Reviews (1-25 of 33)
- Very scalable
- Zero-touch deployment is a huge bonus
- High availability
- Great support from Cisco
- With any newer technology, we had a lack of internal expertise and had to pay for professional assistance
- The licensing could be more straightforward and better packaged
- Works very well for helping cloud initiatives
- Easy management for small or large rollouts
- If you have a typical hub and spoke network, Cisco SD-WAN translates well
- Management - Centrally managed, it is easy to monitor, configure, and deploy.
- Security - Centrally-controlled, but locally run Firewall, IPS, URL-filtering, and more.
- SLAs - When using multiple circuits (or simply allowing cloud-based apps to be accessed directly to the internet instead of tunneled back) the ability to create SLAs for type of traffic, application-specific, or things even more granular than that
- Ease of initial configuration - I'm not actually sure how to make it easier without losing granularity and control, but it can be very difficult and confusing when first setting up. Afterwards, it's just point and click.
- Model upload - It would be nice if a given hardware model could be "uploaded" to provide a basic configuration to start with.
- Logs - I'd prefer more options for filtering logs and having certain ones not be alarms of any kind.
Through Cisco Meraki Platform, it has helped us manage thousands of devices from a single interface, allowing rapid deployment of the devices. Additionally, it has reduced support tickets and increased the full use of internet resources by our clients.
Additionally, we have improved the quality of our operations by executing integrations of more branches within the parent company in a safe and reliable manner.
- Load Balance
- Aprovisionamiento masivo // Mass provisioning
- IPS / IDS
- Update Centralizado // Centralized updates
- Control de acceso // Access controls
- VPN IPsec
- microsegmentacion // Micro-segmentation
- Backup de configuración // Backup configuration
SD-WAN is applicable to all business verticals, since it helps to make the administration of large infrastructures more efficient, improving the response times related to an incident, facilitating the resolution of problems, and guaranteeing business continuity when there are interruptions in your upstream communications. But best of all, the user experience improves by 100%, by always having the ability to access business applications in a reliable and secure manner.
Since the Cisco SD-WAN tools are a part of Cisco’s broader portfolio of solutions, support cross-cuts to each of our deployed components, with our company as the customer having the ability to solve our problems through the same, approved infrastructure. Their support team easily satisfies the customer’s needs so that they continue to focus on business functions.
- Cisco SD WAN has the best security solution with AMP/IPS-IDS.
- It has the ability to perform smart decisions based on MOS, which is a great way to determine if the connection is healthy.
- With Meraki, you can create templates to quickly scale your network in a simpler way.
- With Meraki it's pretty easy to deploy massive branches in a quicker way.
- Handled more WAN ports
- Visibility of more rules in a single report
- Supporting more services (voice, data, video)
- The easy configuration and troubleshooting of the solution
- The support becomes an easy key to access and understand even when the first support on site is not an expert of the technology.
- Tasks like identifying the source, status of service and quality of service is an ongoing task and helps networkers to find the solution
- Auto VPN
- Easy management of the clients that connect to our network.
- Easy implementation of other devices like switches, cameras (Meraki MV), access points (Merakis MR)
- Easy access to information like availability, loss of carriers, latency, and network usage
- Sometimes the Meraki devices does not correctly failover.
- The support process on Meraki takes too long.
- You cannot access this devices by a command line. It is only accessible via GUI.
- SD-WAN is very powerful and user-friendly.
- It is especially useful if your organization has a large number of sites.
- The zero-touch deployment saved so much time and freed up a lot of technical resources which can really quickly add up.
- The instant tech support was unparalleled and really helped with the installation questions that many of our employees had.
- I read on another review that Cisco’s refuses to participate in an SD-WAN test, which makes me question the product.
- Worried about an increase in hardware upgrade costs.
- When you offer too many features and only limited power that makes for products that could appear good but in the long run they are lacking in the real-world applications.
We are currently in the implementation phase of SD-WAN with Meraki to provide services on premise via MPLS and public services like ADSL links
- Seguridad // Security
- Performance // Performance
- Disponibilidad // Availability
- Configuraciones más rapidas // Faster configuration and setup
- Interfaz más amigable // More user-friendly interface
- Integración // Integrations
Provides connections for both on-premise and cloud services that are required to be balanced and secure
- Provide private connectivity between two points over a shared network
- Enables us to deploy solutions with very minimal infrastructure and investment
- It provides a secure way of transporting critical data with ease
- Licensing Scheme
Aggregation of regional branch offices
Deploy secure virtualized network services automatically
Connect Cloud/IaaS/SaaS Applications to branch offices with operational ease
VPNSs site to site with others vendors.
- You can use links as paths.
- Control traffic and gain visibility.
- Prioritizing traffic.
- SD WAN can use in small branches like hospitals
- SD wan is used across the hold organization
- SD WAN has increment the best user experience
mitigando costos por enlaces MPLS
Efficient, low-cost connectivity
The support services are very good
- Eliminating complex configuration commands that we need to know when configuring devices
- Zero touch provisioning, no need to physically check the device.
- With the use of internet you can now access your devices in different branches
- Cost Effective
- Maybe complexity in setting up the configuration for SD-WAN
- You must know first how it really works especially different protocols
- The tabs
- You can use SD-WAN in order to improve your communication links.
- You can use two links of communications at the same time in order to prevent any inconvenience.
- You can react more quickly or be preventative and not reactive.
- Everything software-defined makes human error and lack of knowledge of available function easier to configure and use.
- The ease of replacement of devices and the management GUI is great.
- The available analytics from the wifi and camera from customer traffic is very useful.
- Cisco is a brand that you can trust.
- Licensing issue and the immediate shut down of service if renewal is overlooked can cause major issues.
- Cloud-managed Vmanage to manage all the Vedge routers in single pane GUI. This helps operations to manage the environment.
- Design flexibility with service insertion capabilities via control policies. This has turned out to be the key in our design.
- Cleaned up the global WAN design with a simple and straight design, easy to manage through APIs.
- We would like to get port channel functionality of Vedge routers soon because currently, our WAN is bigger than our LAN.
- We would like to get Vedge cloud routers in GCP. We want to connect with GCP and are in need of the Vedge cloud there which we were told it's not supported till March 2020.
- Ease of deployment.
- Plug and play on existing deployment and adding new sites is easy.
- Strong architecture and integration with Cisco ISR's.
- Cisco integrated solution.
- Initial deployment challenges. Complex to understand the local and remote tunnel concepts.
- Edge operating system.
Cisco SD-WAN Scorecard Summary
What is Cisco SD-WAN?
Cisco SD-WAN Competitors
Cisco SD-WAN Technical Details