Worldwide Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Market – BY Network components (MPLS, Broadband, 4G/LTE), Deployment (On-premise and Cloud), Services (CSP,MSP and clould providers), Products (Hardware and Software), Verticals (BFSI, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, oil & gas, government and education), and Regions (North America, Europe, Asia-pacifc, Latin America and MEA): 2016–2022

  • October, 2016
  • Domain: ICT - Software & Services
Pages: 124
Tables: 80
Charts: 49
Regions/Countries: 5/10
Companies: 10
Enquiry Hours: 10
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The Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is an emerging solution for networking, which is aimed at simplifying and enhancing branch and remote office connectivity. This provides an improved and secure internet connectivity that allows administrators to manage the WAN, identify, and address service issues. It also helps businesses to manage their connections between the internet, external cloud services, data center and sites. The integration of hardware and software reduces the need for hardware and increases the enterprises business. The SD-WAN has been gaining attention due to the operational benefits and huge cost savings over traditional WAN infrastructure.


The Software Defined Network (SDN) adoption in the data center is gaining strong interest with SD-WAN. It is expected that over the next 5 years, many organizations will deploy SD-WAN solution for the development of branch networking solutions. The report is segmented into network components, deployment, services, products, verticals, and regions. North America is expected to have the largest market share followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. The emerging regions such as Latin America and MEA are also expected to increase their spending on SD-WAN over the next 2 years. There will be an increased demand from the enterprises for more flexible, open, and cloud-based WAN technologies.



According to Infoholic Research, it is estimated that the “Worldwide Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)” market will witness a CAGR of around 90.2% during the forecast period 2016–2022. The reducing operational cost is one of the major drivers for SD-WAN adoption. There is an increased interest among the organizations and many new startups are going after the potential in the SD-WAN market. The key players covered in this report are VeloCloud Networks, Inc., Viptela, Inc., CloudGenix, Citrix System, Nuage Networks, Cisco Systems, Versa networks, etc.



The study covers and analyzes the “Worldwide Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)” market. Bringing out the complete key insights of the industry, the report aims to provide an opportunity for players to understand the latest trends, current market scenario, government initiatives, and technologies related to the market. In addition, helps the venture capitalist in understanding the companies better and take informed decisions.




The report provides an in-depth analysis of the SD-WAN market aiming to bring down the operational cost for the enterprises. The report provides a detailed analysis of the SD-WAN in terms of network components, services, products, deployment, verticals and regions. The report also provides a detailed analysis of the SD-WAN.

The report gives insights about the



  • Information related to latest industry and market trends, key stakeholders, industry pest analysis and competitive landscape

  • Details of the network components and emerging networking connectivity

  • Top 10 vendors Vis-a-Vis end-user inputs on key factors


The report will be useful for service providers, enterprises, and new startups of SD-WAN market such as connectivity technology providers, various end-users and WAN technology providers in the following ways:



  • Competitive analysis (i.e. current and future key business strategies of the competitors and their regional growth)

  • Drivers and growth opportunities in different regions



1     Industry Outlook 

1.1        Industry Overview

1.2        Industry Trends

1.3        Pest Analysis
2     Report Outline 

2.1        Report Scope

2.2        Report Summary

2.3        Research Methodology

2.4        Report Assumptions
3     Market Snapshot

3.1        Total Addressable Market (TAM)

3.1.1     WAN

3.1.2     SDN

3.2        Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3        Related Markets

3.3.1     SaaS
4     Market Outlook 

4.1        Overview

4.2        Market Definition

4.3        Impact

4.4        Architecture

4.5        Evolution

4.6        SD-WAN Value Chain

4.7        Market Segmentation

4.8        Porter 5 (Five) Forces
5     Market Characteristics

5.1        Difference Between SND and SD-WAN

5.2        Difference Between Traditional WAN and SD-WAN

5.3        Advantage, Disadvantages and Need for SD WAN

5.4        Need of SD-WAN

5.5        SD-WAN features

5.6        Things need to be consider before the adoption of SD-WAN

5.7        Market Dynamics

5.7.1     Drivers    Increasing MPLS cost    Reduce the complex infrastructure    Increase in the bandwidth    Increased flexibility    Need for improving traffic management

5.7.2     Restraints    Huge implementation cost    Interoperability issues    Lack of SD-WAN standards

5.7.3     Opportunities    New revenue generation for service providers    Improved customer value    High operational efficiency

5.7.4     DRO – Impact Analysis
6     Network Components

6.1        Overview

6.1.1     MPLS

6.1.2     Internet Broadband

6.1.3     4G/LTE

7     Services

7.1        Overview

7.2        CSP (Communication Service Provider)

7.3        MSP (Managed Service Provider)

7.4        Cloud Managed Service

8     Products

8.1        Overview

8.1.1     Hardware

8.1.2     Software

8.1.3     Deployment Mode Decision Matrix
9     Verticals

9.1        Overview

9.1.1     Retail

9.1.2     Healthcare

9.1.3     BFSI

9.1.4     Manufacturing

9.1.5     Oil and Gas

9.1.6     Educations

9.1.7     Government

9.1.8     Others

10   Deployment

10.1     Overview

10.1.1  On-premise

10.1.2  Cloud Computing
11   Region 

11.1     Overview

11.1.1  North America US Canada

11.1.2  Europe UK Germany France

11.1.3  Asia Pacific Japan China Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) India

11.1.4  Latin America Brazil

11.1.5  Middle East & Africa (MEA)

12   Competitive Landscape 

12.1     Overview

12.1.1  List of vendor’s assessment Cisco Systems VeloCloud Inc. Versa Networks Silver Peak CloudGenix Nuage Networks (Nokia) Talari Viptela Riverbed Networks

12.2     Mergers and Acquisitions

12.3     Joint Ventures

12.4     Venture Capital Funding

12.5     Others Players
13   Vendors

13.1.1  VeloCloud Networks, Inc. Overview Business Segments Geographic Presences Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.2  Riverbed Technology, Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Presences Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.3  Nuage Networks (Nokia) Overview Business unit Geographic Revenue Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.4  Silver Peak, Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Presences Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.5  Aryaka Networks, Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Presences Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.6  Cisco Systems, Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Revenue Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.7  Viptela Overview Business Unit Geographic Presences Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.8  Versa Networks Overview Business Unit Geographic Presences Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.9  CloudGenix Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Presence Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

13.1.10 Pertino              Overview              Business Unit              Geographic Presences              Business Focus              SWOT Analysis              Business Strategy



Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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