Managed

SD WAN

Your network demands change quickly. 
Can your WAN adapt as fast?

Make your WAN work smarter.

Your network bandwidth is in high demand. Cloud computing, collaboration tools and mobility services all have a huge impact on WAN performance. Latency and bottlenecks threaten to slow your network to a crawl. And everyone from the C-suite to customers and shareholders wants you to speed things up. If this sounds all too familiar, Managed SD WAN can help.

With our wide-ranging networking solutions and decades of experience and thought leadership, we’re the right partner to help you put it to work for your enterprise. It’s how we helped a major retail bank improve customer engagement with fast, secure access at its branches and enabled a manufacturing giant to protect sensitive government data and streamline traffic across all of its locations.

What is Managed SD WAN?

Imagine Managed SD WAN as the head coach of your network. Without a leader, existing network deployments are just a collection of individual players. Managed SD WAN makes them all work together toward a common goal, running your entire network more intelligently. And since it’s a managed service, you don’t have to worry about design, configuration or maintenance—we take care of it for you.

How does Managed SD WAN work?

Our Managed SD WAN solutions use application-aware routing to make sure all your data travels the right path to its destination. So you can keep your private networks clear for demanding apps while sending less critical data over public networks. All without taking your IT team away from core projects.

 

See Managed SD WAN in action

Through a combination of caching, application optimization, secure connectivity and intelligent path control, SD WAN is the WAN solution that just works.

  • Automatically route network traffic along the path that keeps applications performing at their best.

  • Wide Area Application Service (WAAS) automatically compresses application data and caches updates on routers.

  • Data is encrypted and secured over MPLS and VPN Tunnels.

Features & benefits

Rolling out SD WAN is complex—and it can put a major strain on your IT staff. With Managed SD WAN, you get all the advantages of a smarter network without the hassle of configuring and managing it yourself.

  • Automation. Prioritize WAN traffic and adjust on the fly to fluctuating demands
  • Efficiency. Use existing bandwidth more efficiently rather than paying for what you don’t need
  • Peace of mind. Let our experts plan, monitor, manage and secure your network—backed by stringent SLAs
  • Innovation. Easily upgrade to the latest technologies as they evolve

25+

years of experience managing networks

150

countries where we manage networks

300

experts to support your needs

98%

of Fortune 500 companies covered by our technology solutions

*Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, Danellie Young, Katja Ruud, Bjarne Munch, Takeshi Ikeda, Neil Rickard, February 2018. Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global (2015 - 2018) Magic Quadrant for Global Network Service Providers (2004 - 2014)

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