The History of SD-WAN
In this blog post we want to provide you with a bit of background on the history of SD-WAN and how it came to fruition, because although it’s a relatively new concept in the UK market, it’s been around for quite a while!
SD-WAN in the UK Market
SD-WAN is a relatively new technology to the UK market, growing in popularity and we’re now seeing an increase in businesses adopting it as a network solution, predominantly as a supplement to their existing robust MPLS networks.
SD-WAN initially saw its popularity grow within the North American market; this is undoubtedly down to geographical location.
North America is a large area, with many businesses operating across multiple sites, whether that be in a single state, or country wide, perfect for adopting SD-WAN.
SD-WAN was initially seen in the UK market as a threat to traditional, robust MPLS, however as knowledge has increased, it’s now seen as a supplement to MPLS. At Data Installation & Supplies we encourage the two to work together, as a complement rather than a competitor, (take a look at our information surrounding why we don’t see SD-WAN as a replacement to MPLS, which enhances security, deploying SD-WAN upon a private network as we always prioritise security above all.
This is why we offer the secure SD-WAN solution and together our customers are provided with a great service, whereby they can benefit from the advantages of both SD-WAN and MPLS which ensures both optimisation of traffic and security.
At Data Installation & Supplies, we only see SD-WAN growing from strength to strength and we will continue to work with our customers and offer them the opportunity to fully understand SD-WAN and how it can assist your digital transformation.
If you would like to discuss the history of SD-WAN in more detail or if you would like to receive some more information regarding SD-WAN please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Data Installation & Supplies on 01274 869 099 or email email@example.com.