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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.


Software-Defined WAN For Dummies
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.


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.”


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

Migrate from Branch Routers to Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN
“Architecture Matters” Webinar October 3, 10:00am Pacific
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.

Recent Webinars

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.

How to Build an Outcome-Driven SD-WAN Network
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar (45 min)
With Fan Gu

With an Outcome-Driven Networking approach, enable configuration simplicity and network intelligence, gain the ability to add services, and scale to meet customer demands becomes easier.

Building the Business Case for SD-WAN
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar (45 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 one of this two-part webinar, find out how what you need to know to build your SD-WAN business case.

Making It All Work Together with SD-WAN, SDN, NFV, VNF
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (56 min)
With Steve Woo

With so many companies moving critical applications to the cloud and the recent explosion of SD-WAN, planning network strategies can be daunting.

How to Deliver Optimized WAN Segmentation
“SD-WAN How-To” Webinar (60 min)
With Ray Wong and Fan Gu

Network segmentation continues to be an important aspect of WAN architectures. Fan will help define what SD-WAN segmentation and the benefits. In the webinar she will also discuss the necessary requirements to effectively manage segmentation.

Architecting the Most Secure Enterprise SD-WAN
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (56 min)
With Sasha Nunke and Nitin Kumar

Cloud security continues to be a top priority for enterprises. Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN delivers an ecosystem to work with solutions from Zscaler, Fortinet, IBM, and Palo Alto Networks, and others.

State of WAN Architecture
“Architecture Matters” Analyst Webinar (60 min)
With Dr. Jim Metzler, Principal Analyst, and Mike Wood, VP of Marketing

Dr. Jim Metzler from Ashton, Metzler & Associates presents his findings from network organizations and discusses the issues they face. Dr. Metzler will also discuss the differences of a Managed Service and a Do-it-Yourself approach for implementing SD-WAN.


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)


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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

Globally Unifying and Centralizing Network Management and Visibility
Case Study: Rentokil Initial

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

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.”

Future-proofing the Network with SD-WAN
Case Study: Stolt-Nielsen

“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: Saber Healthcare

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: 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.


Top 6 SD-WAN Trends at a Glance

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.

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.


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.