The global Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 34.5% between 2020 and 2025, according to Markets and Markets. Industry pundits have long suggested that the demand for SD-WAN will grow significantly across every line of business to manage the complex and diverse network infrastructure at a low cost. And while SD-WAN simplifies network complexities (configuration, management, and optimization to name a few), there remains a complexity that must be addressed in concert with any successful SD-WAN deployment. Network Fabric. This roundtable will explore the critical importance of network fabric transparency and why understanding where applications and people are, and how you can easily connect them, is of critical importance in the delivery of SD-WAN.