Versa Chosen as a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner
Santa Clara, Calif. – June 27, 2017 – Versa Networks, a leading provider of next-generation software-based networking and security solutions, today announced that it is a recipient of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award. This accolade recognizes today’s leading top 100 private and innovative technology companies in North America across various industries.
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
“Every year, Red Herring scouts hundreds of companies and reads about thousands of projects, but only a few receive the Top 100 Red Herring North America award. Versa Networks is one of them. Why? It has all the ingredients: the company addresses a huge pain point that most carriers and large enterprises face; its agile software solution is nothing short of disruptive and unique. Moreover, Versa has assembled a world-class team of seasoned executives and investors, and will unequivocally become one of the great tech successes of its generation.”
“We are honored to be recognized as a highly innovative company by Red Herring for the second straight year,” said Kumar Mehta, founder and chief development officer at Versa Networks. “Being amongst the elite ranks of Red Herring Top 100 winners is evidence of our commitment to building a global technology company focused on delivering disruptive solutions.”
Versa’s Cloud IP Platform features a comprehensive set of networking and security functions. Built on cloud principles to provide flexibility and elasticity, it removes the complexity from WAN and security architectures, increases agility, reduces cost and provides better user experience for cloud and SaaS applications. Versa’s Cloud IP Platform enables many different use cases for enterprises and service providers, including a full software-defined branch (SD-Branch), secure SD-WAN, as well as low-cost managed SD-Router and SD-Security for service providers.
Versa has also been invited to present at Red Herring’s Top 100 Global event in November that encompasses the best-in-show from the Top 100 Europe, North America and Asia.
About Versa Networks
Founded by network industry veterans, Versa Networks is an innovative vendor in the SD-WAN and SD-Security market. Versa’s solutions enable service providers and large enterprises to transform the WAN and branch networks to achieve unprecedented business advantages. Versa’s carrier-grade NFV software provides unmatched agility, cost savings, and flexibility, compared to traditional network hardware. The company is backed by premier venture investors Sequoia, Mayfield, Artis Ventures and Verizon Ventures. For more information visit http://versanetworks.wpengine.com.
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