• What SD-WAN Does

    SD-WAN Simplified

    Learn about Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) in simplified terms, why it’s being rapidly adopted, and the benefits realized by enterprises.

    VMware a Leader in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant

    VMware SD-WAN continues to set the tempo in network and security!

    Slash Bandwidth Costs and Deploy 10x Faster

    Solve network complexity challenges while cutting total cost of ownership and ensuring rapid, zero touch deployment.

    Performance and Reliability

    Deliver hybrid WAN with high performance reliability, transport, and provider flexibility to assure optimal performance even for demanding applications, such as voice and video.

    Cloud Network

    Eliminate data center backhaul penalties with a cloud-ready network to provide an optimized direct path to public and private enterprise clouds.

    Virtual Service Platform

    Reduce the branch office footprint with a single click. VMware SD-WAN enables seamless insertion and chaining of virtualized services on-premises and in the cloud.

    Automation and Orchestration

    Centralized monitoring, visibility and cloud control enable zero-touch branch deployment while delivering automatic business policy and firmware updates, link performance, and capacity measurements.


    Enables Migration To the Cloud

    SD-WAN delivers hybrid, multi-cloud, and SaaS functionality to support the needs of businesses today.

    Simplified WAN Operations

    Branch and remote site deployments are made simple with global WAN visibility, agility, and scale delivered through an automated platform.

    End-to-End Virtual Services Platform

    SD-WAN connects any device or any user to any application across any location on the WAN with in-depth network analytics and security via a network overlay.

    Choices in Edge Security

    Cloud security is paramount to SD-WAN and achieved through end-to-end segmentation and security VNFs via the SD-WAN platform.

    Solution Components

    VMware SD-WAN Gateway?

    VMware SD-WAN? incorporates a distributed network of service gateways deployed at top tier cloud data centers around the world, providing scalability, redundancy and on-demand flexibility. VMware SD-WAN Gateways? provide optimized data paths to all applications, branches and data centers along with the ability to deliver network services from the cloud.

    VMware SD-WAN Edge?

    The VMware SD-WAN Edges? are zero-touch enterprise-class appliances that provide secure optimized connectivity to private, public and hybrid applications, compute and virtualized services. VMware SD-WAN Edges? perform deep application recognition, application and packet steering, performance metrics and end to?end quality of service in addition to hosting virtual network function (VNF) services.

    VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator?

    The VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator? provides centralized enterprise-wide installation, configuration and real-time monitoring in addition to orchestrating the data flow through the cloud network. The VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator? enables one-click provisioning of virtual services in the branch, the cloud, or the enterprise data center.

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