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Simplify retail branch WAN networks.

The competitive need to provide a seamless in-store shopping experience is pushing retailers to modernize their in-store IT infrastructure.

However, to connect stores, distribution centers, and online warehouses with effective omnichannel capabilities, IT professionals have been struggling with an ever-increasing network complexity and sky-rocketing costs. Learn more in our Retail solutions brief:

Flexible WAN solution for retail branch networks.

With VeloCloud’s SD-WAN solution, retail IT can deploy inexpensive, scalable network to all stores while meeting PCI 3.0 requirements.

Simplify WAN deployment with Cloud.
  • Fast provisioning of remote branches in minutes with zero IT touch and cloud activation
  • Enterprise-grade WAN with dynamic multi-path steering and on-demand link remediation for performance and reliability
  • Automatic selection of cloud gateways for best direct path eliminates backhauling of WAN traffic for SaaS applications like salesforce.com and Oracle on-demand CRM
  • Subscription based Network-as-a-Service eliminates upfront CAPEX costs
Meet PCI 3.0 compliance with advanced security.
  • Stateful and context aware firewall (application, user, device) for advanced security
  • Automatic, single click Cloud VPN for branch-to-datacenter and direct branch-to-branch traffic. Monitor real-time status and health from the central cloud console
Centralized management, control and policy enforcement.
  • Enterprise wide monitoring and group policy setting for all sites, ISPs, applications and users
  • Smart QoS with application-aware classification for 2200+ apps for granular control based on custom business objectives
  • Business policies based on application priorities, usage, and security goals
  • Unified architecture to scale from one site to hundreds of remote offices, seamlessly. Full interoperability with other WAN vendors for remote branches of 3rd party partners

PCI 3.0 Compliance

Meet PCI 3.0 mandates in WAN to support point-of-sale compliance.

PCI 3.0 Guideline
VeloCloud Compliance
1.2.3 – Segregate PCI Network VLAN trunking for wired and wireless with VLAN based firewall Implement network policy based on PCI guidelines for max security
4.1 – Use strong cryptography WPA2, WPA2-PSK encryption for wireless clients, AES256 for all All traffic encrypted with strong AES256 and never open on Internet
6.1 – Use latest security patches Automated firmware update from cloud to edges Client update enforced on edges; no unsecure cardholder data in the network
7.2 – Restrict access Role-based access control with granular privileges for users Ensure resource control and usage meets PCI guidelines
11.0 – Regularly test security McAfee secure, daily penetration checks, approved vendor scanning Regular, automated security check of all infrastructure components

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.”

Ready to learn more?

Seamless Retail Customer Experience with SD-WAN

Recorded Webinar

Learn how SD-WAN enables Redmond Inc. to provide seamless customer experience for 800% growth.

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.

4 Steps to Lower WAN Costs


Netwoking industry veterans Sreekanth Kannan and Parag Thakore discuss how SD-WAN simplifies IT operations with automation to reduce operating expenditures.