SD-WAN is a predefined policy-based route optimization approach to simplify WAN network to deliver network services over Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), broadband, and Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network by leveraging Software-Defined Networking (SDN) technology. SD-WAN Software helps companies in lowering costs, optimizing network, providing higher security, accelerating the Time to Market (TTM), reducing network complexities, and improving overall efficiency. Digital transformation across the globe has created many opportunities for the SD-WAN Software for government market. With the implementation of SD-WAN, networks have become easier to operate, manage, and maintain. SD-WAN software plays a key role in digital transformation not only by saving cost on network infrastructure, but by improving the performance of the applications. There are various use cases of SD-WAN software solutions in the government vertical. National security agencies, civil agencies (such as departments of income tax, revenue, and digital transformation), and defense agencies are using SD-WAN Software to ensure complete confidentiality of nation’s information and provide strong security to the citizens.
Visionary leaders are the leading market players in terms of new developments such as product launches, innovative technologies, and the adoption of growth strategies. These players have a broad product offering that caters to most of the regions globally. Visionary leaders primarily focus on acquiring the leading market position through their strong financial capabilities and their well-established brand equity.
Dynamic Differentiators are established players with very strong business strategies. However, they have a weaker product portfolio compared to the visionary leaders. They generally focus only on a specific type of technology related to the product.
Innovators in the competitive leadership mapping are vendors that have demonstrated substantial product innovations as compared to their competitors. The companies have focused on product portfolios. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall business, when compared with the visionary leaders.
Emerging companies have niche product and service offerings. Their business strategies are not as strong as that of the established vendors. The emerging vendors include the new entrants in the market, emerging in terms of product portfolio and geographic reach, and require time to gain significant traction in the market.