Internet Quality Report – What Changed after 3 Months?

By Kangwarn Chinthammit
Director of Solutions, VeloCloud
May 28, 2015

Earlier this year, we published our first release of VeloCloud Internet Quality Report. This report provides insight into the Internet performance during 2H/2014 and its impact to the applications and user experience. We found the Internet performance was unpredictable and could not provide consistent quality of experience demanded by enterprises. However, using the SD-WAN technology such as one provided by VeloCloud can overcome the Internet unpredictability, make Internet an enterprise-grade WAN, and provide enterprises with cost effective, reliable, high performance WAN. We recently updated the report with Q1/2015 data and presented the findings during our Webinar. Here are the highlights: The percentage of time that the…

VeloCloud Passes ONUG Top Ten SD-WAN Use Cases

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…

Bringing Rest-of-the-World’s Fast Internet Speeds to the U.S.

By Sreekanth Kannan
Director of Product Marketing, VeloCloud
May 7, 2015

You may know that Internet speeds in the U.S. are slower than the rest of the world but you may not realize how bad it really is. In fact, “the U.S. ranks a shocking 31st in the world in terms of average download speeds.”  Imagine that people in Lithuania, Iceland or Thailand can upload pictures or files to Dropbox faster, or Skype with better voice quality than in the people in the U.S even though both Dropbox and Skype are U.S based companies. In a recent Gizmodo article, Adam Clark Estes, clearly explains the reasons for – U. S. has “shitty”…

Interop 2015 Recap – SD-WAN, SD-Everything

By Sanjay Uppal
CEO and Co-Founder, VeloCloud
May 6, 2015

The Interop 2015 show this time was simply a precursor to a much grander event – billed as the fight of the decade between Mayweather and Pacquiao. Las Vegas was agog with preparations for the event while networking geeks lined up in the Mandalay Bay convention center to push packets around. Software Defined everything was the buzz at the Interop. The large booths by Cisco, HP, Akamai, VMware, Citrix etc. with their professional story tellers spoke about the wonders of SDN and NFV deployed for the data center and increasingly for the WAN as well. Analytics and Visibility were also…

What WAN Can Learn from TSA

By Kangwarn Chinthammit
Director of Solutions, VeloCloud
April 20, 2015

I was at the airport last weekend and, unsurprisingly, there was a long line at security screening. As most air travelers would agree, we all want to get through security screening as fast and as painless as possible. Just to give you a picture of security screening at airport, there were quite a few different security screening lanes, TSA Pre, Premium, airline crew, and regular passengers. As I waited in line, I saw a TSA officer efficiently redirected us poor souls waiting in line to different lanes. She monitored each lane and told the next person which lane to go based on its…

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