Trends to Watch: Network Services
BT spoke with Ovum's Brian Washburn about the network trends taking place in 2019, covering SD-WAN, NFV, hybrid networking and cloud connectivity services
In response to a period of fast-paced change in the network space, Ovum’s latest report looks at recent trends, identifying what large enterprise decision-makers have learnt so far - and where they expect to go in the future.
Covering software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) platforms and services, network functions virtualisation (NFV), hybrid networking, cloud connectivity services and supporting back-office capabilities, the report highlights what enterprises can look forward to in 2019.
Watch author, Brian Washburn, summarise some of the key points in the three short videos below:
1. Beginning your network transformation is daunting. It can be difficult to identify what technology to go for, and when to make the changes. Watch Ovum’s Brian Washburn outline the best steps towards unlocking the full potential of SD-WAN and hybrid networking
2. Network transformation is a complex business. It is important to deliver robust, lasting systems that simplify and connect your network layers seamlessly. Watch Ovum’s Brian Washburn discussing the necessity for ongoing critical assistance throughout your entire estate
3. You’ve deployed SD-WAN, what’s next? The need for support doesn’t stop at your initial SD-WAN transformation. Watch Ovum’s Brian Washburn discuss how to extract maximum value from your SD-WAN investment by investigating its wider, ongoing benefits
Click here to read BT's report - SD-WAN is the Cornerstone of Network Transformation
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