Once you have made a good business case for SD-WAN, then you are ready to take the leap forward. You have to convert your motivation into technical requirements. After all, SD-WAN is a technology play in addition to cost savings. As a network manager or an architect, you have to pick the best technology that’s affordable and meets your business requirements and design goals.
SD-WAN is a hot space and as a result, it’s saturated with vendors. It’s practically impossible to talk to each vendor, learn about their offerings, and test their products in your network.