SD-WAN Week in Review: Versa, SD-WAN, Digital Transformation & More

January 13, 2018

By Maurice Nagle, Web Editor

SD-WAN is a game changing technology serving as a keep component of the digital era. Digital transformation is touching all points of technology, and as the cloud adoption and applications grow, SD-WAN is an exceptional way to deliver performance, reliability, flexibility and cut costs on an organizations WAN spend. So with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look back at the week that was in SD-WAN news: It’s time for the Week in Review!

Industry research is pegging SD-WAN for serious growth. While, software-defined WAN is still in its infancy, it is making a mark. So much so that independent organizations like Frost & Sullivan is singing SD-WAN’s praises, and IDC is expecting a CAGR of nearly 70 percent through 2021, which would put a value of more than eight billion dollars on the market. But why is there so much hype behind this young technology? Explore the benefits of this burgeoning technology HERE.

Software is eating the world, no question. Digital transformation is in full swing, touching all points of technology, but it seems one segment is stealing the spotlight. SD-WAN is winning the day, with projections putting a billion-dollar price tag (News - Alert) on the market in just a few short years. This once handful of competitors is a rapidly expanding field. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with one of the industry’s preeminent provider’s of SD-WAN. Versa Networks Head of Product Marketing Robert McBride sat down to talk 2017, Versa and, of course, SD-WAN. The complete interview is HERE.

In 2012, Versa Networks was born on an idea. Kumar Mehta and Apurva Mehta, executives at Juniper, stepped out to fundamentally transform the business of networking. The duo doubled-down on delivering SD-networking into the branch, WAN, and data center networking space. Leveraging routing and security expertise, the pair set out to put the best of both in a singular software platform. The complete of Versa Networks and how it is navigating the SD-WAN seas is HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for your fill of all things SD-WAN! See you next week!