The needs of today’s corporate networks are being seriously impacted by two major trends,” begins Etienne Costes. First of all, there is an improvement in connectivity around the world, notably thanks to the widespread installation of optical fibre in all regions. Secondly, we have the deployment of 4G technology for mobile networks – and the imminent arrival of 5G. “These technical innovations make internet access much simpler for companies. They also allow players in the telecommunications ecosystem to create new ways of managing corporate networks – in the shape of SD-WAN solutions.