In the digital era, competitive advantage is not just a matter of being able to connect to the world. It is about creating a scalable business-friendly environment that connects enterprises to anywhere in the world.
Responding to this opportunity, Philippine operator PLDT confirmed it has signed on with software-defined network vendor Zenlayer to offer software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology to global enterprises by Q2 of 2018.
SD-WAN interconnects enterprise networks, data centers, and clouds with each other, enabling customers to be agile despite geographical distances via a powerful and secure cloud platform.
The operator said the goal is to be able to deliver instant provisioning of dedicated wide area networks that provide reliability and ultra-low latency to the Southeast Asian market.
Jojo Gendrano, VP & Head of PLDT Enterprise Core Business Solutions, said the partnership is in line with the company’s goal of offering its customers a dynamic bandwidth solution that allows them to connect and sync applications and workloads with other global offices and data centers.
“There has been a huge demand for international inter-office and inter-cloud connectivity, and this partnership has allowed us to further broaden our capacity to fill that need. Enterprises need to be strategic, agile, and adaptive to achieve business resiliency, and we can provide the necessary tools to get them there,” he added.