The most valuable feature is the application-level routing. One of our clients used this solution to route VOIP and video calls using MPLS. The single dashboard makes the management very easy.
How has it helped my organization?
With Cisco, you can optimize and design the solution in the way you want. For example, you can have 1,000 branches with three or four data centers, and if you can reroute the traffic from one branch to the nearest data center in order to… more»
What needs improvement?
This solution has a built-in firewall that handles URL filtering and functionality, but you have to pay extra for it and some of the customers would rather just use Fortinet or Palo Alto. This solution should include a fully functional… more»
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
We have also worked with Meraki SD-WAN, but the choice of solution depends on the customer's size and requirements. Meraki is for smaller clients. For example, Meraki only supports two landings, whereas Cisco supports more than that.
What other advice do I have?
My advice for anybody who is researching this solution is to consider the size of the environment. If they have 100 to 150 branches, then they should also look into other solutions such as VeloCloud by VMware. I would rate this solution a… more»