With hybrid work and fast adoption of cloud-based services, companies are rethinking how to elevate SD-WAN to the next level. Adoption of SASE architectures, enabling network automation, and expansion to the network edge have become crucial drivers of SD-WAN success. Tata Communications Limited (TCL) has over 620 points of presence and over 110 cloud service connections spread out globally. TCL follows a modular, platform-based approach for providing end-to-end SD-WAN services by leveraging its IZO™ SD-WAN Platform. Its TCx Platform offers rapid provisioning, configuration, and policy changes for its enterprise clients. TCL also utilizes its global network of edge service nodes for providing SASE services along with SD-WAN.
TCL is offering a pay-per-use model with the launch of its SD-WAN as a service (SDWANaaS) offering, which will enable it to further simplify SD-WAN adoption. A deep portfolio of solutions, comprehensive partnerships spanning both the networking and security to enable converged offerings, and global delivery capabilities with the knowhow of regional complexities have placed TCL as a leader in Avasant’s SD-WAN Managed Services 2022–2023 RadarView.