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Deploying Aruba Virtual Gateways

The Aruba SD-Branch solution supports deploying a hardware VPNVirtual Private Network. VPN enables secure access to a corporate network when located remotely. It enables a computer to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if it were directly connected to the private network, while benefiting from the functionality, security, and management policies of the private network. This is done by establishing a virtual point-to-point connection through the use of dedicated connections, encryption, or a combination of the two. Concentrator as headend gateway in the customer's data center or a virtualized instance of a headend gateway in customer's public cloud infrastructure. The virtualized instance of Aruba Gateway is referred to as Virtual Gateway.

Virtual Gateways allow customers to bring their public cloud infrastructure to the SD-WANSoftware-Defined Wide Area Network. SD-WAN is an application for applying SDN technology to WAN connections that connect enterprise networks across disparate geographical locations. fabric and facilitate connectivity between branches and the public cloud.

The inclusion of Virtual Gateways in the Aruba SD-WANSoftware-Defined Wide Area Network. SD-WAN is an application for applying SDN technology to WAN connections that connect enterprise networks across disparate geographical locations. architecture offers the following benefits:

Ability to directly connect a branch to cloud instances and thereby improving access to the instances hosted on a public cloud infrastructure.

Resilient connectivity from the cloud by utilizing multiple transport links; for example, the link between an Internet Gateway and Virtual Gateway.

Centralized control and policy management across branch, data center and cloud end-points.

 

To enable Virtual Gateway support on your SD-Branch, please contact your Aruba Sales Specialist.