IT disaster recovery, cloud computing and information security news

Many organizations are turning to SD-WANs for business continuity and resiliency reasons

Frost & Sullivan have published the findings of a recent global end-user market survey  that offers insights into enterprise IT decision makers' current mindset regarding SD-WANs (software-defined networking in wide area networks) and their impact on enterprise WAN architectures.

The global web-based survey included responses from 850 individual companies across five industries and spanned eight key countries around the world.

Results showed that SD-WAN is a high technology priority for enterprises, with 33 percent of surveyed companies having either already deployed an SD-WAN solution or having a deployment underway, and 61 percent expecting to deploy SD-WAN in the next 12-24 months with banking and financial services companies holding the greatest potential for deployment in that time frame.

Respondents ranked ensuring resiliency and business continuity with the ability to move from a router-centric WAN architecture to an application-centric WAN architecture with centralized management as the top benefits IT decision makers expect to realize from their SD-WAN solution deployments.

The survey was sponsored by Silver Peak.

More details.


Want news and features emailed to you?

Signup to our free newsletters and never miss a story.

A website you can trust

The entire Continuity Central website is scanned daily by Sucuri to ensure that no malware exists within the site. This means that you can browse with complete confidence.

Business continuity?

Business continuity can be defined as 'the processes, procedures, decisions and activities to ensure that an organization can continue to function through an operational interruption'. Read more about the basics of business continuity here.

Get the latest news and information sent to you by email

Continuity Central provides a number of free newsletters which are distributed by email. To subscribe click here.