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How SD-WAN Helped Autodesk Hit Cloud Security, Efficiency, and Cost Goals

Autodesk, a 130-location multi-national software company, relies on the cloud to support many applications. This requires connectivity to the Azure, Office 365, and Amazon web services. Until recently, all Autodesk locations relied on MPLS connectivity to a company data center. But the company has been shifting to a software defined WAN (SD-WAN) approach that will eventually move much of the traffic to and from the cloud to a direct internet connection from each company location, while retaining MPLS connectivity.