Full-featured SD-WAN Solution Deep Dive

Learn about the capabilities you should expect to find in a full-featured SD-WAN design and how these features operate within the larger Secure SD-WAN architecture.

SD-WAN Growth Report 2020

Futuriom outlines the market trends for SD-WAN in their June 2020 report and provides their predictions for growth and change in the space.

Versa Redefines McLarens F1 Speed Strategy

NTT Communications and Versa Networks provide McLaren with reliability, security, stability, and flexible management of their data traffic flows so they can set up a secure, optimized network connectivity in preparation of race weekend.

 
Versa Secure SD-WAN – Simple, Secure, and Reliable Branch to Multi-Cloud Connectivity

Versa Secure SD-WAN is a single software platform that offers multi-layered security and enables multi-cloud connectivity for Enterprises.

 
Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, 2020

Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant report analyzes the various vendors in the WAN edge market and Versa is positioned as a Leader.

Versa Networks - Explained in 1 minute

Learn about the Versa Secure SD-WAN solution in a high-level, one minute overview.

 
Versa Secure SD-WAN – Simple, Secure, and Reliable Branch to Multi-Cloud Connectivity

Versa Secure SD-WAN is a single software platform that offers multi-layered security and enables multi-cloud connectivity for Enterprises.

The Secure SD-WAN Blog

Posts by Robert McBride

Customers & Partners

My WFH Story with Versa Secure SD-WAN (Part 1)

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
May 1, 2020

Part 1 of a 3 part series (read part 2 and part 3) Throughout my entire career of 20+ years I predominately have been a work-from-home employee through various roles I have held. As part of #WFH the need for secure and either on-demand or constant connectivity to corporate resources is a hard requirement in order to do my job effectively. Over the last 20+ years how, where and what I need access to have changed quite dramatically. In summary a lot of these resources are now off-net [ e.g. email, SharePoint, Skype, CRM, PRM, collaboration and communication applications [conferencing…



Customers & Partners

My WFH Story with Versa Secure SD-WAN (Part 3)

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
April 13, 2020

Part 3 of a 3 part series (read Part 1 and Part 2) So, with the default configuration with minor LAN and NGFW customizations, what was I capable of using now at my home office? Always on VPN to corporate whether I was wired or wireless at my house Multi-link WAN with LTE providing me backup services to have 99.99% uptime for all my devices Prioritize my voice, video conferencing, O365, SFDC, Virtualization applications over Netflix, Hulu, PlayStation Network, Google Play Music, Spotify and other social media-oriented applications Secured my Internet with not only a NGFW but URL reputation and…



Customers & Partners

My WFH Story with Versa Secure SD-WAN (Part 2)

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
April 9, 2020

Part 2 of a 3 part series (read part 1 and part 3) Now, my journey. I requested a Versa Cloud Services Gateway appliance, specifically the CSG750-WLA (that’s our 750 series appliance with an integrated Wi-Fi AP (Access Point) and an integrated cellular modem for LTE). I submitted a request to our Versa Titan operations team [sent an internal PO] to create my organization and provide me with licenses for 4 sites – each license was the Versa Titan CSG750-Advanced Security software license. The Advanced security license provides routing, SD-WAN, NGFW, URL Filtering, AV and NG-IPS [for those who are…



Company Updates

Versa Networks Welcomes Wei Wang as Head of Finance Q&A

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
October 2, 2018

Wei Wang, Head of Finance, joined Versa Networks in mid-2018 and hit the ground running. Following an outstanding turn as Director of Finance and Accounting at Cohesity, she’s excited to help Versa get to the next stage of emerging-growth company success. Wei started her career with Hewlett Packard and has held financial leadership positions at PerkinElmer, Oplink Communications, and most recently with Juniper Networks. We sat down with Wei to welcome her to Versa Networks and ask her to share her perspective on what it takes to set up a high performance finance and operations function so that Versa can…



Industry Insights

The Perks of Unifying Network Monitoring and Management for the WAN Edge

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
September 6, 2018

Gartner estimates that the average cost of network downtime is around $5,600 p/minute, which extrapolates to just over $300K p/hour. A large financial impact for any organization. To further highlight the impact, here is a video about the hidden costs and business implications of IT downtime. IT leaders and CIOs acknowledge the importance of constant network and security monitoring to provide visibility, and even automation, to resolve events that lead to network downtime. As a result, most enterprises will identify that they have a number of network management and monitoring tools in place to help them see, mitigate and resolve…



Industry Insights

Top 3 Takeaways From the SD-WAN Expo, 2018

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
February 23, 2018

My apologies. The SD-WAN Expo at Fort Lauderdale, Florida concluded on 16th of February 2018 and I have been wanting to write this blog ever since. But the weekend following the expo and a larger part of this week has been packed with responding to the overwhelming number of queries that we received from IT leaders and CIOs. In a good way, that reiterates the magnitude of buzz and curiosity SD-WAN has been generating in the market. And it is only fair. Almost every organization today has at least one application residing in the cloud and SD-WAN is going to…



Product & Engineering

Improve Workforce Productivity and Collaboration with Integrated Voice and Video Optimization for SD-WAN

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By Robert McBride
Sales Engineer
November 14, 2017

It’s been an exciting 2017 for Versa Networks with many new customer wins (Comcast Business, Verizon, KDDI, Singtel, S-Net Communications, and others) and the release of an extensive list of new features (e.g. Wi-Fi, embedded switching, LTE and 3rd party VNF support capabilities) enhancing our portfolio to software-define more than just the WAN (SD-Branch).  Today we announce support for enhanced unified communications optimizations by supporting the native analysis of over 150 voice and video codec types to create live, in-situ,  MOS (Median Opinion Score) calculation reporting. The Versa Cloud IP Platform has always been able to identify voice and video…