Software-Defined Blog

Versa Customers Colt and Tata Communications Stake a Claim in Innovation, Placing as Finalists in This Year’s Leading Lights Awards

By Mark Weiner | April 24, 2017

On Monday, May 15, the telecommunications community will gather at Brazos Hall in Austin, Texas for the 13th annual Leading… Read More

SD-WAN: Fueling the Channel Shift to Recurring Revenue

By Charlene O'Hanlon | March 29, 2017

The channel is known for sometimes adapting to change at a snail’s pace. Their business has, for years, been served… Read More

How Service Providers Can Leverage Software-Defined Security (SD-Security)

By Mark Weiner | February 16, 2017

In our last post, we talked about the benefits of network function virtualization (NFV) for service providers. Taking a step… Read More

How Managed Service Providers Are Benefitting from NFV Technologies

By Mark Weiner | February 2, 2017

  Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) and network function virtualization (NFV) are among the most talked about technologies in the… Read More

Improving application performance with SD-WAN

By Chris Talbot | January 12, 2017

WAN optimization technologies have for years been the go-to solutions for improving enterprise application performance across the WAN. The WAN… Read More

What the future holds for SD-WAN in 2017

By Kumar Mehta | December 20, 2016

It’s been an exciting year for SD-WAN. Not only have the leading industry analysts been bullish, but this year saw… Read More

Back to the Future!

By Kelly Ahuja | November 17, 2016

New Versa CEO Kelly Ahuja talks about the pace of change in business and technology, and how every company needs… Read More

Picture Abhi Baaki Hai Mere Dost!

By Kumar Mehta | November 17, 2016

As with any startup, the courage and sacrifices necessary to make an endeavor successful are difficult to justify, because the… Read More

Versa Software-Defined Security (SD-Security) Gains Momentum; Takes Home TMC’s Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award

By Sunil Ravi | October 26, 2016

In February, Versa announced major feature and performance enhancements to the software-defined security (SD-Security) used in its branch security offering…. Read More

3 SD-WAN myths (and the real story behind them)

By Chris Talbot | October 25, 2016

The growth of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) has created new opportunities for distributed enterprises to better manage their WAN environments, but… Read More

NFV: Not just for telcos

By Chris Talbot | September 27, 2016

When network function virtualization (NFV) first started making headlines about four years ago, the initial use cases for the technology… Read More

Driving SD-WAN Administration Forward with DevOps Methodologies

By Chris Talbot | September 13, 2016

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) promises a wide variety of benefits — from cost savings by enabling the use of… Read More

The Promise of Software-Defined Wide Area Networking

By Mark Weiner | August 23, 2016

A recent IDG report predicted that the nascent software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) industry, worth a mere $225 million last… Read More

Versa Networks Named to CRN’s 2016 Emerging Vendors List and Startup 50’s Big 50-2016

By Mark Weiner | August 2, 2016

In November 2015, Versa Networks emerged publicly with its vision of addressing core operational, business agility and cost-reduction issues faced… Read More

Managed Services (Like SD-WAN) Are Tough…but Game’s Changing

By Mark Weiner | June 28, 2016

Whether you’re a product manager or operations leader at a managed service provider (MSP) – or the end customer of… Read More

It’s Cool to be a Gartner “Cool Vendor”

By Kumar Mehta | May 9, 2016

Each year, Gartner produces a “Cool Vendor” report that spotlights innovative companies in the area of communications service provider infrastructure…. Read More

Securing the Branch Network with SD-Security and NFV

By Mark Weiner | February 23, 2016

Industry analysts have noted that branch offices are increasingly becoming a targeted point of entry into corporate networks, with attack… Read More

How Versa supports the key operating requirements for SD-WAN

By Mark Weiner | February 9, 2016

Gartner published its Market Guide for Software-Defined WAN in December 2015 where it defines the key operating requirements for the… Read More

Versa Networks to Continue Momentum across Geographies and Use Cases in 2016

By Kumar Mehta | January 14, 2016

Awareness of, and demand for, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) exploded in 2015. This comes after just three years of life… Read More

Versa Launches New Branch & WAN Architecture

By Kumar Mehta | November 10, 2015

Enterprise WAN and branch architectures really haven’t changed much in the last 20 years. Traffic patterns, though, have changed quite… Read More

The Bigger Picture (of WAN and Branch Networks)

By Mark Weiner | November 7, 2015

If you’ve been reading IT trade publications lately, you may have seen a new networking sector called software-defined WAN (SD-WAN)…. Read More