VeloCloud to Present at The Montgomery Summit
Selected from 4,000 Nominated Companies, VeloCloud Will Present SD-WAN Technology and its Advantages for Enterprises to Exclusive Audience of Innovators, Investors and Business Leaders
Mountain View, Calif, March 8, 2015
VeloCloud Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that CEO and Co-founder Sanjay Uppal has been selected to present at the annual Montgomery Summit, the leading business and technology conference, taking place in Santa Monica, Calif., on March 8 and 9. VeloCloud will exhibit as part of the Emerging Companies Track, presenting its vision, innovation and market positioning to an invited audience of 1,000 investors, corporate executives and technologists.
The VeloCloud session will be held at 9 am PST on March 9 in the Wedgewood of the Santa Monica Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows.
“The caliber of companies nominated for this year’s Summit was higher than ever and the selected presenters will provide excellent insight and expertise into their respective and rapidly evolving fields – from enterprise data to financial technologies to connected devices,” said Jamie Montgomery, founder of The Montgomery Summit. “Our goal is to connect technology’s best entrepreneurs with incredible investors, partners and advisers, and to facilitate meetings that will lead to success for all parties.”
VeloCloud addresses the challenges of traditional Wide Area Networking (WAN) by moving hardware functions in branch offices to software services delivered from the public, private or hybrid cloud. VeloCloud’s Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN assures enterprise and cloud application performance over Internet and hybrid links while simplifying deployments, reducing costs and assuring security. Enterprises can expect up to 85 percent cost reduction while improving application performance and branch deployment times.
VeloCloud's SD-WAN leverages the economics of the cloud to offer a SaaS-like subscription price model to ease adoption and pay as you grow. With VeloCloud, “The Cloud is the Network.”
“It is a privilege to be invited to present at The Montgomery Summit,” said Sanjay Uppal, CEO and Co-founder of VeloCloud. “The summit is a unique gathering of entrepreneurs, business leaders and investors, and we look forward to sharing our Cloud SD-WAN story and exchange ideas that can have a transformational effect for the future.”
This year, a global committee of senior investors from top venture capital and growth funds, prior Summit attendees, researchers, entrepreneurs, and Summit partners and staff selected 140 companies to present from more than 4,000 nominations. Nominations were evaluated by each company’s sector, stage, growth and engagement metrics, as well as criteria including management, vision, and more.
In addition to presentations from top private growth company CEOs, the two-day event features industry leaders and top innovators in a series of keynotes, panels and salons. Speakers at this year’s Summit include Beth Comstock, vice chair, GE; Rob High, CTO, IBM Watson; John Chambers, chairman, Cisco; and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former U.S. Army General. Additionally, a Female Founders program that will highlight the rising role of female entrepreneurs and investors in the technology world is scheduled on March 7.
About Sanjay Uppal
Mr. Uppal is the CEO and co-founder of VeloCloud where he leads the team that is working to re-Invent WAN and transform how businesses connect. Prior to VeloCloud, he ran publicly traded OnMobile Global, serving as its President and COO. Mr. Uppal also spent time at Citrix through the acquisition of Caymas Systems where he was President and CEO. At Citrix, he defined the product strategy and go to market for the Access Management, Delivery Controller and WAN acceleration product lines. Prior, he served in executive roles at Webvan (Vice President of Engineering and Business Development) and at Hewlett-Packard where he initiated and rapidly grew Internet Infrastructure as a profitable new business for HP. Mr. Uppal holds an MS in Technology Management from Stanford University, an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
About The Montgomery Summit
The Montgomery Summit gathers an invited group of entrepreneurs, senior investors and leading executives to discover the most important innovations in business and technology. The event features two days of presentations, keynotes, panels and salons in Santa Monica, Calif. Previously known as The Montgomery Technology Conference, the Summit has for more than a decade provided unparalleled opportunities to meet a diverse blend of technological visionaries and innovators from all over the world. For more information, visit www.montgomerysummit.com.
VeloCloud Networks™, Inc. is the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, a Gartner Cool Vendor 2016, the Frost & Sullivan Product Leader in the SD-WAN Solution Market 2016, 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, 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.