Six Questions to Ask Your SD-WAN Provider

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By Rosa Lear
Director of Marketing, Content
July 20, 2017

As true cloud-delivered SD-WAN industry pioneers, we’re comfortable saying that we have a solid understanding of  this market. Based on experience with over 600 customers across every industry vertical and partnerships with over 40 service providers, including the biggest players, we’ve developed a set of criteria that can be used to determine if the SD-WAN provider you’re evaluating or have chosen is the right fit for your business. As with any technology that is innovative and market disrupting, SD-WAN has garnered much media attention and, in turn, attracted a large number of entrants wanting to grab a piece of the…




Gartner Report Review: Making Sense of the SD-WAN Disruption Phenomenon

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By Rosa Lear
Director of Marketing, Content
July 12, 2017

Gartner published a report titled “SD-WAN is Causing Disruption at the Enterprise WAN Edge,” discussing how various vendors are taking advantage of the changes in the market with their own technologies. In this blog, we will discuss VeloCloud’s key takeaways from the report and our perspective in servicing this fast growing market. Architecture – Corporate Infrastructure vs. Market Deployment Architecture is a key consideration in choosing the right SD-WAN vendor that fits a business’ specific current requirements, future growth and long term vision. There are significant differences between vendors with regards to the approach they have taken to architect, design…




It’s a Wrap! 200 SD-WAN Global Channel Partners Make VeloCloud Achieve 2017 a Hit

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By Ratnesh Sharma
AVP, Global Channels
June 23, 2017

Question: What do legendary 49ers football player Ronnie Lott, the CTO of a major beverage company, and a cool and sexy technology all have in common? Answer: VeloCloud Achieve 2017! For three days, we had the privilege of hosting the industry’s premier SD-WAN partner event, hosting over 200 VeloCloud Registered Partners from around the globe in the heart of Silicon Valley. The overarching goal was to enable, empower, and educate partners for success in helping their customers adopt and deploy SD-WAN. Hot topics included VeloCloud’s long-term vision for SD-WAN, evolving industry best practices, and how to best position, sell and deploy solutions…




SD-WAN Voice Quality Monitoring (VQM)

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By Michael Wood
Vice President of Marketing, VeloCloud
March 28, 2017

How do I Know That it Actually Works? SD-WAN technology offers rich benefits—you’ve heard about them already—one of the most compelling is to leverage Internet broadband economics to provide affordable branch office bandwidth. But I run voice and video traffic over my WAN, and voice quality and Internet quality are famously at odds. So how do I know that my SD-WAN compensates for this? And if there should be a problem, how do I know where it is? These are exasperating questions and many of us have extensive experience—sometimes far more than we care to discuss—in troubleshooting incidents of poor voice…




Top SD-WAN Trends

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By Michael Wood
Vice President of Marketing, VeloCloud
February 21, 2017

How Does Your WAN Strategy Address These Key Analyst-Identified Trends? Pondering the future of your WAN has become a taxing activity. The accelerating digital business transformation has rendered legacy WAN architectures suboptimal—that’s the word preceding obsolete in the dictionary. Everyone talks about SD-WANs and industry analysts have crystallized these six key trends with metrics and predictions. See how they fit into your WAN strategy. 1. The Cloud is The Network Gartner reports that 30-50% of Large Enterprise traffic is shifting to the cloud, changing traffic flows that stress legacy WANs. Lee Doyle, Principal Analyst at Doyle Research, details this trend…





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