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PRESS RELEASE

Viptela SD-WAN Platform Named 2016 SDN Product of the Year

Company Recognized by INTERNET TELEPHONY and SDN-NFV Zone for Standard-Setting Innovations in Software-Defined Wide Area Network Technology

internet telephony 2016 awardSAN JOSE, Calif. – Feb. 2, 2017 Viptela, the Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) company, today announced the Viptela Secure Extensible Network (SEN) platform was selected 2016 SDN Product of the Year by INTERNET TELEPHONY and SDN-NFV Zone editors. The SDN Product of the Year Awards recognize companies that are leading the way by creating best-in-class architectures and applications.

“TMC is proud to announce Viptela as a recipient of the 2016 SDN Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “SDN architecture is having a profound impact on the IT and Telecom industries and the Viptela SD-WAN platform has demonstrated innovation that will shape the face of this rapidly-evolving industry. It is our pleasure to honor Viptela for their inspiring work.”

“Viptela is honored that our SD-WAN platform has been selected 2016 SDN Product of the Year,” said Lloyd Noronha, Head of Global Marketing for Viptela. “This latest industry recognition provides further validation for our SD-WAN technology and market leadership, which has been deployed at thousands of sites by Fortune 1000 companies. We will be unveiling some exciting new SD-WAN innovations in 2017.”

Digital transformation and the increasing use of cloud applications by enterprises is pushing traditional wide area networks (WAN) to the breaking point in terms of both performance and cost. Viptela solves these challenges by enabling enterprises to deploy an SD-WAN that supports any combination of connections (MPLS, Broadband, Wireless 3G/4G LTE, etc.) and unifies provisioning and management across cloud and data center resources for hundreds or even thousands of sites. Fortune-500 enterprises and major carriers including Verizon and Singtel are using Viptela to deliver managed SD-WAN services. In contrast with competing vendors, Viptela has the industry’s most scalable and reliable SD-WAN solution and the world’s largest deployments with thousands of sites.

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), based in Norwalk, CT and founded in 1972, is the world’s leading business-to-business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the communications and technology industries. TMC publishes INTERNET TELEPHONY and SDNZone and NFV Zone. For more information, visit http://www.tmcnet.com. Follow on Twitter @tmcnet, @NFVZone and @SDNZone.

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, secure, 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 to deliver managed SD-WAN services. The company has been named a Next Billion Dollar Startup by Forbes, 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Global 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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