Increase in adoption of SD-WAN services is helping enterprises to replace or supplement their traditional wide area network (WAN) infrastructure. As enterprises are looking to collaborate and drive their network transformation initiatives, HCL Technologies is also continues to invest in its AI based network automation tool, DRYiCE NetBot, to perform intelligent network operations.
Avasant has evaluated 25 providers of SD-WAN Managed Services through a rigorous methodology across key dimensions of practice maturity, partnership ecosystem, and investments and innovation to finally recognize HCL Technologies as a Leader in Avasant's SD WAN Managed Services 2021-22 RadarView™.
As per the Analysts, “With the growing adoption of cloud and digital services, it has become crucial for enterprises to transform network infrastructure to drive their digital transformation agenda. HCL positions itself as a network services orchestrator and takes a consultative approach in delivering a comprehensive network service, including SD-WAN. It has developed a cloud-based framework, Transport Independent Site (TIS), to help enterprises implement SD-WAN with dynamic path selection and intelligent routing. In addition to this, HCL continues to augment the capabilities of NetBot to bring AI-enabled network lifecycle automation and orchestration. These are backed by HCL’s robust partnerships with leading OEMs, telcos, and technology providers across the SD-WAN services value chain.
With rich experience in delivering network services with a mature portfolio of solutions, HCL is well-positioned in the market to drive large-scale and complex network transformation projects. HCL’s continued focus on growing the practice both organically and inorganically, along with its investment in emerging technologies and use cases (5G, edge computing, and WiFi-6) to deliver next-generation network services, have helped HCL retain its position as a leader in the Avasant’s SD-WAN Managed Services 2021-2022 RadarView."
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