VeloCloud Global Channel Expansion Addresses Worldwide Demand for Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN
Expansion of Award-Winning Channel Partner Program, New Services for Channel Partners Fuel Company’s Rapid Growth in Sales and into New Markets
Washington, D.C., (Channel Partners Evolution Booth No. F73), August 15, 2016
VeloCloud™ Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that its award-winning registered partner program has driven significant milestones in the success of the company, including rapid growth in revenues and customers across global markets. VeloCloud, a 100-percent channel driven company, has registered more than 100 channel partners and expanded its global channel footprint by increasing the number of partners in Europe and Asia. The company will showcase how channel partners can quickly demonstrate proof of value and generate rapid recurring revenue with VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN at the Channel Partners Evolution event in Washington, D.C., this week in its booth number F73.
VeloCloud also announced VeloCloud Powered™, the exclusive certification for partners who offer SD-WAN products and services based on VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN delivered for cloud, hybrid and on-premises deployments.
“We are excited to partner with VeloCloud because, together, our technologies can transform our customers’ businesses,” said Gerard Brossard, EVP and Managing Director Enterprise and Mid Market Business Unit for EarthLink, which recently announced a partnership with VeloCloud to deliver SD-WAN services. “VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN cost effectively maximizes application performance and expands bandwidth for an enhanced customer experience.”
“VeloCloud’s cloud delivered architecture and proximity to cloud applications is an architectural game changer for our enterprise customers,” said Fumihiko Shinoura, CMO, Netone Systems, a premier VeloCloud partner in Japan. “As a trusted advisor to enterprises and service providers, we strive to bring the best technologies to the Japanese market, and our partnership with VeloCloud is consistent with that objective.”
Earlier this year, CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, awarded VeloCloud its highest 5-Star rating in the CRN 2016 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program Guide rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.
“The SD-WAN market is enormous so it’s important to partner with a leader who has the right solution, partner program, training and tools to make selling and deploying SD-WAN easy and profitable,” noted Phil Tuckwiller, MicroAge Telecom Practice Manager. “VeloCloud’s rapid deployment model makes proof of concepts easy and their differentiated architecture enables us to deliver high reliability, performance and quality of experience for our clients.”
“European service providers are primed for the adoption of a software defined approach to enterprise WAN,” said Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO, Epsilon. “VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN offers an innovative technical and business solution for such customers across EMEA.”
VeloCloud launched the VeloCloud Registered Partner portal at the VeloCloud Partner Kickoff event in June 2016. The new portal provides online sales, support and technical training for partners in all categories (Tier 1, 2 & 3 Service Providers, Managed Service Providers, Cloud Service Providers, Value Added Resellers, and System Integrators). VeloCloud Registered Partners are able to access a full suite of joint marketing programs, how-to-sell guides, sales collateral, customer presentations, use cases, technical training material, and videos to enable them to add immediate value to their customers.
“VeloCloud conducts its entire business through our strong and expanding global channel network enabled by our dedicated, channel friendly partner program,” said Sanjay Uppal, Co-founder and CEO for VeloCloud. “VeloCloud is committed to providing our partners the best opportunities, resources and attractive incentives to be hugely successful.”
VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to securely 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 increase revenue, deliver advanced services and increase flexibility by delivering elastic transport, performance for cloud applications, and integrated advanced services all via a zero-touch deployment model. Both enterprises and service providers benefit from the multi-tenant cloud gateway architecture and the ability to support real-time applications over ordinary broadband links.
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.