SOURCE: Bigleaf Networks, Inc.

Bigleaf Networks, Inc.

July 11, 2016 18:07 ET

Bigleaf, Aligned Communications Partner on SD-WAN for Cloud Applications

Aligned Partners Now Have Access to Bigleaf's Cloud Optimization Services

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Jul 11, 2016) - Bigleaf Networks, the intelligent SD-WAN service that optimizes Internet and Cloud performance by dynamically choosing the best connection and adapting QoS in real-time, today announced a new channel partnership with Aligned Communications, a Master Agency for Voice, Data and Cloud services.

Dallas-based Aligned has selected Bigleaf to add to its Supplier Portfolio, allowing their network of more than 300 sales partners to offer Bigleaf's patent-pending technology, which improves the performance of VoIP and other cloud-based applications by adding SD-WAN routing intelligence to Internet connections.

"We couldn't be more excited to begin this relationship with Aligned Communications and their partner community," said John Hogan, VP of Partner Sales and Business Development at Bigleaf. "Their reputation among the Texas agent and MSP community is stellar, and we're fortunate to have their backing and support as we continue our aggressive focus on educating the small, mid-market and distributed Enterprise business community about the benefits of 'SD-WAN for the Cloud.'"

Bigleaf's plug-and-play managed service offering includes:

  • Intelligent load-balancing across multiple Internet paths from any ISP
  • Bi-directional Quality-of-Service (QoS) capability to prioritize VoIP and other critical traffic over commodity Internet
  • Same IP failover to allow for uninterrupted sessions while moving between circuits
  • Real-time intelligence on circuit latency, packet loss, jitter and throughput

"Our relationship with Bigleaf gives our agents access to a best of breed performer in the SD-WAN and QoS space. Their unique Dynamic QoS solution sets them apart from other competitors in the space, and our agents and team love working with them," said Dave Wallace, President of Aligned. "From the moment we met their executives, it became clear to us that the Bigleaf team is incredibly intelligent, focused, and willing to get their hands dirty in evangelizing the SD-WAN opportunity to our agent and customer community. We are thrilled to be working so closely with the talented folks at Bigleaf."

About Bigleaf Networks
Bigleaf Networks is the intelligent networking service that optimizes Internet and cloud performance by dynamically choosing the best connection based on real-time usage and diagnostics. Inspired by the natural architecture of leaves, the Bigleaf SD-WAN platform leverages redundant connections for optimal traffic re-routing, failover and load-sharing. The company is dedicated to providing a better Internet experience and ensuring peace of mind with simple implementation, friendly support and powerful technology. Founded in 2013, Bigleaf Networks is investor-backed, offering nationwide service. To learn more, visit www.bigleaf.net or talk to Bigleaf at 1-888-244-3133.

About Aligned Communications
Founded in 2008, Aligned Communications is a full-service telecommunications consulting firm, brokerage and master agency. Aligned specializes in helping partners and customers procure best-of-breed cloud computing, telephone, Internet, hosted voice, collocation and wireless solutions. With more than 350 agents and 110 carriers in its portfolio, Aligned continues to build on its reputation as the premier bolt-on telecom department for Texas agents and customers. www.alignedcom.com

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