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An Independent Research and Analysis Firm
AvidThink is an independent research and analysis firm providing cutting-edge insights into the latest in infrastructure technologies. AvidThink was formerly SDxCentral.com’s research arm and spun out in 2018. We’ve partnered with well-known clients including Fortune 500 technology infrastructure companies, up-and-coming $1B-valuation unicorns and innovative early-stage startups. AvidThink has been quoted by and featured on major publications including WSJ, FierceTelecom, FierceWireless, The New Stack and Light Reading. We cover the latest in technology infrastructure including 5G, Edge and Cloud, IoT, SD-WAN/SASE, SDN, NFV, and Infrastructure Security.
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The AvidThink Blog illuminates current issues with articles from our team as well as contributions from guests we feel provide thoughtful commentary about a wide variety of topics. Our blog is also used for surveys, and invitations to industry and private events.
Reports and Briefs
Trusted reports and research briefs covering the latest in infrastructure technologies.
The Universal Networking Fabric – Achieving SD-WAN, SASE, and Multi-Cloud Nirvana
The report examines today’s market landscape across SD-WAN, SASE/SSE, ZTNA, and multi-cloud networking before delving into our universal network fabric (UNF) concept — the end-state of where we believe the market is heading.
Enabling Successful Edge Services Deployment
Sponsored by Wind River, this report looks at the new needs of edge cloud platforms that have to serve both CSP and enterprise workloads.
2022 SmartNICs and Infrastructure Acceleration Report
This report aims to educate and update executives and technologists at CSPs and enterprises on developments in network acceleration that involve SmartNICs, DPUs/IPUs, FPGAs, and related trending technologies.
Thoughtful and insightful analysis.
Moving Past Private 5G Misconceptions to Successful Deployments
Roy explores and shares enterprise strategies for maximizing success with private 5G deployment on this blog series on the state of private mobile...
Now Available: 2023 Telco Cloud and Edge Acceleration Resource Site and Report
AvidThink and our partner Converge network Digest are pleased to announce the 2023 Telco Cloud and Edge Report and Resource Site.
Confronting Half-Truths about Private 5G for Enterprises – Part 2
Roy dives into the questions like "Can enterprises deploy private 5G on their own?" and "Does private 5G play well with others?" on this blog...