Posts tagged ‘SD-WAN’


Supporting the New Customer Service Standard with More Than Just a Toll Free Number

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By Michael Wood
Vice President of Marketing, VeloCloud
August 8, 2017

It’s no secret that companies that deliver truly exceptional customer service gain a competitive edge with all other things being equal. Why? Because nearly everyone has some innate need to feel special, supported and important and those companies that can provide that feeling throughout the customer journey will set themselves apart. In a SaaS or subscription environment where switching between competitors has become relatively easy, it’s even more critically important to retain your customers’ loyalty. There are two key factors for companies seeking to deliver an exceptional customer service experience: Empathetic and skilled support personnel who are driven to solve…




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…




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…





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