Hybrid SD-WAN Enhances Healthcare Network Management

HIT Infrastructure, July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 – CenturyLink announced the release of its managed hybrid software-defined networking in the WAN (SD-WAN) solutions that will allow organizations to manage traffic flow across the broadband network as well as private MPLS networks. SD-WAN significantly improves healthcare network management.

The solution uses application-aware routing to identify the best network path based on preset requirements, application requirements, and network latency. This ensures that users are getting access to information be quickest way possible regardless of where the application lives.

SDN uses virtualization to remove the intelligent management software from network hardware. By doing so, SDN creates a centralized, more intelligent, and easier managed network architecture.  

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