The new managed SD-WAN services, based on Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect, enable China Telecom to cost-effectively address the international connectivity, performance and security requirements for multinationals based in China and seeking to expand out of the region.
It also enables China Telecom to attract new multinational clients seeking to expand into, and across, China.
“We are pleased to add managed SD-WAN services to our market-leading WAN services portfolio,” said Cao Zheng, manager of network management expert business department, China Telecom.
“Add to this the integration of EdgeConnect into our NetCare platform and we can proactively monitor and manage each client’s SD-WAN service to deliver an exceptional customer support experience.”
China Telecom will partner with Westcon-Comstor to offer fulfilment and integration services of the underlying Silver Peak EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution.
Utilising the EdgeConnect RESTful API, Westcon-Comstor has fully integrated EdgeConnect into the CT NetCare unified customer network monitoring and management platform, enabling China Telecom to offer real-time and proactive managed SD-WAN service monitoring and management to existing and new clients.
“We are excited to partner with one of the world’s largest service providers, China Telecom, to bring fully managed tiered SD-WAN services to multi-national enterprises that are struggling with management challenges associated with cost effective global connectivity while maintaining WAN performance and security,” said Shayne Stubbs, vice president, service provider and cloud, Silver Peak.
“With Westcon-Comstor at the ready to provide turnkey fulfillment and integration services along with a strong in-country presence in China we are confident that we can deliver unprecedented levels of flexibility and value to our joint customers.”