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July 07, 2016 11:00 ET

CloudGenix v/s Cisco in SD-WAN Smack-Down

Packet Pushers' Ethan Banks Hosts 'IWANT CloudGenix Challenge'

LAS VEGAS, NV and SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2016) -  CloudGenix, the software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) pioneer, today announced the "IWANT CloudGenix Challenge" to be held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on July 12th. The multi-round match, hosted by Ethan Banks of Packet Pushers, will pit CloudGenix against Cisco to determine which company delivers the most powerful SD-WAN product. The winner will be determined by the audience -- certified network administrators and engineers in Las Vegas for the Cisco Live event.

CloudGenix is radically changing how networks are built and managed. Its Instant-On Networks (ION) product family delivers an application-defined fabric that eliminates the need for hardware routers. Unlike providers of incremental, hybrid-WAN-only alternatives, ION delivers the cloud without compromise to the remote office, ensures high performance for transactional and rich media applications over a hybrid-WAN, and virtualizes the branch -- truly delivering on the promise of a software-defined WAN. Enterprises that choose CloudGenix ION eliminate complex networking configurations, reduce WAN costs by over 70 percent, and experience unparalleled performance and availability for data center and cloud applications.

In the "IWANT CloudGenix Challenge," the audience will put to the test claims by both vendors to determine the most powerful SD-WAN solution for enterprises of all sizes.

WHAT: IWANT CloudGenix Challenge

WHEN: Tuesday, July 12, 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: Aureole Restaurant, Swan Court, Mandalay Bay

To register for the event, click http://sdn-wan.cloudgenix.com/iwantcloudgenix.html

About CloudGenix
CloudGenix (www.cloudgenix.com) is the software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) leader, revolutionizing networking by transforming legacy WANs into a radically simplified, secure, application-defined fabric and virtualizing heterogeneous underlying transports into a unified hybrid WAN. Enabling application-specific, service-level agreements (SLAs), CloudGenix controls network application performance based upon application-performance SLAs and business priority. CloudGenix ION (Instant-On Network) radically simplifies how WANs are designed and managed, enabling customers to build "networks without networking," and achieve more than twice the performance at less than half the cost -- leading to a much faster time-to-value once deployed -- and extending data center-class security to the network edge. Founded in 2013 by a team that has previously delivered industry-leading products in networking, SDN, cloud, security and web-scale applications, CloudGenix serves world-class financial services, legal, retail and technology organizations. The company is backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures and the Mayfield Fund and has headquarters in San Jose, California.

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