VeloCloud Selected to Present the Future of Cloud at Channel Partners Conference & Expo Next Week
VeloCloud VP of Marketing Michael Wood Chosen to Present on How Channel Partners Can Capitalize on Future Trends of the Cloud
Mountain View, Calif, March 10, 2015
VeloCloud Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that Michael Wood, VeloCloud VP of Marketing, has been selected to present on a panel titled “What’s Next for Cloud: 5 Future Views” at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo next week.
The panel, moderated by Jo Peterson, VP of Converged Cloud & Data at Clarify360, will be held from 3 pm – 3:45 pm PDT on March 16 in the Marco Polo 801 Room, Level 1, of The Venetian & Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Mr. Wood is one of five expert “cloud whisperers” who will discuss what the future holds for this maturing market – and how channel partners can capitalize on it.
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 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.
VeloCloud will demonstrate its Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solutions in Booth #462 at the show.
About Michael Wood
Michael Wood is vice president of marketing for VeloCloud Networks, responsible for worldwide marketing, revenue generation, channel and sales enablement and communications. He has more than 20 years of leadership and management experience in the networking industry. Prior to VeloCloud, Mr. Wood served as vice president of product management and marketing for Akamai Technologies’ Cloud Networking Business Unit. He also was an executive in residence, and is currently an adviser, for Plug and Play Tech Center, a startup incubator and accelerator. Early in his career Mr. Wood was with StrataCom as a senior member of the technical staff. After Cisco acquired StrataCom in 1996, he spent 15 years with Cisco in various positions, culminating in the director of product management and marketing role for the multibillion dollar branch office integrated services router business for enterprises and service providers. Mr. Wood has a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from San Jose State University.
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.