Current Analysis Report Sets IT Buyer Expectations for Enterprise SDN
Leading Market Analysis Firm Releases Market Advisory Report on Immediate SDN Benefits for Campus LAN
Sterling, VA, USA – January 6, 2014 – Current Analysis, a leading provider of timely, practical market intelligence and advice for the information technology, software and telecommunications industry, announced today the latest Market Advisory Report from the Business Technology and Software team, focusing on the controversial topic of enterprise SDN.
The new Market Advisory Report was published for Current Analysis clients last week, and summarizes in detail the key issues in the SDN market, while providing insight on future opportunities and landscape transformations. The report discusses the market drivers for SDN in the campus LAN, the technologies that are being developed and deployed in the campus LAN, and the expectations enterprise IT has for common use cases such as improved security and application delivery. The report provides advice for network suppliers on how to bring campus LAN SDN to the market and for enterprise IT considering SDN in the LAN.
“Enterprises are primed for SDN in the campus LAN,” commented Mike Fratto, Principal Analyst at Current Analysis. “They already make extensive use of automation in operations, and campus SDN can increase the breadth of automation while ensuring the same reliability that enterprise demands.”
The new Current Analysis Report key findings include:
- SDN in the campus LAN offers a wealth of opportunities for network equipment vendors to differentiate their product and service offerings.
- Many networking vendors are building out their SDN technologies to the campus LAN making for a competitive landscape over the next several years.
- Enterprise IT has been promised great advances in networking in the past such as automated management and network access control only to be met with mediocre delivery. Expect resistance that can be overcome with demonstrated success.
- Focus on the optimizations SDN offers in operations, security, traffic engineering, monitoring, and application delivery.
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