Gartner® Report – Critical Capabilities for WAN Edge Infrastructure 2021

How to choose secure and easy to use WAN Edge solutions

As you increase adoption of remote work and cloud technology, we envision that the right WAN Edge infrastructure will be crucial. Citrix SD-WAN is a core networking capability of the Citrix unified approach to a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture. A unified approach makes it easy for IT to enable secure, resilient, and automated connectivity between hybrid workers and applications hosted in the cloud.

In this Gartner report on Critical Capabilities for WAN Edge Infrastructure, we believe you will learn how to identify which vendors best address your specific use cases—delivering security, application performance, and ease of use.

  • "By 2024, 35% of enterprises will manage their branch and remote worker network access via the same management console, up from less than 1% in early 2021
  • By 2025, 40% of enterprises with SD-WAN deployments will use AI to automate Day 2 operations, compared with fewer than 5% in 2021
  • By 2025, 50% of SD-WAN purchases will be part of a single vendor SASE offering up from less than 10% in 2021"

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Gartner, Critical Capabilities for WAN Edge Infrastructure, Jonathan Forest, Naresh Singh, Andrew Lerner, Evan Zeng, 20 September 2021

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