Viptela Network as a Service (NaaS)

The Viptela Fabric for Service Providers

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Service Provider Challenges

The primary offering by service providers for enterprises is a private network service based on MPLS. This has been a reliable and secure service to the enterprises for over two decades. But traffic growth, Cloud adoption, and the rise of the Internet make MPLS a rigid and expensive technology.

 

Traditional WAN Architecture

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How It Works

To enable networking to finally join the as-a-service movement, Viptela Fabric provides the essential core capabilities required for service providers to offer managed networks for increasingly cloud-reliant enterprises:

Viptela NaaS Architecture

Viptela NaaS Architecture

Benefits of NaaS

vEdge CPE routers

Full stack CPE router offering enterprise class routing and security functionality. Zero Touch bring-up while utilizing a zero-trust security model. Flexible deployment options as a physical CPE (from Viptela) or as a Virtual Network Function (VNF) for Virtual CPE (vCPE) deployment with greybox or whitebox platforms.

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Cloud delivered SD WAN controllers

Horizontally scalable Viptela SD WAN control-plane (vSmart) offering centralized routing, security and policy management. Controllers can be hosted in operator private cloud or in a Vipela cloud environment.

Cloud delivered Multi-tenant management platform

Horizontally scalable Multi-tenant management platform (vManage) offering centralized visibility, operations and configuration management for operators. Management platform can be hosted in operator private cloud or in a Vipela cloud environment.

Viptela differentiators
  1. Cloud delivered and managed dramatically improving scale while reducing time to capability for new services and functionality
  2. Zero touch deployment reducing deployment times for customers and reducing operational cost of deploying and managing sites

Full stack CPE router offering enterprise class routing and security functionality. Zero Touch bring-up while utilizing a zero-trust security model. Flexible deployment options as a physical CPE (from Viptela) or as a Virtual Network Function (VNF) for Virtual CPE (vCPE) deployment with greybox or whitebox platforms.

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Customer Use Cases

“Verizon’s early incorporation of Viptela’ SD-WAN technology into our Virtual Network Services allowed Verizon to take an early lead in enabling Global 1000 enterprises to meet the demands of cloud migration and digital transformation.”

Shawn Hakl, Vice President Business Networking and Security Solutions, Verizon Enterprise Services

“As the shift to cloud applications accelerates, we’re seeing enterprises accustomed to LAN-like performance struggle to meet user experience expectations and maintain real-time application requirements. Enterprises that lack SDN resources can now leverage AppHUB to solve cloud application security, performance, and management challenges through one platform, with the benefits of built-in Viptela SD-WAN technology.”

Mark Casey, President and CEO, Apcela 

“With this innovative service, businesses can take full advantage of hybrid networks through a centralized management console hosted on the Singtel cloud. They will have real time control over network issues such as performance, bandwidth utilisation and security.”

Lee Han Kheng, Vice President of Global Products at Singtel Group Enterprise

“Viptela delivers a cutting edge, multi tenant SD-WAN platform that is cloud managed. It has enabled Verizon to deliver an Application SLA based managed service that has flexible deployment capabilities and leaner operations.”

Viraj Parekh, Director of Products, Verizon Enterprise Services