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Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is changing the way we think of networking today. Whereas traditional networking infrastructure was designed for business needs of 30 years ago, SD-WAN is bridging the gap between the needs of today and the requirements of the future. To be a robust solution, SD-WAN platforms should have two consistent requirements: vendor agnostic and cloud-delivered architecture.

With VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud, customers are assured that its cloud-delivered architecture assures that all vendors are able to seamlessly integrate with it. Users are able to implement SD-WAN regardless of the service and configuration of its supporting network vendor, choosing what is right for their individual business needs. NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud delivers seamless integration with an extensive ecosystem of best-of-breed technology partners that includes security, analytics, SaaS and IaaS, Unified Communications (UC), System Integrators (SI) and Technology, and Service Providers.

Security

Check Point – Check Point is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.

Forcepoint – Forcepoint is the global human-centric cybersecurity company transforming the digital enterprise by continuously adapting security response to the dynamic risk posed by individual users and machines. The Forcepoint Human Point system delivers Risk-Adaptive Protection to continuously ensure trusted use of data and systems. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint protects the human point for thousands of enterprise and government customers in more than 150 countries.

Fortinet – Fortinet secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network – today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments.

Palo Alto Networks – Palo Alto’s mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.

Symantec – Symantec Corporation helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock product suites to protect their digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats.

Zscaler – Zscaler consolidates your stacks of gateway security appliances into integrated, cloud-based security services. Since it’s security-as-a-service, there’s no hardware or software to deploy or manage, so getting started is simple. You can deploy our services in minutes, and they can easily grow with your security needs.

 

Analytics

Mist – The Mist Learning Wireless LAN makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable and measurable by providing unprecedented visibility into the user experience and by replacing time consuming manual IT tasks with proactive automation. In addition, Mist is the first vendor to bring enterprise-grade Wi-Fi, BLE and IoT together to deliver personalized, location-based wireless services without requiring battery-powered beacons. All operations are managed via Mist’s modern cloud architecture for maximum scalability, agility and performance.

Plixer – Plixer provides a network and security intelligence platform that supports fast and efficient incident response. The solution allows you to gain visibility into cloud applications, security events, and network traffic. It delivers actionable data to guide you from the detection of network and security events all the way to root-cause analysis and mitigation. Network and security incidents are inevitable. When they occur, Plixer is there to help you quickly return to normal and minimize business disruption.

SevOne – Large organizations need to make smooth transitions from physical to virtual networking environments. Its cloud-based SevOne Data Platform simplifies the extraction, enrichment and analysis of network and machine data from across multi-vendor environments using several pre-built solutions based on the SevOne Data Platform, including offerings specifically designed to solve SD-WAN, SDN, NFV and enterprise Wi-Fi challenges.

 

SaaS and IaaS

Amazon AWS – For over 12 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 125 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 57 Availability Zones (AZs) within 19 geographic regions around the world.

Equinix – Equinix, Inc. connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. In 52 markets worldwide, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.

Google CloudPlatform – Google Cloud is widely recognized as a global leader in delivering a secure, open, intelligent, and transformative enterprise cloud platform. Our technology is built on Google’s private network and is the product of nearly 20 years of innovation in security, network architecture, collaboration, artificial intelligence, and open source software. We offer a simply engineered set of tools and unparalleled technology across Google Cloud Platform and G Suite that help bring people, insights, and ideas together. Customers across more than 150 countries trust Google Cloud to modernize their computing environment for today’s digital world.

Microsoft Azure – Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers.

Microsoft Office – Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

 

Unified Communications

RingCentral – RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers modern mobile and distributed workforces to communicate, collaborate, and connect from any location, on any device and via any mode. RingCentral provides unified voice, video, team messaging and collaboration, conferencing, online meetings, digital customer engagement and integrated contact center solutions for enterprises globally. RingCentral’s open platform integrates with leading business apps and enables customers to easily customize business workflows.

Vonage – The Vonage system is entirely cloud-based, allowing you to implement new software without additional infrastructure or costs. So as your business grows, our network seamlessly scales with you—without unexpected fees.

 

System Integrators and Technology

Accenture – Accenture is a leading professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Serving 95 of the Fortune 100 and more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500, Accenture employs an innovation-led approach to help clients imagine and invent their future.

IBM Security – IBM Security offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of enterprise security products and services. The portfolio, supported by world-renowned IBM X-Force® research, enables organizations to effectively manage risk and defend against emerging treats. IBM operates one of the world’s broadest security research, development and delivery organizations, monitors 60 billion security events per day in more than 130 countries, and has been granted more than 8,000 security patents worldwide.

Intel – Intel has built up a wealth of information and a vast network of solution providers for the Internet of Things. In addition, IoT partners can receive special benefits by participating actively in resources available through Intel® Technology Provider. Leverage these specialty benefits made available for retail solution providers with capabilities in fixed/mobile point-of-sale, digital signage, content management and more.

NEC/Netcracker – Netcracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is a forward-looking software company, offering mission-critical solutions to service providers around the globe. Our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and professional services enables large-scale digital transformations, unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization and the changing mobile ecosystem.

 

Service Providers

AT&T – AT&T Business acts as your SD-WAN VPN Services Provider to provide managed services while using SDN tools from AT&T for direct access to your configurations, use Internet offload to send traffic from each site to the Internet destination to minimize network based firewall costs, stream audio and video and transfer large amounts of data reliably even over congested shared broadband networks, and provide access to remote workers.

GTT Communications – GTT is redefining global communications to serve a cloud-based future, connecting people across organizations, around the world and to every application in the cloud. Our clients benefit from an outstanding service experience built on our core values of simplicity, speed and agility.

Macquarie Telecom – Macquarie Telecom is a managed hosting and telecommunications company. It has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth. It owns and operates several data centers.

Telstra – Telstra Corporation Limited is Australia’s largest telecommunications company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other products and services

TPx – TPx is the premier managed services provider, redefining the way enterprises grow, compete and communicate.  TPx’s unified communications, managed IT services, continuity and connectivity solutions all work together to “reach a higher state of connectedness” – with customers, employees, clients, suppliers, locations, applications and more. TPx can provide guaranteed performance wherever there’s a broadband connection, erasing the limitations of geography, incumbent providers and capital expenditure.

Windstream Enterprises – Windstream Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles.