Wipro Limited (ADR)(NYSE:WIT) and CloudGenix Inc. reported a partnership to provide managed SD-WAN services. Named as WANFreedom, the service enables enterprise consumers to rapidly deploy cloud, data center and ‘Software as a Service’ applications over any combination of Multiprotocol Label Switching, Internet broadband and LTE networks thereby allowing an IT infrastructure cost optimization and rich user experience.
Traditional WAN products dependent on complex routing protocols and proprietary hardware lead in inhibit cloud adoption and substantial dependencies. With WANFreedom, consumers will be freed from dependencies on proprietary hardware routers, WAN transport, networking complexity, hence freeing up IT teams to concentrate on fast delivering business value.
Over the imminent five years, SD-WAN sales are expected to grow at a 69.6% CAGR, reaching $8.05 billion in 2021. This growth is supported by fast adoption of SaaS, cloud and data center applications, the commoditization of connectivity supported by the digitization of remote offices, and high-capacity and low-cost broadband availability.
Kiran Desai, the SVP & Global Head, Global Infrastructure Services with Wipro, expressed that by associating with CloudGenix, the company now provides its consumers an end-to-end managed WAN, offering a host of benefits counting WAN transport independence, the capability to seamlessly integrate numerous network carriers and telecom and WAN types, enhanced WAN availability, SaaS and rich media applications, uncompromised access to cloud, significant cost savings and removal of proprietary hardware routers.
These proficiencies offer firms the freedom to adopt cloud, SaaS, Unified Communications as a Service, and other modern applications without giving in performance, security or visibility. Kumar Ramachandran, the CEO of CloudGenix, said that Wipro is a recognized international leader in managing, operationalizing and deploying network infrastructure. The company’s WAN evaluation and prescriptive service delivery setup ensures consumers gain instant time to value without requiring to rip and-replace their legacy WAN infrastructure.
Its SD-WAN capabilities fulfill enterprise customers’ digital business requirements while ensuring strong performance, compliance and security in par with their business application policies. Boosted by its ServiceNXT and Software Defined Everything Center of Excellence, the company’s enterprise assessment and consultancy services guarantee efficient delivery of SD-WAN offering for clients.