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EMA: Gain Over 3.7X ROI with SteelConnect EX SD-WAN

A Guide to SD-WAN ROI with Riverbed SteelConnect EX    

This paper reviews the potential return on investment (ROI) that an enterprise can earn when it implements Riverbed’s SD-WAN, SteelConnect EX. This analysis examines the financial return on such an investment for 100- and 1,000-branch enterprises. In addition to the quantitive results, enterprise customers can expect to gain 8X performance improvement of Office 365 applications with integrated WAN optimization, SaaS acceleration and Cloud acceleration on SteelConnect EX.


100-site Enterprise

  • 3.7X ROI over 5 years
  • 4.6 months payback

1000-site Enterprise

  • 3.9X ROI over 5 years
  • 4.3 months payback

Given this analysis, enterprises that adopt Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution can expect to earn an ROI that runs into millions of dollars over a five-year period.

Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst
Enterprise Management Associates

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