NetScaler SD-WAN increases the security, performance and reliability of traditional enterprise applications, SaaS applications and virtual desktops for remote users. It is a fully integrated platform that virtualizes enterprise WANs to help reduce bandwidth requirements, increase application performance, simplify branch office networking and gain flexibility through a hybrid WAN architecture.
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Financials, Government & Education, Healthcare, Retail and Telecom|
Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN provides centralized policy and control for application aware packet-level real-time path selection, WAN optimization, firewalling, routing, and analytics, on a hardware or virtual appliance on-premises or in the cloud, to increase application availability, and security, simplify the branch network and reduce bandwidth costs by virtualizing the WAN.
|Form Factor||As a Service in the cloud, Hardware appliance (COTS), Hardware appliance (proprietary), Managed Service, Software|
|Primary Customer Segments||Enterprises|
|Key Partners||Microsoft, Amazon, ZScaler, ForcePoint, and Blue Coat.|
|Key Customers||The Tile Shop, AIDS Health Care Foundation, Royal Caribbean Cruises, HMS Host Corporation, Cornerstone Home Lending|
|Licensing and Pricing||
Priced by throughput and licensed as perpetual or subscription.
Integrated SD-WAN, WAN Opt, routing and firewall. Bi-directional path assignment by application, and packet in milliseconds with 4000 applications supported. Deep ICA/HDX visibility for Citrix XENDesktop and XENApp. Dynamic routing, DHCP server and relay, VRF, IP Sec VPN and GRE tunnel termination. Firewall policies segment services and zones, supports Static NAT, Dynamic NAT, network path encryption. Centralized policy definition across network services simplifies turning up a location. Zero touch deployment from Citrix Cloud enables auto configuration. Packet duplication on independent paths. Dynamic virtual paths between branch offices. Traffic shaping and dynamic bandwidth reservation for managing QoS for different classes of traffic.
|Deployment Architecture||uCPE - on-premises|
|Product Capabilities||Application acceleration and optimization, Application classification, Application prioritization, Application segmentation, Cloud breakout, Encryption. Load balancing across links, Network access control, Network monitoring, Routing capabilities, Security functions built-in, Service chaining, WAN optimization, Zero-touch provisioning|