Choosing the Right SD-WAN for Building a Better Branch
What to look for when evaluating SDWAN solutions.
Businesses are struggling to manage cost and complexity of network connectivity, security, and compliance. Multiple devices including routers, firewalls, cellular modems, access points, and switches are a primary driver of the challenge. Staffing and outsourcing to multiple vendors to address network deployment and configuration, network monitoring and threat detection, and provide PCI compliance tools and support results in worsen the complexity and increase the cost. What’s needed is a significant convergence of technology and resources for increased agility, security, and cost efficiency.
Many businesses are flocking to this new technology called “SD-WAN” as the solution to these challenges. However, in their eagerness to solve these problems, many are not asking “is SD-WAN the right choice?” SD-WAN represents a broad range of business solutions that vary drastically in suitability for small to large offices, and data centers locations. While SD-WAN is certainly part of the solution, it’s critical that you dig much deeper to find the most suitable solution.
Download this checklist which review all the attributes that you should be looking for when evaluating SDWAN solutions.