The move from the office to Work From Anywhere as well as the digital transformation that has shifted the focus to the cloud requires a change in how users access the enterprise network and the applications of the enterprise.
The new version 5.2.1 brings several important enhancements to flexiWAN, starting with a Remote Worker Client application that is fully integrated with flexiEdge and flexiManage, as well as PPPoE client support, advanced tunnel configuration options and much more.
AI & ML are key technologies that will change the face of networking and security. As networks and systems become more complex to deploy and maintain, AI & ML will become imperative for successful network performance.
Making it easy to onboard a customer and a new site to flexiWAN is very important. Over time, we have taken several steps to improve this experience. We’ve added Zero Touch Provisioning, Web UI to flexiEdge for setting the token, troubleshooting and worked with our hardware partners to offer flexiWAN pre-installed devices.
As security is becoming an integral part of enterprise networking, flexiWAN now adds a native security firewall. Capabilities such as LAN bridge configuration, OSPF improvements and other smaller features were added as well.
Also in this version, a major under the hood infrastructure upgrade. An enhanced flexiEdge web UI for better installation and troubleshooting, more tunnel key exchange options including no-encryption allowing for custom encryption integration, enhancements to local Internet breakout utilizing multi-WANs and enhanced STUN functionality.
Version 3.1.1 adds many new capabilities to flexiWAN including LTE & WiFi support, enhanced ZTP and troubleshooting capabilities through flexiEdge Web UI and support for Hetzner Cloud VPS.
Network architects must start planning today to push routing intelligence, that provides application performance guarantees and security controls, to the very edge of their networks.
The new flexiWAN release 2.2.2 enhances internet connectivity monitoring, allowing easier visibility of flexiEdge device connectivity as well as seamless failover between multiple WAN interfaces adding this capability also for local internet breakout use cases.
Version 2.1.2 brings many improvements and enhancements, among others, is enhanced NAT traversal for asymmetric NAT using STUN. This feature enables establishing tunnels behind NAT or a router, without the need to enable port forwarding or 1:1 NAT on the upstream router.