Posts tagged ‘Service Provider’


A Case for Replacing MPLS with SD-WAN: Customer Story

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By Rosa Lear
Director of Marketing, Content
August 16, 2017

The flexibility inherent in a cloud-delivered SD-WAN offers customers multiple deployment models such as Over The Top (OTT), a hybrid of broadband and MPLS or other existing transport, or fully broadband. While there is no one right answer for all, most will choose a hybrid architecture because of the investment in an existing MPLS infrastructure or for an additional layer of redundancy. Increasingly, customers are choosing to eliminate their dependency on the established backbone and migrate to a full broadband dependent SD-WAN platform. One such case is Stolt-Nielsen, a leading global provider of integrated transportation, storage, and distribution solutions for…




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…




Windstream Introduces VeloCloud Powered SD-WAN Solution

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By Sanjay Uppal
CEO and Co-Founder, VeloCloud
January 18, 2017

Today Windstream, a FORTUNE 500 Company,  announced the launch of their SD-WAN service for businesses nationwide. I am thrilled that after a rigorous selection process they picked VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN as the product powering their service. While this further strengthens our position that “The Cloud Is The Network” it also underscores the fact that selecting the right architecture is essential for the short term ROI opportunity and also for the long term service expansion in the years ahead. Windstream has a unique position in the market and they are customizing their SD-WAN to exploit that position. They have significant strengths…




SD-WAN for the 10,000+ Site Enterprise

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By Michael Wood
Vice President of Marketing, VeloCloud
January 4, 2017

What works for a 10-site, or 100-site network is often not feasible in a really large network. Even small, straightforward activities—say, going out to a remote site to install new CPE, configuring it to become part of the network architecture, routing, policies and security measures—become arduous and enormously costly when multiplied by thousands, or tens-of-thousands. This multiplier effect, in combination with a number of trends—centering around traffic and applications shifting to the cloud; physical things like CPE and firewalls being virtualized—complicate large network renewal decisions to evolve legacy WAN and gain the flexibility and agility needs of today’s businesses. For large and…





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