The fact that SD-WANs are totally different from each is one thing that you have to know. As you build an improved and well developed WAN, it is possible for clients to enjoy numerous benefits similar to improved application performance throughout WAN, lower CAPEX and OPEX of WAN, greater business agility, extensibility to the third products via service chaining and a lot more.
As you read further, we will be discussing on how you can make the most on some of its advantages.
Lower WAN OPEX and CAPEX – seeing the return of investment for SDN or Software Defined Networking in campus LAN or data center has been proven to be elusive. Things are totally different when talking about SD-WANs. The impact of ROI can be dramatic and felt almost immediately. With SD-WAN solutions offered by experts, you will be able to augment or replace MPLS connection using broadband internet services in connecting to users to applications as well as lower WAN costs of up to 90 percent.
Greater business responsiveness and agility – you can have assurance that your business will grow continuously. In this modern world, customers are actually expecting more from the services and products of the business which makes competition tougher. Nowadays, majority of the businesses have apps and mostly rely on internet connectivity and whenever a new branch or site is about to open, it has to be done timely and efficiently.
Organizations that have branches and offices nationwide and worldwide usually have hundreds or thousands of branches connected to the headquarter or hub’s sites. Of course for security reasons, traffic garnered by cloud based apps are being supported from branch across the typically expensive WAN connections to hub site prior to handling it off on the internet. We now know that this is expensive but aside from that, it compromises performance because of WAN bandwidth limits at the branch and also dormancy from backhauling connections.
The solution is taking advantage of cloud based apps to deliver consistent performance.
Increased application performance across WAN – it’s safe to say that apps are the blood and life of most businesses in today’s time. If their app is down for some reasons, then they’re down too; if the app runs slowly then the rate of productivity drops as well leading to lost in profits. Many of the business important applications run over the cloud and could be accessed online conveniently today.
This is the same reason why SD-WAN solutions are being used by countless of businesses.