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Sparkle upgrades SD-WAN with multi-vendor play

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The operator has combined its network security with different SD-WAN technologies in a single managed service.

Sparkle, the international service provider, has enhanced its SD-WAN solutions by adopting a multi-vendor approach to meet the demands of hybrid workplaces.

The increasing number of branch offices and dispersed work locations – coupled with the adoption of cloud – call for more flexible, high performance connectivity perfectly integrated with public and private cloud services, according to Sparkle.

Intelligent routing

SD-WANs are intended to simplify network deployment and management through application-driven policies and intelligent traffic routing: Sparkle’s managed SD-WAN solutions leverage different features from various SD-WAN technologies to provide hybrid, secure and low-latency connections globally throught its global IP and fiber-optic backbone and worldwide presence.

Sparkle also says it provides direct and secure access to major cloud providers.

Unlike system integrators and technology vendors, Sparkle sets itself as an end-to-end network service provider, able to orchestrate any complexity and provide a full-blown journey from traditional toSoftware-Defined WANs.

Sparkle also offers professional services to support customers in the design, implementation and management of the optimal SD-WAN solution for their needs.

Existing customers

Enterprises in the food, manufacturing and energy sectors already use Sparkle’s SD-WAN, which it says are suitable for national and multinational companies.

On top of the SD-WAN MEF certification, Sparkle will add Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) to its offer deliver more secure features.

Its proof of concept, Remote Employee Access to Cloud, celebrated by MEF with the Business Impact Award Sparkle has successfully deployed an end-to-end SASE overlay across multiple SD-WANs, demonstrating its ability to establish secure and effective remote employee access to company resources located in multiple Clouds or on premise.