Leading Network Integrators Interdata (France), Xantaro (Germany), Ymon (Finland) and Axians (UK) Embracing the Transition from Proprietary Hardware Systems to Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – March 8 2016 – Versa Networks, a networking and security startup providing next-generation WAN and branch solutions for service providers and enterprises, today announced a major channel expansion taking place across Europe.
To help service providers and large enterprises deploy software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and security (SD-Security), and virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE), Versa has partnered with leading network integrators in France (Interdata), Germany (Xantaro), Finland (Ymon), and the UK (Axians) – all of whom have embraced the opportunity transition customers from proprietary hardware systems to the new world of network function virtualization (NFV) running on commodity hardware.
“In Europe, service providers embracing NFV are also adopting SD-WAN to increase their addressable markets and revenue streams,” said Hector Avalos, VP EMEA Strategy & Business Development,
Versa Networks. “Both enterprises and providers are utilizing SD-WAN to append their MPLS networks, integrate advanced security and VPN services, and deliver network visibility. Versa partners will be able to leverage this major market trend and deliver turnkey SD-WAN, SD-Security and vCPE, as well as training, support, consulting and professional services.”
“Axians has seen interest in SD-WAN grow significantly across our customer base over the last year,” said Richard Groome, Sales Director of Axians UK. “Given our ongoing focus on innovation in networking and security, we have partnered with Versa Networks for SD-WAN to bring their unique software-based solution to the UK market.”
About Versa FlexVNF
Versa FlexVNF allows service providers and large enterprises to transform the WAN and branch network to achieve unprecedented business advantages. Versa’s software-based approach provides unmatched agility, cost savings and flexibility vs. traditional network hardware. For service providers, Versa FlexVNF enables next-generation managed services for virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE), managed software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and managed security. For enterprises, the software provides carrier-grade solutions for SD-WAN and branch security projects.
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 http://www.versa-networks.com.