Posted by: KateGerwig
managed services, WAN optimization
Not all that much is new in the WAN optimization market lately, except for how to actually deliver capabilities to enterprise customers, and there the changes are major. The expanded opportunity for telecom carriers is selling WAN optimization as a managed service, but with the opportunity comes four caveats that carriers have to deal with or risk losing the business.
In this week’s featured article, we look at those four emerging enterprise trends that will make or break a service provider’s WAN optimization managed services offerings. From application SLAs to TCO concerns, vendor equipment shelf life and management tool sets, TRAC Research Principal Analyst Bojan Simic outlines the four steps to keep providers out of pain.