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VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN Earns NFV Distinctions

VeloCloud Awarded 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award; CEO Selected to Present at Telecom Council Silicon Valley NFV Forum this Week


VeloCloud™ Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has recognized VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN with the 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award.

“Congratulations to VeloCloud for receiving the 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN has demonstrated true innovation and is leading the way for Network Function Virtualization. I look forward to continued excellence from VeloCloud in 2016 and beyond.”

The INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features, and noteworthy developments toward improving Network Function Virtualization. Winners of the NFV Pioneer Award will be featured in the June 2016 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

In addition, Sanjay Uppal, VeloCloud Co-Founder and CEO, will join the panel titled “Uses and Benefits of vCPE” at the Telecom Council Silicon Valley NFV Forum this week. Uppal will share how operators are leveraging a variety of virtualized customer premises equipment (vCPE) deployment models in combination with true multitenant controllers to deliver secure, agile, reliable and high performance SD-WAN. The panel, moderated by Christos Kolias, Senior Research Scientist & Principal of Orange Silicon Valley, will be held at 12:30 pm PDT on May 26 in Sunnyvale, California. VeloCloud will also exhibit VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN at the event.

VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to securely support application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications. Global service providers are able to increase revenue, deliver advanced services and increase flexibility by delivering elastic transport, performance for cloud applications, and integrated advanced services all via a zero-touch deployment model.

“VeloCloud delivers simplicity, security, agility and automation for enterprise and Service Provider wide area networks,” said Michael Wood, VP of Marketing at VeloCloud. “The NFV Pioneer Award is another validation of VeloCloud’s proven ability to virtualize SD-WAN at the core and on-premises with the best-of-breed SD-WAN Virtual Network Function.”


INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit For more information about TMC, visit

About VeloCloud

VeloCloud, now part of VMware has been named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure and placed furthest on Completeness of Vision. VeloCloud, now part of VMware simplifies branch WAN networking by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband Internet and LTE links for today’s increasingly distributed enterprises. VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud includes: a choice of public, private or hybrid cloud network for enterprise-grade connection to cloud and enterprise applications; branch office enterprise appliances and optional data center appliances; software-defined control and automation; and virtual services delivery. For more information, visit and follow the company on Twitter @VeloCloud.

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