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Podcast: What's Changing in the Competitive World of SD-WAN

The Philter
The Philter
The Philter
8/26/2019

This is the third podcast in our ongoing series that covers the state of SD-WAN. On this episode, Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser (with research help from Ovum and Heavy Reading) looks at several issues influencing the overall growth and progress of the SD-WAN market for service providers.

We discuss whether the universal customer premises equipment model (uCPE) of delivering virtualized network functions (VNFs) has taken off. We talk about what preferred consumption methods analysts see when it comes to SD-WAN. And, we list the major barriers that remain for SD-WAN in the market and what standards and technology advances have helped overcome those obstacles in recent months.


Deep dive into real-world issues and virtualization deployment challenges with industry leaders. Join Light Reading at the annual Network Virtualization & SDN Americas event in Dallas, September 17-19. Register now for this exclusive opportunity to learn from and network with industry experts. Communications service providers get in free!


The Light Reading podcast is available on Google Play, Apple Podcasts, Spotify and SoundCloud.

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