You need to deliver a secure connectivity solution from anywhere for a reliable application experience for your users. You need to connect your users across multicloud, branch, and a hybrid workplace. Leverage Cisco® SD-WAN’s deep integration with each cloud provider to help ensure unrivaled network performance and application experience without compromising on security or visibility
5 Use Cases for Cisco SD-WAN
- Secure, automated software defined WAN (SD-WAN)
- Visibility with actionable insights
- Direct internet access (DIA)
- The hybrid workplace
- Multicloud access
Cisco 2022 Global Networking Trends Report
Hybrid work demands a cohesive SASE strategy to deliver a consistent and exceptional user experience from anywhere.
The two biggest trends IT teams are dealing with today are undeniably the continued transition to a multicloud application strategy and the adoption of hybrid work models. With users and applications more distributed than ever, the complexity of connecting and securing them has increased dramatically.
The distribution of applications across multiple private and public clouds is now amplified by the intense distribution of workers and workspaces resulting from hybrid work. With this hyperdistribution, the challenge of trying to maintain a high-quality, inclusive user experience stands in stark contrast to the once highly controllable on-premises enterprise environment.
IDC Report – The Business Value of Cisco SD-WAN
Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) is one of the most important technologies used by organizations to drive multicloud and hybrid cloud enablement, ensure high-quality user experiences, and enforce security. To understand the business value of SD-WAN, IDC conducted a comprehensive primary research project studying Cisco’s Viptela SD-WAN offering (“Cisco SD-WAN”) and its business value for enterprise customers.
Cisco SD-WAN is a secure, cloud-scale architecture designed to improve network speed, security, and efficiency while providing the benefits of being open, programmable, and scalable. Using the Cisco vManage console, network managers can establish an SD-WAN overlay fabric connecting datacenters, branches, campuses, and a hybrid workforce to optimize network performance.
To determine real-world effectiveness of this offering, IDC conducted research that explored the value and benefits for organizations using Cisco SD-WAN solutions to run and support their branch locations. The project included eight interviews with companies that were using SD-WAN and that had experience with or knowledge about its benefits and costs.
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