EarthLink Holdings Corp, a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences, today announced a partnership with VeloCloud, an industry-leading SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) technology provider. The partnership is part of EarthLink’s strategy to help clients transform their business by deploying solutions that deliver more personalized customer experiences, reduce cost, and increase sales.
EarthLink’s full-service SD-WAN offering will launch to market in fall 2016. This technology enables customers to realize the full potential of the cloud by supporting application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications.
“VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ will be offered as part of EarthLink’s complete suite of solutions that includes network access, hosted voice, security services, optimized application performance, bandwidth prioritization controls and always-on customer service to satisfy the needs of a wide range of enterprises,” said Joe Eazor, Chief Executive Officer and President of EarthLink. “Companies wanting to enhance the experience for their customers need to maximize application performance and meet increasing bandwidth demands with a viable cost effective solution. Implementing SD-WAN alongside other managed network services will give our customers more visibility and control over the applications, websites and devices that utilize their network.”
“We are excited to work closely with EarthLink and pair the company’s network expertise, high quality services and customer experience with our technology,” said Sanjay Uppal, CEO and Co-Founder of VeloCloud. “SD-WAN provides the visibility and control that customers need to capitalize on technology evolution to migrate services to the cloud, and implement new IP services like voice, digital signage, video conferencing and other applications. Implementation of specific business policies ensures the availability and performance of critical business applications and can improve overall user experiences and the customer’s bottom line.”