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Driven by router replacements, SD-WAN revenue surges by 23% in Q2 – report

October 10, 2019

SD-WAN revenues received a tailwind push in the second quarter as corporations started to swap out their base of installed routers with SD-WAN-enabled gear.

According to a report by to IHS Markit, second quarter revenues were up 23% sequentially. Replacing routers with SD-WAN devices has been extensive, with some of the reaching as many as 5,000 sites for a single customer.

“In our discussions with vendors, it has become apparent that most recognize SD-WAN as a mainstream technology,” said Josh Bancroft, senior research analyst at IHS Markit, in a statement.

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