04 January 2018
| James Pearce
Zayo Group has launched a software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution in order to tackle the growing enterprise market.
Zayo’s SD-WAN is an integrated extension of the
carrier’s fibre-based IP/MPLS backbone offerings
and will improve performance and reliability on enterprise
networks, it claimed.
The company is offering two WAN management packages
– basic and advanced – which include managed
and unmanaged options. It offers cost-effective location
integration and service provisioning, supporting enterprises as
they look to accommodate a growing number of users accessing
Zayo’s SD-WAN incorporates MPLS, internet, and
LTE into primary and multi-path configurations. It allows for
dynamic traffic steering which prioritises traffic at the
application level to available paths, boosting network
"The WAN is one of the most critical components of any
enterprise network infrastructure and can be complex and
challenging to manage," said Mike Strople, president of Zayo
"Zayo's SD-WAN makes WAN management easier and more
efficient, providing better performance, flexibility and
The launch is the latest product announced by Zayo for its
portfolio of WAN solutions that already includes a number of IP
and Ethernet-based solutions, both managed and un-managed.
Zayo runs a 126,000-mile network in North America and Europe
which includes extensive metro fibre assets connecting
thousands of buildings and data centres.
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