Cloud migrations, digital transformation, hybrid work model is driving and accelerating the adoption of SD-WAN managed services.

As enterprises need more agile, scalable and flexible connectivity to operate efficiently on a day-to-day basis, SD-WAN technology is emerging as a major enabler.

According to the latest Gartner report, global spending on WAN edge will grow 2.6% annually through 2025.

 

What is SD-WAN Infrastructure?

 

SD-WAN infrastructure is designed to optimize and simplify branch office network connectivity, securely connecting users to any application, regardless of where it is located from the data center to the cloud.

Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions transform an organization’s capabilities, gaining more intelligent, centralized and secure control over traffic management and optimizing application performance.

 

Which players play a leading position in the market?

 

Through the Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, Garner analyzes and evaluates the innovations in the market with respect to WAN Edge infrastructure.

In its latest report, it has positioned Fortinet, VMware, Versa, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco and HPE/Aruba as leaders in the Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure 2021. The same six companies that were already positioned as leaders in 2020.

During this 2021, Fortinet has been positioned in the highest position within the leaders quadrant.

 

What does Fortinet Secure SD-WAN provide?

 

Fortinet is one of the fastest growing SD-WAN vendors, integrating security and connectivity into a single solution.

Protection of all edges. Enables you to extend SD-WAN with cloud security innovations to provide flexible and secure access for a diverse and distributed workforce.

Orchestration and analytics. Fortinet’s SD-WAN orchestrator simplifies WAN operations with zero-touch provisioning, intuitive workflow and granular application analytics across the network.

Improved application performance across multiple clouds. Application identification, multi-path control and application steering ensure organizations can access all critical applications in the cloud.

Low TCO. FortiGate’s Secure SD-WAN is less expensive and offers networking and security in the same solution with up to 50% better TCO compared to architectures with separate network and security appliances.

 

Need to migrate your network to SD-WAN?

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Source: “Fortinet Named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for WAN Edge Infrastructure”. https://www.fortinet.com/solutions/gartner-wan-edge