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.
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.
Our popular Next-Gen SD-WAN and SASE Report has been refreshed for 2021. We provide an update on the market and discuss strategies for enterprises and service providers. Read the latest on the rapidly changing vendor ecosystem.
The 2021 Service Assurance Report looks at top CSP service initiatives (5G, fiber build-out, edge, SD-WAN, SASE) and examines the importance of service assurance to the success of these initiatives.
This research brief discusses the importance of assuring edge performance, specifically in a mobile setting, and industry best practices. Information was gathered from our conversations with Tier 1 service providers and performance assurance vendors.
Thoughtful and insightful analysis.
In this article sponsored by Ekinops, we examine the NFV journey and how today's universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) sidesteps past...
This article examines a common customer journey that we see in the market — from NGFW to SD-WAN to secure access service edge (SASE).
In this article, we look at Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP) and why it's critical for SDWAN success.