Industry Survey Results: Telcos and the Future of the WAN in 2019

Digital transformation requires the business network to more agile, more responsive. To better understand how IT is preparing for digital transformation, we surveyed 1621 IT professionals worldwide about their networking and security purchase plans.

"Telcos and the Future of the WAN in 2019" provides detailed insights into the “hows” and “whys” of WAN transformation.

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  • Why SD-WAN alone cannot address the networking challenges confronting the digital business
  • How the role of security has changed in SD-WAN acquisition
  • The new primary motivation for SD-WAN (hint: It’s not cost reduction)
  • The detailed ratings enterprises give legacy telcos and their services
  • Why legacy telco services are poorly suited for digital transformation
Shamus McGillicuddy
Shamus McGillicuddy
Research Director, EMA

Shamus is the Research Director of Network Management at Enterprise Management Associates. Shamus has more than twelve years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market. At Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), he is the senior analyst for the network management practice.

Yishay Yovel
Yishay Yovel
VP Marketing, Cato Networks

Yishay is VP Marketing at Cato Networks. Yishay has over 25 years of experience in defining and deploying enterprise IT software solutions in the areas of security, storage, business continuity and mobile computing.


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