Monday, June 8, 2015

SingTel Launches Software-Defined WAN based on Viptela

Singapore Telecommunications launched its SingTel ConnectPlus Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN), a cloud-based IP-VPN service available to enterprises in Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe and the U.S.

The Singtel ConnectPlus SD-WAN, which leverages software from Viptela, enables enterprises to simplify and centralize their network provisioning and policy management, and configure network requirements in real time.

Mr Lee Han Kheng, Vice President (Global Products), Singtel Group Enterprise said: “Singtel is empowering enterprises with the capability to adapt and programme their network operations based on their needs. Using a self-service portal, they can exercise dynamic control over network issues such as performance, bandwidth utilisation and security. Singtel ConnectPlus SD-WAN is one of several software-based innovations that we are implementing to help our customers enhance their networks and improve business productivity.”

“We are excited to partner Singtel to support their global hybrid networking strategy. By combining Singtel’s global reach and market-leading network services with Viptela’s SD-WAN technology, Singtel ConnectPlus customers can easily change their network requirements, regardless of the number of physical locations, networking devices and underlying transport technologies. This helps businesses reduce operating costs by providing one point of control for all their IP VPN, private line and Internet services anywhere in the world,” stated Amir Khan, CEO of Viptela.

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  • Viptela, Inc. is a software-centric networking company focused on transforming how Fortune-500 companies build and secure their end-to-end network infrastructure. Viptela improves the security, agility and performance of corporate IP networks for next-generation business applications. Viptela was founded in 2012 by a team of top-tier talent from Cisco, Juniper Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, and VMware. Viptela is backed by Sequoia Capital and headquartered in San Jose, CA.