Software Defined Network Flexibility for Next-Gen Agility
Dated network architectures often cannot be nimble enough to quickly adapt to changing workloads and complexities
Meeting the demands of today’s evolving business environments can add immense strain on an organization’s network. Traditional or dated network architectures often cannot be nimble enough to quickly adapt to changing workloads and complexities, highly interactive Cloud-based applications, and changing traffic patterns. A network management infrastructure is needed that can be more agile and easily adaptable to keep up with business requirements.
A managed Software-Defined Network (SDN) solution can simplify network operations and offer highly flexible and feature-rich connectivity, with control and visibility for WAN operations. With a real-time view of the network, organizations are empowered to make flexible and timely adjustments for any network scenario while also planning for future needs. They can be more predictive in anticipating when bandwidth enhancements or modifications are needed and when they are not needed.
With a real-time view of the network, organizations are empowered to make flexible and timely adjustments for any network scenario
However, the challenge is that many businesses do not have the complete technical expertise or the operational bandwidth to adopt and maintain this type of solution. That’s why organizations are turning to managed software-defined network solutions from a provider who understands their business and has the technical expertise to help them achieve improved flexibility, reduce overhead costs, increase network performance, and boost security.
By partnering with a consultative SDN solution provider like Lightpath, network experts work with you to design, deliver, and support a solution for your unique needs. They collaborate with you to understand your business and analyze existing networks. Then, they use their expertise to design and implement high-availability solutions, including device level and transport layer resiliency and even implement custom solutions to meet your needs.
organizations are turning to managed software-defined network solutions from a provider who understands their business and has the technical expertise to help
Lightpath’s LP FlexNet SDN solution provides improved network management. Your WAN can be efficiently managed with an intuitive browser-based management interface. The Cloud-based portal provides visibility and control across distributed locations so that you can track performance, easily update and push policies, and use insights to make better, faster decisions.
LP FlexNet is a WAN overlay architecture with visibility and control features that improve network performance through scalability, agility, resource management, forecasting, and failure resolution. As a 100% Cloud-managed solution, it’s a more straightforward and cost-effective way to create an optimized and secure network for all your locations, even your public or private Clouds.
LP FlexNet is a WAN overlay architecture with visibility and control features that improve network performance
Advantages of Lightpath LP FlexNet:
Quality of Service- Each site can access the network directly, eliminating bottlenecks and application performance inconsistencies across sites. Includes 24/7 network alerts and automatic updates.
Enhanced Integrated Security- An extensive suite of security features such as IDS/IPS, URL filtering, web search filtering, anti-malware, geo-IP-based firewalling, IPsec, VPN connectivity, and Cisco Advanced Malware Protection while providing performance for bandwidth-intensive networks. Segmentation isolates and protects critical assets.
Sophisticated Reporting for Analytics- Reporting insights with visibility across the entire network and across applications to quickly identify network issues and adjust and forecast resources more effectively. Granular visibility of applications and infrastructure also enables rapid failure correlation and mitigation.
Cost Effective –Remote access deployment technology enables new site implementation without disrupting service to current sites. Securely connect branch locations and synchronize security settings across all your sites. Eliminate the need for multiple complex devices and management tools and the need for physical presence management.
Cloud Optimized- Seamlessly extend the WAN to multiple Clouds and achieve performance for applications wherever hosted. Real-time optimized performance for Microsoft 365, Salesforce, and other major SaaS applications, as well as optimized workflows for AWS, Azure, Google, and other Cloud providers.
LP FlexNet, Lightpath’s Software Defined Network solution, provides the tools and professional expertise to keep your network agile, with cost-effective connectivity and management. Lightpath is the Strategic Network Partner who can help you achieve your goals. Call 877-544-4872 or visit lightpathfiber.com today to learn more.