Term Description
Smart Access Gateway

Smart Access Gateway (SAG) is a one-stop solution for connecting local branches to Alibaba Cloud.

With SAG, enterprises can securely access Alibaba Cloud over the Internet, and enjoy a more intelligent and reliable connection.

Smart Access Gateway device

A gateway device that is used by local clients to access Alibaba Cloud.

You can purchase an SAG device by creating an SAG instance on the Alibaba Cloud console. Alibaba Cloud then delivers the device to the address you provided. You can view the delivery status and manage the device on the SAG console.

Cloud Connect Network

A device access matrix composed of Alibaba Cloud distributed access gateways.

To connect local branches to Alibaba Cloud, you can add multiple SAG devices to a Cloud Connect Network (CCN) instance and then attach the CCN instance to a Cloud Enterprise Network (CEN) instance.