What SD-WAN Means for Networking Management

Just a few years ago, enterprise network management was much simpler. Configuration changes were rare — most equipment was configured and left as-is. If any change was needed, long and strict change management procedures were required. Then, changes were executed in manual or semi-automated network configuration updates, sufficient to maintain reliability and consistent service levels across the organization. Fast-forward to today, and networks need to adapt to ensure user experience and maintain security of cloud-based applications. IT organizations…