AT&T SD-WAN Gets Enhance by
April 2, 2021
Cisco Teleworker deployed with AT&T SD-WAN uses existing residential
broadband to elevate the telework experience, and a new public sector
solution provides government compliant SD-WAN services
continues to grow and evolve its AT&T SD-WAN capabilities, adding new
features from Cisco to support remote workers plus FISMA compliance for
government agencies, a federal information security standard.
Introducing AT&T SD-WAN with Cisco’s Teleworker solution, which offers
SD-WAN capabilities for employees working from home. It provides a fast
and easy way for businesses with remote employees to stand up and manage
a home office by using the employee’s existing home internet connection,
and layers on the full SD-WAN stack with one piece of hardware. With
this new teleworker solution, employees stay connected to
enterprise-grade services without compromising performance.
For public sector customers, AT&T SD-WAN with Cisco – FISMA offers them
a high-performance, managed, policy-based SD-WAN service while meeting
FISMA (Federal Information Security Modernization Act) criteria for
managing system security and risks.
Additionally, now AT&T SD-WAN with Cisco offers customers with a
co-managed option. This provides customers with the ability to control
and self-manage their business application policies, while continuing to
rely on AT&T for managed service support for configuration, fault and
Why are these things important?
“The workforce is continuing to evolve, and having the right tools is
essential to a business – no matter where the business is getting done,”
says Will Eborall, AVP, Product Marketing Management for AT&T Business.
“AT&T continues to adapt its offerings to align with the customer needs
of today, with these enhancements to SD-WAN with Cisco. As a leader in
supporting all shapes and sizes of businesses, and the largest SD-WAN
provider in North America, we’re giving businesses the tools to not just
manage their needs today, but prepare for the future.”
"Teleworking or working from home is a shift that can put extra pressure
on enterprise IT groups tasked with enabling highly secure access to
business-critical applications," said JL Valente, vice president of
product management, Enterprise Routing and SD-WAN at Cisco. "Today's
distributed workforce needs superior home office connectivity that makes
working at home just as fluid as being in the office with consistent
connectivity, performance and enterprise-grade security. The AT&T SD-WAN
with Cisco Teleworker solution meets these requirements by providing an
office-like experience to workers while keeping enterprise assets highly
What other details should I know?
SD-WAN with Cisco Teleworker solution emphasizes security, while
prioritizing the businesses applications over non-business traffic. It’s
easy to deploy with zero touch provisioning, getting employees up and
running efficiently, bringing their corporate networks home, and
delivering the tools they need to work with high security. It gives
employees full visibility into the edge, with near real-time
FISMA requires that US federal government agencies develop, document,
and implement an information security and protection program. AT&T
SD-WAN with Cisco - FISMA enables them to stay compliant to these
regulations while digitally transforming their wide area networks. This
solution delivers a highly reliable, highly secure managed SD-WAN
solution offering improved application performance across a variety of
connectivity options and speeds.