SD-WAN Requirements For A Multi-Cloud World
SearchNetworking, February 5th, 2020
February 5, 2020,
Volume 263, Issue 1

With the emergence of a multi-cloud world, SD-WAN vendors must upgrade their platforms to ensure secure and reliable SD-WAN connectivity to cloud services.

"For many IT organizations, software-defined WAN has become the primary on-ramp for branch and edge communications to cloud environments. These organizations have also begun to adopt multi-cloud architectures, where applications run on the best platform, regardless of location.

In response, SD-WAN providers aim to rapidly innovate their platforms to enable secure, reliable and high-quality SD-WAN connectivity to leading IaaS cloud platforms. As IaaS cloud providers extend their networks toward the edge -- and their customers -- SD-WAN requirements call for providers to use new means of traffic acceleration to and from cloud environments. New integration opportunities for SD-WAN providers include Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN and AWS Transit Gateway..."

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