Press Release

VeloCloud Selected to Present How SD-WAN Will Impact Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Networking

Michael Wood, VeloCloud VP of Marketing, to Highlight How SD-WAN Enables Reliability, Simplicity and Cost-effectiveness for Enterprise IoT Networks

Mountain View, Calif., November 1, 2016

VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that Michael Wood, VP of Marketing, has been selected to present “How SD-WAN Will Help Enterprise IoT Networking” at the 10th International Cloud Expo, being held Nov. 1-3 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

Mr. Wood will discuss networking challenges as the IoT reshapes businesses of tomorrow, and how SD-WAN is expected to play a key role in overcoming the challenges by offering greater reliability, simplicity and cost-effectiveness for enterprise IoT networks. The presentation is part of the Enterprise IoT & IoT Hot Topics track, and is scheduled from 8:30 am PDT – 9:05 am PDT, on Thursday, Nov. 3.

VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN has been deployed in next-generation enterprise IoT applications, delivering WAN agility, ease of insertion of network services, and unique automation and programmability capabilities. Over the last decade the cloud has become the data center, the application and the storage and now, with VeloCloud, The Cloud is the Network™.

VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to securely support application growth, network agility, and simplified branch and end-point 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 and operations model. Both enterprises and service providers benefit from the multi-tenant cloud gateway architecture and the ability to support real-time applications over private, broadband, and wireless links.

About Michael Wood

Michael Wood is a 25-year veteran in the datacom and telecom networking industry with a history of designing, architecting and building multi-billion dollar product lines and businesses. Mr. Wood was part of the team that delivered the world’s first Frame Relay product and has enabled leading global network service providers to deliver worldwide wide area networks for enterprises around the globe. Mr. Wood also led product management for the multibillion dollar Cisco branch office integrated services router business used by enterprises and service providers around the world. Currently, as vice president of marketing for VeloCloud Networks, Mr. Wood is responsible for worldwide marketing, revenue generation, channel and sales enablement and communications.

About VeloCloud

VeloCloud Networks™, Inc. is now part of VMware, 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 and follow the company on Twitter @VeloCloud.

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