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How to Create an RFP for SD-WAN Solutions

The emergence of so many SD-WAN solutions with differing characteristics has created confusion in the marketplace. This mock RFP provides guidance on how to create and customize a Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Information (RFI) for SD-WAN solutions that you can use to cut through the confusion in the marketplace and to structure a detailed conversation with SD-WAN vendors.

The guide covers the key areas of concern and was designed to be modified to reflect your current and desired future states. 

Areas of focus:

  • Architecture and integration with existing networks
  • Availability and Performance
  • Provisioning and Management
  • Security

It also addresses specific considerations for cloud-first strategies and implementing a unified fabric for WAN, LAN, and cloud.