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VeloCloud Wins Interop Best Startup of 2015 Award


VeloCloud Networks Inc., a cloud networking company, yesterday was named the Best of Interop 2015 winner of the Best Startup category for innovation in WAN networking. A panel selected VeloCloud from a competitive field of startups across the industry.Herring selected the award winners—highlighting the continent’s most exciting startups—from approximately 1,200 privately financed companies.

“Interop’s Best Startup of 2015 Award is a recognition all networking startups covet, and we are privileged to be recognized at our inaugural showing,” said Sanjay Uppal, CEO and co-founder of VeloCloud. “The award is a testimony to the quality of our team, our innovative SD-WAN technology bringing together the cloud as the network for enterprises, and our rapid growth in customers and partners.”

“Congratulations to VeloCloud for taking home the Best of Interop award in the Best Startup category, recognizing their innovation in WAN networking,” said Interop General Manager Jennifer Jessup. “Interop is proud to host this prestigious awards program to celebrate our community’s accomplishments and the unique solutions advancing enterprise technology.”

VeloCloud Partnerships Announced at Interop

In addition to exhibiting in Interop booth #863 through Apr 30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, VeloCloud earlier this week announced two moves toward expanding its reach worldwide:

  • A partnership, featuring a reseller agreement, with Freewire, a fixed-wireless Internet service provider based in the U.S. Pacific Northwest region. Using VeloCloud enabled Freewire to offer customers “instant” WAN services and to immediately expand from regional to nationwide coverage.
  • A partnership with Net One Systems, a networking solutions provider and cloud builder and broker in Japan, to deliver SD-WAN services in that country.
VeloCloud Addresses Serious Branch-Office Networking Issues

Businesses today struggle with application performance and WAN complexity and expense in their branch offices. VeloCloud addresses these issues directly and simply with its Cloud-Delivered Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN), which transforms existing Internet broadband and private lines into enterprise-grade branch networks. The subscription-based VeloCloud SD-WAN automates branch deployment and ongoing management; assures performance to cloud and enterprise applications; and enables IT departments to roll out branch offices virtually.

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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Award Winning

VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud™ is a recipient of many prestigious industry accolades.