Cisco’s recent acquisition of Viptela has consolidated two of the leading SD-WAN solutions in the market today. As adoption of software-defined technologies accelerates, enterprises and service providers are adjusting to new market realities. Read our latest blog post from Executive Chairman Darren Kimura to learn our perspective on the market shift.
LiveAction and Viptela Solution – Viptela Virtual Summit
The Viptela-LiveAction solution enables enterprises to manage the entire lifecycle of their SD-WAN deployment using the following capabilities:
- Planning: Select pilot sites when planning SD-WAN deployments, identify unsanctioned applications and end users, and establish network utilization baselines which are used for right-sizing
- Deployment: Use LiveNX real-time visualization to verify Viptela SEN policies and assure services are not impacted in the event of brownouts or abnormal events
- Management: Monitor bandwidth and visualize path control so network administrators can manage performance and mitigate problems before they affect users. Use reporting on business applications to manage and optimize voice and video communications. Easily visualize issues and fix with the click of a mouse
Cisco IWAN Management
Cisco’s Intelligent WAN (IWAN) solution is a leading software-defined WAN solution, delivering improved network performance for applications that matter most. Their acquisition of Viptela signals a change in SD-WAN strategy, but IWAN is far from dead.
Cisco® IWAN continues to protect performance-sensitive applications from brownouts and blackouts provides active-active load balancing for applications securely and reliability and improves application performance while reducing significant WAN costs.
Learn how LiveNX provides day-zero planning, day-one path validation, and day-two application performance assurance to network engineering and operations teams.
Better Together: LiveNX and Viptela Solution
Viptela and LiveAction formalized the partnership in 2016 to provide complete end-to-end visibility and service assurance for next-gen SD-WAN for enterprises of any size. LiveNX enables deep insight to help deliver the ROI that IT organizations can deliver through SD-WAN. Read more about the partnership.