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CFN Services Uses Viptela to Improve Enterprise Cloud Application Performance & Security
[April 13, 2016]

CFN Services Uses Viptela to Improve Enterprise Cloud Application Performance & Security


CFN Services, the high-performance application delivery company for hybrid cloud IT environments, announced the integration of Viptela's software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) technology within its AppHUB global application delivery platform. Viptela's SD-WAN technology is deployed across the AppHUB global platform which spans 185 markets in 41 countries and is currently used by several customers with geographically distributed operations that rely on real-time cloud applications to run their business. AppHUB's high-performance infrastructure coupled with SD-WAN technology enables on-demand integration of SaaS (News - Alert) applications via secure gateways over an enterprise-grade Internet that avoids the congested public Internet.

Enterprises leverage AppHUB to simplify the integration of on-premise IT and cloud ecosystems improving enterprise cloud application performance. Since on-premise IT environments do not decouple the software stack when applications are moved to cloud environments, application performance and real-time data and collaboration requirements are impacted. Combining Viptela's SDN technology with AppHUB's secure, high-performance SaaS gateways, AppHUB offers enterprises ease of cloud integration with legacy on-premise environments including remote branch offices and mobile users.

The Viptela SD-WAN platform enables enterprises to "mix and match" private and public IP connections such as MPLS, wireless LTE (News - Alert)/4G, broadband and Ethernet to meet application requirements based on geographic location, bandwidth and whether they are based in the branch office, campus, data center or cloud. SD-WAN further strengthens AppHUB security by providing device authentication and complete packet encryption. With added security for SaaS data delivery over direct gateways to enterprise IT environments, AppHUB extends the utility of existing MPLS and public Internet services or potentially replaces them entirely.

"As the shift to cloud applications accelerates, we're seeing enterprises accustomed to LAN-like performance struggle to meet user experience expectations and maintain real-time application requirements, " said Mark Casey (News - Alert), president and CEO of CFN Services. "Enterprises that lack SDN resources can now leverage AppHUB to solve cloud application security, performance, and management challenges through one platform, with the benefits of SD-WAN technology built-in."

"For most enterprises, the cloud has become a central hub for storing data and accessing applications, yet traditional networks are designed to support on-premise data center architectures," said Amir Khan, Co-founder and CEO of Viptela. "This results in long latencies, slow response times and a poor user-experience. The Viptela SD-WAN platform optimizes WAN infrastructures for the cloud. Our partnership with CFN Services enables Viptela traffic to run on APPHUB for even greater cloud app performance."


For more information on AppHUB please visit ww.cfnservices.com/apphub.

About CFN Services

CFN Services provides global IT platforms that simplify integration and accelerate performance of on-premise and cloud-based applications for an increasingly mobile world. The company's award winning low-latency software defined networks and hybrid cloud solutions cost-effectively prepare its clients for the evolution of next-generation IT.

Our Alpha Platform™ is a high performance global private cloud that accelerates algorithmic securities trading performance across key liquidity venues in the equities, derivatives, fixed income, and FX markets.

Spanning more than 185 markets and 41 countries across North and South America, Europe and Asia, CFN's AppHUB™ provides enterprise grade application performance by integrating XaaS with legacy IT environments and infrastructure.

For more information, please visit: www.cfnservices.com.

About Viptela

Viptela provides Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology that virtualizes WAN infrastructure. The platform allows global companies to build unified, policy-controlled and cost-effective WANs. Viptela has been deployed at thousands of sites by more than 25 Fortune-500 enterprises; and major carriers are using Viptela to deliver managed SD-WAN services globally. The company was named a Gartner (News - Alert) Cool Vendor and a Next Billion Dollar Startup by Forbes. Viptela is backed by Sequoia Capital and headquartered in San Jose, CA. For more information, visit: viptela.com or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @viptela.


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