Despite Its Advantages, What Are The Top Disadvantages Of SD-WAN?
SearchNetworking, June 4th, 2019
June 4, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 1

Cost, complexity, security, training, troubleshooting and software bugs are some of the top disadvantages of SD-WAN. See how these issues affect SD-WAN deployment

"Software-defined WANs deliver clear benefits and have reached a maturity level that warrants consideration for customers with branch offices. However, enterprises must also weigh the disadvantages of SD-WAN before they decide to adopt the technology.

Check out this list of some of the top disadvantages of SD-WAN:

Cost. SD-WAN will increase costs in the near term, but provide operational efficiency and savings in the long term. The underlying WAN circuit cost may not immediately change, but you will have additional software licensing for this new layer of software. Long-term savings may eventually come from circuit changes or optimization, but the savings won't come immediately..."

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