Banca Popolare di Sondrio Enhances Application Performance and Management With SD-WAN

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Banca Popolare di Sondrio is a 151-year-old bank in Italy, one of the oldest financial institutions in the country and a leader in the cooperative banking movement. The bank employs nearly 3,000 people across 500 branches and a digital presence, offering services to individuals, businesses and public organizations.



  • New digital services required high-performance connectivity across a distributed footprint
  • Lack of WAN visibility across the organization
  • Network performance issues were difficult to identify and remediate
"As we evolve our digital services, it offers us a solid foundation to better plan our future networks requirements and the flexibility to add capacity in a seamless way to meet our business goals."
Claudio Libera
Network Engineer, Banca Popolare dii Sondrio

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  • Banca Popolare implemented new management policies that give them instant insight into how applications and services are performing at every site connected to the WAN
  • Performance alerts are both highly-targeted and granular, providing IT teams with the right information so they can quickly identify, assess, and troubleshoot issues
  • Deeper visibility and insight into network performance gives Banca Popolare the confidence to add capacity and plan for future support of digital services to better meet business goals
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