News of Note—Report says SD-WAN still red-hot, Samsung's spending spree and more

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> The SD-WAN networking market will grow at a 40% compound annual growth rate from 2017 to 2022 to reach $4.5 billion, according to a new report by IDC. Release

> In an effort to spur new growth areas, Samsung said it would invest $161 billion in artificial intelligence, 5G mobile technology and electronic components for autos. Bloomberg article

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> AI vendor Mist Systems teamed up with VMware to build a joint product that features interoperability between Mist's Learning WLAN and VMware's VeloCloud based SD-WAN. Release

> The increasing use of artificial intelligence, augmented reality and IoT devices will fuel future SD-WAN deployments. The Data Center Journal article

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