One of the main promises of edge-based SD-WAN vendors is that by using the Internet, you will be able to offload MPLS traffic while maintaining the same level of availability, and by doing so, achieve a positive ROI.
The problem with this statement is that the public Internet provides an unpredictable route that is set by regulations and commercial agreements between the providers, leading to latency over the long-haul.
Read this study to learn about:
- The 3 challenges of internet routing: Latency, Packet loss, Route selection.
- Why private networks (MPLS) became a premium and expensive product.
- Demo how packets make unnecessary trips around the world.