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
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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