MetTel to Deploy VMware for Leveraging VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN

By CIOReview | Thursday, February 25, 2016
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FREMONT CA: Communication solution provider MetTel announces the deployment of its business partner VelCloud Networks’ technology - the VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN.   VeloCloud is characterized with its production-proven VMware vSphere platform, which works on the VMware vCloud NFV platform.

VeloCloud provides enterprise-grade, security and dependability for MetTel to control SD-WAN and bounded Internet solution through enterprise and cloud application. Working as a layer between the Internet and Hybrid links, VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN operates with ease and minimizes cost. vSphere as Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) is used by MetTel to operate VeloCloud Gateways which is easily integrated with the MetTel private MPLS network and effectively increases Hybrid WAN solution for MetTel customers. MetTel is further planning to implement VMware AirWatch and Identity Manager in future for the mobility strategy and vision.

“Using VMware vSphere to support our adoption of network functions virtualization is a perfect complement to VeloCloud SD-WAN and is a key to our technology choice,” said Ed Fox, VP, Network Solutions, MetTel.“VMware helps us deliver new revenue-generating services, and transforms our infrastructure and operations through the adoption of NFV. VMware’s carrier-grade solution for NFVI combines production-proven virtualized compute, networking and storage,” he explained.

VeloCloud and VMware will bring synergy to transform the future of virtualization and SD-WAN with MetTel. VeloCloud, delivering on-demand services for both on-premise and cloud based SD-WAN which are extracted from specific hardware using VMware.

 David Wright, Operations Vice President, Telco NFV Business Group, VMware Says, “Together VMware and VeloCloud are helping MetTel leverage a unique cloud model built on a proven VMware vSphere virtualization foundation to deliver differentiated services to enterprise customers.”