Fierce Innovation Awards Telecom Edition Announces VeloCloud as Winner of Top Recognitions
VeloCloud Recognized for Leadership in Last Mile/Edge Access Awards Category; Also Takes “Best in Show” Honors in Best Cost-Saving Innovation Awards Category
Mountain View, Calif, November 11, 2015
VeloCloud Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that it has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition, a unique industry awards program powered by the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable. VeloCloud received top honors in the category “Last Mile/Edge Access,” and earned an overall award of “Best in Show: Best Cost-Saving Innovation.”
VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to automate branch WAN deployments, and assure performance to cloud and enterprise applications. Global service providers are able to increase revenue, deliver advanced services and increase flexibility. VeloCloud SD-WAN control enables application traffic to be securely carried independently of the underlying transport layer, enabling flexibility, availability and performance while dramatically reducing IT complexity in branch offices.
VeloCloud is being recognized for its industry-leading and innovative Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solution. Judges evaluated submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, ability to integrate into existing network environments, and end-user customer experience.
“It is gratifying to receive another award for the VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solution, this time from FierceMarkets, a leading media provider of information in key markets such as telecommunications and technology,” said Michael Wood, VP of Marketing, VeloCloud. “With VeloCloud, enterprises can support application growth, network agility, simplified branch implementations; and global service providers can increase revenue, deliver advanced services and increase flexibility.”
Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of judges which included: Jeff Cologna, Strategic Partnerships, U.S. Cellular Product & Innovation; Andrew Ip, Senior Vice President of Optimum Labs, Cablevision System Corporation; Dan Murphy, Director, Verizon Innovation Program; Mattias Fridström, Vice President & Head of Technology, TeliaSonera International Carrier; Robert Howald, Vice President of Network Architecture, Comcast; Ron Marquardt, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology, Innovation & Architecture, Sprint; David A. Mayo, Senior Vice President of Technology, T-Mobile USA; and Michael Weston, Senior Executive, Verizon.
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VeloCloud Networks™, Inc. is the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, a Gartner Cool Vendor, the Frost & Sullivan Product Leader in the SD-WAN Solution Market, and a Best of Interop and Best of VMworld winner. The company simplifies branch WAN networking by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband Internet and LTE links for today’s increasingly distributed enterprises. VeloCloud SD-WAN includes: a choice of public, private or hybrid cloud network for enterprise-grade connection to cloud and enterprise applications; branch office enterprise appliances and optional data center appliances; software-defined control and automation; and virtual services delivery. VeloCloud has received financing from investors including NEA, Venrock, March Capital Partners, Hermes Growth Partners, Telstra Ventures, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Cisco Investments, and The Fabric, and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information, visit www.velocloud.com and follow the company on Twitter @VeloCloud.