More and more companies are talking about SD-WAN. But what is SD-WAN and what are its benefits over a conventional WAN? We’re here to explain. Let’s get really basic. SD-WAN (say the letters S and D, and then say WAN like it’s a word) stands for Software Defined Wide Area Network. A Wide Area Network, of course, is referred to as a WAN. In a conventional WAN, business branches connect to a headquarters or a datacentre with conventional routers and leased-line connections.
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