SD-WAN Week in Review: Versa, Riverbed, GTT & More

June 02, 2018

By Maurice Nagle, Web Editor

SD-WAN is a game changing technology, serving as a key component of the digital era. Digital transformation is touching all points of technology, and as the cloud adoption and applications grow, SD-WAN is an exceptional way to deliver performance, reliability, flexibility and cut costs on an organization’s WAN spend. With the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look back at the week that was in: It’s time for the Week in Review!

Recent research from Quadrant Knowledge Solutions named Versa Networks as the 2018 SD-WAN Company of the Year. The study, “Market Outlook: Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN), 2018-2023) offers a thorough examination of a space stealing the networking spotlight.  "Quadrant's team believes that, with the advanced SD-WAN technology coupled with the right competitive and growth strategy, Versa Networks has the potential to cause major disruption in the marketplace," stated the study. All of the details are HERE.

This week, GTT completed the acquisition of Interoute. GTT is a cloud networking provider to clients around the globe, and with the purchase of Interoute it gains one of the most sizable independent fiber networks in Europe. Complete coverage is HERE.

Masergy announced the addition of Intelligent Service Control with Global Bandwidth (News - Alert) on Demand for Managed SD-WAN. Managed SD-WAN Users can access the ability to turn up or down bandwidth by location via user portal. The service enables real time flexibility for hybrid network customers, allowing for the expected levels of application performance.  Everything you need to know is HERE.

This week, Inseego and Riverbed (News - Alert) Technologies announced a joint venture in developing an enterprise-grade IoT solution certified with Riverbed’s SteelConnect SD WAN solution. The duo declares the Inseego Skytus DS2 (News - Alert) as the first only product of its kind.  Find the full report HERE.

Remember to come back early and often for your fill of all things SD-WAN! See you next week!