What should be the level of security integration into SD-WAN products and services? That will be my question for the panel I moderate on the SD-WAN track at the MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress. Here are some vendor views on this topic.
Having an SD-WAN solution integrated into VMware’s solution portfolio that takes VMware’s network virtualization from within the cloud to connecting enterprises with public and private clouds is important for VMware’s digital transformation and cloud strategy.
VeloCloud seems like a perfect solution for filling this gap. A field proven solution with 100% focus on SD-WAN.
MPLS and DIA are built for the past and don’t support cost and technical requirements of the modern enterprise. SD-WAN will be like the Firewall is today for enterprises. It will become common among enterprises. It doesn’t mean MPLS will go away, but with the capability of Hybrid WAN as part of SD-WAN, MPLS will become less critical, less traffic will go over it,