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Optimise application performance and simplify branch infrastructure with flexible SD-WAN services.

High-performance cloud connectivity and flexibility

With its unique cloud gateway architecture and innovative Dynamic Multipath Optimisation™ (DMPO) capabilities, Lumen SD-WAN with VMware delivers reliable, secure high-performance access to voice, video and other business-critical applications from branch to data centre to cloud at scale.

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Flexible deployment and management models

Build branch connectivity in minutes with scalable management components designed to support mid- to large-sized organisations.

Cloud Solutions

Managed, pre-built path to the cloud

Optimise performance, reliability and security with direct cloud access.


Simplified WAN management

Free up time and resources with zero-touch deployments, streamlined operations and single-pane-of-glass control.

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Features and Specifications

  • 2,000+ cloud Gateways and 65+ Orchestrators
  • Hundreds of thousands of Edges in 100+ points of presence (PoPs) across the globe
  • Direct SaaS application access through cloud breakout without data centre backhauling

  • Aggregated broadband internet, LTE and MPLS circuits
  • Application-aware, per-packet link steering and on-demand remediation
  • Optimised performance for real-time, mission-critical and interactive applications

  • Zero-touch deployment with pull or push activation
  • Rapid provisioning and simplified configuration
  • Suitable for any type of deployment leveraging a hyperscale solution

  • Centralised management and visibility for streamlined operations
  • Cloud-hosted, multitenant SD-WAN Orchestrator

Use Cases

Turn up remote sites quickly

Meet branch office needs with enhanced support for high-bandwidth, low-latency apps such as voice or video.

Keep business operations running smoothly

Provide seamless, secure connectivity to critical apps like Salesforce, Office 365, payroll systems and more.

Improve visibility across your WAN

Monitor the health of your environment with a unified view so you can react and adapt to issues quickly.

TWO YEARS RUNNING: Lumen named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global1


1Gartner, Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Network Services, 2022.

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