As applications and data continue to be distributed more broadly from the data center to the edge, customers are increasingly relying on software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) versus traditional networking for flexible, secure connectivity. It’s for this reason that I am pleased to share that we officially closed our acquisition of VeloCloud Networks today, bringing their industry-leading, cloud-delivered SD-WAN solution to our growing software-based networking portfolio. The acquisition of VeloCloud significantly advances our strategy of enabling customers to run, manage, connect and secure any application on any cloud to any device.
Service provider partners, including those currently using the VeloCloud SD-WAN solution, talk with us about how together we can help you increase competitiveness and service innovation. Read full announcement to learn more.
Last month, the vCloud Air Network (vCAN) program name changed to the VMware Cloud Provider Program. The new program name better conveys the breadth of cloud services that you provide and it will also be incorporated into the broader VMware message of supporting vSphere workloads in private, public, and hybrid clouds. Aside from this program name change, everything else within the program will remain the same. Read more.
At VMworld 2017 US and Europe, VMware made significant announcements addressing your customers’ toughest priorities in the areas of integrating public clouds, transforming security, modernizing data centers, and empowering digital workspaces. Through the general sessions, business growth keynotes, and spotlight sessions, VMware set the stage for the partner opportunity with VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Cloud Services, VMware Workspace ONE, and with many other products.