The overall economy is beginning to recover from the impact of COVID-19. And as market growth improves, so do the prospects of selling SD-WAN. But those familiar with the SD-WAN market think adoption will play out differently in different verticals.
The manufacturing vertical, for example, exhibits an interesting polarization. SD-WAN is already widely in use and there is tremendous interest in increasing its usage even more. At the same time, however a sizable number of manufacturers don’t use SD-WAN and — for now, at least — don’t plan to. That’s more than any other vertical. So what’s going on?
In this report you will learn about:
- Economic and technological trends in the manufacturing industry
- What makes the vertical an intriguing target for SD-WAN deployment
- The trends that could inhibit growth
About the Author
James Anderson is a news editor for Channel Partners and Channel Futures. He covers SD-WAN, wireless, cable, network services and the agent channel. He interned with Informa while working toward his degree in journalism from Arizona State University, then joined the company after graduating. He has served as a moderator for multiple panels at Channel Partners events.