[Infographic] Will your WAN enable your business transformation?

May 2, 2017

Will your network enable your business transformation?

Enterprise WANs are under more pressure than ever before

Cloud-based applications, mobile and virtualized workforces have created stress on enterprises that operate large private networks. Today’s enterprise needs dynamic, low cost, reliable and secure links to the cloud. Which means traditional MPLS-based connectivity between locations, data centers and cloud providers no longer meets customer expectations.


64% of U.S.-based companies are in stages of planning or expanding implementation from a traditional WAN to SDWAN in the next 12 months.¹

More companies are turning to SDWAN to support their needs

SDWAN is an overlay technology independent of the physical network that provides the consistent, cloud-based application performance your customers and end-users demand. Management of all business and security policies is centralized into a single interface.

How SDWAN helps specific industries

Retail

When you want to enable:


Customer WiFi and loyalty programs


Mobile tech like POS to speed checkout


Digital signage and streaming media


Omni-channel and unified commerce


Banking

When you want to provide:


In-branch and ATM video


Real-time and predictive analytics


Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)


Healthcare

When you’re challenged by:


Downtime measured in lives affected —uptime is critical


Increasing telehealth adoption


Delivering a 360-degree view of the patient for improved outcomes


Hospitality

When you want to provide:


Consistently superior guest experience


100% uptime for high-speed Internet access with Diverse Connect


Always-available UC for associates that can enhance guest experiences


SDWAN delivers:

Cloud-optimized application performance


Cost-effective bandwidth


High-quality UC—voice, video and collaboration


Complete visibility and control


Virtually no downtime


Application prioritization for missioncritical apps


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