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VeloCloud To Present Revenue Producing Service Provider SD-WAN Solutions at Cowen Communications Infrastructure Summit

VeloCloud VP Michael Wood to Highlight Innovative Service Provider SD-WAN Architectures at Cowen Summit


VeloCloud™ Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that Michael Wood, VeloCloud VP of Marketing, has been selected to present on a panel titled “SD-WAN: Enabling New Service Provider Revenue Opportunities” at the second annual Cowen and Company Communications Infrastructure Summit next week.

Mr. Wood will discuss how, using VeloCloud, regional, national and global service providers and value added resellers (VARs) are driving new and innovative revenue models by moving beyond box managed networks to secure, scalable, virtualized and high performance cloud-delivered SD-WAN deployments. He will share how the world’s leading carriers and VARs enable their customers to expand existing MPLS deployments; extend control, performance and quality to cloud services; and dramatically reduce costs, complexity and time to deploy.

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. Both enterprises and service providers benefit from the multi-tenant cloud gateway architecture and the ability to support real-time applications over ordinary broadband links.

The panel, moderated by Paul Silverstein, Managing Director, Cowen Institutional Research, will be held from 10:10 am – 10:50 am MDT on Aug. 9 in the Xanadu III Lobby Level conference room at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colo. Mr. Wood will present real world SD-WAN use cases and deployments for service providers, and how they can uncover expanded revenue opportunities. He will also discuss why SD-WAN architecture matters, the differences in various SD-WAN offerings and how a cloud-delivered architecture delivers distinct advantages for carriers – including true multi-tenancy, cloud services performance and the ability to augment existing MPLS infrastructure.

Cowen and Company conferences include leading companies in the areas of healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), information and technology services, consumer, energy, aerospace & defense / industrials, and transportation.

About Michael Wood

Michael Wood is a 25 year veteran in the datacom and telecom networking industry with a history of designing, architecting and building multi-billion dollar product lines and businesses. Mr. Wood was part of the team that delivered the world’s first Frame Relay product and has enabled leading global network service providers to deliver worldwide wide area networks for Enterprises around the globe. Mr. Wood also led product management for the multibillion dollar Cisco branch office integrated services router business used by enterprises and service providers around the world. Currently, as vice president of marketing for VeloCloud Networks, Mr. Wood is responsible for worldwide marketing, revenue generation, channel and sales enablement and communications.

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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