MPLS vs. SD-WAN

If you’re wondering if SD-WAN is right for your IT environment, we can help you out. Many IT leaders are excited about the benefits of SD-WAN over MPLS such as cost reduction, agility, versatility, ease of deployment, and the options to improve security. As MPLS contracts approach expiration, the decision to renew or transition to SD-WAN becomes more urgent. This article addresses some of the considerations when making that decision but, to cut to the chase, we’ve produced the following infographic that compares MPLS vs SD-WAN head-to-head.

MPLS vs SD-WAN: A head-to-head comparison

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