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VeloCloud Selected by Key Enterprise Accounts and Strategic Partners across Europe

VeloCloud Networks, Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN company, today announced that it continues to extend its global market leadership with accelerating growth in the European market. The company, named the worldwide SD-WAN market share leader by industry analyst firm IHS Markit, has expanded operations and its channel partner network in Europe, and has registered key enterprise wins in the region. VeloCloud has also added a new UK Country Manager, Jon Arnold, and strengthened its technical team across the region.

VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables Enterprises to securely support application growth, network agility, and simplified branch and end-point implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private data centers and enterprise applications.

Rentokil Initial (FTSE 100) is one of the largest business services companies in the world, mainly providing pest control and hygiene services. With Rentokil Initial, people are protected from the dangers of pest-borne disease, risks of poor hygiene, and injury in the workplace. Rentokil Initial chose VeloCloud SD-WAN as it needed a solution that would simplify its network, streamline processes, and provide increased bandwidth as it drives towards a cloud centric architecture.

"VeloCloud SD-WAN platform has helped unify a formerly disparate network, adding visibility and functionality that wasn't present before," said Mike Howell, Global Infrastructure Engineering Manager, Rentokil Initial.

"Rentokil is now in a much better position to service its customers as our network is prepared to handle all current and future technology demands," said Ed Higgs, Director of Global Service Delivery, Rentokil Initial.

Stolt-Nielsen Limited, headquartered in the United Kingdom, is a leading global provider of integrated transportation, storage, and distribution solutions for chemicals and other bulk-liquid products. Stolt Nielsen picked VeloCloud SD-WAN to make fundamental changes to its MPLS-based network spanning 30 countries to overcome cost, flexibility, time-to-market and management challenges.

"VeloCloud SD-WAN helped us to accomplish every goal we had set for ourselves in our attempt to overhaul our SD-WAN both for the present and for the future," said Daan Mulzer, Global Service Delivery Manager for Stolt Nielsen. "VeloCloud has provided us better accessibility, operational efficiency, security, end-to-end visibility and speed to market while reducing costs and eliminating WAN management complexity."

NCR is a leader in omni-channel solutions, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR's Telecom and Technology division provides the highest quality service solutions for Communication Service Providers and Technology OEMs. With unmatched global coverage in 180 countries, NCR helps its customers get to market faster, enable global expansion, and deliver a consistent, differentiated customer experience.

"The business and technical demands of branch offices have changed dramatically, now requiring more bandwidth, direct access to cloud applications and automated service insertion of new services," said Barry Zipp, senior director of management and marketing, NCR Telecom and Technology. "Our partnership with VeloCloud enables us to help enterprises in Europe and around the world address their needs driven by increasing use of SaaS and cloud services and bandwidth intensive business critical applications."

Kapsch CarrierCom with its Innovative Solutions for Telcos brings a fast track to network efficiency and innovation with maximized operating flexibility and service agility. Kapsch helps service providers, utility companies and enterprises to evolve their networks at the right pace for their business, lowering network costs and opening new revenue streams.

"VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN is a powerful catalyst in rapidly unleashing business agility at reduced costs for our service provider and enterprise customers around Europe," said Thomas Schöpf, COO of Kapsch CarrierCom. "By providing benefits including ease of adoption and management, optimized cloud access, automation and the economics of the Internet, VeloCloud SD-WAN truly ushers enterprises and service providers into the realm of software defined, cloud era."

Westcon-Comstor is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, collaboration and data center with a global network of specialty resellers.

"VeloCloud's unique architecture and tight integration with other innovative technologies combines with our proven global distribution capabilities to optimize market coverage and service delivery," says Patty Gray, Vice President, Global Partner Management at Westcon-Comstor. "We view this partnership as an important advantage in capitalizing on the trend toward higher-bandwidth solutions and better related management."

Videns is a VeloCloud Registered Partner and independent provider of managed application and network performance control and optimization services for organizations ranging from medium-sized companies to multinationals.

"VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN delivers highly differentiated capabilities and architectural advantages including simplicity, agility and secure branch office WAN," said Ferran van der Berg, Director of Business Development. "Our customers in Benelux and the Nordics depend on us to provide proven technologies that offer fast deployments and reduced WAN management costs, which is exactly what VeloCloud SD-WAN helps us do."

VeloCloud, a 100 percent channel driven company, recently announced that 50 Service Providers worldwide have chosen its cloud-delivered solution as their SD-WAN technology of choice. With VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN, 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 and operations model. Also, with SD-WAN becoming the primary function in vCPE deployments, VeloCloud SD-WAN has been established as the platform for simplifying the delivery and deployment of virtual network functions (VNF) such as security. Cloud services or regionally distributed on-premises services can be service chained with granular and simple enterprise-wide policies; and virtual services can be deployed directly to the branch either on the VeloCloud virtual services platform or alongside a VeloCloud SD-WAN VNF on a third party vCPE.

"VeloCloud has experienced tremendous growth in all aspects of its business including enterprise and service provider wins, network of channel partners, strategic partners in key areas such as security, and number of deployments," said Sanjay Uppal, CEO and Co-Founder of VeloCloud. "Europe is a key growth market for us and the caliber of enterprise customers and channel partners provides us a strong springboard for the future."

VeloCloud will be exhibiting at the SD-WAN Summit in Paris, Sept. 26-28; and at the WAN Summit in London, Oct. 17-18.

Published Tuesday, September 26, 2017 9:00 AM by David Marshall
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