SIFY Selects Versa SD-WAN And SD-Branch for Cloud@Core Networking Portfolio
San Jose, Calif., September 11, 2018
Versa Networks – innovator of a next-generation software architecture that integrates cloud, networking and security services – today announced that its Secure Cloud IP platform, SD-WAN and SD-Branch solutions have been selected by Sify Technologies Limited (SIFY), headquartered in Chennai, India, an ICT Solutions and Services leader in India, to broaden Sify’s Cloud@Core strategy.
The joint solution allows Sify customers to deploy Versa’s software-defined WAN and software-defined branch VNFs that enable a smooth transition from their existing connectivity and security systems. The SIFY/Versa SD-WAN offer ensures that clients realize greater TCO, highly secure and available edge connectivity, application user experience, and traffic conditioning with optimization and flexibility.
Sify’s Versa-enabled software-defined managed and secure-branch offerings allow organizations to gain multiple benefits, including:
- Edge networks that seamlessly support hybrid cloud/IT
- Secure and managed environments that bolster digital transformation strategies
- Low operational cost and time-to-market advantages: centralized control and automated provisioning
Kumar Mehta, Co-Founder and CDO of Versa Networks, said: “Our partnership with SIFY Indian Enterprises accelerates the enterprise’s digital transformation journey. Versa’s offer achieves 80% TCO savings, supports connectivity over any transport, enhances application experience, has built in NSS Labs’ recommended NGFW security and UTM, delivers flawless voice and video experience using traffic conditioning, and supports multi-cloud environments.
Sify’s SD-WAN and SD-Branch offering utilizes the Versa FlexVNF Software, which combines network and security capabilities to provide a full suite of Layer 3 to Layer 7 IP services that are built on a cloud-native, multitenant software platform. It provides strong segmentation and integrated on-premises security functions that enable a dynamic policy-driven infrastructure with user, device, location, application and network context.
Daniel Alex, President, Telecom Business, Sify said: “All of Sify’s upcoming solutions integrate a Cloud@Core framework. We see this as the central architecture around which today’s legacy infrastructure will transition to a cloud-centric platform. Sify’s Versa-powered SD-WAN offering will be a crucial element to enable this transition. This partnership with Versa is designed to make available to enterprises best-of-breed, software-defined solutions in their shift to becoming better equipped for a digital transformation era.”
About Sify Technologies
Sify is the largest ICT service provider, systems integrator, and all-in-one network solutions company on the Indian subcontinent. We have also expanded to the United States, with headquarters in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley.
Over 8500 businesses have become Sify customers. We also partner with other major network operators to deliver global network solutions. Our customers can access Sify services via India’s largest MPLS network. Among the very few Enterprise class players in India, Sify, today has presence in more than 1600 cities in India and in North America, the United Kingdom and Singapore.
Sify, www.sify.com, Sify Technologies and www.sifytechnologies.com are registered trademarks of Sify Technologies Limited.
About Versa Networks
Versa Networks, the leader in SASE, combines extensive security, advanced networking, industry leading SD-WAN, genuine multitenancy, and sophisticated analytics via the cloud, on-premises, or as a blended combination of both to meet SASE requirements for small to extremely large enterprises and Service Providers, and via the simplified Versa Titan cloud service designed for Lean IT. Thousands of customers globally with hundreds of thousands of sites trust Versa with their networks, security, and clouds. Versa Networks is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital, Mayfield, Artis Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Liberty Global Ventures, Princeville Capital, RPS Ventures and Triangle Peak Partners. For more information, visit https://www.versa-networks.com or follow Versa Networks on Twitter @versanetworks.