Manage your WAN from the cloud with Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator

Providing reliable, secure connectivity for your hybrid workforce has been underscored by complexity, lack of visibility, and budgetary and resource constraints. In a world where application performance determines success or failure, it’s critical for IT to have a management tool with intelligence, analytics, and monitoring accessible from anywhere as a hosted service.

This is precisely what you can achieve with Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator. This service makes it easier than ever to accelerate the pace of your business and simplify WAN management from a single pane of glass.

What is Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator?

Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator is a cloud-hosted, multitenant management platform for organizations in need of greater visibility, control, and automation of their wide area network. It can be used to manage thousands of remote users and locations from a single pane of glass, streamline cloud migration, and ensure secure application delivery. From zero-touch provisioning to application-centric and security policies, this SD-WAN solution provides everything you need to support your hybrid workforce—simply and securely.

Here are three reasons to move to Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator service:

1. You want to ease the move to cloud and SaaS.

If you’re in the process of moving workloads from your datacenter to the cloud,  you can make the transition even easier with a cloud-hosed orchestration service and easy on-ramps to Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). A dedicated private network overlay service offers redundant and resilient high-performance connectivity to thousands of SaaS, UCaaS, and cloud exchanges. With this turnkey service centrally managed with Orchestrator, you can mitigate internet outages and provide QoS and intelligent load balancing to keep your employees productive. And Microsoft Beacon integration provides intelligent routing decisions for the best Microsoft Office 365 experience.

Pair all of this with automated connectivity to Citrix Secure Internet Access for the most integrated and secure access to web and SaaS applications.

2. You want to reduce your TCO.

Eliminate the stress of manually fine-tuning system requirements, maintenance cycles, and managing hardware and infrastructure. Let us host your network and security management for you. Transitioning to management as a service gives you the flexibility of moving to an OPEX model so you can quickly adapt to market changes and better meet customer demand. And you’ll always have the latest Citrix SD-WAN innovations and releases.

Make the upgrade to visualized reporting and intent-centric traffic steering, firewall policy management, and QoS decision making. Leave the how to us. Handle policy configuration at scale with just a few clicks and automatically apply site profiles to as many sites as you want, so you can move at the pace of your business.

3. You want to accelerate the shift to SASE.

To deliver fast, secure and reliable access to apps, a unified approach to network and security administration simplifies operations. Citrix offers a unified approach to Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) with management plane integrations across networking and security. Citrix SD-WAN’s cloud-managed interface allows you to configure policies for cybersecurity and SD-WAN and leverage intelligent bandwidth control with real-time reporting. Orchestrator allows you to eliminate blind spots and simplify lifecycle operations including provisioning, policy-based management, visibility and troubleshooting. You get holistic views into your architecture, including branch office locations, security points of presence, tunnels and network usage, all on one unified dashboard.

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