SD-WAN enables secure and simple access to cloud applications in multicloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) environments. It also helps ensure resilience and threat protection.
Catalyst SD-WAN provides on-premises and cloud-based security, accelerating the transition to a secure access service edge (SASE) architecture where and when it's needed, in a secure, simplified, and agile manner.
Catalyst SD-WAN security helps protect enterprises against security threats today while accelerating the transition to a SASE architecture for the future.
The broad set of solutions and end-to-end security stack powered by Cisco Talos threat intelligence help protect against the latest cyberthreats.
Catalyst SD-WAN integration with Identity Services Engine (ISE) enables user identity verification, visibility into every device, and adaptive policy enforcement to secure access to every application.
The need for multiple security point products is eliminated through integration with Cisco Umbrella cloud-delivered security as a single, scalable, cloud-native security solution.
Guided workflows, enhanced monitoring and visibility, and access to actionable threat data from a single dashboard simplify the implementation of security policies.
SD-WAN security is delivered flexibly, either in a cloud-security SASE model or on-premises in SD-WAN routers. The choice depends on the business requirements and compliance needs of an enterprise.
Fully integrated with cloud-delivered security services, Cisco Umbrella security offers protection against security blind spots and cyberthreats. Powered by the Cisco Umbrella global network and Cisco Talos threat intelligence, it provides a simple way to deliver protection to users anywhere they access the internet and cloud apps. Catalyst SD-WAN also integrates with third-party cloud security providers, offering choice and flexibility for a smooth transition to SASE.
Catalyst SD-WAN offers embedded SSL decryption, enterprise firewall, identity-based firewall, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, Advanced Malware Protection (AMP), and DNS Security. Together, these capabilities provide secure WAN access and simplify compliance demands onsite while offering constant protection against internal and external threats.
"Our customers face significant challenges managing multiple point products to create comprehensive security stacks for their organization. Cisco Umbrella combines the functionality of many of these products into a single cloud-native solution that can scale to meet the security needs of any organization. Now with the Catalyst SD-WAN integration, [Cisco] Umbrella security services can be brought to the branch in a matter of minutes using the Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) features available in SD-WAN Manager."
Mike Pfeiffer, Technical Solutions Architect, World Wide Technology
"There are lots of benefits with Catalyst SD-WAN—my network team is so happy with it. Now, they focus on critical tasks, rather than being burdened with maintenance and updates. And the performance improvements have dropped service ticket queues to nearly zero."
Joel Marquez, IT Director, Tamimi Markets
"Catalyst SD-WAN Security delivers simplicity and automation so that we can apply the right security controls where needed, when needed. We are very excited to bolster that solution with the Catalyst 8000 Edge Platforms solution."
Joachim Sinzig, Director of Product Management, Riedel Networks
"Vistara's growing business required a strong and cost-effective solution to run a spectrum of applications with minimal downtime and maximum performance. Cisco's SD-WAN was the right solution to help us do this. [With] Catalyst SD-WAN, our network topology is now optimized and centralized across all of our operations and IT offices, making it easier to manage data and incrementally save costs."
Subhash Kumar Mishra, Head of IT Enterprise, Vistara
"The one-click integration of Cisco Umbrella with SD-WAN has been great. It makes deployment and configuration much easier in a distributed environment. This is a big step forward in simplifying the distribution and management of edge security."
Joshua Mudd, Senior Network Engineer, Presidio