VeloCloud Wins Interop Best Startup of 2015 Award
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29, 2015
VeloCloud Networks Inc., a cloud networking company, yesterday was named the Best of Interop 2015 winner of the Best Startup category for innovation in WAN networking. A panel selected VeloCloud from a competitive field of startups across the industry.
“Interop’s Best Startup of 2015 Award is a recognition all networking startups covet, and we are privileged to be recognized at our inaugural showing,” said Sanjay Uppal, CEO and co-founder of VeloCloud. “The award is a testimony to the quality of our team, our innovative SD-WAN technology bringing together the cloud as the network for enterprises, and our rapid growth in customers and partners.”
“Congratulations to VeloCloud for taking home the Best of Interop award in the Best Startup category, recognizing their innovation in WAN networking,” said Interop General Manager Jennifer Jessup. “Interop is proud to host this prestigious awards program to celebrate our community’s accomplishments and the unique solutions advancing enterprise technology.”
VeloCloud Partnerships Announced at Interop
In addition to exhibiting in Interop booth #863 through Apr 30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, VeloCloud earlier this week announced two moves toward expanding its reach worldwide:
- A partnership, featuring a reseller agreement, with Freewire, a fixed-wireless Internet service provider based in the U.S. Pacific Northwest region. Using VeloCloud enabled Freewire to offer customers “instant” WAN services and to immediately expand from regional to nationwide coverage.
- A partnership with Net One Systems, a networking solutions provider and cloud builder and broker in Japan, to deliver SD-WAN services in that country.
VeloCloud Addresses Serious Branch-Office Networking Issues
Businesses today struggle with application performance and WAN complexity and expense in their branch offices. VeloCloud addresses these issues directly and simply with its Cloud-Delivered Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN), which transforms existing Internet broadband and private lines into enterprise-grade branch networks. The subscription-based VeloCloud SD-WAN automates branch deployment and ongoing management; assures performance to cloud and enterprise applications; and enables IT departments to roll out branch offices virtually.
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.