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Viptela vEdge-100 Bolsters Wide Range of Deployments and Eliminates Operational Complexities

By CIOReview | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

SAN JOSE, CA: Viptela- a provider of Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology that virtualizes WAN infrastructure has recently extended its product portfolio by introducing its new device ’Viptela vEdge-100’. The new compact device enables nearly all transport procedures such as 3G/4G/LTE and wireless LANs.

Viptela was founded in 2012 by Amir Khan, CEO, with a sole mission to simplify networking architectures, and eliminate unwanted inefficiencies and deficit faced by the enterprises.

 Apart from the same business benefits that the other routers of Viptela offers, it added some more capabilities into the new device but the business benefits that other router of it offers remains same. The device is fully integrated with Viptela Secure Extensible Network (SEN) platform. Viptela vEdge-100 is zero-touch  and cloud-management deployment enabled; similar to other Viptela’s devices. The device will emerge in the market with 50 percent lower WAN cost including the ability to work faster offering 5 percent higher cloud performance and more than 10 time faster bandwidth capacity.

“Increasing bandwidth requirements being generated by cloud, mobile and unified communications applications are making the use of MPLS connections cost prohibitive, especially for small/home offices, remote sites, retail outlets and ATMs,” says Ramesh Prabagaran, VP, Viptela.

Viptela’s cost effective SD-WAN technology facilitate control, visibility and better performance of networks. The new module with integrated wireless capabilities has been designed to cover a wide range of deployment including small/home offices  with their wireless LANs, remote sites that depends on mobile/ cellular connections and retail/ATM branches that always need a backup for continuing their services. The “mix and match” private and public IP connections will be available for enterprises with new vEdge-100 module.

According to Ramesh Prabagaran, VP of Viptela, the effective features of vEdge-100 support cellular connections by eliminating operational complexities while deploying and monitoring 3G/4G/LTE. It also reduces the usage of 3rd party and external modems in this field. The device offers deployment freedom by eliminating the need of onsite technician.  On the other hand it is centrally managed by the cloud and works with full IP router functions such as OSPF, BGP, QoS, and ACLs.