The Dark Side of SD-WAN. Are You Prepared?

Much has been published about how you can benefit from SD-WAN but less has been said about the ways SD-WAN devices are ill-prepared for enterprise challenges. This new eBook, “The Dark Side of SD-WAN,” shines the light on both the reasons why to embrace SD-WAN and the risks involved.

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Read this eBook and learn about critical lessons for any SD-WAN deployment including:

  • What’s missing in MPLS that’s driving enterprises to adopt SD-WAN.
  • How last-mile Internet solves a critical problem with MPLS – and opens a host of others.
  • Why SD-WANs stumble in the middle-mile and how to fix it.
  • The security risks SD-WAN poses and how new technology can help.
  • SD-WAN’s cloud challenge and how to address it.
Shamus McGillicuddy
Shamus McGillicuddy
Research Director, EMA

Shamus is the Research Director of Network Management at Enterprise Management Associates. Shamus has more than twelve years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market. At Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), he is the senior analyst for the network management practice.

Yishay Yovel
Yishay Yovel
VP Marketing, Cato Networks

Yishay is VP Marketing at Cato Networks. Yishay has over 25 years of experience in defining and deploying enterprise IT software solutions in the areas of security, storage, business continuity and mobile computing.


Read this eBook and learn about critical lessons for any SD-WAN deployment

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Cato Networks is the leading MPLS alternative, that includes an SLA-backed Global Network with 40+ PoPs across the world, WAN Optimization, optimized cloud/SaaS connectivity, Firewall as a Service, and a world-class support.

Cato Cloud connects all the enterprise network resources, including branch locations, the mobile workforce, and physical and cloud datacenters, into a global, secure, managed SD-WAN service. With all WAN and Internet traffic consolidated in the cloud, Cato applies a suite of security services to protect all traffic at all times.


Who We Are

Cato, the cloud-native carrier, provides the only secure managed SD-WAN service built with the global reach, self-service, and agility of the cloud. Cato replaces MPLS and multiple networking and security point solutions with a converged WAN transformation platform built for the digital business. Using Cato, customers easily migrate from MPLS to SD-WAN, improve global connectivity to on-premises and cloud applications, enable secure branch internet access everywhere, and securely and optimally integrate cloud datacenters and mobile users into the network.