Network Transformation Strategy - Overview

How to Migrate from MPLS to SD-WAN

The benefits of SD-WAN are well known, but the transition from MPLS is often unclear. What specific steps should you consider when migrating from a traditional MPLS network to SD-WAN?

We’ve outlined a phased migration plan for evolving your network based on insights from SD-WAN adopters, industry best practices, and our own experiences transforming hundreds of enterprise networks.

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This overview takes a high-level look at network transformation and explores:

  • 5 steps when migrating sites from MPLS to SD-WAN
  • 4 types of SD-WAN management models
  • SD-WAN’s impact on your security architecture
  • Cloud to SD-WAN considerations
  • Mobile access and the impact on the new WAN
Shamus McGillicuddy
Nick Dell
 IT Manager at a leading manufacturer in the automotive industry

"Very helpful. Wish I had this guide when I was migrating my sites to SD-WAN."

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.


How to Migrate from MPLS to SD-WAN

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What We Do

Cato Networks is the leading MPLS alternative, that includes an SLA-backed Global Network with 50+ 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.