VeloCloud™ Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ Achieves VMware Ready™ Status for Network Functions Virtualization
Certification Enables Enterprises to Design and Implement their WAN Architecture on Interoperable Platforms
Mountain View, Calif, June 1, 2016
VeloCloud Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN has achieved VMware Ready™ status for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and can now be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX).
VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to support application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications. Global service providers are able to deliver advanced services and increase flexibility by delivering elastic transport, performance for cloud applications, and integrated advanced services all via a zero-touch, multi-tenant deployment model.
“The VMware Ready certification for VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN is an important milestone as SD-WAN reaches an inflection point this year, and as it continues to grow over the next three to five years,” said Michael Wood, Vice President of Marketing, VeloCloud. “The option to deploy VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN with VMware vSphere® gives service providers and enterprises more choices to deploy interoperable NFV solutions which can reduce IT complexity.”
“We are pleased that VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware infrastructure, which can speed time to value within customer environments,” said Howard Hall, senior director, Global Technology Partnering Organization, VMware.
The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to help lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.
VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX).
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.
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