Real-time supply chain and logistics are key considerations for WAN services in the manufacturing vertical. In parallel a typical manufacturing business needs to collaborate with multiple vendors, partners, and OEMs, in the production and supply chain.
The growth of data and analytics is propelling the significance of IT infrastructure and the underpinning network. GlobalData research has shown that an aggressive cloud migration strategy is needed in order to pursue innovative data and big data analytics. Being able to manage the throughput and network priorities for important apps running in hybrid clouds is therefore a key benefit of an SD-WAN implementation, complete with dynamic path selection, for supporting the network.