Why do I need SD-WAN?

SD-WAN centralises the management of all your business networks, providing granular knowledge, control and security to ensure best performance.

Experiencing sudden dips in network bandwidth during critical operations?
Need to make the most of your bandwidth?
Need to know your business can continue, no matter what?
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What is SD-WAN?

SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) is a service that enables you to manage all your networks with ease.  Whereas Wide Area Networks connect your users to key line of business applications, services and resources, SD-WAN provides one centralised point of control, monitoring and managing network traffic to optimise connectivity across your business.

How is SCG’s SD-WAN solution different?

Some providers offer SD-WAN across disparate systems and hardware that they have no control over. This means that any issues take longer to rectify, as they involve contacting multiple suppliers and trying to ascertain where fault lies. SCG offers a full-service, tailored, and scalable approach to networking. We will create an all-in-one SD-WAN solution encompassing all elements of connectivity, giving you a centralised point of contact and ensuring that any network issues can be quickly resolved.

We work with several different vendors such as Forcepoint, Palo Alto, Cisco & Fortinet to build a solution that is the best fit for your business requirements.

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Be More Knowledgeable

Tired of your network bandwidth dropping at 2pm every day?

Using SCG’s SD-WAN solution, you will gain valuable insight into your business’s bandwidth usage. This will enable you to analyse exactly when and where this resource is going, down to the application, department or even individual user, and prevent it from interfering with key line of business applications.

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Be More in Control

Want to make the most of your network bandwidth? You might have pre-allocated a percentage to telephony, but now it’s late at night, and that bandwidth is sitting there unavailable to other current tasks.

SD-WAN dynamically recognises system usage and allocates bandwidth accordingly, releasing this back into the pool if the relevant system is not currently in use. This means bandwidth is never underutilised.

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Be More Secure

Do you have key business functions you cannot be without? What if something happened on your premises to cut landlines, leaving you with just mobile data?

With SD-WAN you can have both a usual service policy and a disaster recovery policy, each with separate priorities for network bandwidth. In the event of an emergency where reduced bandwidth is detected, your disaster recovery policy will automatically engage, intelligently prioritising your assigned key business functions to protect their operation.