Infosys recognized as an Innovator in Avasant’s SD-WAN Managed Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as an Innovator for SD-WAN Managed Services 2019.

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Strategic intent towards SD-WAN with a fast growing practice and partner ecosystem. Inorganic approach to capability expansion

  • Innovator 2019 SD-WAN Managed Services RadarView™ Report

Avasant Analyst Insights

Practice Maturity

  • Infosys provides a set of SD-WAN services that spans platforms and services, advisory services and governance. Since 2017, it has scaled up the with 300+ SDN/NFV certified professionals and service coverage across 50+ countries
  • It has made strategic investments in in-house development of solution accelerators and SDN/NFV frameworks. Its Smart Network Assurance (SNA) and Network function automation (NFA) accelerates SD-WAN adoption, and has been widely adopted by enterprises
  • In terms of pricing structure, it utilizes the pay-per-use approach, which has helped to win new logos, including a leading ANZ telco and the Australian Military Bank
  • Its solutions and architectures address various use cases involving cloud application access, voice and guest access, business unit network segmentation, security and compliance
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Infosys has strong alliances with SD-WAN hardware and software providers (Cisco, Silver Peak and Velo Cloud), leading firewall providers (Check Point, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Zscaler), multiple OEMS and accelerators
  • It is an active contributor to key standard forums driving SDN/NFV, such as ONF, ONAP and TMForum as well as the ONOS R-CORD project. It has multiple investments in developing joint solutions with OEM partners
  • It has 50+ global partners in technology products and solutions, telecom services, smart hands support, etc.

Investments and Innovation

  • It established specialized innovation labs for SDN/NFV in Bangalore and Trivandrum. These are equipped with open source components and standard SDN switching elements. With its dedicated SD-WAN infrastructure center of excellence (CoE), it provides solution validation platform that integrates the customer environment
  • It invested USD 1.5M in TidalScale, a firm that offers software-defined server solutions. Additionally, it has contributed significantly in building niche skills required for SDN/NFV through partnerships, training and open standard forums (ONAP, ONF, etc.)
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