SLT-MOBITEL launches first-ever fully-managed SD-WAN services

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 20 2021
FT SLT-MOBITEL launches first-ever fully-managed SD-WAN services

SLT-MOBITEL in collaboration with Cisco and Millennium I.T. E.S.P. (Pvt) Ltd (MillenniumIT ESP), announced the launch of its new managed SD-WAN services to accelerate digitisation of enterprise and government customers in Sri Lanka.  

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT)will offer the Cisco SD-WAN’s full functionality including intelligent dynamic routing, optimised cloud connectivity, and visibility into applications and performance to its enterprise customers in Sri Lanka.

This collaboration brings together Cisco’s intent-based networking solutions, SLT’s connectivity solutions and Millennium ITESP’s systems integration capabilities to quickly develop and deploy multiple managed services efficiently and cost-effectively across Sri Lanka.  SLT will handle the deployment and operation of enterprise WAN Service combined with its underlay connectivity options with MPLS and internet connectivity, enabling them to offer its enterprise customers a host of differentiated services in a seamless, reliable and secure manner. 

As Sri Lankan businesses embrace digital transformation, many are looking at managed service providers to simplify running their IT operations, specifically around provisioning, managing and troubleshooting services.Recognising the need and the general transition of applications to the cloud, SLT collaborated with Cisco and Millennium IT ESP to offer SD-WAN. With this innovative leap forward, company’s business customers can have their managed services turned up quickly, managed securely from both captive and the cloud, and modified easily using software-defined networking technology. 

Focusing on the concept of ‘grow more, pay less’, SD-WAN offers the simplicity of management, better visibility, enhanced application experience, optimised cloud connectivity, and a more secure WAN for accessing multiple cloud applications. SD-WAN  natively integrates Cisco’s security stack to provide threat protection that is consistently maintained across branch offices and multiple clouds without compromising performance. In addition,it also provides many last mile options and island wide Outside Plant Maitenence Centers (OPMC) and Service Level Agreement (SLA) to ensure maximum customer priorities.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Feb 20 2021

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