MegaPath Partners with VeloCloud to Expand its SD-WAN Portfolio
Company takes best-of-breed approach to simplify branch office networking and guarantee zero downtime
PLEASANTON, CA – February 7, 2017 – MegaPath, a leading provider of voice, data, security and cloud services in North America, today announced a partnership with VeloCloud, an industry-leading Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ (software-defined wide area network) technology provider. The partnership is part of MegaPath’s strategy to expand its SD-WAN service options to help business customers manage their network with unprecedented flexibility and ease, support bandwidth-intensive applications at the branch level, and use bandwidth more efficiently to ensure the highest level of application performance with zero downtime, all while lowering costs.
“Businesses today cannot afford downtime. With the increasing reliance on the cloud, the cost of downtime has grown exponentially, and the need for always-on, reliable WAN connectivity has become a business imperative,” said Dan Foster, President, Business Markets, MegaPath. “VeloCloud’s industry-leading Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN strengthens MegaPath’s SD-WAN product by further addressing the business need to maximize application performance and meet the increasing bandwidth demands of our customers. The combination of SD-WAN with our nationwide WAN connectivity options, and our feature-rich IP services like voice and UCaaS, provides real value to businesses customers that desire a broad range of high-value services from a single nationwide provider.”
“VeloCloud is excited to partner with MegaPath as it blends MegaPath’s network and security expertise with VeloCloud’s unique, multi-tenant cloud-delivered SD-WAN architecture,” said Sanjay Uppal, CEO and Co-Founder of VeloCloud. “MegaPath’s full suite of cloud-based services and nationwide, carrier agnostic WAN connectivity offerings can leverage VeloCloud’s reliable, high performance network wide connectivity to deliver SD-WAN solutions that empower companies to realize the full potential of the cloud.”
With today’s announcement, MegaPath’s SD-WAN offering includes, the ability to support bi-directional priority routing, real-time application failover, packet-level application performance monitoring, true bandwidth aggregation and complete network performance visibility. These new capabilities add to MegaPath’s existing SD-WAN offering introduced in March of 2016, which delivers centralized network management and monitoring, QoS-based priority routing, session-level application performance monitoring and standard network security protocols including IPsec VPN, load balancing and failover. MegaPath SD-WAN is a fully managed service that includes full-solution design engineering, dedicated project management and a white-glove approach to implementation and support.
In addition to its flexible, multi-vendor SD-WAN approach, MegaPath differentiates itself on its ability to deliver carrier-agnostic, redundant, Layer 3 WAN connections nationwide, and its portfolio of reliable business VoIP and unified communications (MegaPath One). In addition, MegaPath offers dedicated project management, and end-to-end service delivery backed by 100 percent U.S.-based technical support, available around the clock.
MegaPath is a leading cloud communications and connectivity company that empowers businesses to easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees and business partners. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice, unified communications, hosted IT, and secure data networking services that increase productivity and customer satisfaction, while lowering costs. To learn more about MegaPath’s leading service offerings, please visit www.megapath.com.