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 2016 Best Practices Award for Product Leadership
Analyst Report

“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.”

Gartner Report: Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, 2016
Analyst Report

Gartner analysts profile five vendors that network designers can use to solve emerging network challenges.


White
Papers

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

How to Integrate Cloud Security into SD-WAN
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar
March 29, 1am Pacific

With Varun Santosh and Ray Wong

Considerations for deploying cloud security in a distributed enterprise environment.

How to Extend SD-WAN to AWS
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar
April 4, 10am Paris

With Parag Thakore and Ray Wong

Learn ways to reduce operational complexity and optimize application performance to cloud data centers.

3 Common Use Cases for Large Scale SD-WAN Deployments
“Go Big with SD-WAN” Webinar
April 19, 2017, 10am Pacific

With Mike Wood & Steve Woo

SD-WAN continues to become a bigger part of your WAN architecture. Listen to three case studies from enterprise customers and why they moved to SD-WAN.


Recent Webinars

How to Integrate VQM with SD-WAN
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar (30 min)
With Fan Gu and Lin Huang

Learn how to integrate Voice Quality Monitoring with Software-Defined WAN.

How to Migrate from Traditional WAN to SD-WAN
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar (30 min)
With Kangwarn Chinthammit, Lin Huang, and Ray Wong

Design and execute the right strategy to integrate SD-WAN into existing network.

Zero Trust Security for the Infrastructure and Endpoint
Partner Webinar (60 min)
With Ron Howell and Ben Hendrick, IBM Security

Learn how IBM Security can help you to apply the concepts of the Zero Trust Security model.

Prepare Your Network for the Cloud
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Steve Woo

Cloud applications are forcing enterprises to re-evaluate traditional architectures.

Top Considerations for Deploying SD-WAN in Large Enterprises
“Go Big with SD-WAN” Webinar (60 min)
With Steve Woo and Mike Wood

Deploying SD-WAN across thousands of sites? Learn best practices here.

SD-WAN for Large and Multinational Enterprises
“Go Big with SD-WAN” Webinar (60 min)
With Steve Woo and Mike Wood

Watch this webinar to understand the unique set of network challenges big businesses face.

Cloud-Delivered Secure SD-WAN for Enterprise Branch Offices
Webinar (60 min)
With Fortinet

Network security experts discuss the use of next generation Enterprise WAN to assure security and performance of applications, simplify deployments, and lower TCO.

Influencing Application Performance Using SD-WAN
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Steve Woo

Achieve network-wide app performance regardless of where the applications are hosted — with SD-WAN.

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

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.

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

Learn how the Velocloud SD-WAN meets PCI 3.0 compliance requirements, simplifies branch network with WAN, and centralizes management, business policy enforcement with 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.

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.


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

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

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

Business Agility and Rapid Branch Deployment with SD-WAN
Case Study: The Bay Club

“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: tru Independence

“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.”

Triton Uses VeloCloud for a High Performance Hybrid WAN
Case Study: Triton

“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: Redmond

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

Reliable Access to Cloud Apps and Improves Remote Collaboration
Case Study: Devcon

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

Infographics

Top 6 SD-WAN Trends
Infographic

Key industry analysts share metrics and predictions about the future of wide area networking.

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

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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.