Expereo เปิดตัว SD-WAN Gateways

ขยายพอร์ตบริการด้านการบริหารจัดการ อัมสเตอร์ดัม เนเธอร์แลนด์ , Jan. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Expereo ผู้ให้บริการชั้นนำระดับโลกด้านโซลูชั่นระบบเครือข่ายที่เป็นตัวกลางรับ-ส่งข้อมูล (managed Internet), SD-WAN, SASE และ Cloud Access ประกาศเปิดตัว SD-WAN Gateways บริการใหม่นี้ช่วยเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพ SD-WAN สำหรับองค์กรด้วย Global Footprint เพื่อรองรับกลยุทธ์มัลติคลาวด์และเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพแอปพลิเคชัน SD-WAN Gateways ช่วยให้เครือข่ายทั่วโลกขององค์กรปรับปรุงประสบการณ์ SD-WAN ระหว่างศูนย์ข้อมูลและฮับไซต์ทั้งภายในภูมิภาคและทั่วโลกโดยไม่ลดทอนประสิทธิภาพในประเทศ องค์กรสามารถรวมโซลูชัน SD-WAN ที่มีอยู่กับ Expereo SD-WAN Gateways เพื่อเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพประสบการณ์การใช้งานแอปพลิเคชันของผู้ใช้ปลายทางและลดต้นทุนการดำเนินงานได้ บริการใหม่นี้ใช้ประโยชน์จากบริการ SD-WAN ที่ได้รับการจัดการของ Expereo เสริมด้วยเทคโนโลยีการเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพการกำหนดเส้นทาง BGP อัจฉริยะที่เป็นกรรมสิทธิ์ ซึ่งช่วยเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพการเข้าถึง SaaS และการเข้าถึงคลาวด์สาธารณะและส่วนตัว ทำให้เอาชนะข้อจำกัดทางอินเทอร์เน็ตได้ Sander Barens ซีพีโอของ Expereo […]

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