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Viptela Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor

List Highlights Hottest Tech Startups Impacting the IT Channel Industry

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/18/14 -- Viptela, Inc., a software-centric networking company, announced today it has been recognized as one of 2014's hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products and created opportunities for channel partners in North America to provide high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers.

"Solution providers are always on the hunt for the next big technology that will solve major networking pain points for their customers. The vendors who are on the forefront of IT innovation are able to offer products and services to channel partners to help them solve these issues for their customers while staying ahead of the competition," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN. "We congratulate 2014's Emerging Vendors for creating the next wave of technology that will drive the IT industry forward and for opening the door to new, unique solutions from the IT channel."

Viptela's Secure Extensible Network (SEN) provides a secure and software-defined approach to network virtualization that allows global companies unprecedented capabilities to build carrier agnostic, policy-controlled and cost-effective Wide Area Networks (WAN). The net effect is a network that is secure, fully controllable and extremely agile thereby eliminating the disconnect between business and IT.

This secure and software-defined networking (SDN) approach to network virtualization provides companies full control of their WAN, resulting in the following:

  • Secure extension of the enterprise
  • Freedom to choose any transport network
  • Optimized performance for public clouds and the Internet
  • Centralized enforcement of access control and network policies
  • Centralization of network-based services

"We are honored to be included in CRN's 2014 Emerging Vendors list. Developing the channel is a key focus in our go-to-market strategy -- both domestically and internationally," said Amir Khan, CEO of Viptela. "We are already attracting significant channel interest as we work with Fortune 500 customers in key verticals like healthcare, retail, finance and telecommunications."

Companies included in CRN's 2014 Emerging Vendors list were founded in 2008 or later and are actively working with channel partners in North America. The list, along with information about each vendor, will be published in CRN's August 2014 issue and will also be available online at

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

About Viptela
Viptela, Inc. is a software-centric networking company focused on transforming how Fortune 500 companies build and secure their end-to-end network infrastructure. Viptela improves the security, agility and performance of corporate IP networks for next-generation business applications. Viptela was founded in 2012 by a team of top-tier talent from Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Juniper Networks, and VMware, who have decades of experience delivering multi-billion dollar networking products to market, and, architecting many of the largest and most complex networks in the world. Viptela is backed by Sequoia Capital and headquartered in San Jose, CA. For more information, visit: or contact [email protected].

©Copyright 2014, Viptela. The Viptela name, vEdge, vSmart, and vManage are trademarks of Viptela, Inc. Other trade names used herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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