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Hughes, VeloCloud Partner to Deliver SD-WAN Platform

By | December 18, 2019
Hughes Headquarters in Germantown, Maryland

Hughes Headquarters in Germantown, Maryland.
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Hughes Network Systems has added the VMware SD-WAN powered by VeloCloud platform to its HughesON Managed SD-WAN portfolio for enterprise customers. The company said the addition of the VeloCloud platform further enhances its portfolio of SD-WAN solutions in the marketplace.

The addition of VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud to the HughesON portfolio is set to provide enterprise customers a platform option that includes support for Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), cloud on-ramp services, architectural flexibility, and native ability for Voice over IP (VoIP) optimization on both wired and wireless broadband networks. Deployed via a cloud-hosted, on premises, or hybrid model, the VMware platform supports Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Zero Trust security architectures.

“Adding VMware’s VeloCloud-powered SD-WAN strengthens our position as the one-stop shop for the distributed enterprise’s SD-WAN needs,” said Mike Tippets, Hughes vice president of enterprise marketing. “Now organizations of all types and sizes can choose from among the leading SD-WAN platforms in the industry while receiving the benefits of our managed service expertise in tailoring the right network and security solutions for their operations.”