Highlights from the First-ever VeloCloud Global Partner Summit Event

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By Ratnesh Sharma
AVP, Global Channels
June 13, 2016

Recently we held our first VeloCloud Registered Partner Summit kickoff event here in Silicon Valley. This was something we felt we needed to do given our explosive growth in customers and partners and our global registered partner list doubling every six months. Simply put, VeloCloud saw an opportunity. While we are excited to bring on new partners to help provide both geographic and vertical market coverage, at the same time it’s important to bring our partners together to learn, share experiences and build relationships with VeloCloud and one another. The summit also lent itself to a more efficient way to…




Yes, the Future is Bright and We’re Happy to Wear Shades

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By Ajit Mayya
Vice President of Engineering & Co-Founder, VeloCloud
March 11, 2016

In a year-end post by our fearless leader and my fellow co-founder, Sanjay Uppal, our company motto was affirmed “Learn fast.” I have thought a lot about this motto and I must agree, as one of VeloCloud’s co-founders, that we certainly did and do “learn fast.” Better yet, I know the tireless and bright (pun intended) engineers here have learned fast and that has everything to do with their success. What’s the famous saying, “It’s not bragging if you can back it up.” – Mohammed Ali.  Here’s the back up (the truth of how we do what we do): Firstly,…




Biggest SD-WAN Trends for 2016

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By Michael Wood
Vice President of Marketing, VeloCloud
February 8, 2016

Nine of the biggest trends for the SD-WAN market for 2016 are:  The net neutrality debate doesn’t go away and, it won’t matter – The net neutrality fight was all over the news in 2015. 2016 won’t be any different. If you don’t know, the net neutrality fight is about whether companies or customers will be granted a faster lane for bandwidth hungry web-based services and applications. Until SD-WAN (a network overlay technology) showed up on the scene companies had two choices; buy a fast private line, or risk unacceptable performance using public broadband. Now with SD-WAN they can get…




Did You Know a Rock Star Built the Home of Super Bowl 50?

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By Ravi Sharma
Director of Marketing
January 25, 2016

If you haven’t heard where Super Bowl 50 will take place, Levi’s Stadium, you are probably not a sports fan. No worries, a five minute tour on Google will tell you what amazing technology “wizadry” this new, modern stadium represents including free Wi-Fi for all, with 2,000 access points (40Gbps), so every seat holder can have high-speed access for all the cool apps they can use during a game, from on-demand food and drink ordering to bathroom wait times. But let’s digress for a minute. As you know large facility construction, like that for sports stadiums, are notorious for going over…




Modernizing the WAN is key for OmniChannel Retailing and In-store Experience

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By Sreekanth Kannan
Director of Product Marketing, VeloCloud
January 13, 2016

Allowing customers to buy online, search complete list of product options, access online services including loyalty apps and couponing, all right in the store, is fast-becoming the expected shopping experience. This trend started with Apple Stores which seamlessly integrate elegant displays, virtual assistance and mobile (point-of-sale) checkout. I wrote about this in my previous blog as to why and how retailers are fast adopting “Apple-like” store experience to boost in-store engagements. Now, stores like Bed Bath & Beyond and other big retailers are also moving towards integrating their online channels with their physical store experience; in other words, creating an omnichannel (or…





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