With just a glimpse of how the telecommunications and in particular the networking market has developed over the last year, it can undoubtedly be seen that a snowball effect is occurring as the markets and the technology within these markets are rolling and becoming larger and larger. So, the predictions are that 2020 will be a year of yet more change.
The SD-WAN market is gaining more and more strength; software-defined and managed connectivity solutions provide ever more possibilities and functionalities to adapt to the reality of business networks. One of the key aspects that all companies value is security. In SD-WAN networks, security can be provided in a number of ways, from encrypting communications to firewall policies, through IDS and IPS tools to the element that forms the topic of this blog post: segmentation.
Small and medium enterprises (SME’s) make up an increasing percentage of existing companies. As a result, they account for almost all of the business fabric worldwide. However, given their limited size, their budget for human resources, technology, safety, and infrastructure tends to be restricted and they must obtain the highest yield and efficiency (more so than large corporations, which often focus on quantity rather than optimization). In brief, small companies usually have as many demanding requirements as big ones.