Tata Teleservices has announced the launch of SD-WAN iFLX, built on the Fortinet Secure SD-WAN solution. SD-WAN iFLX, is a comprehensive solution designed to provide an enterprise with a highly flexible network to handle today’s complex digital and cloud applications, across all its locations.

Most modern businesses are going through digital transformation to stay competitive and be future-ready. They require network flexibility and high performance to seamlessly integrate smart applications to meet their growing business needs. SD-WAN iFLX offers that and much more. It provides operational simplicity, application-level prioritisation and visibility, integrated security, enhanced overall business application environment as well as the much-needed resilience at an affordable price point.

With SD-WAN iFLX, businesses can also enhance their customer experience, as with better network optimisation, they can swiftly provide new customer services with intelligent provisioning.  Tata Teleservices will be leveraging Fortinet’s global expertise and its Secure SD-WAN solution in customising and delivering the best network performances and security for an optimal cost for Indian SMBs.  Tata Teleservices will be offering three SD-WAN iFLX options for SMB customers – SD-WAN iFLX Lite, SD-WAN iFLX Pro and SD-WAN iFLX Ultra.

Commenting on the development, Vishal Rally, Senior Vice-President, Product and Commercial, Tata Teleservices, said, “As enterprises are accelerating their digital transformation, multi-technology networks, cloud-first approach, growing bandwidth consumption, and need for enterprise-grade security layer are becoming the norm. There is an emerging need to transform networks at scale without compromising security. SD-WAN iFLX, is a new way to network which brings in unmatched flexibility, scalability, next-gen security with business intelligence thereby enhancing customer experience. All of this is offered at an affordable cost with zero capex and complete managed services option. With the launch of this product category at an affordable cost which is otherwise considered as a premium product in the industry, it is Tata Teleservices endeavor to democratise cutting-edge technology solutions for SMBs, enabling them to do big.”

Meanwhile, Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC, said, “Fortinet is the only cybersecurity vendor to offer an all-in-one SD-WAN solution. This resonates with the need of increased security, seamless connectivity, reduced complexity, and low cost of ownership while supporting high-quality enterprise-grade video and voice applications and users working from anywhere. Our security driven networking approach helps combine advanced routing, integrated next-generation firewall (NGFW), self-healing SD-WAN capabilities and intuitive orchestration. Fortinet-powered SD-WAN iFLX being offered by Tata Teleservices will set a new benchmark in the category and will enable SMBs to optimise their WAN infrastructure and connectivity to deliver better performance and user experience with a security-first approach”

How SD-WAN iFLX makes it easy…

  • Optimises network performance and uptime
  • Simplifies branch set up through centralised control
  • Allows last mile, service provider agnostic scalability
  • Enables secure, fast connectivity and high performance for cloud applications
  • Streamlines agile business policy modification
  • Provides end-to-end visibility and analytics
  • Integrates NGFW capabilities and advanced routing
  • Leverages Managed services based OPEX model

SD-WAN iFLX solution has diverse applicability to SMBs across sectors like IT & ITeS, BFSI, Manufacturing, Retail, E-commerce, Healthcare, Media & Telecom, and Logistics.  According to a Frost and Sullivan report, about 64 per cent of the surveyed enterprises intend to deploy SD-WAN within the next two years and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 45.1 per cent in the next few years.

Tata Teleservices has leveraged its deep customer expertise and has taken several initiatives in recent times to empower enterprises with innovative and reliable solutions that significantly boost their competitiveness. The company has strengthened its portfolio of enterprise-grade solutions such as Smartflo, SmartOffice, Ultra-Lola, smart internet leased line, collaboration solutions, IoT, data management, and cybersecurity solutions across industries. These solutions appropriately address the needs arising out of a distributed and remote working environment and enable customers to scale while not compromising security.