Secure SD-WAN: Integrated NGFW Integration with WAN Transformation

Adoption of Cloud Services, SaaS applications and mobile workforce and putting increasing strain on the corporate network. This is exacerbated as organisations look to better connect their remote and branch office employees and offer them higher quality network services.

Enterprises are turning to SD-WAN, a more agile, responsive and cost-effective solution as compared to traditional network solutions to streamline connections between their enterprise sites.

Although SD-WAN may have started as a networking technology, the future of SD-WAN lies in balanced security and advanced WAN capabilities. Fortinet secure WAN integrates Next Generation Firewalls and SD-WAN features into a single solution that simplifies deployments, improves WAN efficiency, and delivers better next-generation security.

The following research note from Gartner explores these issues that are transforming SD-WAN.