JTEKT Steers Clear of Network Downtime with a Talari SD-WAN
Drivers across North America may not know it, but their vehicle performance and fuel efficiency depend on steering components manufactured by JTEKT North America. A major supplier to the auto industry, JTEKT manages 14 manufacturing facilities and employees more than 5,400 people in North America. JTEKT’s network connects dozens of manufacturing facilities and technical sales centers throughout North America, and for many of these sites, unpredictable connectivity had become a serious pain point. One plant was experiencing outages 15 to 20 times a year. “We had chronic issues at several locations where the connectivity would go down for two to three days,” says Richard Bowling, senior network administrator at JTEKT North Americas. Read this case study to learn how Talari solved JTEKT’s WAN challenges with an SD-WAN solution.
How To Choose An SD-WAN Business Partner
According to some of the most recent research, the SD-WAN market is poised for considerable growth over the next few years. The software defined market, which encompasses SD-WAN solutions, is expected to surpass $1.4 billion this year, and could reach a value of $12 billion by 2019.
A software defined network has the power to transform a business, from the superior performance of business applications like VoIP, video and VDI to game changing reliability that sets a new standard for network performance.. With such an innovative technology in place, an enterprise is set free to become a lean, agile, competitive machine.
4 Instances That Demand An SD-WAN Solution
In today’s enterprise world, technology is king. While the growing number of platforms and systems included in a business’s infrastructure enables new capabilities and helps boost productivity, these tools also create an increasingly complex network that r equires more granular oversight. This is where an SD-WAN comes into play – but it isn’t the only time your company should look to such a solution.
Overall, the SD-WAN market is exploding as more companies in every vertical implement these tools. According to Current Analysis Research Director Mike Fratto, SD-WAN is the new WAN optimization, and is seeing the same kind of skyrocketing demand. A study from Kable Global ICT Customer Insight found that of the 2,600 survey participants, more than 58 percent are planning to deploy an SD-WAN solution within their enterprise network in the next two years.