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Versa Networks celebrates success milestones
Tue, 15th Oct 2019
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 Versa Networks is celebrating several success milestones, including industry awards, lucrative partnerships, and more than 1000 total customers to date.

Versa Networks provides secure cloud IP architecture – in particular, SD-WAN that aims to phase out conventional WAN infrastructures and the challenges that accompany them.

Versa Networks has been highly successful in its approach so far, with more than 200,000 software licenses sold in the aggregate.

Additionally, the company is celebrating 100 service provider partners, including strategic partnerships with the likes of Amazon Web Services, Riverbed, and Azure.

“We continue to see an acceleration in our business as well as pushing out many new software innovations,” says Versa Networks CEO Kelly Ahuja.

“Enterprise customers are demanding a simple yet flexible solution; Versa's sales velocity is indicative of how the market is embracing the breadth and depth of the Versa software-centric offering, which is easy to deploy for a more secure and resilient WAN edge.

According to the company, Large global enterprises and mid-market organizations are seeking networking and security solutions with mature and proven technology that can accelerate their digital transformation journeys.

Organizations are now seeking the ability to deliver enterprise-class security; secure, resilient internet breakouts to multiple clouds directly from the branch, bypassing the need to backhaul traffic to corporate data centers; as well as enhanced application performance and reliability.

An IDC SD-WAN Infrastructure Forecast predicts that the SD-WAN segment of the enterprise networking market will reach $5.25 billion by 2023.

"Combined with the rapid embrace of SD-WAN by leading communications service providers globally, these trends continue to drive deployments of SD-WAN, providing enterprises with dynamic management of hybrid WAN connections and the ability to guarantee high levels of quality of service on a per-application basis," says Versa Networks network infrastructure vice president Rohit Mehra.

Verizon Business Group executive director Viraj Parekh adds that market trends include multi-cloud access and mobility, which are driving the need for a more intelligent, dynamic and elastic network requiring to re-architecture the traditional WAN.

“Verizon's SD-WAN solution, using Versa, helps customers achieve the unprecedented agility they require to connect users to applications simply, securely and reliably via the most optimal WAN-edge path – we're extremely proud to play a major part in Versa's growth both as a global managed network services partner and as a strategic corporate investor.

Versa Networks has received many accolades from the likes of NSS Labs, Frost - Sullivan India and Gartner.