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Wan Summit London 2022

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Date and time

  • Monday 26 - Tuesday 27 September 2022 GMT
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM GMT
  • QE2 Exhibition Centre London, Broad Sanctuary, , SW1P 3EE London, United Kingdom View map

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Panel Discussion

  • Tuesday 26 September 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Hein Pattyn, Product Officer, SD-WAN, SASE & Security

Where is the SD-WAN market now and where is it headed?

Before the pandemic, SD-WAN adoption was nearing a majority of enterprises and if anything the global shutdowns and remote work have accelerated adoption. In that same time the solutions matured and “SD-WAN 2.0” emerged with new features and functionality, particularly in the security space. SD-WAN vendors and carriers/MSPs have also been working to standardise service and make overlays interoperable. This panel will check in on those trends and determine where SD-WAN is and what we can expect next.

· Where are enterprises with SD-WAN adoption? What do panellists see as the time horizon for it to be a nearly ubiquitous solution in the multi-national WAN space?

· What changed with SD-WAN 2.0 and why was it important?

· How should those who were early SD-WAN adopters adjust to new SD-WAN services available? Do some enterprises already need to replace or update service? Even perhaps replacing older CPE?

· While we addressed security issues in the first panel, what is more specifically the role of SD-WAN in the changing security postures?

· How has SD-WAN standardisation impacted the market and what is left to be done?