Understanding SD-WAN: Challenges and Solutions

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SD-WAN can automatically route application traffic based on pre-configured policies.

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) uses the concept of software-defined networking to distribute network traffic over a wide area network, explains Sagar Nangare. “SD-WAN automatically determines the most efficient way to route application traffic between branch offices and data centers based on pre-configured policies.”

In this article, Nangare examines some of the challenges of implementing SD-WAN along with points to consider when choosing an SD-WAN solution, including IP backbone strategy, cloud access, ease of deployment, service-level agreements for troubleshooting and monitoring connectivity, and centralized management.

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09/08/2022

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