Validates Market Solutions Against Key IT Requirements
NEW YORK, May 13, 2015, ONUG Spring 2015 – Glue Networks today announced the successful completion of ONUG’s first testing program to validate market solutions against key IT requirements from the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) Conference in New York. The ONUG use case validation testing is a landmark event in the networking industry, signaling the first time commercial SD-WAN solutions are being tested against requirements outlined by enterprise users. For more information on Glue Networks’ panel on SD-WAN at ONUG, please visit: http://www.onug.net/faster-wan-delivery-software-defined-wan-as-a-service/
The goal of the ONUG testing was to provide proof of concepts, feature validation, and demonstrations ensuring the SD-WAN providers deliver against a list of top ten requirements for SD-WAN agreed to by the ONUG user community.
In addition, Jeff Gray, CEO of Glue Networks, Jeff Reed, vice president, Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Groups of Cisco Systems and Matt Cook, senior director at Forsythe will be presenting on “Faster WAN Delivery: Software-Defined WAN-as-a-Service” from 1:10pm – 1:30pm ET on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. In this session, Cisco Systems and Glue Networks will share how their best in class Intelligent WAN routing architecture and cloud orchestration platforms have come together to help Forsythe, a $1B+ technology integrator, transform itself into a transport-independent service provider.
“We were delighted to have Glue Networks on board with ONUG this spring. These tests underscore our commitment to the ONUG Community of IT executives and vendors to validate product features that meet IT business leader requirements for enterprise cloud infrastructure,” said Nick Lippis, Chairman and Co-Founder of ONUG. “We are confident that this testing effort with partners such as Glue Networks will assist in moving the open infrastructure industry from technology curiosity to operations.”
About Glue Networks
Glue Networks boosts the agility and reduces the complexity of managing distributed networks by intelligently orchestrating network policies and simplifying deployment and operations in order to meet the evolving needs of the enterprise. For more information, please visit www.gluenetworks.com.
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