Posts by Steve Woo


Still Using a Branch Router? Maybe It’s Time to Reconsider

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By Steve Woo
Co-Founder and Vice President of Products, VeloCloud
September 14, 2017

Today’s network looks and behaves very differently than networks of decades past. The days of transmitting just data or simple files across private and public networks is over and now big packet requirements that enable video and voice is commonplace. The tidal shift to cloud-delivered services and applications is the new norm and the corporate network must be enabled to support the exponential bandwidth requirements that accompany this shift. A staple of the network infrastructure has always been the branch router, installed at each remote location to route network traffic to other parts of the network or back to the…




Under the Hood with SD-WAN, SDN, NFV, and VNF

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By Steve Woo
Co-Founder and Vice President of Products, VeloCloud
August 3, 2017

It’s easy to be confused by the abundance of new terms and buzzwords crowding the industry on a daily basis, but no more so than when they are all in the form of an acronym: SD-WAN, SDN, NFV, and VNF. They all sound similar, but we’re often asked to explain how they are the same or different from one another, and more importantly, can they work together in a single environment? Or do you have to choose one and stick to it? In this blog, we’ll take a look at SDN, NFV, and VNFs in relation to SD-WAN and our…




How Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN Powers Service Providers

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By Steve Woo
Co-Founder and Vice President of Products, VeloCloud
October 20, 2016

VeloCloud has been a pioneer in the SD-WAN market with our unique Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solution.  VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN delivers benefits to Enterprise branches, campuses, headquarters and data centers, and uniquely extends the network to the front doorstep of cloud SaaS, IaaS destinations. Recent press announcements are demonstrating that our Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN also provides the architecture and features needed by innovative service providers to offer SD-WAN as a managed service that is “VeloCloud Powered”. VeloCloud’s solution for both enterprises to access the cloud and service providers to deliver managed services has, at its foundation, a fully multi-tenant and virtualized solution across…




VeloCloud Passes ONUG Top Ten SD-WAN Use Cases

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By Steve Woo
Co-Founder and Vice President of Products, VeloCloud
May 12, 2015

Today, we announced on stage at the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) in NYC our successful completion of ONUG’s first SD-WAN Top Ten IT requirements validation tests.  This demonstrates our solution’s alignment with the needs that IT has for improving the performance, agility and economics of their WANs and access to both enterprise and cloud applications. VeloCloud Passes All Top Ten Requirements VeloCloud’s successful passing of all of the top ten requirements for SD-WAN should give organizations the confidence to adopt SD-WAN solutions in their network deployments, a shared goal of VeloCloud and ONUG. The top ten requirements and business…




SD-WAN FAQ from Network Field Day 9

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By Steve Woo
Co-Founder and Vice President of Products, VeloCloud
February 23, 2015

VeloCloud recently participated in the Network Field Day 9 to discuss our Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solution with a group of networking experts. We wish to thank all the delegates for their participation and informative discussions. Many questions were raised and discussed, including those from the blogs of Ethan Banks – “Questions I’m Asking Myself About SD-WAN Solutions”, Lindsay Hill – “NFD9 Prep: SD-WAN”, Peter Welcher – “Network Field Day 9: Wednesday 2/11/2015” and during the NFD9 event. For a description of this event and the full list of delegates, please see http://techfieldday.com/event/nfd9/. In addition to the recordings of the live presentation,…





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