Integrate the iboss cloud With Your SD-WAN Solution to Provide Seamless Cloud-Based Internet Security
Compliment SD-WAN and MPLS with Branch Office Internet Breakouts Using Cloud Security
Leveraging local branch office internet breakouts, users receive best-of-breed internet protection including compliance, web filtering, malware defense and data loss prevention. Security is delivered in the cloud, directly by the iboss Cloud Platform resulting in faster internet connections to critical applications. This increases end-user productivity and provides an increased user experience. MPLS and SD-WAN links can focus on traffic that is specifically destined for other offices within the network.
In addition, the burden of attempting to provide deep file and stream-based security to internet bound traffic by local branch office appliances is eliminated. The computer power needed to provide this level of security, including SSL inspection and protection, is high. This lowers the appliance throughput for site-to-site encryption required by SD-WAN. By performing security in the cloud, the branch office equipment can re-purpose those CPU cycles for the site-to-site connections increasing their useful life by increasing their throughput.
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iboss has deployed with and validated numerous SD-WAN solutions to simplify implementation for our customers. Most SD-WAN platforms provide several methods to break-out traffic from the private network.
At the branch, SD-WAN solutions employ techniques such as application identification, network segmentation, and packet inspection to identify internet, cloud, and SaaS traffic and then apply policy-based routing to steer traffic appropriately to cloud-based security.
For SD-WAN deployments, iboss provides numerous ways to connect branches to the iboss Cloud Platform. iboss is simplifying the process for our customers by partnering with a number of the leading SD-WAN vendors to tighten integration and identify the best practices based on joint customer deployments.
SD-WAN solutions typically include an orchestration platform that centrally provisions the configuration and policies to all the branch locations. For large enterprises with thousands of locations, centralized management is critical to simplifying any deployment. iboss is integrating with the orchestration platform of several SD-WAN vendors, which with a single click, automatically connects the iboss Cloud Platform to provide security for all branches.