From its inception, software defined networking (SDN) and wide area network (WAN) technology used automation and other tools to simplify communication and improve connectivity. Today, SD-WAN is facing more challenges than ever as businesses move to cloud solutions that expand network boundaries, utilize public clouds and incorporate IoT devices and mobile users into their daily processes. SD-WAN 2.0 is positioned to address these evolving challenges and provide an agile, flexible, scalable and secure solution to support enterprise level businesses in a more connected world.

Scalability for Consistent Growth

More and more businesses are recognizing the power of the cloud and making the move away from on-premise, private data centers. Whether businesses fully move to the cloud or adopt a hybrid solution, this move means more automation, locations, applications, devices and demands on the network. As technology continues to progress at an exponential rate, these demands will only continue to grow, creating an enormous scaling challenge. 

Fortunately, SD-WAN 2.0 is able to provide unprecedented scalability without compromising performance. By seamlessly connecting all your cloud services through a single governance model, SD-WAN 2.0 can create a seamless system that utilizes a diverse set of transport segments. This means optimal operation for everyone from the team at headquarters to employees in the field using mobile devices.   

Customized Security Solutions

As networks continue to expand, security also becomes an increasing challenge and concern. With SD-WAN 2.0, IT security managers can create clear security protocols that cover the full range of network tools, from on-premise data centers and public clouds to various branch locations. This allows for a proactive approach to security that identifies and prevents threats. 

With the help of SD-WAN 2.0, enterprise level businesses are able to safely utilize the latest technologies to reduce costs, provide better connectivity and empower employees to do their best work. If you would like to learn more about what SD-WAN 2.0 can do for you and your Raleigh area business, contact the telecom experts at Network South today.