The Total Economic Impact of Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution Powered by VMware

The Total Economic Impact of Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution Powered by VMware


Analyst Report by Forrester

"Dell Technologies' [SD-WAN] solution has proven critical given the recent outbreak of COVID-19. We were able to massively scale out our architecture at New York hospital sites to accommodate new patients while sparing the lives and health of our network engineers who could manage these networks remotely."


Chief information officer, healthcare, in The Total Economic Impact™ of Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution Powered by VMware: Cost Savings And Business Benefits

Dell Technologies commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential ROI enterprises may realize by deploying Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution powered by VMware. Forrester interviewed five customers, ranging from 750 to 200,000 employees and 40 to 5,000 sites, who deployed the solution. They quantified benefits vs. costs, including:

  • Avoided cost of legacy network at existing edge sites
  • Reduced data transport costs across existing and new sites
  • Increased efficiency from centralized/cloud network management
  • Additional productivity and profit from reduced network downtime

Additional benefits included better-performing networks and flexibility for cloud applications, easy implementation and management, increased network visibility, increased employee satisfaction, and better IoT management at the edge.