SD-WAN makes a difference in education
New learning needs are fueling innovation across the education sector. With tech-centric approaches like virtual, hyflex and e-learning gaining traction, educational IT and business leaders are shifting to solutions with greater performance, reliability, security and scalability. Windstream Enterprise commissioned Forrester Consulting to determine what matters most for organizations that are transitioning from legacy networks to next-generation SD-WAN.
Top network priorities for education
Legacy networks can’t keep pace
76% of educational IT and business leaders rely on their WAN to perform critical, daily business operations. But in the face of accelerating digital transformation and increased virtual learning demands, yesterday’s technology can’t keep up.
Top WAN challenges of education IT and business leaders
Improving network security is priority #1
Expanding network perimeters outside physical walls means exposed endpoints in education. It’s no wonder why improving network security at the edge is top of mind for the institutions surveyed.
The top 5 things education IT leaders look for in an SD-WAN partner
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All facts and figures from: “Shift Your Network Thinking to SD-WAN and Security.” A Forrester Consulting Thought Leadership Paper Commissioned by Windstream Enterprise, March 2022.
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