Iricent Launches Managed SD-WAN Services

Iricent recently launched a cloud based Managed SD-WAN Service targeted at Service Providers who wish to have access to a white label services platform. Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) is a specific software-defined networking (SDN) technology use case applied to WAN connections which is rapidly gaining interest and seeing increased adoption in enterprise networks as it offers many advantages over traditional, fixed Wide Area Networks. SD-WAN architecture uses SDN principles to separate the data plane from the control plane in the WAN. It abstracts the underlying transport networks (MPLS, broadband internet, wireless, satellite) and shifts control intelligence from customer premises equipment (CPE) or edge devices to a centralized controller and in turn delivers many benefits including: All-in-one solution (WAN optimization, policy based control, application prioritisation, …) Lower cost for VPNs Access flexibility and redundancy Works over a variety of media (MPLS, Broadband Internet, LTE, satellite) Dynamic path selection and load sharing across WAN connections Simplifies the branch network making it easier to manage with increased network agility ZTP – Zero Touch Provisioning For service providers, SD WAN provides a unique opportunity to broaden the existing service offerings independently of existing reach and without the need for additional. Barriers to entry for new SD WAN services are significantly lower as SD WAN is an OTT offering and a service provider can offer customised SD WAN services that are tailored to specific use cases such as real time traffic or are further enhanced with cost effective WAN Optimisation for example. Iricent SD WAN At Iricent, our platforms are designed and delivered to allow providers to offer SD WAN services as cost effectively as possible...