This year, Juniper introduced cloud-managed capability for Contrail SD-WAN, giving customers the ability to run their secure SD-WAN deployment without the worry of installing and maintaining the management software. What is Contrail SD-WAN, you ask? It’s a comprehensive and powerful SDN-based solution from Juniper that delivers software-defined management for the distributed enterprise, including WAN, security, switching and Wi-Fi. In fact, Contrail SD-WAN is a complete SD-Branch solution.
When it comes to the future of networking, and specifically the role of routing, there are many known opportunities. You’ve read about them or maybe it’s come up in conversations with friends. 5G is going to supercharge your smartphone. IoT is going to connect everything around you. SD-WAN will give enterprises a new, easy way to organize and manage their IT infrastructure.
During a time of enterprise IT disruption when cloud and multicloud are changing the way enterprises must approach their networking architecture, Forrester has named Juniper Networks as one of the leaders in its recent report, The Forrester Wave™: Hardware Platforms for Software-Defined Networking, Q1 2018.