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Three Questions to Ask Potential Customers About SD-WAN

We recently asked a top-performing software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) vendor for some advice for partners that are looking to add SD-WAN to their portfolio. Sean Dublin, Director of Strategic Alliances at Aryaka Networks gave us a great starting point with three probing questions to help you identify potential SD-WAN opportunities.

SD-What? A Crash Course in SD-WAN

Fasten your seatbelts: We’re about to cram everything you need to know about selling software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) into 500 words. What exactly is an SD-WAN? In short, it’s the most recent innovation in the evolution of multisite enterprise connectivity with unique advantage over alternative WAN solutions.
 

Selling SD-WAN: Here’s How to Get in the Game

News flash: According to a recent report from SDxCentral, titled “SDxCentral and NFV Market Size Report 2015 Edition,” software-defined networking (SDN) revenue (combined with that of NFV) will exceed $105 billion per annum by 2020. Your customers will soon expect you to advise them on the ins and outs of advanced SDN solutions.

The Future of Global Connectivity 101: Defining WAN as a Service

Welcome to class. Before we begin defining WAN as a service and its role in revolutionizing the channel, a few critical points in recent history must be addressed. You see, WAN as a service is only now a best-in-breed global cloud-based networking solution because today’s technology innovators, such as those at Aryaka, realized that earlier solutions weren’t adequately addressing the needs of the modern enterprise.

Why MPLS Just Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

Businesses today are built on collaboration, and with the upsurge in outsourcing in recent years, many large and mid-sized companies are setting up office locations in emerging economies like China, India and Brazil. It’s an enormous opportunity, yet staying connected with these remote locations is critical. The Internet has enabled businesses to connect with overseas branches, employees, and partners . . . sort of.