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VMworld 2016 — Viptela, the Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) company, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded the Viptela SD-WAN platform the 2016 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. This is the second consecutive year that Viptela has been recognized by TMC for disrupting wide area networking (WAN). Viptela reduces WAN costs by 50 percent, while providing 10 times more bandwidth and 5 times higher cloud performance.

Viptela will demonstrate both enterprise and carrier use cases for its award-winning platform at VMworld 2016 booth 2704 this week.

“Winning the Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for SD-WAN a second year in a row demonstrates our technology and market lead over the competition, and continued product innovation,” said Amir Khan, CEO of Viptela. “Viptela has the world’s largest SD-WAN deployments with 15,000 production sites, while major carriers including Verizon, Singtel and others are using our platform to deliver SD-WAN as a service.”

Viptela Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology virtualizes WAN infrastructures to allow for fast roll-out across the extended enterprise, including remote offices, branches, stores, campuses and data centers. It enables enterprises and service providers to integrate and manage any combination of connections (MPLS, Broadband, LTE, etc.) as a single network to optimize network performance, resiliency and agility. More than 25 Fortune-500 enterprises use Viptela, and major carriers including Verizon and Singtel offer Viptela-powered managed SD-WAN services.

“Congratulations to Viptela for being honored with a Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “The Viptela SD-WAN Platform is truly an innovative product and is amongst the best solutions brought to market in the past twelve months that facilitates business-transforming voice, data and video communications.”

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud ComputingIoT EvolutionCustomerand Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as one million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; MSP Expo; Real Time Web Communications and more.

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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 Gartner Cool Vendor and a Next Billion Dollar Startup by Forbes. Viptela is backed by Redline Capital, Northgate Capital and Sequoia Capital. For more information, visit: or follow us on Twitter @viptela.