Versa Networks Wins Gold in 2016 IT World Awards

Versa FlexVNF Recognized as Top Solution in the Software Defined Network (SDN) Category

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — May 25, 2016 — Versa Networks, a networking and security startup providing next-generation WAN and branch office solutions for service providers and enterprises, announced today that it has been named a Gold winner in the software-defined network (SDN) category by Network Products Guide. The Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards, now in its 11th year, honor outstanding technology and recognize the IT industry’s leaders.

Versa Networks provides a unique set of carrier-grade software capabilities that are radically changing how service providers and large enterprises build and operate wide area networks (WANs) and managed services. Versa FlexVNF software significantly improves customers’ WAN and branch networks by enabling a migration from legacy hardware to a modern software-defined approach. It includes the broadest set of virtualized network functions (VNFs) in the industry – from a full set of networking capabilities, including software defined WAN (SD-WAN), to the widest range of advanced security functions.

“We are pleased to be recognized by Network Products Guide for our innovation and achievement around SDN and SD-WAN,” said Mark Weiner, chief marketing officer of Versa Networks. “In addition to providing our customers with award-winning solutions that help them achieve their mission-critical goals and objectives, we take great pride in the fact that we’re pioneering cost-effective branch architectures through a robust SD-WAN capability that is fundamentally changing how service providers and large enterprises build, operate and secure today’s WANs.”

As an annual achievement and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the 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. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, June 27, 2016 during the 2016 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony in San Francisco.

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About Versa Networks
Founded by network industry veterans, Versa Networks is an innovative vendor in the NFV and virtualized network functions (VNF) market. Versa solutions enable service providers and large enterprises to transform the WAN and branch networks to achieve unprecedented business advantages. Versa’s carrier-grade VNF software provides unmatched agility, cost savings and flexibility vs. traditional network hardware. The company is backed by premier venture investors Sequoia, Mayfield and Verizon Ventures. For more information visit Follow us on Twitter: @versanetworks.

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 Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. To learn more, visit

Versa Networks Contact

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