Cisco SD-WAN
enabled by business nbnTM


Australian businesses are increasingly vulnerable to a lack of bandwidth and security

Demands such as workforce mobility and business-critical applications running over the internet, and across multiple clouds, have made businesses reliant on bandwidth and vulnerable to security breaches. Traditional WAN architectures are struggling to keep up.

SD-WAN, designed to provide optimal speeds, security and efficiency, is the solution.

But the challenge remains; a confusion-of-choice and the need for quality connectivity. Which equipment, on which network and how to integrate them?

How can we help Australian businesses overcome these challenges, easily and cost-effectively, to realise the promise of SD-WAN to be more competitive, now and into the future?

The Solution

Cisco Secure SD-WAN enabled by business nbnTM tested, documented and ready to use

Cisco, in collaboration with business nbnTM, have done the work for our partners and their customers.

Working in nbn’s National Test Facility, and with the support of nbn’s engineers, Cisco have completed testing of Cisco’s Secure SD-WAN equipment over business nbn™. The result is a comprehensive series of reference designs for Australian businesses of any size. In short, the right product matched to the right network connection, tested and ready-to-go.

This process of validating designs, is something Cisco has been doing for over a decade across thousands of solutions. It’s a proven way to save the time and effort traditionally required to do integration testing by our partners and their customers.


These wholesale solutions are available now for Cisco’s partners to package and sell to their customers with ease and certainty.

Contact your Cisco Account Manager or distributor for more information.


Help transform the way Australia conducts business with Cisco Secure SD-WAN enabled by business nbnTM

  • Simplification :Cisco has simplified the process of identifying the optimum combination of SD-WAN equipment and the right network connection for Australian businesses.
  • Assurance :Cisco is able to provide the highest level of assurance having tested the equipment on business grade products over the nbnTM access network.
  • Lower Costs :These ‘out of the box’ solutions allow simple product configuration on business grade products over the nbnTM access network. Less time testing for our partners and their customers.
  • Higher Customer Satisfaction :For your customers wishing to capitalise on the benefits of SD-WAN, this solution helps tackle the frustrating barriers to entry such as confusion of choice, the right network and configuration.

Solution Capabilities

  • Network Operations Simplified :Less IT time is required to manage and secure WANs through centralized software defined automation and segmentation. This helps further optimize the cost of running WANs.
  • Increased Productivity :Providing higher-performing and more reliable business applications, enabling higher employee productivity levels.
  • Future Proofing :Instilling business operations with greater scalability and flexibility, helping address more business opportunities today and into the future.
  • Increased Security :Protect users, devices, and applications with security that is built-in and not added as an afterthought. All able to be managed from a single dashboard.
  • Network Performance :business nbnTM provides access to high performance data options designed for applications and services requiring more consistent and predictable download and upload speed requirements than best efforts data.*

Wholesale Solutions

Terms and Conditions:

* business nbnTM is not available on the nbnTM fixed wireless network. High performance data option is only available on the nbnTM fixed line network, excluding HFC. End customer experiences may vary depending on factors such as their nbnTM access technology, internet provider, plan and equipment.

** Availability of wholesale business nbnTM products, product features and services depends on an end customer’s access technology and area. Ask your preferred provider if they offer these plans based on these wholesale products in your area. The speeds referred to here are wholesale speeds and do not necessarily reflect the speeds experienced by end customers. An end customer’s experience, including the speeds actually achieved over the nbnTM broadband access network, depends on the nbnTM access network technology and configuration over which services are delivered to their premises, whether they are using the internet during the busy period, and some factors outside of nbn’s control (like their equipment quality, software, chosen broadband plan, signal reception, or how their provider designs its network).