Juniper Contrail SD-WAN Overview

Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is the #15 ranked solution in our list of SD-WAN tools. It is most often compared to Fortinet FortiGate: Juniper Contrail SD-WAN vs Fortinet FortiGate

What is Juniper Contrail SD-WAN?

Contrail SD-WAN delivers a simple, automated multicloud SD-WAN. It enables you to create an evolvable architecture to simplify growth, from secure routers to SD-WAN, SD-Branch, and beyond. It automates the WAN edge across Juniper virtual cloud endpoints and on-premises next-generation firewall or universal CPE platforms. And it provisions and enforces multilevel security policy at scale, across multiple clouds and enterprise sites with diverse topologies.

Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is also known as Contrail SD-WAN.

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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Juniper Contrail SD-WAN pricing:
  • "The licensing structure is very flexible."

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Damilola Sanni
Network Security Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
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Top 5
Provides layer four to seven protection but does not support a next-generation firewall

What is our primary use case?

I am a partner and we deploy Juniper and other solutions for our customers. Right now, we are mainly focused on Juniper Contrail SD-WAN.

Pros and Cons

  • "It gives you that level of visibility to understand what's going on between layer four and layer seven."
  • "The training could be better. When it comes to the demo dashboard capability, I feel like it could be much easier for our customers to use. Our last customer complained about this."

What other advice do I have?

I would absolutely recommend Juniper, but only to small to medium-sized organizations. For larger enterprises, I would recommend Fortinet. Juniper is a good choice for smaller organizations that don't have the budget for Fortinet. Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I would give Juniper a rating of seven. The dashboard seems a little bit complex. The Initial setup is great but the dashboard seems a little bit too complex for IT personnel who are being trained. The dashboard should be simplified just to ensure that people who are being trained learn faster. Also, as I mentioned, a…