The cost associated with deploying a Wide Area Network (WAN) is one of the primary challenges facing IT departments as they look to upgrade their existing infrastructure. WAN upgrades are essential to support expanding businesses and increasing data capacity requirements, but migrating to a new WAN is seen as a risk to day to day operations.
Smart Wires Technology
Exponential-e designs and deploys our Smart WAN solution over their Smart Wires network. Smart Wires uses VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Services), extending the plug-and-play functionality from the LAN across a wide area by facilitating the creation of a completely private virtual cloud to which you can connect all of your sites. Smart WAN provides any-to-any connectivity and access to Exponential-e’s managed services platform across this cloud. Importantly for security, we also keep these services separate from each other.
The Smart WAN service from Exponential-e is designed to meet both the cost challenge and migration risks associated with the deployment of multi-site Network infrastructure by offering a pricing model based on the number of sites making up the Network topology.
Our Smart WAN solution comes with the option of Internet, Exponential-e’s business-only private Internet service which includes a fully managed centralised firewall. For businesses looking for a multi-site WAN with a single central security boundary and Internet gateway providing protection from unauthorised access and other security threats, the combination of these two Exponential-e services is ideal. The fully managed centralised firewall service from Exponential-e is based on purpose built, large enterprise-class security appliances and hosted in carrier-class Data Centres. Exponential-e is based on purpose built, large enterprise-class security appliances and hosted in carrierclass Data Centres.
• Fibre-based WAN solution.
• Multiple bandwidth options: 10 Mbps, 25 Mbps, 50 Mbps, 100 Mbps up to 1Gbps in 100 Mbps increments, then up to 10Gpbs in 1Gbps increments.
• Circuit bandwidths available options: 100Mbps, 1Gbps and 10Gbps.
• Complete managed solution with our Ethernet Demarcation Device (EDD) and managed router as standard.
• Option to add back-up for additional peace of mind.
• 6 levels of QoS to ensure traffic is prioritised according to business requirement.
• Comprehensive end-to-end SLA based on availability, latency and packet loss.
• Available with Internet service: business-only.
• Internet with managed centralised firewall.
Control the costs of your Wide Area Network
• Use your Wide Area Network to give you access to multiple services.
• Faster and more reliable remote access to applications and data.
• Better able to manage high-speed data traffic.
• Delivered over 100GigE core Network.
• End-to-end SLA for true peace of mind.
• Enterprise-grade security
High Performance Wide Area Network
Prioritise business critical applications and drive your business forward with low-latency WAN solution with simplified management, increased agility and tangible cost savings
Extend your LAN into your WAN with Exponential-e’s VPLS Technology
Exponential-e is the UK’s pioneer of corporate Networks delivered using Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS). VPLS is a Layer 2 Network technology that allows geographically-diverse locations to connect together as if on the same Local Area Network (LAN).
Software Defined WAN
Secure, smart and fast
Extend your LAN into your WAN with Exponential-e’s VPLS Technology
Based on the principles of Software defined networking (SDN), SD-WAN allows Network administrators to programmatically initialise, control, change, and manage Network behaviour dynamically. It’s essentially decoupling the infrastructure from the service using software-definition and network functions virtualisation (NFV). However you wish to connect your services, SD-WAN provides the flexibility to utilise multiple access technologies, which enables the agility and resilience required in today’s ever-changing world.
Exponential-e's SD-WAN architecture is a fully managed, hybrid, low-latency private WAN / Internet service with any-to-any connectivity to a number of services - be it Cloud, branch sites, SaaS or more. SDN solutions integrate seamlessly with homogenous layer 2 VPLS Network architecture to apply fast and secure network management all the way from a user's device right across the Network to your data centre and Cloud infrastructure.
The exponential growth in cloud services adoption is driving demand for greater automation, premium user experience and secure, simple control of your networking services. Exponential-e enables organisations to easily control, scale and deliver services more quickly.
Accelerate the delivery of your services and significantly reduce your WAN costs through greater operational efficiency, IT automation, faster deployments and direct Connectivity to your cloud applications.
Software Defined WAN for the Home
Empower your remote workforce with ultra-secure, high performing connections to their home network
With home working now the new norm, application performance is an increasing concern, with multiple devices competing for bandwidth as they remotely connect to the corporate network. Furthermore, the range of threats to network security is much larger, due to numerous unsecured IoT devices connecting to the home router.
SD-HOME - Exponential-e’s Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solution for home working - maximises quality of service (QoS) for critical business applications by utilising SD-WAN technology for bandwidth prioritisation, supported by a robust cyber security network.
All the benefits of SD-WAN, tailored for home networks
SD-HOME maximises the availability of business-critical applications to home workers, irrespective of service provider or access technology, while extending your corporate security and compliance polices to the home network. SD-HOME integrates seamlessly into your existing Corporate WAN, maintaining a secure overlay network, over which your corporate resources can be delivered, enhancing user experience, productivity and effectiveness.
The “smart home” can have a massive impact on the remote worker, not only restricting business-critical connectivity, but exposing weaknesses in home internet security that, in turn, affect the corporate network security system.
Contact our Wide Area Network and Connectivity Specialists today!
We would welcome the opportunity to speak to you about any upcoming projects or challenges you may be facing. To speak to one of our Network and Connectivity Specialists call us on 020 3668 0444, alternatively please fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you.