Riverbed SD-WAN with Microsoft Virtual WAN simplifies and automates branch office and cloud connectivity
Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN (vWAN) is a new network service offering from Microsoft which simplifies deployment of large-scale secure and optimized branch connectivity across the global Microsoft network. This service provides optimized fast path routing between on-premises, virtual appliances and Azure hosted workloads with secure connectivity using automated IPsec tunnels. Enterprises can now leverage and utilize a Microsoft powered backbone for optimized and secure connectivity across a virtual WAN.
Riverbed and Microsoft have partnered together to deliver a fully automated and software-defined experience from the branch to and through the Azure WAN. This partnership, utilizing Riverbed SD-WAN at the branch, enables dynamic secure branch-to-branch and secure branch-to-Azure connectivity, with SD-WAN application aware intelligent traffic steering across a Microsoft powered backbone.
Riverbed SteelConnect EX API integration with Microsoft Azure vWAN simplifies the configuration and management of services to:
Create logical Site and VPN
Connections between Site VPN Gateways in Azure
Automate the downloading of IPSec Configuration from Azure to SteelConnect EX
Quickly establish Secure IPSec Connectivity by automatically applying IPSec VPN Configuration to SteelConnect EX
By leveraging Microsoft Virtual WAN, together we provide:
Application experience driven performance
Automated Branch and WAN connectivity
Integrated security across the full-stack of service