According to Northern Sky Research (NSR), the global satellite industry is expected to double in size over the decade — from $12 billion in 2020 to $26 billion by 2029. This is driven by the exponentially growing demand for connectivity.

Read more: Network of the future: Cloud-enabled, satellite-based connectivity

In the recent Telecom Review virtual panel about network automation and SD-WAN, panelists shared each of their own insights in delivering end-user agility, consistent quality of service (QoS), state-of-the-art security, and network reliability.

Read more: SD-WAN goals: End-user agility, quality of service, security, reliability

For the past 15 years enterprises experimented with SaaS applications, took advantage of plentiful cheap compute and storage and migrated desktop workloads to the cloud, yet still have not managed to achieve digital transformation. Panelists at the NetEvents session on multi-cloud agreed that we are finally on the brink of a generation change in IT driven by business necessity and enabled by new cloud-native solutions to decades-old problems.

Read more: NetEvents: The role of multi-cloud networking in digital transformation

Telecom Review organized a virtual panel on April 27, 2021, where industry experts discussed the topic of network automation & SD-WAN in the era of virtualization. The esteemed panelists included:

Read more: Telecom Review virtual panel explores the challenges of implementing the automation process

When asked about the major impact of network automation and SD-WAN combined on the digital transformation journey, in the framework of Telecom Review virtual panel, Aloke Tusnial, Vice President of Cloud Business and Solutions at Spirent, explained that these are enablers in the modern era.

Read more: Digital transformation enablers: SD-WAN and network automation

Registration is now open for Telecom Review’s upcoming virtual panel entitled ‘Network automation & SD-WAN in the era of virtualization’. On April 27th, industry leaders will join the panel discussion at 4 pm Dubai time to share their insights.

Read more: Upcoming panel: Network automation & SD-WAN in the era of virtualization

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