Last week I shared some important aspects regarding SD-WAN (such as self-provisioning, automation, monitoring, etc.) that I have encountered while working with customers, Partners and Carriers in different countries in Central and South America.
For the past few years, we’ve been hearing the word SD-WAN a lot. In my daily work with customers, Partners and Carriers from different countries in Central and South America, I’ve found that companies are indeed implementing this type of technology, with the suite of features oriented to ensuring their networks are operational.
IT Resellers and system integrators operate in an increasingly competitive market, which means the range of solutions they can offer their customers is extremely broad. No doubt they all want to be able to modernize their product portfolios to make them as attractive as possible to SMEs.
Managed network services cover corporate network functionalities and applications SMEs can outsource. These services are operated, monitored, and maintained by MSPs, such as IT resellers or system integrators. Among the many options offered by managed networks, we find basic access and network transport services like traditional Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Local Area Networks (LAN), as well as state-of-the-art solutions, such as software-defined wide and local area networks (SD-WANs and SD-LANs). (more…)