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    WINDTRE Business launches SD-WAN service powered by Fortinent


    The new service is part of the business unit’s Security Pack managed security portfolio in combination with MPLS and internet connectivity.

    Using this SD-WAN technology, enterprises can create an overlay-type virtual private network (VPN) – based on different types of underlying connectivity, such as MPLS, Internet and LTE – to dynamically route data for business applications.

    The intention is to maximise efficiency, offer the best user experience, to support cloud solutions and the integration of partner and supplier networks in customers’ ICT ecosystems. Security is embedded in the solution.

    The operator says its business customers can take advantage of WINDTRE network services, which is claims is “the largest in Italy” and “a modern and widespread ‘Top Quality’ infrastructure, ready for the challenge of 5G”.

    Praise from peers

    In March, Fortinet  was recognised as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for WAN Edge Infrastructure.

    John Maddison, EVP of products and CMO at Fortinet, said, “As the pioneer of Secure SD-WAN, Fortinet is committed to delivering the most comprehensive SD-WAN and next-generation firewall solution to our over 21,000 global SD-WAN customers.

    “We believe customer reviews, such as Gartner Peer Insights, provide candid insights into product capabilities, implementation processes, and support infrastructure. We’re pleased to be recognized by Gartner Peer Insights as a Customers’ Choice in WAN Edge Infrastructure with the most total reviews among all vendors.”

    TIM launched SD-WAN services in Italy in partnership with Huawei in 2019.

    You can read our recent Q&A with Benoit Hassen, CTO of WINDTRE here.