Software Defined Wide Area Networks | Solutions and Services
SD-WAN is the foundation for all the other services your customers will need. With organizations moving partially or completely to the Cloud, they will need an internet optimized for their unique usage and requirements. SD-WAN provides intelligent routing across campus, city, states, and the globe – ensuring the highest level of Cloud performance, while protecting the organization from threats. With this solution you can centralize the IT department (or Managed Services Partner), gain functional control over the whole network, increasing performance, and deliver a high-quality user experience that increases business productivity.
Customers invested or plan to invest in private/public cloud? SD-WAN providers connect directly to most Cloud services, including AWS, Azure, and Google. There are benefits to an integration that allows dynamic bandwidth growth as cloud needs evolve.
Organizations today are attracted to the cost associated with internet circuits but worry about security, if transmitting sensitive data. You can provide secure connections between sites without having to deal with the complexities of managing VPNs.
By aggregating multiple internet circuits together, you can give your client’s organization the flexibility and confidence to choose, and combine, different carrier providers to gain speed while also ensuring preferred overall network performance.
QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE
Providers choose the best circuit based on real-time statistics, giving priority to video and voice. With SD-WAN solutions you can prioritize mission-critical applications – optimizing traffic to reduce overall latency, jitter, and response times.
Utilize multiple circuits, balance the load, and provide a better quality of experience. By aggregating internet circuits together, it allows the realization of large amounts of bandwidth, while securely connecting to additional private locations
NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION (NFV)
You may not know what the future holds, but you can remove future roadblocks. With SD-WAN you gain flexibility along with the ability to virtualize many network functions to evolve technology, scale, and adapt as organizational needs change.
Watch and Learn
Make SD-WAN the Start of Every Conversation
Join Gerry Davis, SVP Sales Engineering and Eric Beller, SVP Sales & Complex Solutions for an introduction to SD-WAN – they’ll share key ideas, terms, and approaches, before introducing some of our leading SD-WAN Providers to discuss their unique solutions and how they benefit customers.
SD-WAN is a big topic, but not that hard to understand. This article takes you through the benefits, pros/cons of different deployments, and the key ideas you should know to discuss with your customer. Invest a few minutes to read, and prepare yourself, to start the SD-WAN conversation.
Sandler Partners have access to customizable SD-WAN campaigns from the Marketing Center! Located in the Sandler Portal, the Marketing Center lets Partners create strategically targeted campaigns with collateral, emails, social posts, and microsites that can be updated, sent, and tracked from within the center! What a great way to be positioned for category thought leadership in the minds of the ones who count – existing or potential customers.
A Dynamic Approach to SD-WAN, Providers Give You Options
Our Featured Providers
Aryaka is a cloud-first SD-WAN company; their SmartServices platform offers connectivity, application acceleration, Security, Cloud networking, and insights that leverage global orchestration and provisioning. Aryaka is consistently rated in Gartner’s Voice of the Customer Surveys. With an optimized global network, a mesh of PoPs delivering amazing connectivity including China, Aryaka’s customers include hundreds of international enterprises including several Fortune 100 companies who can achive “LAN-like” best-in class application performance experience across their WAN wiith global 5×9 SLAs.
Cato Networks is a native Cloud carrier providing a revolutionary converged software stack providing managed SD-WAN and Security service. Cato has the largest independent global backbone with over 50 Points of Presence (PoPs), allowing them to optimize traffic end-to-end. Cato is a technology leader in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE). Cato empowers customers with the visibility and control they need to connect, secure, and run their networks with 24/7/365 Global NOC support. Cato optimizes all traffic end-to-end between users and applications, and protects all traffic with built-in security as a service with next-gen firewall capabilities.
Fusion Connect can help today’s modern organization’s hybrid workforces thrive. Fusion Connect manages, orchestrates, and secures the critical technology that enables the connected enterprise –tailoring highly available and secure cloud communication, collaboration, security, and network management platforms to meet the unique needs of mid-market and enterprise customers. Their AI-based management systems, along with their highly skilled technicians, dynamically ensure world-class application performance under any conditions. Fusion Connect leverages an all North American based IP-network and NOCs for live 24/7/365 monitoring and technical support.
WiredIQ is a technology company that works exclusively through the channel and provides a complete suite of managed services delivered in one intelligent appliance, the Brain Box. The Brain Box brings together SD-WAN, Managed IT Services, Security as a Service (SaaS), and Internet of Things (IoT) management onto one device, while maintaining PCI 3.0 and HIPAA compliance. Additionally, WiredIQ also offers a full suite of Unified Communications applications, a robust Contact Center offering, Broadband, and POTS. All WiredIQ applications can be offered à la carte. The All-in-One Brainbox is a separate application and is agnostic to specific phone systems.
MetTel’s SD-WAN platform converges communications over a proprietary network, MetTel enables companies to easily deploy and manage and entire international network comprised of Connectivity, Collaboration, Cloud, Mobility, Backup, Security, and Managed IT solutions for clients. They enable their customers to monitor and manage all of their services and expenses through a single pane-of-glass portal. The company is uniquely vetted and approved by the federal government and high-profile enterprise companies; their average customers are Mid- market to Enterprise businesses, and span across a variety of verticals from Federal to Retail to Technology.
Granite brings stability to both end-users and partners. Granite helps more than 2/3rds of Fortune 100 companies with their voice and data requirements. Granite’s core products include POTS, Epik (wireless POTS replacement), SIP, 7 different SD-WAN platform, Mobility and IoT, and managed services (SD-WAN, switches, firewalls, AP’s, circuits). With Granite, you can consolidate multiple vendors and invoices under a single national supplier that provides discounted service. This one-stop-shop platform allows your customers to focus on other business matters. One Company. One Bill. One Point of Contact. Granite’s scalability also allows organizations to grow with imminent demand.