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Move Beyond SD-WAN with CloudWAN

Huawei’s CloudWAN solution outperforms its predecessor to deliver performance three times the industry average. The solution leverages optimized architecture, hardware acceleration, algorithms, and NetEngine AR6000 — Huawei’s industry-leading series of SD-WAN routers — to achieve improved branch interconnection. With CloudWAN, your WANs can adapt as business needs change and overcome the rapid increase in traffic volume associated with new technologies such as cloud, AI, and 5G. Build high-performance SD-WANs that offer optimal experience, flexible networking, and simplified O&M.

Huawei is an industry leader in the SD-WAN field and was the first SD-WAN provider to pass European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC) testing. Recognized as a challenger in WAN Edge Infrastructure by Gartner, Huawei continues to innovate in the SD-WAN field through collaboration with numerous carriers and enterprises. Already in wide-spread commercial use, Huawei’s CloudWAN solution utilizes HUAWEI CLOUD to provide on-demand network connection services for your business.

Advantages

Solution Architecture

The CloudWAN solution comprises the NetEngine AR6000 series routers, AR1000V vCPEs, distributed control component, Agile Controller, third-party orchestrator, and other application systems.

  • NetEngine AR6000 series router: mainly functions as an egress CPE at an enterprise branch or a data center.

    AR1000V vCPE: mainly functions as an egress CPE at a data center or cloud site. It runs on a physical server or VM, and supports on-demand performance expansion.

    Distributed control component: distributes inter-CPE VPN route and tunnel information on demand according to user-defined VPN topology policies.

    Agile Controller: automatically orchestrates topologies and policies, monitors performance and status, and provides northbound RESTful APIs to interconnect with third-party orchestrators and other systems.

Application Scenarios

  • Flexible Networking

  • Application Experience Assurance

  • Simplified O&M

  • Openness & Multi-Cloud

  • Branch Security

  • Flexible Networking

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    Flexible Networking

    Achieve complete networking flexibility and scale your network as your business grows. The CloudWAN solution offers more than 20 networking models, including mesh, hierarchical, IaaS/SaaS access, and traditional MPLS, as well as LAN-side modes such as direct connection, dual-homing, and partial-ring.

  • Application Experience Assurance

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    Application Experience Assurance

    Accurately and intelligently identify complex services and SaaS in addition to user-defined applications through First Package Identification (FPI) and Service Awareness (SA). And with Intelligent Path Selection (iPath), optimize paths according to application SLAs and priorities to ensure optimal experience of key applications and achieve bandwidth utilization of up to 90%.

  • Simplified O&M

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    Simplified O&M

    Leverage zero-touch provisioning and plug-and-play capabilities to automate deployment of WANs in minutes though email, USB drive, registration center, or DHCP. With visualized network status and comprehensive site, link, and application statistics, the CloudWAN solution facilitates fault diagnostics and reduces OPEX by 80%. Achieve E2E full-process automation — automate your network topology orchestration and deployment, route selection, QoS, and security service policy configuration with more than 20 networking models and interconnection scenarios.

  • Openness & Multi-Cloud

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    Openness & Multi-Cloud

    Integrate your resources through open APIs for basic networking, overlay policy configuration, O&M and monitoring, and other interconnection scenarios. With the CloudWAN solution, you can unify operation of multiple systems, consolidate your customer portal, and orchestrate services centrally. In addition, the CloudWAN solution works with HUAWEI CLOUD and third-party clouds, supports one-hop access to the cloud, and delivers optimal IaaS/SaaS connection experience.

  • Branch Security

    Branch Security Solution
    Protect your branches with integrated security capabilities, secure tunnel backup, and strong user device authentication while also simplifying management.

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