Software-Defined and Managed Networks

Telstra leads GlobalData's WAN Services Australia Market Analysis 2020

Our strong managed network services portfolio and expanding security practice that fortifies our WAN offerings put Telstra right at the top of GlobalData's WAN leaderboard.

Adapt to a changing world with control and flexibility.

Explore our Software-Defined and Managed Network solutions.


Telstra’s SD-WAN and network core capabilities combine to create a digital business platform with the flexibility and control you need to help innovate and manage change.

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Telstra Programmable Network

Empower business transformation and adapt to changing demands with the industry’s first globally connected on-demand networking platform.

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As a frontrunner in enterprise-grade SASE solutions, Telstra brings you options from leading vendors to achieve best-practice security. Trust Telstra to protect your business in more places with a modern, cloud-based approach.

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Managed Network Services

Fully managed end-to-end network infrastructure and services to help increase productivity and cost efficiencies, and enhance network visibility and control.

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Take control of your business network with our Software defined and Managed network solutions

Telstra’s Software-Defined Networks (SDN) delivers a new level of control and flexibility - enabling business agility, delivering compelling customer experiences, and extending your reach to more markets. Our SDN technology serves as a powerful foundation for your SD-WAN, amplifying your ability to securely and reliably connect between networks and users across different locations.

Our Managed Network Services (MNS) save you the hassle of managing your modern network, allowing you to focus on the core business. Harness the latest technologies from industry-leading providers and draw on our networking expertise to create the network solution that empowers you to thrive.

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SD-WAN Benchmarking Tool

If you are doing research on the value of deploying SD-WAN, the Benchmarking tool will help you, in less than 5 minutes, generate a report of your own so you can see how you are mapped against comparable peers that already use an SD-WAN and related network service, help build your ROI and understand the cost of potential security breaches.

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SD-WAN helps AGL power Australian homes and businesses

We worked closely with leading energy company AGL Energy to rethink its network strategy and leverage a managed SD-WAN solution to help achieve their vision.

  • AGL is all about putting our customers first; SD-WAN allows AGL to deliver improved experience to our “internal” customers. Partnering with Telstra and Cisco has been instrumental in the success of our SD-WAN implementation, ensuring the successful design, delivery, and operations. And more importantly the seamless transition of services from traditional connected networks to SD-WAN services.

    Ming Teh, AGL Cloud and Infrastructure Platform Owner

Learn from real-life, early SD-WAN adopters

SD-WAN is rapidly changing how businesses think about networks. What are the merging network innovations that help enable the future?​

Download this comprehensive report from Omdia to gain the insights on how wireless, edge, intelligence, and virtualisation makes business agility critical to meet accelerating change beyond today.

What top analyst firms say about our Software-Defined Networks

  • Telstra can drive differentiation through its broader range of SD-WAN offerings, enterprise-grade Internet and managed services capabilities. With the combination of nbn™ access, wireless access (LTE and 5G), enterprise-grade Internet and SD-WAN, Telstra can develop the optimal solution for customers.

    Global Data, 2019

Your SD-WAN is only as good as your network

Download the report to read through the implications of these trends and the future outlook assisted by the underlying technologies and services.​

Why Telstra for Software-Defined and Managed Network Solutions

Change your network with your business plan

Choose the type of access and network you need, then migrate them as things change. Buy and consume multiple network services over the same access, and save the time and effort of engaging multiple vendors.

Leverage our network for your competitive advantage

Our network has 225,000km of fibre, 4G mobile connectivity to 98% of the population, and global reach to 2,000 PoPs in 230+ countries. Three geographically diverse connections with two levels of redundancy helps eliminate downtime.

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End-to-end view for better performance

Telstra can give you more visibility of your IT systems and structures. Managing your IT becomes simpler with technology and services offered as a complete, integrated solution with one port of call for support.

Expertise to match your business needs

Draw on the experience of our global experts and business partners who can help you build and complete integrated solutions, whatever your requirements.

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Interested in Software-Defined and Managed Network Solutions?

Whether you’re exploring new possibilities or needing support for your existing solutions, we’re here to help.