Is Your Network Setting You Apart or Holding You Back?

Posted by C1 on Jun 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM

As a business, the way that you connect and communicate both internally and with customers is key to your success. Providing a seamless user experience is often the first step to building the relationships that matter, which means that your business must be underpinned by a strong network that fosters the development of these connections.

Many businesses face challenges with maintaining their corporate wide area network (WAN), which is a network that connects users across disparate locations. In fact, a recent IDC survey found that the top concerns around WAN include application security risks, network reliability, and operational complexity. The problem is that when your WAN can’t keep up with user demands, your business feels the impact with factors like poor user experience, unreliable application performance, and management complications.

As Michael Edwards discussed in a previous blog post, you must evolve your WAN to match your customers’ evolving needs. With increased CEO concerns about security, the pervasive adoption of cloud, and the expanded customization of devices and applications to meet individuals’ specific needs, we are seeing a marked shift in the way that users desire—and expect—to work and collaborate. This causes a challenge for businesses that remain stuck following the status quo.

SD-WAN may be the solution to your business woes, as it improves user experience by boosting application performance across all platforms, increases agility while reducing the use of bandwidth, and bolsters application security with increased threat protection.

As you look to keep pace with competitors in the era of digital transformation, you must ask yourself one very important question: Is your network setting you apart or holding you back?

If your suspect your network is holding you back, it may be time to look further into moving to an SD-WAN architecture. ConvergeOne Managed SD-WAN allows you to strengthen your network to accelerate digital transformation with innovative technologies and platforms like cloud, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), security, and artificial intelligence (AI). Managed SD-WAN helps you deliver applications and services to users in the most optimal, efficient, and cost-effective way—which not only saves your business money up-front, but helps you develop the relationships that will drive your business forward for years to come.

Is your business ready for SD-WAN?

For a limited time, you can take advantage of a complimentary SD-WAN Readiness Workshop. Connect with a ConvergeOne Specialist for a free consultation today to learn how you can gain the full benefits of SD-WAN without the risk.


Topics: Managed Services, Enterprise Networking, SD-WAN


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