Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN)

Software-defined WAN uses centralized control and configured policies to route traffic along the most suitable connection. This capability boosts application performance and improves connectivity to cloud-based resources. As SD-WAN deployments grow and the market expands, our resources will help you evaluate how the technology can benefit your WAN infrastructure.

Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) News

  • October 22, 2020 22 Oct'20

    Bye-bye ISR, hello Catalyst 8000 for Cisco SD-WAN

    The new Catalyst 8300 Series of routers replace ISRs that customers said were ill-equipped to run the Cisco SD-WAN. Cisco also introduced Catalyst 8500 aggregation routers.

  • October 20, 2020 20 Oct'20

    Juniper's 128 acquisition needed to improve SD-WAN

    Juniper Networks plans to 'enhance' its Contrail SD-WAN through the acquisition of 128 Technology. 128 has a more advanced SD-WAN that competes with Cisco and VMware products.

  • July 30, 2020 30 Jul'20

    Juniper Mist stretches to WAN management

    Jackson Electric Cooperative expects Juniper Mist's new WAN management features to reduce the number of customer trouble tickets and simplify access to network performance data.

  • July 14, 2020 14 Jul'20

    HPE ups SD-WAN chops with Silver Peak acquisition

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Silver Peak acquisition could significantly improve the software-defined WAN offering that's available today in HPE's Aruba-branded network portfolio.

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