VeloCloud Recognized on CRN Software-Defined Data Center 50 List -- VeloCloud Channel Partner Program Expands Globally to more than 150 Registered Channel Partners Delivering the Benefits of Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN around the World
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 15, 2017 -- VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named VeloCloud to its 2017 Software-Defined Data Center 50 list. VeloCloud's unique private, public and hybrid data center deployment and integration models are lowering the barrier for channel partners to deploy, support and profit from Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN.
CRN editors selected companies for the Software-Defined Data Center 50 list on the basis of multiple criteria, including each company's overall impact on the market, its influence on the channel as a whole, and the desirability of the technology and services it makes available to its partners. This inaugural list recognizes channel-friendly companies that provide some of the most innovative data center technology available. VeloCloud is featured on the Software-Defined Data Center 50 list online.
VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables channel partners to seamlessly connect customer private, public and hybrid data centers to their branch offices globally. Scalable VeloCloud Edge hub devices may be deployed in private data centers incorporating both private MPLS links along with public Internet. Enterprise private, hybrid or public data centers may be connected directly to Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN via the system of VeloCloud Gateways distributed across the globe. Cloud service provider partners deploy multi-tenant VeloCloud Gateways in their private cloud data centers to deliver XaaS over the Internet or private links to each of their customer sites with performance, reliability and quality.
"VeloCloud is a channel-driven company with more than 150 channel partners worldwide who are key to our continued growth and ability to meet rapidly expanding global demand for Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN," said VeloCloud VP of Marketing, Michael Wood. "We are pleased to be recognized in CRN's Software-Defined Data Center 50 list and believe that together with our channel partners we are transforming enterprise wide area networking and demonstrating why The Cloud is the Network™."
VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables channel partners to securely support their customers' application growth, network agility, and simplified branch and end-point implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications. Channel partners 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 and operations model. Their customers benefit from the multi-tenant cloud gateway architecture with segmentation and the ability to support real-time applications over private, broadband and wireless links. With VeloCloud, The Cloud is the Network™.
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VeloCloud Networks™, Inc. is the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, a Gartner Cool Vendor, the Frost & Sullivan Product Leader in the SD-WAN Solution Market, and a Best of Interop and Best of VMworld winner. The company simplifies branch WAN networking by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband Internet and LTE links for today's increasingly distributed enterprises. VeloCloud SD-WAN 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. VeloCloud has received financing from investors including NEA, Venrock, March Capital Partners, Hermes Growth Partners, Telstra Ventures, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Cisco Investments, and The Fabric, and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information, visit the company's website and follow the company on Twitter @VeloCloud.