About Us

We are the Experts in SD-WAN design, sourcing, and implementation.

SD-WAN-Experts, a division of Network Solution Experts, is the SD-WAN advisor to enterprises. For more than a decade, SD-WAN Experts helped organizations, large and small, with their networking selection and implementation.

Unlike VARs and agents, SD-WAN-Experts is bases recommendations 100 percent on enterprise requirements. We provide objective insight into vendor and service selection and network design. Through our unique process, we help you identify your particular needs. Then, we advocate for you to ensure that your company gets the best solution at the lowest cost from the best vendor or service provider. With best of breed relationships and experience thoroughly vetting networking technology solutions, we can save you immeasurable amounts of time, energy and money. 

Hybrid WAN
Evaluation and Assessment
POC Management and Deployment

Steve Garson

Founder & CEO

Meet Steve Garson 
In 2007, I started SD-WAN Experts, then called MPLS Experts, to help US companies build their networks into China and the Asia Pacific. Much has changed in the way companies design their networks since those first deployments. Frame Relay is no longer, and MPLS has given way to SD-WAN, but we still remain the leading specialists in the procurement and roll-out of SD-WANs. Over the years, my firm has become recognized as the industry experts in the field of SD-WAN and SASE by global enterprises. As independent consultants, I personally meet with the leading companies in the SD-WAN industry to learn their road-maps. By managing the RFP process repeatedly, we have insight that is hard to obtain. Your enterprise can leverage our expertise. You can learn more about our insights into SD-WANs on our blog and column, “Ask the WAN Expert,” on Network World.

Nirvik Nandy


Meet Nirvik Nandy
Nirvik is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at SD-WAN Experts and the president and CEO of Red Lantern. He brings 23 years of cyber security experience in serving large global organizations and Fortune 500 clients. Prior to founding Red Lantern, Nirvik was Executive Director for Cyber Security and Risk Transformation at Ernst & Young. He has led cyber security and information technology transformation projects across a variety of industries, including Financial Services, Diversified Industrial Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment and Healthcare, and has served as Acting CISO and CIO for Fortune 100 companies .

He has multiple years of experience with leading information technology programs including systems implementation, network and system infrastructure, data protection, enterprise data and application architecture, data center operations, disaster recovery and business continuity planning. 

Keith Mangene

Senior Engineer

Meet Keith Mangene
Keith has 20 years of experience that includes managing a 500+ site MPLS network with Cisco WAAS, WLC, routers and switches. He has worked as a Senior Consultant for British Telecom International Network Services and IBM Global Services. Keith is a master problem solver and architect with a deep Cisco knowledge. 

Raj Lincoln

Project Manager, Consultant

Meet Raj Lincoln
Raj Lincoln has over fifteen years of experience in designing and optimizing transport network infrastructure for most demanding customers in the financial industry. He understands network requirements whether it is for low-latency high-frequency trading or for disaster recovery purposes. His specialty is understanding global backbone networks (fiber routes, wavelength services, MPLS networks) of various telecom service providers and leveraging their strengths to create the best WAN solutions for clients. 

Oliver Hinderegger

Project Manager, Europe

Meet Oliver Hinderegger
Oliver has 22 years of experience in IT. At Leica Geosystems in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, he was responsible for Worldwide IT Infrastructure and head of server management and collaborative solutions. His present focus is on SD-WAN, migration to the cloud and IT process improvement. Oliver is based on Wolfurt, Austria.