Ecessa Extends SD-Wan to the Cloud With Wanworx Virtual Instance for Azure
Ecessa Corporation, a Communication Systems, Inc. company, announced a major upgrade to its SD-WAN product line with the release of the WANworX Virtual Instance for Microsoft Azure.
The all-in-one WANworX software stack, available on the Azure Marketplace, makes cloud migration easier, more resilient, and more secure. It gives organizations a low-latency, secure on-ramp to the Azure public cloud with same-IP failover and the full control and flexibility customers have come to expect from Ecessa.
“WANworX is a gamechanger for companies that are currently deploying SD-WAN,” said Mike Siegler, Ecessa’s General Manager. “With WANworX, network professionals can connect their locations anywhere in the world to the public cloud in Microsoft Azure for resilient, Never Down network performance without going through a third-party SD-WAN supplier’s cloud gateway. Control of the gateway and the network stay with the end user, an important feature missing from competitive offerings. It’s Your SD-WAN — Anywhere.”
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All WANworX physical appliances and virtual instances include:
- Full Router functionality
- Layer 7 Next Generation Firewall
- SD-WAN appliance
- Network monitoring and performance management
- Tier One technical support 24x7x365 with optional fully managed services
The WANworX Virtual Instance for Azure solution gives users the flexibility to selectively route traffic up to the Azure Public Cloud, while maintaining local ISP load balancing and failover for non-critical and less sensitive traffic, like general internet traffic. This flexibility offers better cost control of the Azure Public Cloud piece. The company notes that early adopters of the technology are enjoying fully reliable performance of their cloud-based phone systems and other applications with same-IP failover capabilities.
Since the early 2000’s, Ecessa has provided premises-based WAN routing, load balancing and failover devices to improve application performance and ensure network resilience for businesses around the globe. With this product release, Ecessa solutions extend resilience and flexibility to Azure cloud-based networks, as well as to SaaS and UCaaS providers of choice.
“With support for Azure, WANworX is the most flexible, feature-rich, cost effective solution on the market,” said Siegler. “No other solution combines all the features of a router, firewall, SD-WAN device and network monitor with independent Azure access.”
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