EarthLink SD-WAN: The wide area network, transformed.

Enterprise computing is making a transformational shift to the cloud. Now it's time for the network powering that shift to transform, too. EarthLink SD-WAN is a cloud-delivered network service designed to optimize performance and reliability to meet escalating customer expectations in an always-on cloud connected world.

Leveraging multiple connections found in hybrid networks, SD-WAN adds a layer of intelligence providing real-time visibility into — and control over — network and application performance. It also provides a way to break free of traditional network constraints by augmenting bandwidth with widely available, low cost broadband.

The results: Dramatically improved performance and reliability, with 100% SD-WAN service availability SLA,* and up to 100x the bandwidth at a similar or lower cost than a standard T1.


Optimize Cloud-Based Application Performance with SD-WAN

How a retailer optimized their applications and network transforming IT, their CX and their business.


Visibility and Control

Get visibility into performance and bandwidth use by app, location and user. Then define business policies to dynamically optimize and prioritize them to be sure critical apps perform as needed.

Mission Critical Reliability

Maximize uptime via active/active dual path connectivity and dynamic WAN selection which routes traffic on best path based on real-time analytics. All backed by a 100% SD-WAN service availability SLA.*

Business Agility

Boost competitive agility using readily available broadband and optimized management tools, enabling zero touch installs and configuration for new locations, services and apps.

The Business Aware Cloud Network

All SD-WAN solutions are not created equal. EarthLink SD-WAN uses our own Business Aware Cloud Network, with gateways strategically located to deliver diverse low latency connections to major cloud platform and application providers, direct connectivity at IP peering points and to our own MPLS and IPsec services through our proprietary Cloud Core architecture.

The EarthLink SD-WAN Advantage

Established at the dawn of the Internet era, EarthLink has a history driving innovation in the ISP space, with deep experience in access options and managing hybrid networks for customers of every size. Our SD-WAN services draw on that trusted heritage. While SD-WAN is inherently network agnostic, our offering is anything but a commodity, and are differentiated in four critical ways:

Concierge Service
Fully-managed service includes an assigned technical service manager providing proactive personalized support to get the most out of SD-WAN.

Business Aware Cloud Network
Innovative architecture with proprietary Cloud Core nodes enables real time dynamic traffic steering for optimized network and application performance.

Tailored Industry Solutions
Suite of easily integrated services to further amplify the impact of SD-WAN on customer experience, including cloud-based UCaaS, WiFi and Security services.

Optimized Management
Powerful, easy to use proprietary myLink network management application empowers IT to control their SD-WAN and cloud-based services using a single pane of glass.

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