SOURCE: VeloCloud, Inc.

VeloCloud, Inc.

October 01, 2015 08:10 ET

VeloCloud Selected to Present on "Shifting Traffic to the Internet" at WAN Summit London 2015 Next Week

Company VP of Marketing Michael Wood to Participate on Panel Led by Industry Analyst Firm Telegeography

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2015) - VeloCloud Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that it has been selected to speak at WAN Summit London 2015, being held at the American Square Conference Centre in Central London next week.

Michael Wood, VP of Marketing, will participate on the panel titled "Traffic Detours: Shifting Network Traffic to the Internet" on Oct. 7 at 9:30 am BST. The panel will be moderated by Erik Kreifeldt, global telecom industry analyst at Telegeography, a leader in WAN market analysis and WAN metrics. During the session, Wood will discuss the role of SD-WAN in making the Internet enterprise grade, as well as the impact of cloud services adoption on traditional wide area networks.

VeloCloud will also demonstrate the award-winning VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN solution at WAN Summit London 2015 in the conference exhibit area.

"WAN Summit London brings together global thought leaders to discuss important problems, trends and solutions in wide area networking," said Wood. "VeloCloud is honored to have been asked to provide a perspective on the impact SD-WAN is having on the future of wide area networking."

About Michael Wood
Mr. Wood has more than 20 years of leadership and management experience in the networking industry. Prior to VeloCloud, Wood served as VP of product management and marketing for Akamai Technologies' Cloud Networking Business Unit, driving both product management and marketing activities while establishing a new product category and market. He was also an executive in residence, and is currently an advisor, for Plug and Play Tech Center, a startup incubator and accelerator. Early in his career Wood was with StrataCom as a senior member of the technical staff designing, building and architecting networking products. After Cisco acquired StrataCom in 1996, Wood spent 15 years with Cisco in various positions, culminating in the director of product management and marketing role for the multi-billion dollar branch office integrated services router business for enterprises and service providers. Wood has a master's degree in electrical engineering and a bachelor's degree in industrial technology from San Jose State University.

About VeloCloud
VeloCloud, the cloud-delivered SD-WAN company, simplifies branch WAN networking by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband Internet and LTE links for today's increasingly distributed enterprises. VeloCloud is the winner of this year's Best Startup of Interop Award and IT World Startup of the Year Award, and is also a Red Herring North America Top 100 company. It is the first to provide all three elements needed to achieve a cloud-delivered SD-WAN: a cloud network for enterprise-grade connection to cloud and enterprise applications; software-defined control and automation; and virtual services delivery. VeloCloud has received financing from investors including The Fabric, NEA and Venrock. It has its headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., with a development center in Chennai, India. For more information, visit http://www.velocloud.com and follow the company on Twitter @VeloCloud.

VeloCloud is a registered trademark of VeloCloud, Inc., in the United States and other countries. All other brands, products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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