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The need for Software-Defined WAN

SD-WAN builds a secure, unified connectivity over any transport and provides simplified operations, policy control and application visibility.

SD-WAN Solution

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SD-WAN 101: Learn the basics

SD-WAN simplifies operations and builds a secure, unified connectivity over any transport.

Can your WAN keep up?

Cisco SD-WAN enables more secure, consistent and cost effective enterprise connections

SD-WAN adoption and benefits

IDC survey of planned adoption of SD-WAN and the benefits achieved by early adopters.

SD-WAN success stories

See how customers are using SD-WAN to solve business problems and accelerate their digital vision.

Agilent Technologies

Find out why Agilent Technologies chose Viptela’s SD-WAN solution and the benefits it provided.

Acadia Healthcare

Learn how Acadia is leading change with SD-WAN after facing major hurdles with their network infrastructure.

Featured success stories

View other SD-WAN success stories featuring customers across multiple industries.

5-Year ROI for SD-WAN

Based on Typical MPLS to Hybrid WAN Migration and 30% YoY Traffic Growth

Number of sites


Site Bandwidth (Mbps)

Traditional $ 7.3M
$ 2.5M
66% cost reduction

What to ask your vendor on SD-WAN capabilities

Replay one of the most popular sessions at the SD-WAN virtual summit 2018 and learn about the critical
features required to meet the enterprise-grade capabilities.

Cisco SD-WAN: The future of wide-area networking

Cisco SD-WAN solution overview

See how SD-WAN offers a new way to manage and operate your WAN infrastructure.

Deploy network services quickly

Gain rich services like WAN optimization and firewall or basic WAN connectivity across the branch, WAN, or cloud.

Application quality of experience

Get real-time application optimization for productivity and SaaS applications. Intent-based dynamic path control optimizes application performance.

Cisco SD-WAN: How it works

Explore the Cisco SD-WAN solution architecture and a demonstration of some of the most sought-after use cases.

Deployment best practices

Read Webtorials guide to WAN architecture and design

Find out the reasons why WAN is a critically important topic.

Discover the best practices for SD-WAN migration

Learn the important planning considerations in both small and large scale SD-WAN migrations.

Discover the webinars on demand

Choose from many on-demand webinars to learn about SD-WAN deployment, migration and more.

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