|[June 24, 2014]
Glue Networks Deploys Software-Defined Wide Area Network at MWH Global
SACRAMENTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Glue Networks has been selected by MWH Global, the "wet"
infrastructure sector leader, to deliver an agile, higher bandwidth,
higher performance Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SDWAN) with
hundreds of routers connecting 160 branch offices across six continents.
intelligent orchestration engine can provision and deploy nodes in
minutes vs. weeks or months with manual solutions, and simplifies the
deployment and management of WAN infrastructure.
"The MWH business is project driven and speed, agility and a dynamic
global WAN are critical to scale our business," said Greg Tornrose, VP
and Global Director IT Infrastructure & Operations at MWH Global.
"Gluware provides MWH affordable capacity and the ability to spin up and
turn down sites quickly and securely while removing the complexity in
rapid global deployments for remote projects."
"Glue Networks provides a simple, fast, highly agile automated approach
to adding advanced features to the WAN in a zero touch deployment," said
Jeff Gray, co-founder and CEO of Glue Networks. "Gluware automates
the provisioning and life cycle management of Cisco's (News - Alert) Intelligent
WAN (IWAN) architecture, allowing innovative companies like MWH a
simplified way to access a robust suite of advanced Cisco IOS features
while reducing manual deployment and support costs."
MWH is migrating from a lower performance, inflexible MPLS network that
required 3-6 months to get an MPLS connection to a new site, to a highly
resilient broadband network that can provision remote sites worldwide in
minutes. The new network will connect regional hubs in the U.S., U.K.,
Australia and India to the MWH core network optimizing global transit
MWH is transforming its global network with SDN. MWH is at the forefront
of 3D, 4D and 5D design modeling and virtual design construction and
presents its clients the broadest range of visual options requiring an
agile, innovative network. MWH is simplifying collaboration, offering
universal access in a secure manner, and making knowledge more
accessible to the company. MWH has specific requirements to reduce IT
spend while simultaneously increasing agility, bandwidth and providing
enhanced service quality.
MWH Global is a leader in environmental engineering, strategic planning,
construction, and management for water-related projects, including the
expansion of the Panama Canal, building water treatment or desalination
plants, water transmission systems, and storage facilities. MWH provides
general building services for transportation, energy, mining, ports and
waterways, and industrial projects, and serves governments, public
utilities, and private sector clients. The company was founded in 1820,
is headquartered in Broomfield, CO and has over 8,000 employees in 180
global offices in 35 countries.
The Gluware® intelligent orchestration engine is available through Glue
Networks and also on the Cisco global price list where it is sold
through 14,000 Cisco direct sales managers, and Cisco channels. Glue
Networks supports WAN/teleworker architectures including the Cisco ISR
and ASR 1000 product lines.
About Glue Networks
Glue Networks pioneered the industry's first intelligent orchestration
engine and suite of networking applications for Software-Defined
Wide Area Networks. Gluware® simplifies the configuration and management
of complex SDWAN deployments, accelerating time to value, reducing, and
dramatically increasing the ability to respond to change. Glue Networks
is a Gartner (News - Alert) Cool Vendor for 2013 and currently powers mission critical
SDWANs for blue chip enterprises and service providers. Additional
information is available at https://www.gluenetworks.com
Glue Networks, Gluware and the Glue Networks logo are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Glue Networks. Third-party trademarks mentioned
are the property of their respective owners.
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