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


Market Outlook: SD-WAN, 2018-2023, Worldwide
Analyst Report
By Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

Detailed analysis of the global SD-WAN market: trends, growth opportunities, market outlook.

Frost & Sullivan: Analysis of the Software-Defined WAN Market
Analyst Report
By Frost & Sullivan

SD-WAN market revenues are expected to grow in higher double digits as it enters the growth phase of product lifecycle.

FierceMarkets: SD-WAN Revolutionizes Networks for the Cloud Era
Analyst Report
By FierceMarkets

“SD-WAN brings network visibility and control to the masses,” says Mike Frane, VP of SD-WAN Services, Windstream

Frost & Sullivan: 2016 Best Practices Award for Product Leadership
Analyst Report
By Frost & Sullivan

“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.”


White
Papers

The SD-WAN Ushers in the Era of the Routerless Branch Office
Analyst White Paper
By Zeus Kerravala, ZK Research

Analysis of how legacy hardware and WAN infrastructure must undergo a change to support the digital transformation.

Outcome-Driven Networking: Automation and Intelligence for the Network
Analyst White Paper
By ESG Research

ESG discusses how outcome-driven networking is the game changer IT managers need, introducing automation and network intelligence to get an advantage.

The Future of Retail: SD-WAN Is a Critical Component
Analyst White Paper
By Zeus Kerravala, ZK Research

The seismic effects of digital transformation are reshaping the retail world. Many retailers are starting to use technology to enhance the customer experience.

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

VeloCloud SD-WAN 101
Weekly Webinar Series March 14 – April 4, 2018
With SD-WAN Experts

The SD-WAN market is hot with a 69% CAGR by 2021 and it will only continue to gather momentum with SD-WAN becoming a de-facto technology for wide area networking.


Recent Webinars

The Routerless Branch: SD-WAN Takes Routing out of the Router
Analyst Webinar (60 min)
With Zeus Kerravala, Principal Analyst & Founder, ZK Research

The digital transformation is here, affecting business everywhere and requiring a retooling of legacy solutions. Networking needs to keep up but it relies on an architecture that has been in place for over three decades and that was not built to support the dramatic change.

Healthcare Embraces Digital Transformation through SD-WAN
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Rachna Srivastava, Sr. Director Product Marketing, VeloCloud

Providing care requires strict adherence to healthcare regulations and SD-WAN ensures constant network connectivity for the delivery of health records.

SD-WAN en comercio: Habilitando Seguridad y Segmentacion para la Transformacion
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Tony Banuelos, Product Manager, VeloCloud

La segmentación del tráfico asegura que los datos confidenciales y críticos para el negocio estén separados de los datos no críticos para optimizarlos y asegurarlos.

Using SD-WAN for PCI Compliance and Beyond
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Rachna Srivastava, Sr. Director Product Marketing, VeloCloud

Take the worry out of PCI compliance and find out how VeloCloud SD-WAN automates and simplifies the process for you so you can focus on your business.

SD-WAN in Retail: Powering Security and Segmentation for Digital Transformation
“Architecture Matters” Webinar (60 min)
With Parag Thakore, VP of Product Management and Fan Gu, Product Manager, VeloCloud

Segmenting traffic ensures that security-sensitive and business critical data is separated from non-critical data to be optimized and secured.

What the New Network Paradigm Will Be: Outcome-Driven Networking and SD-WAN
Analyst Webinar (60 min)
With Rachna Srivastava, VeloCloud and Bob Laliberte, ESG

Bogged down with manually intensive IT management and configurations? There is a different way and we'll show you how with an outcome-driven approach.

A Customer Story: A WAN Strategy that Unifies the Enterprise and Enables Future Growth
“Go Big with SD-WAN” Webinar (60 min)
With Daan Muizer, Stolt-Nielsen and Ferran van den Berg, Videns

With Office 365, Skype of Business and organization-wide file replication, MPLS didn't cut it. SD-WAN changed that and future-proofed the business.

Freeport-McMoRan: Putting the Pedal to the Metal with SD-WAN
“Go Big with SD-WAN” Webinar (60 min)
With Stein Ericsson, Manager, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. and Rachna Srivastava, VeloCloud

Find out how transferring massive files and connecting to cloud-based applications on Microsoft Azure became exponentially easier 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

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.

Guide to SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, and VNF
Technical Brief

With so many acronyms and each one building on another, it can be confusing about how they work together. This guide describes the difference.

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.

Extending VeloCloud SD-WAN to AWS
Solution Brief

VeloCloud on AWS enables enterprises to rapidly and cost-effectively leverage VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN within their AWS deployments.

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.


Industry
Solutions

VeloCloud SD-WAN for Retail
Solution Brief

Retailers are increasingly competitive, vying for limited attention from customers. Find out how SD-WAN helps them deliver a world-class experience.

Choosing an SD-WAN Provider
Evaluation Guide

Making the right decision about your SD-WAN provider leads to long-term success. This guide provides the considerations leading to the right choice.

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.

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.


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

Rethinking the Retail Experience: A Historic Retailer Becomes the Store of the Future
Case Study

With 500 stores worldwide and a historic brand to protect, Brooks Brothers deployed SD-WAN to extend the white-gloved service its customers expect.

When Economic Devastation Hit, SD-WAN Helped with Recovery and Rehabilitation
Case Study

When the infrastructure fell apart in the wake of the massive storm, TPx and SD-WAN helped get the residents connected to the outside world.

No Power, No Carrier Line, No Problem with SD-WAN
Case Study

Segmenting PCI traffic, replacing routers, single-click profile deployment — Salon Service Group uses outcome-driven networking to grow the business.

Utilizing SD-WAN in Restaurant Hospitality to Elevate the Customer Experience
Case Study

Delivering a truly omnichannel presence to its customers and meeting an annual growth initiative of 20% YOY, Café Rio used SD-WAN to meet all its corporate goals.

Retail Network Requirements: Eliminate Network Outages with High Availability Configurations While Reducing Costs
Case Study

With a high transaction-based business, Northgate needed to eliminate network outages and add services, while reducing costs. With SD-WAN, it did.

Merging Multiple Networks while Optimizing for Cloud Services and Applications
Case Study

Merging disparate businesses and their IT functions while preparing for future expansion was no problem for All Holdings Inc. when using SD-WAN.

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

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

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

Level 3 Breaks the Internet, but CDK Global SD-WAN Customers Ask 'What Outage?'
Case Study

Even with a widespread Internet blackout, CDK Global was able to keep customers on-line and operational using SD-WAN.

Enabling Business Insurance Services and Its Call Centres with SD-WAN
Case Study

With a customer base of 425,000 and growing, Simply Business needed excellent voice quality, fast access to business-critical applications, and more. SD-WAN became its solution.

Business Agility and Rapid Branch Deployment with SD-WAN
Case Study

“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

“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

“With VeloCloud, our users immediately saw benefits in terms of better performance and user experience. Happy users is a very important metric for us.”

SD-WAN Eliminates Network Outages to Help Healthcare Providers Adhere to HIPAA Regulations
Case Study

Future-proof next-gen care solution powered by AWS HIPAA cloud computing services while enabling doctors to treat patients with an always-on network.

Bringing Back Doctor Home Visits with SD-WAN
Case Study

To manage the health and wellness of 10,000 residents, Saber Healthcare turned to WAN Dynamics and VeloCloud SD-WAN to support health initiatives.

Bringing Secure Interactive Financial Services to Rural Regions
Case Study

Sometimes a human touch is needed, and with SD-WAN, STAR Financial brought a friendly face to its customers using video-enabled ITMs in remote areas.

Triton Uses VeloCloud for a High Performance Hybrid WAN
Case Study

“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

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

Bilfinger Improves Speed, Efficiency and Control with VeloCloud SD-WAN Solution from Videns
Case Study

Requiring flexibility in spinning up full WAN network in days to serve customers in remote locations, Bilfinger turned to SD-WAN for fast deployments.

Deployment and Management of Remote Sites in Less than 7 Days with SD-WAN
Case Study

With a small team and often only a week to get a project site online, GE Johnson turned to VeloCloud for quick deployments and secure connectivity.

Reliable Access to Cloud Apps and Improves Remote Collaboration
Case Study

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

Network Transformation to Fuel Growth and Ensure Optimized Network Performance
Case Study

Manhard Consulting uses SD-WAN to easily deploy new offices, implement new policy changes with a single click, and increase network performance.

Big Technology for Little People
Case Study

How a small IT team easily simplifies network complexity with centralized visibility, remote troubleshooting, and a smaller hardware footprint.

SD-WAN: The Case for Caring Communication in Healthcare
Case Study

Striving to provide its healthcare residents happy, Hall & Prior chose Macquarie Telecom to eliminate outages and improve network connectivity.

SD-WAN Unites the Network for the United Way
Case Study

Needing a solution that was simple, adaptive, and flexible, United Way deployed Macquarie Telecom SD-WAN to give the non-profit what it needed.

Infographics

Top 6 SD-WAN Trends at a Glance
Infographic

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.
Infographic

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.

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

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.