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Mike Sapien stories

Mike Sapien, a chief analyst at Ovum, has penned an insightful series of columns that delve into the dynamic interplay between security services, managed service providers (MSPs), and SD-WAN services. A discerning expert in telecommunications and networking, Mike has avidly explored how collaboration and partnerships are crucial for the evolution and enhancement of security services within the industry.

Sapien's analytical acumen shines through as he addresses the prevailing confusion amongst enterprises regarding managed SD-WAN services, highlighting the indispensable role of MSPs in this realm. Furthermore, his commentary often casts security not just as a fundamental concern but also as a significant asset for organisations adopting managed ICT services, especially in the context of SD-WAN. His expositions make a compelling case for service providers to embrace a multifaceted approach to managed SD-WAN, underscoring the importance of a diversified portfolio to meet the varied requirements of burgeoning customer segments.

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Why service providers need more than one option for managed SD-WAN
Mon, 7th May 2018
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managed services
While it’s always good to streamline your portfolio, it’s also important to think about all potential use-cases. Ovum chief analyst Mike Sapien explains.
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MSPs have crucial role in SD-WAN services, but do customers know it?
Thu, 19th Apr 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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managed services
An Ovum analyst reports that enterprises are confused today by the multiple messages and promotions surrounding managed SD-WAN services.
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Security capabilities of SD-WAN encouraging rapid adoption
Wed, 18th Apr 2018
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network management
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network infrastructure
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sd-wan
Ovum chief analyst Mike Sapien says security has gone from a major concern to a major advantage with SD-WAN service deployment.
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Service providers need more than one option for managed SD-WAN
Wed, 18th Apr 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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managed services
An Ovum analyst says service providers must develop broader differentiated managed SD-WAN service portfolios to cover the expanding customer segments.
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Security morphs from major concern to major advantage with SD-WAN
Thu, 8th Feb 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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sd-wan
Advanced security drives surge in managed SD-WAN adoption.
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Collaboration and partnerships are supporting the continued growth of security services
Wed, 30th Mar 2016
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cybersecurity
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ovum
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industrial
The industry will benefit – and customers will see better solutions – from increased sharing of security information and data analytics.