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VeloCloud Named a 2016 “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

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VeloCloud™ Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company,today announced it has been named a “Cool Vendor” in the “Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, 2016” 1 report by Gartner, Inc.

VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to simplify remote and branch office deployments while delivering secure optimized access to applications in cloud and private datacenters. Service providers are able to deploy SD-WAN as a value-add revenue generating service and deliver elastic transport, performance for cloud applications, in both on-net and off-net cases. Both enterprises and service providers benefit from the multi-tenant cloud gateway architecture and ability to support real-time applications over ordinary broadband links.

According to Gartner, “Changing application architectures and the proliferation of cloud services dramatically impact the way networks are designed, built and managed. We continue to see substantial vendor innovation applied to enterprise WAN challenges, and we anticipate rapid enterprise adoption of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) products.” 1

“Gartner is highly regarded in the industry and we are elated to be named a Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking for 2016,” said Sanjay Uppal, VeloCloud Co-founder and CEO. “With over 150 customers, we believe recognition such as this continue to validate our Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN architecture built from the ground up on cloud and virtualization, zero touch automation, and multi-tenancy as first principles.”


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Note 1. “Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, 2016” by Andrew Lerner, et al. April 13, 2016.

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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