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Although there has been some progress toward enabling the interconnection and interworking of wholesale SDN and SD-WAN implementations since Ovum’s 2016 report on international wholesale SDN use cases, activity needs to accelerate.


  • Although previous service interconnection standards have taken time to arise, we encourage wholesalers to accelerate SD-WAN interconnection and interworking standards.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand what progress has been made toward to enabling the interworking of multiple SD-WAN implementations that will enable international wholesale SD-WAN use.
  • Learn why that progress is insufficient to encourage international wholesale SD-WAN deployment.

Key questions answered

  • What progress has been made toward to enabling the inter-working of multiple SD-WAN implementations?
  • What are the limitations of these initiatives for international wholesale SD-WAN implementations?

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  • Summary
  • SD-WAN interconnection is essential for wholesalers
  • Early trials and initiatives gather pace
  • Wholesale business units must take an active role in SD-WAN alliances and standardization


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