Software-Defined Wide Area Network Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)
在预测期内，软件定义的广域网市场预计将以 31.2% 的复合年增长率增长。
越来越多地采用基于云的解决方案增加了组织层面的复杂性。 简化流程的需求正在推动 SD-WAN 的采用。
随着世界加速迈向数字化，大型和小型企业都希望确保安全、无缝的连接以管理其业务运营。 这促使企业选择 SD-WAN 架构。 SD-WAN 还有助于为企业内的内容消费维护高质量流。
SD-WAN 解决方案在北美地区的企业和服务提供商中越来越受欢迎。 由于多个试点项目的成功和企业的全面引进，它已成为世界范围内的热门话题。 在 SD-WAN 解决方案的意识不断增强和已证明的优势的推动下，北美这个主要市场有望推动显着增长。
SD-WAN 市场的长期趋势表明，北美市场为 SD-WAN 供应商贡献的商机最多。 美国不断增长的零售业增加了组织的复杂性，而这可以通过 SD-WAN 解决方案进行简化。
北美地区的大多数国家经济实力雄厚。 这一优势使该地区比其他地区更具优势，并被用于投资 5G、RAN、网络安全和其他物联网服务等尖端技术。
软件定义的广域网市场竞争激烈，由几家大型企业组成。 就市场份额而言，目前几家主要参与者主导着市场。 服务提供商正在进行併购 (M&A)，以获得竞争优势并推动业务扩张。
2022 年 2 月，思科与 Microsoft Teams 和 Office 365 合作解决不一致的软件即服务 (SaaS) 性能问题。 思科发布了其 SD-WAN 软件的更新版本，以支持通过 SD-WAN 优化 Microsoft SaaS 应用程序（例如 Microsoft SharePoint、OneDrive 和 Teams）的路由。 思科 SD-WAN 客户可以利用思科的 Cloud OnRamp 智能路由 Microsoft 365 流量，以提供最快、最安全和最可靠的最终用户体验。
2022 年 3 月，Verizon 将与 VMware 合作，帮助将这家软件巨头的 VeloCloud SD-WAN 平台部署到 Verizon 的託管服务产品组合中。 该服务包括一个集中式 SD-WAN 编排器、一个全球分布式 SD-WAN 网关网络，以及一些用于分支机构连接的边缘设备。
2022 年 11 月，技术服务分销商 TVI 将与 Aryaka 达成协议，允许 TBI 代理商销售安全网络服务提供商提供的服务。 它还将提供统一的安全访问服务边缘 (SASE)。 凭藉其先进的技术，Aryaka 将高级网络和网络安全功能完全融合在同一个基于云的平台上，而不是在单独的孤岛中运行它们。
The Software-defined Wide Area Network Market is expected to register a CAGR of 31.2% over the forecast period. The increased adoption of cloud-based solutions has led to a rise in the number of complexities at the organizational level. The need to streamline the processes has boosted the adoption of SD-WAN.
As the world accelerates towards digitization, enterprises, either small or large, want to have secure and seamless connectivity to manage business operations. This directs them to opt for SD-WAN architecture. SD-WAN also helps in maintaining high-quality streams for content consumption within businesses.
SD-WAN solutions have gained popularity amongst enterprise and service providers in the North American region. Multiple successful pilot projects and full-fledged deployments performed by enterprises are creating a significant market buzz across the world. Driven by growing awareness and proven benefits of SD-WAN solutions, critical markets of North America are expecting a massive boost in growth.
The long-term trend for the SD-WAN market indicates that the North American market has contributed the highest business opportunities for SD-WAN vendors. The growing retail business in the United States has led to more organizational complexities, which can be simplified with SD-WAN solutions.
Most of the countries in the North American region are economically robust. This advantage keeps the region ahead of other geographies and leverages them to invest in the latest technologies like 5G, RAN, cyber security, and other IoT services.
The Software-defined Wide Area Network Market is highly competitive and consists of several major players. In terms of market share, few of the major players currently dominate the market. The service providers are engaging themselves in mergers and acquisitions in order to gain a competitive advantage and trigger expansion.
In February 2022, Cisco joined hands with Microsoft Teams and Office 365 to address inconsistent software-as-a-service (SaaS) performance. Cisco released an updated version of their SD-WAN software which supports the optimal routing of Microsoft SaaS apps, including Microsoft SharePoint, OneDrive, and Teams on their SD-WAN. Cisco SD-WAN customers can leverage Cisco's Cloud OnRamp to intelligently route Microsoft 365 traffic to provide the fastest, most secure, and most reliable end-user experience.
In March 2022, Verizon collaborated with VMware, which will help Verizon roll the software giant's VeloCloud SD-WAN platform into its managed services portfolio. The service includes a centralized SD-WAN orchestrator, a network of globally distributed SD-WAN gateways, and a bevy of edge appliances for branch connectivity.
In November 2022, TVI, the technology services distributor, signed a deal with Aryaka that will allow TBI agents to sell the secure network services provider's offering. It will also offer a unified, secure access service edge (SASE). With its advanced technology, Aryaka fully converges advanced networking and cybersecurity features onto the same cloud-based platform rather than running them in separate silos.