Rayno Report: Emerging Cloud WAN Market Worth $7.5B

Growth underpinned by more than $360M venture capital investment in over a dozen startups helping shape the emerging market

Jan 27, 2015, 10:49 ET from Rayno Media Inc.

BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rayno Report's premium research division has released "The Future of Cloud WAN," its first report in a five-part series planned for 2015, which indicates that demand is growing for new Cloud WAN services to decrease the costs and management headaches associated with connecting to the cloud. The Rayno Report projects the value of WAN Cloud services has the potential to reach $7.5B by 2020.

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The 20-page report, produced by Rayno Media Inc. and distributed by The Rayno Report (www.raynoreport.com/premium_research), shows that the WAN technology world is on the cusp of dramatic change. Whether it's you in the living room or the corporate network manager, everybody wants the same thing: simplicity in the cloud. Startups and incumbent providers alike have opportunities to create entirely new cloud-based WAN product lines built around IP-based connectivity.

These technology shifts mean big opportunities for companies deploying simpler WAN options through the cloud, which can include cloud-based WAN optimization, IP-VPN, and security services.

Some key findings of the report:

  • The total opportunity for a variety of Cloud WAN services is $7.5B by the year 2020
  • $360M in venture capital has been invested in a variety of Cloud WAN startups
  • Detailed analysis of 17 startup and incumbent technology companies pursuing the Cloud WAN market
  • How Cloud WAN technology will virtualize existing enterprise WAN technology functions such as branch-office routers, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), WAN Optimization, and Application Delivery Controller (ADC) technology and move this functionality into the cloud
  • Details about the Return on Investment (ROI) offered by a Cloud WAN model. Includes potential savings in areas such as management, hardware costs, maintenance, and energy

Companies mentioned and/or discussed in this report:

Akamai, Aryaka, Cisco Systems, CloudGenix, Distrix, Exinda, FatPipe, Glue Networks, Netsocket, Pertino, Riverbed Technology, Siaras, Silver Peak, Talari, VeloCloud, Versa Networks, Viptela.

The report is available immediately for a single-user license of $650 at http://raynoreport.com/premium_research/. For multi-user enterprise licenses, please inquire at sales@raynoreport.com.

SOURCE Rayno Media Inc.