The India-based provider already has two SD-WAN services: one based on its own application-aware WAN technology and another based on Versa Networks tech.
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The partnership includes “operational interlocks” for single accountability for troubleshooting and testing and common monitoring tools for overseeing performance.
Tier 1 service providers have connected to public clouds with relative ease. But Tier 2 and Tier 3 providers are struggling to create this connectivity, according to Tata.
Tata is targeting multi-national businesses.
Anuta’s NCX has helped Tata configure, deploy, and manage more than 10,000 instances of its SD-WAN.
Developers can integrate NetFoundry technology on a per application or data flow basis.
The global carrier Tata is using Versa for one SD-WAN option.
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That's not a good thing, by the way. Burned by the promises of ISDN and ATM, some carriers attending the recent MEF meeting say they're cautious about SDN. They'd love to have it, but the operational questions are daunting.
Cloud service providers needs standards for transporting services across different networks. But they can't wait years for these standards to emerge. Enter the CloudEthernet Forum and its DevOps-like approach.