Extend your reach with Software Defined Secure Branch.

Software Defined Secure Branch services can help you extend your business reach and streamline IT across your WAN.

  • Simplify branch networking and security.

  • SD Secure Branch helps make network edges easier to extend, manage and protect. It simplifies the secure management of apps, data and network extensions across branch offices, so you can worry less about adding IT resources and security to keep up with WAN growth.

Software Defined Secure Branch is best for:

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    Organizations that need to extend, manage and protect networks across multiple locations.



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    Organizations that want scalable, flexible network solutions that can let them quickly respond to change.


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    Organizations without the IT resources or expertise to address remote networking needs.



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    What is it?

    SD Secure Branch gives you a customized and managed software-defined services architecture on a single device that lets you specify multiple transit paths depending on application need and network quality.

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    How does it help you?

    It helps you quickly automate and deploy an application-driven, secure and hybrid WAN customized for each of your remote locations. That helps you simplify your connectivity and increase your agility.

Features and benefits

Software Defined Secure Branch helps simplify your WAN and policy management.

  • Reduce complexity.

    Replace networking and security functions that might currently require multiple boxes.

  • Increase efficiency.

    Route data based on each application’s needs and current network conditions.

  • Maintain availability.

    Make near real-time decisions to redirect traffic to the most suitable service at the time.

  • Strengthen security.

    Tailor security to your sites’ needs with multiple security options that let you use a variety of virtual network functions.

  • Control costs.

    Better manage total cost of ownership by using lower-cost routes when possible and premium connections when needed.

  • Increase visibility.

    Gain detailed visibility of network performance through advanced network monitoring solutions.

  • Improve network agility.

    Tune function performance up or down by altering processor allocation or adding resources as network requirements change.

  • Lower power consumption.

    Move network functions to one power-efficient platform instead of keeping them on several different appliances.

Valuable resources and information

  • Securely extend your WAN across your organization.

    Organizations are expected to reach more people in more places, faster and more reliably than ever before. These solution briefs give you insights on how Software Defined Secure Branch can help.

    Read the Versa solution brief Read the Fortinet solution brief
  • SD WAN 101: SD WAN explained

    SD WAN can help organizations better deal with new business challenges that traditional networks can’t handle. Get a quick rundown on what SD WAN is, how it works and the benefits it can deliver.

    Learn SD WAN basics
  • Global SD WAN adoption report

    Discover how global enterprises are benefiting from SD WAN through real-life examples of successful deployments.

    Read the report
  • Data Breach Investigations Report

    Get insights on how to protect your organization from today’s cyberthreats.

    Get the report
  • Why Verizon

  • We have the expertise that comes from over two decades of experience managing customer networks to help you reach your networking goals.


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