Cisco SD-WAN Professional Services

Cisco SD-WAN

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SD-WAN capabilities can be applied as a virtual overlay to a company’s current WAN connection, which today would typically be MPLS-based. An SD-WAN architecture can connect your remote offices and data centers, optimizing network performance, for a fraction of the cost of solely using MPLS. Enterprises are looking at SD-WAN to decrease the number of physical devices required to support applications and reduce the cost of maintaining technology deployed in branch locations.

Cisco SD-WAN Professional Services

Proof of Value

Fast Lane’s Proof of Value (PoV) program is an essential component of our solution adoption services. It allows to demonstrate the value proposition and ROI of a solutions to customers supported by Fast Lane experts, presentation material and demo infrastructure. A Proof of Value event provides technical decision makers with a deep-dive learning experience that focuses on a specific solution addressing a particular use case. After attending such an event, the intent is that most of the audience questions and concerns will have been answered and they will have an appreciation of the operational and business value that can be achieved by implementing the solution. In other words, a PoV workshop is a means of closing sales through learning.

Proof of Concept

Fast Lane's Proof of Concept (PoC) program is an essential component of our sales acceleration services. It allows to demonstrate the value proposition and ROI of solutions to key customer accounts focusing on the existing environment and challenges of the customer. The aim is building an in-house demonstration pod allowing to showcase the solution and address a customer's specific use case(s). In contract to a PoV event that is rather generic in nature, a PoC focuses on a customer’s specific requirements and proposed solution.

Mentored Install

As part of our mentored installation services, we manage the entire project process, including task distribution, resource planning and scheduling. Fast Lane will engage subject matter experts to help build out enablement solutions and mentor system integrators or customers through the design, installation, configuration and successful deployment of an SD-WAN solution. Our deployment service is a special derivative of staff augmentation. It consists of one or more on-site or remote design and deployment engagements including related knowledge transfer and additional mentoring/coaching as needed. The purpose of these services is to help you deploy solutions with expert assistance in a controlled (mentored) environment thus optimizing your investment in technology, accelerating time to deploy and improving the effectiveness of the implementation.

There are multiple types of engagements available ranging from Isolated Mentored Install Deployments with various onsite days to Production Network Integration Deployments. Each engagement will be scoped by a Fast Lane Subject Matter Expert (FL SME) and team and a detailed Statement of Work (SOW) will be created for the type of engagement.

Expert 4 Hire

Fast Lane experts are here to support critical parts of your SD-WAN business roadmap. Our E4H service provides the resources to assist you in the following areas:

  • Pre-Sales project assessment and planning
  • SD-WAN outcomes-based solution design
  • SD-WAN RFP response
  • Implementation and Post-Sales support

In addition to these services, we provide role-based SD-WAN training for Account Managers, Systems Engineers, Field Engineers, Administrators and Customer Success Managers.

Cisco SD-WAN Training Services

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