🧑🏻‍💼Fusion Business Express: Empowering Your Business with Next-Generation Connectivity💼

🧑🏻‍💼Fusion Business Express: Empowering Your Business with Next-Generation Connectivity💼

Boost Your Business with Fusion SD-WAN Express Solutions

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The Fusion SD-WAN Business Express is a game-changing solution designed to elevate your business connectivity to new heights. This comprehensive package combines cutting-edge technology with cost-effective solutions, ensuring that your business stays ahead of the curve. Whether you're a small business looking for a reliable network solution or aiming to upgrade to multiple link capabilities seamlessly, Fusion has you covered.

The Fusion SD-WAN Business Express is a single link solution providing cybersecurity, private WANs, web browsing filtering, crystal clear voice, advanced traffic, analytics, performance and SLA metrics, and site CPE substitution. Business Express can be upgraded to the Plus and Premium variants.

Solution Architecture

At the heart of Fusion's offering is a robust hub and spoke architecture, eliminating last-mile problems and ensuring seamless connectivity. Unlike mesh systems that lack visibility and struggle with link reliability, Fusion's architecture provides unparalleled service assurance. With support for localized aggregators in leading data centers and a multi-tenant installation framework, Fusion offers flexibility and scalability that grows with your business.

Technology Stack

Powered by the latest stable Linux Debian/Suse networking kernel, Fusion's SD-WAN solution boasts industry-leading performance. The Suse-based variant is certified for government and federal use, guaranteeing security and reliability. The solution is upgradable from a single leg to 3 or 7 ISP legs, known as the Plus and Premium variants, ensuring that your connectivity scales effortlessly with your business needs.

Private WAN Networking and Cloud Optimization

Fusion's solution isn't just about connectivity; it's about unlocking the full potential of your network. With private WAN networking capabilities, MPLS replacement, and centralized data centre breakout, Fusion enables efficient cloud service utilization. VLAN and VXLAN support allow for device and user segmentation, enhancing security and management.

Enabling crystal clear voice

Quality of service (QoS) does not work on broadband links. It fails. However, the solution from Fusion is able to uniquely solve the problem by leveraging the hub and spoke model to implemented bi-directional QoS over the last mile. This means that unlike all other solutions that can only implement QoS in one direction Fusion overcomes this as well as implementing algorithms for bandwidth adaption that automatically determine the optimal clamping speed for a last mile.

Hardware and Support

Fusion's edge hardware is designed for seamless deployment, with true zero-touch provisioning and management via the Antares portal. Whether you opt for desktop or rack-mount CPEs, Fusion's hardware solutions are optimized for performance and reliability. With 24/7 international support and comprehensive online documentation, Fusion ensures that your business stays connected without limits.

Management and Analytics

The Fusion management ecosystem, hosted in the IBM cloud, offers a secure and scalable platform for network administration. With separate client portals for configuration, performance monitoring, and advanced traffic analytics, Fusion puts the power of network management in your hands. Real-time analytics, hierarchical administration, and automated provisioning streamline operations and drive efficiency. Any competitive pricing for just advanced analytics will be more expensive than any the pricing for Fusion's Business Express which contains many additional features.

Networking and Security

Fusion's SD-WAN solution is packed with networking and security features to keep your business protected. IPV6/IPV4 support, instantaneous fail-over, QoS capabilities, bandwidth adaptation, and WAN optimization techniques ensure optimal performance and reliability. Uplink security, encryption protocols, and integration with leading firewall solutions offer comprehensive network protection against cyber threats.

Fusion has partnered with ControlD to include web content filtering using their cloud based offering. Its is one of the best services of this type available!

Edge Services and WAN Optimization

From lightning-fast DNS caching to content filtering and traffic analytics, Fusion's edge services enhance network performance and security. WAN optimization features such as TCP acceleration, congestion control, and bandwidth management ensure efficient data transmission and application performance.

The optimization includes an ability to execute an hourly based MTU test to automatically detect and use the correct MTU size without manual intervention.

WFH and Remote Connectivity

For remote work scenarios, Fusion offers seamless integration with popular VPN technologies like Wireguard, OpenVPN, and Openconnect. Network management tools, notifications, and integration with third-party platforms make remote connectivity a breeze for your workforce.

CPE Subsitution

The Fusion edge is able to cater for Network Virtualization Functions. The basic solutions is a host based routing and nftables based low level firewall but this can be substituted using a Fusion variant of OpenWRT that enables a full CPE based solution which includes a low level firewall as well as VPNs. The solution has 3000 applications ready to be leveraged and used and is by far the larges network application store available.

Wrap

The Fusion Business Express is more than just a connectivity solution; it's a gateway to enhanced productivity, reliability, and security for your business. With a focus on seamless scalability, robust performance, and comprehensive management tools, Fusion empowers your business to thrive in today's dynamic digital landscape. Say goodbye to network downtime and hello to a future-proofed network infrastructure with Fusion Business Express.

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