Networking and security are converging with offerings like SD-WAN and SD-branch. But enterprises and vendors must overcome IT silos that delay innovation and decision-making
"Advances in software virtualization and the migration of intelligence to the cloud are driving the convergence of networking and security functionality at the network edge.
The software-defined branch (SD-branch) model provides an example of how IT organizations can consume a product or service at the branch edge, including a range of WAN, LAN and network security functions. Despite this trend, IT organizations should be cautious about deploying converged network and security offerings for complex requirements...."
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