SD-WAN Has a Crucial Role to Play in the Digital Transformation Journey

As companies make progress in their digital transformation journeys, they will need a more flexible wide-area network (WAN) strategy than traditional MPLS or leased lines can deliver.

A software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) provides the flexibility and scalability that are necessary for scale and resiliency. SD-WANs can work with any mix of underlying carrier services, including low-cost Internet links as well as Ethernet, MPLS, and emerging 5G services.

Companies can pick the mix that best suit their price/performance requirements without sacrificing reliability or performance, thanks to SD-WANs automated failover capabilities. It’s also a simple matter to extend an SD-WAN to new sites, including employee homes.