Begin your SDN Journey with SD-WAN
- Why should I use SDN to manage my network infrastructure?
- Is SD-WAN programmable?
- Are they the same technology?
- Do I need both SDN and SD-WAN?
- Which one is more beneficial for my business?
|Software Defined Networking (SDN)||Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN)|
|Manages a LAN or a service provider’s core network||Enables connections between networks and users across geographies|
|Programmable by the user to deliver bandwidth on-demand||Programmable to deliver operational simplification, integrated security and traffic prioritization|
|Similarities of separating the control and data plane||Similarities of separating the control and data plane|
|Offers visibility into the core network performance and real-time analytics||Offers visibility into the WAN environment and real-time analytics|
|Provides a centralised view for automation of network services||Focuses on software-defined application routing capabilities|