Posts tagged ‘Unified Communications’

Why I Believe VeloCloud Won Awards, Recognition, Partners and Customers in 2015

By Sanjay Uppal
CEO and Co-Founder, VeloCloud
December 28, 2015

All in all, and by any measure, it’s been a successful and interesting year for VeloCloud. Every CEO wishes for industry awards (12 in 2015), and more importantly, customers (over 100 in 2015) and partners (over 30 in 2015). However, if you ask what caused this success in 2015 it comes down to two key things, “simplicity” and “affordability.” You could make the argument that the WAN market is now ready for SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Networking). You could also make the argument that perhaps having a simple and affordable WAN alternative like VeloCloud’s SD-WAN solution has helped to make the…

Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solves off-net challenges

By Kangwarn Chinthammit
Director of Solutions, VeloCloud
November 3, 2015

Last week we wrapped up BroadSoft Connections 2015 in Phoenix. We had quite a few interesting conversations with Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) providers. This was our second year exhibiting here and the same business challenge of delivering UCaaS over Bring Your Own Broadband (BYOB) or Circuit (BYOC) is becoming even more common this year. The questions and concerns we heard from UCaaS providers were: We have to turn away customers because we cannot support off-net deployment We cannot support BYOB/BYOC while ensuring quality of service We are getting a lot of demand to deliver our service over the…

Why SD-WAN is Like the Autobahn, Only Better

By Sreekanth Kannan
Director of Product Marketing, VeloCloud
October 22, 2015

The German Autobahn is one of the most famous highway systems in the world with 7,500 miles of speedway in Germany. It’s the world’s third largest superhighway and is known for having no general speed limit. What makes it possible for drivers to travel the Autobahn at unlimited speeds is the attention that was paid to its design, from well-placed guard rails that divide the highway for safety to limiting the grade of the roads to 4 percent to using freeze-resistant concrete for winter use. Plus constant maintenance keeps the Autobahn in excellent shape, allowing drivers to travel at high speeds…

The Internet…Still Predictably Unpredictable! – VeloCloud Internet Quality Report Q2/2015

By Kangwarn Chinthammit
Director of Solutions, VeloCloud
September 2, 2015

Today we posted a Q2-2015 update to our VeloCloud Internet Quality Report. This update represents findings from data collected during the first half of 2015, from VeloCloud deployments in the US and UK. This is the third edition of the VeloCloud Internet Quality Report. The data set now comprises 24M records covering 130 cities and over 90 ISPs. This represents a 400% growth of records over the past 6 months. This edition of the report reaffirms the findings that we presented 6 months ago in our first Internet Quality Report, and subsequently the Q1-2015 update. Our data set is rising…

You Can’t Have Consistent Unified Communications (UC) Without A Reliable Network

By Michael Wood
Vice President of Marketing, VeloCloud
July 22, 2015

The use of unified communications (UC) applications is surging at the enterprise level. According to Infonetics, for instance, the UC market — along with VoIP — will reach $88 billion by 2018. What’s driving the growth of UC in enterprises? As explained in our recent webinar, businesses are turning to UC solutions to increase end user productivity and enhance business processes, which, according to Gartner*, are the goals of unified communications. Video, voice, unified messaging, web conferencing, and real-time collaboration applications are among the common UC tools used in the enterprise. Although UC deployment is becoming increasingly ubiquitous, a number…

Acclaim for VeloCloud

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