Dell EMC has introduced its new SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) solution with the Intel Xeon D-2100 processor – targeting digital transformation deals.
Business leaders will gain benefits because the virtualized solutions will enhance or displace expensive fixed-function access hardware by connecting the enterprise edge to the cloud via universal Customer Premise Equipment (uCPE).
Dell EMC today said the Virtual Edge Platform (VEP) provides access to the network via SD-WAN – assisting service providers and enterprise customers to drive growth, strengthen differentiation and improve the end-user experience.
“By infusing Open Networking into access networks to the cloud with the Virtual Edge Platform family, Dell EMC can help customers modernize infrastructure and transform operations while automating service delivery and processes,” Tom Burns, senior vice president, Networking & Service Provider Solutions at Dell EMC, said.
IT departments at many service providers and enterprises are modernizing infrastructure — in the data center, the network edge, including branch offices — to control costs, reduce complexity and enable scalability for growth.
They can use software-defined architecture, Open Networking and virtualization to improve network access to accelerate their digital transformation goals.
Brad Casemore, IDC Research Vice President, Data Center Networks, said: “With universal CPE (uCPE) solution for SDN-WAN environments, Dell EMC is extending its Open Networking portfolio to the enterprise edge to accommodate the growing number of cloud-based applications that require lower latency and scalability.”
IT engineers can feel the difference because Dell EMC VEP4600 is powered by Intel Xeon D-2100 product that delivers more than 1.5x faster CPU performance, up to 2x improvement in packet processing, 2x memory bandwidth and up to 4x memory capacity.
Intel said these processors enable complex packet processing and other scale-out workloads with responsiveness and low latency.