed SD-WAN, distributed organizations get the benefit of SD-WAN and a trusted provider to help reduce the risks of implementing it themselves. Managed SD-WAN providers like Hughes provide expertise across multiple transport types to support consistent performance across your diverse WAN. Robust analytics and dashboarding, ensure you receive the performance promised. With one provider overseeing your SD-WAN, your security posture is more uniform. A trusted provider will take care of the WAN while you focus on your business. Why agonize when there are specialized partners available to help? Why recreate a process that already exists? SD-WAN is inevitable, but with a Managed SD-WAN partner, the risks of implementation don’t have to be. Want to learn more or talk you through implementation challenges? Contact us and find out why enterprises are turning to a trusted and experienced provider to establish a plan optimized to minimize the disruption and accelerate the benefits for all stakeholders involved, from customers to employees. About the Author Mike Tippets is the Vice President for Enterprise Marketing & Organizational Development at Hughes. He leads a team that helps multi-site businesses engage, communicate, grow and make The Right Connection with their staff and their customers. Follow Mike Tippets on LinkedIn and Twitter @HughesMediaVP. Categories See All SD-WAN (58) Networking (31) Retail Technology (24) Managed Services (13) Managed Security (12) EMV (11) SASE (10) Conference (7) Edge Computing (7) Digital Media (6) WiFi Analytics (5) SCS (2) Popular Blogs Three Retail Trends That Are Here to Stay Post-CovidJul 23, 2021 HUG 2021 Digital Transformation Insights Jul 26, 2021 What to do When the Network is the Lifeline for a Franchise BusinessJul 28, 2021 5 Tips to Maintain Business as Usual During Hurricane SeasonAug 11, 2021 5 Digital Turning Points in RetailAug 16, 2021 Related Posts See All Making a List. Checking it Twice. Five Tips to Prep Stores for the Holiday Season August 23, 2021 What to do When the Network is the Lifeline for a Franchise Business July 28, 2021 Three Retail Trends That Are Here to Stay Post-Covid Jeff Bradbury July 23, 2021 Managed Network Services Solve Real Business Challenges June 21, 2021 Simplifying Hybrid Cloud Connectivity May 07, 2021 ENJOY THIS POST? Provide your email below to receive a monthly round-up of what’s happening in the world of connectivity! First Name Last Name Email Company Campaign ID CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.