The Application-centric model of Cisco’s IWAN

I’ve been keeping the very corner of my eye on Cisco’s IWAN and it’s rapid evolution in the realm of SD-WAN. ¬†At the recent Network Field Day event (NFD10), some light was shed on the application-centric aspects of IWAN under APIC-EM that I believe really sets it apart from some of the competing solutions out there. Sumanth Kakaraparthi, Principal Product Manager with Cisco, discussed the company’s approach to SD-WAN in a concise presentation to the NFD10 delegates and live viewers. Two key differences stand out to me – (more…)