Rcom launches global SD-WAN solution

Staff writer
Telco SDN/NFV Asia

Reliance Communications (Rcom) and its subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) have launched the latest addition to its Cloud X portfolio.

Cloud X WAN is the first “Made in India” Cloud-centric network platform designed to help overcome many of the challenges facing today’s global enterprise networks.

“In today’s market, it is evident that SD-WAN is rapidly gaining momentum as it offers an innovative way to adapt traditional WANs to Cloud services,” said Bill Barney, CEO of RCom (Enterprise) and GCX. “Cloud X WAN, was developed to address the market, offering an affordable solution which embraces flexibility, scalability and enhanced security.”

Rcom/GCX’s Cloud X WAN will provide cloud-based managed services globally across the company’s proprietary CLOUD X platform, a leading edge cloud ecosystem and multi-service orchestration platform implemented in key hubs along GCX’s Global subsea network infrastructure.

Through Cloud X WAN, enterprises will be able to subscribe to network services on a “pay as you go” basis meaning their network infrastructure can be as agile as the cloud services it connects into.

Cloud X WAN’s centralized SD-WAN architecture provides managed MPLS and SD- WAN services as well as Virtualized Network Functions such as Virtual CPE & VPN, Virtual Firewall & Security, Virtual WAN Optimization and Storage-as-a-Service across the GCX network.

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