VeloCloud to Present Real World SD-WAN Deployments, Benefits and Architectures at Interop Las Vegas this Week
Company also Demonstrating Industry Leading Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN Assuring Performance and Service Delivery
Las Vegas, (Interop Las Vegas Booth 705), May 3, 2016
VeloCloud Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that it has been selected to speak at Interop Las Vegas, being held this week at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
VeloCloud Co-founder and VP of Products, Steve Woo, will join Sanjay Srinivasan, VP and Chief Technology Architect, Business Engineering for Vonage Business, in presenting “Real World SD-WAN Deployments and Benefits” on May 4 at 2 pm PDT in Mandalay Bay L of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Michael Wood, VeloCloud VP of Marketing, will present “SD-WAN: Why Architecture Matters” on May 5 at 1 pm PDT in the Interop Theater.
VeloCloud is honored to be a finalist for Best of Interop in both the Networking and Cloud/Virtualization categories. The company will be holding meetings with its executives and demonstrating the industry leading VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solution in Booth Number 705 on the expo floor.
VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to simplify remote and branch office deployments while delivering secure optimized access to applications in cloud and private datacenters. Service providers are able to deploy VeloCloud SD-WAN as a value-add revenue generating service and deliver elastic transport, performance for cloud applications, in both on-net and off-net cases. Vonage® SmartWAN powered by VeloCloud, is a leading example of how VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN technology helps to further optimize reliability and quality of service (QoS) for real-time VoIP, video and Unified Communications. 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.
About Sanjay Srinivasan, Ph. D.
As Vice President and Chief Technology Architect, Business Engineering for Vonage, Dr. Srinivasan guides the Company’s network architecture, operations engineering and product development. With more than 20 years of experience and expertise in the areas of data networks, VoIP services and hosted application services, Sanjay’s areas of expertise include network design, VoIP, software architecture and development, service provider process engineering, product marketing and development, and network and service operations. He has successfully led and launched two VoIP and Unified Communications businesses. He has a Doctorate in EE from the University of Virginia.
About Steve Woo
Mr. Woo co-founded VeloCloud and leads product and marketing strategy. Previously, he led the cloud strategy at Aerohive Networks after it acquired Pareto Networks, a cloud-based networking innovator, where he was VP of Product Management. Mr. Woo also spent time as VP of Product Management at McAfee, where he led the development of a next-generation firewall after McAfee acquired Secure Computing/Securify where he was VP of Products. Mr. Woo worked for Cisco Systems twice, after acquisitions of two companies where he was an executive (Riverhead Networks and Class Data Systems) that resulted in 50x return on investment to investors. Early in his career he worked at SynOptics Communications/Bay Networks where his product line generated $1.7 billion of cumulative revenue, and he also spent time at McKinsey & Company. He has an MBA and MSEE from Stanford, and a BSEE from Cornell.
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 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.