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Frontier sets phased SD-WAN rollout, focuses on driving business

February 12, 2018


Frontier admits that while it trails its larger telco counterparts CenturyLink and Verizon on the SD-WAN front, that will enable it to learn from past issues others have faced in rolling it out to businesses.

What will perhaps make Frontier’s movement to SD-WAN a bit less painful than for its larger ILEC counterparts AT&T and Verizon is that it does not have a large MPLS customer base to cannibalize.

Scott Mispagel, senior VP of network architecture and engineering for Frontier, told FierceTelecom that it will take those lessons so it can properly train its sales force and educate customers on how SD-WAN could be valuable.

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