Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is a means of supporting latency-sensitive applications while controlling costs.


A 6-12 Report is designed to evaluate a given technology and its viability for the next 6 to 12 months, available quarterly from AVANT Research and Analytics. This report focuses on SD-WAN, the most disruptive technology in network and IT.

This 6-12 Report focuses on the market dynamics around software-defined wide-area networking, (SD-WAN), a wide-area networking technology that has gained substantial momentum as a means of supporting latency-sensitive applications while at the same time controlling costs and enhancing performance.

Key aspects covered in this report include:

  • How enterprise customers can leverage SD-WAN towards increased network
  • performance and/or lower costs
  • The types of applications best served by SD-WAN
  • The key players in the SD-WAN space

We will also explore additional issues around benefits to your company, the status of
MPLS, impacts on cybersecurity, and whether there is a continuing need for firewalls
and routers.

Whether you’re facing the need for SD-WAN today or building your roadmap for the future, the SD-WAN 6-12 Report is required reading for IT decision-makers making a change!