VeloCloud launches SD-WAN Security Ecosystem

VeloCloud Networks, Inc., the cloud-delivered SD-WAN company, has introduced the SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program, along with inaugural partnerships with security industry, including IBM Security, Check Point Software Technologies, Fortinet, and Zscaler, the company said.

The SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program blends the industry´s most flexible enterprise SD-WAN architecture with the world´s premier security solutions. VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to securely run advanced wide area networks that support application growth, network agility, and simplified branch office deployments by partnering with best-of-breed security technology.

Enterprises will now be able to implement SD-WAN with their preferred interoperable security products covering branch, data center and cloud security.

As an example, VeloCloud is working with IBM Security to deliver Secure SD-WAN service from IBM Managed Security Services, enabling enhanced zero-trust security and improved network performance with significant reduction in operational and telecom circuit costs. With VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN, enterprises can better secure their wide area networks and experience dramatically improved quality of service.

VeloCloud´s vision of the SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program spans all three parts of the SD-WAN security framework comprising network, cloud and management. This includes network security interoperability in the branch and security VNF integration on the VeloCloud Edge; Cloud security via direct connect from branch to cloud and security in IaaS through VeloCloud Edges and VeloCloud Gateways; and interfaces to Security Operations Centers, SIEM solutions and security analytics.

VeloCloud Networks simplifies branch WAN networking by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband Internet and LTE links for today´s increasingly distributed enterprises.