SD-WAN: The Pathway to a Digitally Transformed Branch

| September 26, 2017

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IDC recently authored a series of two white papers on SD-WAN. In this second white paper, IDC examines how digital transformation and cloud computing have necessitated a significant reassessment of the WAN, especially for branch offices and remote workers

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