Increasingly, the world is online. It’s awash in data from one end to the other, and so are we. Managing the flow of that data therefore becomes as vital as gathering the data in the first place. Whether you’re gathering data for use in analytics projects, finding out what customers like and don’t like, or incorporating data into customer relationship management (CRM) tools, there are a lot of end users who need that data—and plenty of customers who need that data secured.

Improving networking capabilities is part of the process of improving data flow, and for many, the software- defined wide area network (SD-WAN) is the place
to start. In order to best use SD-WAN, however, it’s important to know more about it.