Resources

Ground-breaking technology — at your fingertips.

Learn all about the latest trends and best practices of modern wide area networking without leaving your computer. White papers, webinars, case studies and more — right here in the VeloCloud Resource Center.

eBooks


Software-Defined WAN For Dummies
eBook
Co-Authored by Dan Pitt, Open Networking Foundation

Your crash course in SD-WAN. This easy-to-read book gives you jargon-free best practices for Software-Defined Wide Area Networking.

The 2017 Guide to WAN Architecture and Design
Analyst eBook
By Jim Metzler

In the 2017 Guide to WAN Architecture and Design, Dr. Jim Metzler discusses the emerging alternatives to the traditional approaches to WAN architecture.


Analyst
Reports


Frost & Sullivan: Analysis of the Software-Defined WAN Market
Analyst Report
By Frost & Sullivan

SD-WAN market revenues are expected to grow in higher double digits as it enters the growth phase of product lifecycle. ”

FierceMarkets: SD-WAN Revolutionizes Networks for the Cloud Era
Analyst Report
By FierceMarkets

“SD-WAN brings network visibility and control to the masses,” says Mike Frane, VP of SD-WAN Services, Windstream

Frost & Sullivan: 2016 Best Practices Award for Product Leadership
Analyst Report
By Frost & Sullivan

“VeloCloud sets itself apart with an unmatched, full-fledged, cloud-based SD-WAN solution that delivers a broad set of integrated capabilities as a virtual network function instead of the traditional hardware-centric model.”


White
Papers

The Future of Retail: SD-WAN Is a Critical Component
Analyst White Paper
By Zeus Kerravala, ZK Research

The seismic effects of digital transformation are reshaping the retail world. Many retailers are starting to use technology to enhance the customer experience.

Scaling Large and Multinational Enterprise SD-WAN Deployments
Analyst White Paper
By Lee Doyle

As SD-WAN moves enterprise-wide, enterprises require a scalable, flexible, secure SD-WAN solution.

SD-WAN Business Value
Analyst White Paper
By Dan Conde, ESG Research

Written by Dan Conde of ESG, this white paper tackles the key steps to reducing the Total Cost of Ownership of your enterprise WAN.

A Mock RFI for Software-Defined WAN
Analyst White Paper

It is time to put the technology vendors to the test and find out how their SD-WAN solution will really solve your network challenges.

Why the Cloud is the Network
Analyst White Paper
By Lee Doyle, Doyle Research

Lee Doyle discusses why the cloud is the network and how enterprises are leveraging this to produce flexible networks that adapt to business needs.

A Software-Defined WAN Is a Business Imperative
Analyst White Paper
By Zeus Kerravala, ZK Research

If businesses are going to compete in today’s digital world, their WAN infrastructure must evolve into a Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN).

Taking Hybrid WANs Further
White Paper

Are you looking for ways to assure WAN performance? Explore the choices of Hybrid WAN implementation in different business environments.

The Need to Rethink the WAN
Analyst White Paper
By Dr. Jim Metzler

Networking expert and analyst Dr. Jim Metzler tackles the challenges facing companies that are deploying wide area networks.

Enterprise-Grade UC with Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN
White Paper

Learn the recent WAN technology trends to enable companies to roll out and support UC without the cost and complexity of traditional WAN.

Upcoming Webinars

Freeport-McMoRan: Putting the Pedal to the Metal with SD-WAN
“Go Big with SD-WAN” Webinar November 17, 9:00am Pacific
With Stein Ericsson, Manager, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. and Rachna Srivastava, VeloCloud

Find out how transferring massive files and connecting to cloud-based applications on Microsoft Azure became exponentially easier with SD-WAN.


Recent Webinars

DIY vs. Managed SD-WAN: Large Customer Deployments
“Architecture Matters” Webinar November 15, 11:00am Pacific
With Steve Woo, Co-founder and VP of Product Marketing

Not all SD-WAN deployment strategies are the same. Find out the various flavors and how to choose the right one to guarantee long-term market success.

Brooks Brothers: Delivering a Genuine White-Glove Retail Experience with SD-WAN
“Architecture Matters” Webinar November 9, 10:00am Pacific
With Manny Stergakis, Director of Technical Services, Brooks Brothers

Retail customers continue to elevate the bar by which stores are being judged, requiring enabling technologies to stay competitive and leap over it.

Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN and Security: Best Practices for Branch Transformation
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Dhawal Sharma, Zscaler, and Rachna Srivastava, VeloCloud

Gain a competitive edge with a robust cloud security standard that delivers efficiency and reliability to better support applications and services.

Propel the Future of Retail with SD-WAN
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Rachna Srivastava, VeloCloud

Retail Revolution webinar series continues: How SD-WAN is changing the face of retail and customer engagement with PCI, security, and segmentation.

SD-WAN: Enabling Retail Omnichannel for the Store of the Future
Analyst Webinar (60 min)
With Zeus Kerravala, Principal Analyst and Founder ZK Research, and Mike Wood, VP of Marketing, VeloCloud

Retail executives are scrambling to become the store of the future. With omni-channel interactions the wide area network needs to be upgraded to SD-WAN.

Migrate from Branch Routers to Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Mike Wood, VP of Marketing, VeloCloud

Enterprise IT is realizing that legacy routers are limited in supporting the current network evolution and are migrating to genuine SD-WAN.

How to Drive Rapid Enterprise Growth and Network Expansion
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar (60 min)
With Curtis McEwen, CIO, Saber Healthcare Group and Jason Gintert, Co-founder & CTO, WAN Dynamics

Using SD-WAN, WAN Dynamics helped Saber Health fix legacy infrastructure and carrier issues, improve QoS, and power a growth by acquisition strategy.

Getting Sign-off for Your SD-WAN Business Case
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar (60 min)
With Tim Sullivan, CEO, Coevolve and Sasha Emmerling, Sr. Director of Marketing, VeloCloud

SD-WAN is a game changer, but without executive buy-in, it's a non-starter. In part two of this two-part webinar, find out how what you need to know to build your SD-WAN business case.

Podcasts

The Positive Phil Show
Podcast (34 min)
September 27, 2016

Michael Wood, VeloCloud’s Vice President of Marketing, chats with Positive Phil on the Positive Phil Show.

Packet Pushers
Podcast (60 min)
October 2, 2015: Show 257

In this podcast you’ll find out how VeloCloud’s SD-WAN solution can benefit both enterprises and service providers.


Video Vignettes

VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN in 4 Minutes
Video Vignette (4 minutes)

Deploy VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN in 2 Minutes
Video Vignette (2 minutes)


Service Provider Videos

Traditional WAN Challenges and the VeloCloud Solution and Architecture
Service Provider SD-WAN Series Part 1 (20 minutes)

VeloCloud Service Provider Topologies and Use Cases
Service Provider SD-WAN Series Part 2 (13 minutes)
VeloCloud Service Provider SD-WAN Demo and Business Models
Service Provider SD-WAN Series Part 3 (9 minutes)

Technology
Briefs

SD-WAN Simplified
Solution Brief

This brief describes Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) in simplified terms, why it’s being rapidly adopted, and the benefits realized by enterprises.

Guide to SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, and VNF
Technical Brief

With so many acronyms and each one building on another, it can be confusing about how they work together. This guide describes the difference.

VeloCloud SD-WAN Solution
Technology Brief

Learn the components of VeloCloud WAN, understand the benefits of Multi-path Optimization, and centralize management and policy enforcement.

Secure and Reliable Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN
Technology Brief

VeloCloud SD-WAN incorporates a distributed network of secure service gateways and SD-WAN orchestrators.

Enterprise-Grade Unified Communications
Technology Brief

Get Unified Communications without the cost and complexity of a traditional WAN. Download technical brief and improve your Unified Communications experience.

Extending VeloCloud SD-WAN to AWS
Solution Brief

VeloCloud on AWS enables enterprises to rapidly and cost-effectively leverage VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN within their AWS deployments.

Zscaler and VeloCloud SD-WAN
Solution Brief

Zscaler and VeloCloud combine Zscaler’s best-in-class Cloud Security Platform with VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN to optimize and secure local Internet breakouts.

Secure SD-WAN: Palo Alto Networks and VeloCloud
Solution Brief

VeloCloud and Palo Alto Networks jointly assure the performance and security of enterprise and cloud applications over the internet nd hybrid-WAN while dramatically simplifying deployments and reducing costs.

Secure SD-WAN: Fortinet and VeloCloud
Solution Brief

The Fortinet-VeloCloud Secure SD-WAN solution leverages Fortinet’s Distributed Enterprise Firewall and VeloCloud’s zero-touch deployment, one-click service insertion, single-pane management and assured application performance to provide a comprehensive, cloud-delivered secure SD-WAN solution for distributed enterprises.


Industry
Solutions

VeloCloud SD-WAN for Retail
Solution Brief

Retailers are increasingly competitive, vying for limited attention from customers. Find out how SD-WAN helps them deliver a world-class experience.

Choosing an SD-WAN Provider
Evaluation Guide

Making the right decision about your SD-WAN provider leads to long-term success. This guide provides the considerations leading to the right choice.

VeloCloud SD-WAN for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction
Solution Brief

This solution brief for architecture, engineering, and construction companies details how VeloCloud's solution dramatically simplifies WAN for remote sites by moving the network to the Cloud.

VeloCloud SD-WAN for Financial Institutions
Solution Brief

Financial Services enterprises adopt SD-WAN to achieve bandwidth expansion, optimize connectivity to cloud resources and more.


Service Provider Solutions

VeloCloud SD-WAN for Service Providers
Solution Brief

VeloCloud enables global service providers to increase revenue, deliver advanced services and increase flexibility.

VeloCloud Managed Hybrid WAN for Service Providers
Solution Brief

Meet enterprise customer demands for agile and economical bandwidth expansion with new services that augment MPLS WANs using Internet bandwidth.

Customer
Case Studies

Rethinking the Retail Experience: A Historic Retailer Becomes the Store of the Future
Case Study

With 500 stores worldwide and a historic brand to protect, Brooks Brothers deployed SD-WAN to extend the white-gloved service its customers expect.

No Power, No Carrier Line, No Problem with SD-WAN
Case Study

Traditional MPLS was preventing Salon Service Group from deploying stores quickly and gaining network visibility. SD-WAN changed all that.

SD-WAN for Industrial 3D Printing and Robot Automation
Case Study

Deutsche Telekom’s Silicon Valley Innovation Center used VeloCloud to deploy and activate its SD-WAN infrastructure in less than a week.

Globally Unifying and Centralizing Network Management and Visibility
Case Study

With 800 sites using a mix of MPLS, broadband, DSL, site-to-site VPNs, Rentokil Initial adopted SD-WAN for business continuity and efficiencies.

Level 3 Breaks the Internet, but CDK Global SD-WAN Customers Ask 'What Outage?'
Case Study

Even with a widespread Internet blackout, CDK Global was able to keep customers on-line and operational using SD-WAN.

Business Agility and Rapid Branch Deployment with SD-WAN
Case Study

“When it comes to our goals of reducing cost of ownership, accelerating acquisitions, and delivering a high-quality member experience, VeloCloud enabled us to achieve them all. Bring on the growth — we’re ready to handle it.”

Best-of-Breed Capabilities and a Solution that “Just Works”
Case Study

“VeloCloud fit the bill perfectly, and it gives us better redundancy. If a primary connection goes down, there is far less impact to end users because of the link optimization. We just deploy it and forget about it.”

Future-proofing the Network with SD-WAN
Case Study

“With VeloCloud, our users immediately saw benefits in terms of better performance and user experience. Happy users is a very important metric for us.”

Bringing Back Doctor Home Visits with SD-WAN
Case Study

To manage the health and wellness of 10,000 residents, Saber Healthcare turned to WAN Dynamics and VeloCloud SD-WAN to support health initiatives.

Triton Uses VeloCloud for a High Performance Hybrid WAN
Case Study

“I can’t believe how low our OPEX is now. We easily and affordably got everything we needed to fix our network issues and utilized our existing WAN system.”

High Quality Unified Communications at Low Total Cost
Case Study

Popular retail chain Redmond modernizes stores with VeloCloud SD-WAN solution to deliver high-quality unified communications and virtual desktops to improve user productivity.

Deployment and Management of Remote Sites in Less than 7 Days with SD-WAN
Case Study

With a small team and often only a week to get a project site online, GE Johnson turned to VeloCloud for quick deployments and secure connectivity.

Reliable Access to Cloud Apps and Improves Remote Collaboration
Case Study

Leading construction company Devcon reduces branch CAPEX and OPEX costs while improving WAN reliability, performance for collaboration and modeling applications to remote branch users.

Network Transformation to Fuel Growth and Ensure Optimized Network Performance
Case Study

Manhard Consulting uses SD-WAN to easily deploy new offices, implement new policy changes with a single click, and increase network performance.

SD-WAN Unites the Network for the United Way
Case Study

Needing a solution that was simple, adaptive, and flexible, United Way deployed Macquarie Telecom SD-WAN to give the non-profit what it needed.

Infographics

Top 6 SD-WAN Trends at a Glance
Infographic

To help you make an informed decision on whether or not SD-WAN is right for your enterprise, we compiled top SD-WAN trends and predictions for the future as defined by leading networking analysts.

Still Using Branch Routers? It’s Time to Reconsider.
Infographic

The days of relying on branch routers for services and apps are over. This infographic details why it's time to reconsider your reliance on routers.

Redmond

High quality unified communications at low total cost.

Redmond modernizes stores with VeloCloud SD-WAN to deliver high-quality unified communications.

“VeloCloud delivered a rich feature set and worked better than the other two solutions we tried. It’s so brilliantly designed that our proof of concept took only 30 minutes from the time we unwrapped the boxes. It didn’t take long to realize what a great solution it is.”

Free hands-on evaluation

Slash bandwidth costs and deploy 10x faster.

Sign up for a free hands-on evaluation of VeloCloud and learn how to deploy branch offices in minutes, provide high quality UC experience, and lower bandwidth and hardware costs.