Understanding and Implementing WAN-as-a-Service

According to Gartner by 2025, 75% of large enterprises will build self-service infrastructure platforms to enable rapid innovation. As enterprises move to a hybrid cloud infrastructure including multi-tenant colocation data centers, IT teams are looking for ways to turn WAN connectivity into a self-service component of an agile cloud architecture.

View this on-demand webinar for a presentation and demonstration with PacketFabric co-founder Anna Claiborne and CMO Alex Henthorn-Iwane, for an informative session on how private, optical WAN is being transformed by new software-defined network automation.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • The business drivers for self-service WAN
  • Why WAN-as-a-Service has been limited to VPN tunnel overlays
  • Where new forms of SDN automation are transforming private, optical WAN services that are self-served via portals and REST APIs
  • How WAN-as-a-Service can deliver high-speed data center and cloud connectivity in minutes with SaaS-like consumption models, even as granular as 100Gbps connectivity by the hour


Anna Claiborne, CTO and CPO, and Alex Henthorn-Iwane, CMO at PacketFabric