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Viptela Announces Integration with ADVA Ensemble

Integration Enables Virtualized Deployment of Leading SD-WAN Solution with Other Network Services on Single Appliance

adva optical networking logoSAN JOSE, Calif.  Feb. 13, 2017 — Viptela, the Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) company, today announced its Secure Extensible Network (SEN) for SD-WAN platform has fully integrated with ADVA Optical Networking’s Ensemble Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) portfolio. This integration enables carriers, managed service providers and enterprise customers to combine SD-WAN functionality from Viptela with other network functions, such as security, on a single customer-premise or data center device.

The Viptela SD-WAN platform opens up new opportunities for service providers by unifying WAN connection management (MPLS, Internet and 4G/LTE), segmenting traffic, enabling Cloud transformation, providing zero touch provisioning and supporting application aware routing for enterprise customers. The platform’s technologies for virtualizing the WAN allow enterprises to modernize and optimize their infrastructure for agility and high performance. With this powerful combination, service providers can confidently deploy Viptela on the ADVA Ensemble platform to deliver SD-WAN at scale while implementing rapid and agile service innovation.

“We are pleased be working with the ADVA Ensemble team. Together, we enable service providers and their enterprise customers to deploy SD-WAN with other network function virtualization capabilities,” said Ramesh Prabaragan, Vice President, Product Management for Viptela. “This joint effort will allow our partners to deliver NFV solutions using two best-of breed solutions with complete confidence.”=

“The Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem enables us and our NFV partners, like Viptela, to closely collaborate to advance NFV-based deployments in the industry. The program features the industry’s most comprehensive NFV offering, giving CSPs complete freedom of choice for software, hardware and deployment location”, said Chris Swan, General Manager of Business Development, Ensemble Division, ADVA Optical Networking. “Several of our new members, including Viptela, are working with us on proofs of concept and field trials in live customer networks. The continued growth of the Harmony Ecosystem and addition of partners like Viptela is proof positive customers are benefitting from integrated solutions that help them advance their virtualized business strategies.”

About Viptela
Viptela provides Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology that virtualizes WAN infrastructure. The platform allows global companies to build carrier agnostic, policy-controlled and cost-effective WANs. Viptela has been deployed at thousands of sites by more than 25 Fortune 500 enterprises; and major carriers including Verizon and Singtel are using Viptela to deliver managed SD-WAN services. The company has been named a Next Billion Dollar Startup by Forbes, 2016 Red Herring Global 100 Company and CRN Tech Innovator. Viptela is backed by Redline Capital, Northgate Capital and Sequoia Capital. For more information, visit: viptela.com or follow us on Twitter @viptela.

Contacts
AR: Brenna Karr – brekarr@cisco.com
PR: Gareth Pettigrew – gpettigr@cisco.com

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