What Is SD-WAN? | NTT Communications ICT Solutions

| June 19, 2017

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Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is a fundamentally different approach to WAN design that better deals with the performance, economic and security challenges created by data traffic growth, cloud, mobility and the Internet of Things.

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