itb-au logo
Story image

Step up your network security with SD-WAN

05 Jun 2018

As business becomes more digital, the traditional “workplace” is becoming increasingly geographically dispersed as new technology, devices and services emerge that enable staff to work wherever, whenever, however.

One technology that’s on the rise amongst geographically distributed enterprises is software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN).

Why? SD-WAN not only significantly lowers costs, it reduces complexity and makes branch communications more secure.

Simply put, SD-WAN will make your business more agile and responsive.

It does this by enabling companies to use multiple forms of connectivity, including lower-cost broadband internet services, delivering significant CAPEX and OPEX savings while improving performance across the WAN.

For enterprises with remote workers and dispersed employees accessing networks from different devices and different locations, security is absolutely key.

However, not just any SD-WAN solution can offer the best levels of network security.

Today's enterprises need the right SD-WAN solution to make their broadband internet services secure enough for their particular workforce.  

SD-WAN improves network security by 

  • Allowing organisations to safely use broadband internet services for cost-effective transport
  • Applying micro-segmentation for highly granular security
  • Securely connecting branches directly to internet applications
  • Making zero-touch provisioning secure
  • Easily orchestrating application-driven security policies
  • Helping organisations meet compliance mandates

To find out what SD-WAN solution will best improve your network security, click here. 

Story image
Nutanix launches solutions designed to empower IT teams working remotely
Nutanix has launched new solutions for cloud infrastructure management, enabling IT teams to deploy, upgrade and troubleshoot cloud software from anywhere, whether at home or from a central office location.More
Story image
BMD chooses Rubrik to make transition to digital data backup
“BMD is a perfect example of a company that has regained control of its data, at a time when its technology resources are needed more than ever. This will empower the company to focus on its core business."More
Story image
Keysight buys AI testing specialist Eggplant for $300m
The move sees Keysight strengthen its presence in the automation space, with the aim to further establish itself in the automated software test market across both the physical and protocol layers and into the application layers.More
Story image
Phishers cash in on the COVID-19 pandemic - how to avoid being reeled in
As the crisis continues to play out, the onus is on the rest of us to remain on high alert, to ensure our systems and data aren’t infected with another kind of virus.More
Story image
WD’s new bunch-of-flash shared storage solution
New Ultrastar NVMe SSDs and RapidFlex NVMe-oF controllers are standalone solutions that combine creating the OpenFlex Data24 NVMe-oF Storage Platform.More
Story image
Fortinet: Distributed networks driving enterprises towards consistent security
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, explains how consistent security services can protect and help manage distributed networks.More