Singtel unveils ConnectPlus SD-WAN solution for enterprises

Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) has joined hands with Viptela to launch SingTel ConnectPlus Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) service – targeting enterprises in Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe and the US.

Enterprises can simplify complex WAN environment that combines multiple private networks, such as Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN), and public internet services when they migrate their applications to the cloud.

The Singtel ConnectPlus SD-WAN solution enables enterprises to centralise network provisioning and policy management, and configure network requirements in real time.

Lee Han Kheng, vice president (Global Products), Singtel Group Enterprise, said: “Singtel ConnectPlus SD-WAN is one of several software-based innovations that we are implementing to help customers enhance their networks and improve business productivity.”

Singtel ConnectPlus SD-WAN solution promises to reduce operating costs by providing one point of control for their IP VPN, private line and Internet services anywhere in the world.

Amir Khan, CEO of Viptela, said: “By combining Singtel’s network services with Viptela’s SD-WAN technology, Singtel ConnectPlus customers can change their network requirements, regardless of the number of physical locations, networking devices and underlying transport technologies.”

Singtel and Viptela are currently working with multiple Global 2000 enterprise customers in pilot deployments of the service.
Singtel ConnectPlus IPVPN has a network of more than 200 Points-ofPresence (PoP) around the world.

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