Cisco SD-WAN supports third-party API integration, allowing for even greater simplicity, customization, and automation in day-to-day operations. In addition, Cisco SD-WAN includes the common routing protocols that are critical for all enterprise SD-WAN deployments, such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
Through a single dashboard called vManage, Cisco SD-WAN provides:
Transport independence: Guaranteeing zero network downtime, Cisco SD-WAN automates application flexibility over multiple connections, such as the Internet, MPLS, and wireless 4G LTE.
Network services: Rich networking and security services are delivered with a few simple clicks. WAN optimization, cloud security, firewalling, IPS, and URL filtering can be deployed wherever needed across the SD-WAN fabric from a single location.
Endpoint flexibility: Cisco SD-WAN can simplify connectivity across branches, campuses, data centers, or cloud environments, extending the SD-WAN fabric wherever you need it to go. Whether physical or virtual, a variety of Cisco SD-WAN platforms gives you unparalleled choice, ensuring that your specific business needs are met.