SD-WAN Technology Briefing

2 hours
Software-defined WAN offers organizations flexible connectivity, facilitates cloud strategies and improves application performance, all in a secure environment. It also can improve operational efficiencies and help control or reduce WAN costs. Approaches to SD-WAN implementation and supported capabilities vary from one OEM to another. This briefing will explore four of the top SD-WAN vendors and highlight the innovative features that set each of their solutions apart, including a live demonstration of our on-demand SD-WAN lab environments and explanation of how to access them.


WWT experts will present common SD-WAN features, as well as discuss vendor-specific capabilities and innovations such as cloud connectivity, deep analytics and WAN optimization from an independent perspective.

Topics covered:

  • The value of SD-WAN
  • Features and characteristics of SD-WAN
  • Emerging technology trends in SD-WAN
  • Review top SD-WAN vendors
    • Cisco SD-WAN (Viptela)
    • Cisco Meraki
    • Fortinet
    • HPE Aruba Edge Connect
    • Versa
    • VMware VeloCloud

What is a Briefing? A scheduled event with a WWT Subject Matter Expert – typically via a live Webex – where our Subject Matter experts present an overview of specific topics, technologies, capabilities or market trends. Your attendees are allotted time for Q&A to pose questions specific to your organization. This is a complimentary service.

Who Should Attend? CEOs and Line of Business Owners, Network Directors and Network Administrators, CIOs and IT Directors. Anyone interested in learning more about how SD-WAN can change how they do business today and deliver relevant Applications and Services via SD-WAN.