What began as a rudimentary technology has morphed into a robust platform featuring dynamic architectures and expanded functionality, including advanced routing and security capabilities. With this software defined expansion has come inherent challenges. Many companies that take a Do-It-Yourself approach to planning, designing, implementing and overseeing all of the components of their SD WAN solution quickly realise that these tasks can be more of a challenge than they initially anticipated which generates a requirement for managed service elements. This is especially true when migrating from traditional WAN edge MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) where managed services are used frequently however, an agile network remains at the forefront of software-defined WAN benefits regardless of whether managed network services are procured vs DIY.
If you were to ask your average IT professional about Cisco Viptela vs VeloCloud, they’d probably share a few points but generally, there’s not a great deal of awareness. In this article, we’ll compare the two market leading SD WAN solutions to help your business make a more informed procurement decision. Cisco are of course a recognised entity in the networking and security sector, due to huge market share, which means there’s a level of trust and confidence associated with the brand. On the flip side, VeloCloud was acquired by VMWare back in December 2017 joining an existing capability with significant experience across virtualisation and cloud services technology. Cisco and VMWare are both viewed as software defined market leaders with Cisco owning the hybrid networking space due to a huge amount of experience across decades. Which software-based networking solution is best suited to your business requirements, Viptela or VeloCloud?
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I'll take a guess and say the same SD WAN benefits conversations are occurring within IT teams considering Software-Defined WAN services for their organisation. With this in mind, I've taken the 6 questions, as they relate to SD WAN benefits, which we regularly hear within our Netify SD WAN comparison submissions.
Here's the good news: two industry giants, Microsoft and Amazon, both have cloud solutions that can upgrade your team into the 21st century. But the question is, which is the right solution for you? Here, we're weighing the features of Microsoft Azure vs Amazon AWS to show you what you need to know to make an informed decision.
In this article, we've created a top, best list of 10 UK & Global MPLS providers with some specific data points to help your business understand why their solutions might represent a good option for your connectivity project. The comparison content applies to UK, US or Australian businesses requiring wires only or managed network (MSP) VPN (Virtual Private Network) service provider options. The following providers are all accessible from the Nefity platform, request pre-proposals, set budgets and request designs.
In 2019, we launched the Netify platform, our curated research database of UK, US & Global SD WAN providers & vendors which offers the ability to dynamically align your requirements to the best fit SD WAN solutions. In this article, we're leveraging the knowledge from Netify to outline 16 features across the 10 top software-defined WAN companies.
If you're an IT Manager or part of a team looking to understand which our of 9 major service providers is a good fit for your business, we have a platform to help. As a free resource, our NU Connect team will input your postcodes which will generate network reach maps detailing which provider is a best for your business. In addition, our platform will provide costs for unmanaged and managed services with the option for security.