Windstream launches SD-WAN Cloud Connect, a virtual edge device that enables enterprises to connect their network locations with their cloud-based applications.
RingCentral partners, such as VMware and CloudGenix, are optimizing their SD-WAN offerings to work in concert with RingCentral’s unified communications products.
SD-WAN accounted for 19 percent of Windstream's Enterprise sales in Q3.
Windstream has been offering BCN services via wholesale for over a decade.
Windstream sources its SD-WAN technology from VeloCloud.
The service launch builds on the past deal with Ciena Blue Planet.
Windstream is targeting mid to large enterprise customers.
The combined company could be an SD-WAN powerhouse.
Windstream is using a DevOps-style approach to automate its network.
Rift.io and CENX get additional funding, while F5 and Ciena have personnel changes.
In this week's news: Juniper touts an OpenContrail win, Ericsson buys a new toy, AT&T builds an orchestrator, Intel invests in container-based management, and Pertino targets the WAN.