SD-WAN is quickly becoming a popular choice for businesses looking to optimize traffic and improve performance for cloud applications. However, what many people don’t realize is that SD-WAN can also help reduce the risk for cloud deployments. SD-WAN technology is growing in popularity as a way to reduce the complexity and risk of using cloud services. But what specifically does SD-WAN do to reduce cloud risk? In this article, we'll take a look at how SD-WAN works and how it can help to take advantage of the cloud while keeping the data safe.