‘With Verizon’s new service, we are taking our IWAN solution to the next level,’ said Jeff Reed, vice president of the Cisco Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Group. ‘Cisco IWAN’s open architecture enables Verizon to offer a flexible, highly secure and reliable service to its enterprise customers. With IWAN as the foundation and Verizon’s expertise in network management, the solution will enable enterprises to improve the application experience for their employees and customers.’
Through Cisco’s software-defined WAN solution, Verizon is facilitating better user experience through improved and faster application performance. The solution is also highly robust, agile and secure while offerering low operational costs.
Shawn Hakl, vice president of enterprise networking and innovation, Verizon commented. ‘Our focus is to help enterprises improve the performance and security of their networks by using the most effective means of connecting mobile users to cloud applications. More than ever, today’s networks require rigorous oversight and expert management to meet the constant demands of the digital age.’
The companies plan to roll out the solution in EMEA by the end of 2015. The new solution will be supported by Verizon’s IT consulting group which helps enterprises manage their transition to SD-based networking.