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Patrick Mccabe

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Not all SD-WAN solutions are created equal

The compelling second paragraph of the United States Declaration of Independence starts as follows: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…”. While this is true for humanity it most definitely does not hold true for the various SD-WAN solutions that are available today.

SD-WAN offerings up to now have been provided by vendors within three general groups:

legacy vendors who are attempting to pivot from their core competency,
pure play vendors who [...]

Bridging the new world of SD-WAN with the old world of legacy transport

Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology provides many benefits compared with traditional approaches to building networks on private infrastructures or by building network overlays manually. Greater control and the ability to easily integrate with cloud services through application awareness, automated policy control, value added services, and zero touch secure provisioning, and other capabilities, allow operators to build more dynamic and powerful networks faster than ever before.

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