SD-WAN

It is a particular application of SDN technology applied to WAN connections such as broadband internet, 4G, LTE or MPLS.

It depend on four components : Edge connectivity abstraction, WAN virtualization, Policy- driven , centralized management, Elastic traffic management

Why SD-WAN?

Security

Centralized orchestration

Network visibility

Provider reliability

Performance

Scalability

Connection

Flexibility

SD-WAN characteristics

SD-WAN execution is newer SDN, NFV and service orchestration technologies.

These technologies gives the integration and service deployment automation that has made SD-WAN controlled services so compelling.

SD-WAN service components

  • SD-WAN Edge
  • SD-WAN Controller
  • Service Orchestrator
  • SD-WAN gateway
  • Subscriber web portal