Versa Networks Wins Gold in the 13th Annual 2018 IT World Award® for Best IT Software and Software Defined Networking (SDN) Product Categories

Company’s Cloud IP Platform Recognized for Best in SDN

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 29, 2018 — Versa Networks, a leading innovator of next-generation software-based networking and security solutions, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Versa Networks’ Cloud IP Platform a Gold winner in its 13th Annual 2018 IT World Awards® in both the Best IT Software and Software Defined Networking categories. These industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

Versa Networks’ Cloud IP Platform is a unique, software-defined cloud-native and multi-tenant, networking and security software platform that service providers and enterprises deploy to transform and secure the enterprise WAN edge. The software platform provides advanced networking, SD-WAN and next generation security built on cloud principles, simplifying the operational experience while securing and improving the end-user application and cloud experience.

“Here at Versa, we work hard to stay competitive in such a hot and growing industry,” said Robert McBride, director of marketing at Versa Networks. “Being recognized as a Gold winner for ‘Best IT Software’ and ‘Best SDN Product’ by Network Products Guide shows our dedication, execution and leadership in not only the SD-WAN market but security and software-defined infrastructure. We are proud for the continued recognition of our solution and for the ability to deliver an award-winning product to our customer base worldwide.”

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual IT World Awards recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

More than 80 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2018 award winners. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, July 30, 2018 during the annual SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco attended by the finalists, winners, judges and industry peers.

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About NPG’s IT World Awards
As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology.
The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. To learn more, visit

About Versa Networks
Versa Networks is a leading innovator in the SD-WAN and SD-Security market. Versa’s solutions enable service providers and large enterprises to transform enterprise WAN’s to achieve unprecedented business advantages. Versa’s carrier-grade cloud-native software platform provides unmatched agility, cost savings and flexibility, transforming the business of networking. The company is backed by premier venture investors Sequoia, Mayfield, Artis Ventures and Verizon Ventures. For more information, visit or follow Versa Networks on Twitter @versanetworks.

Versa Networks Media Contact:

Jacqueline Velasco