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Embratel Selects VMware to Deliver New Software-Defined WAN Services in Brazil

Powered by VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud, Embratel can create new revenue streams that complement the company’s MPLS offerings

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced Embratel will offer new software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) services powered by VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud. As a result, Embratel said it will expand its portfolio of reliable and flexible services for customers and advance its business growth with the addition of new revenue streams. With a strong presence in the IT, fixed networks and corporate mobility industries, Embratel is one of the largest telecommunications operators in Brazil, and is part of the Claro Brasil, a leading group in the segment across the country.

With NSX-SD-WAN powered services, Embratel said it can effectively meet evolving customer demands for an agile, reliable, manageable, and more secure software-based networking solution, while enabling uniform connections to cloud-delivered services with confidence. VMware NSX SD-WAN technology simplifies networking activities, delivering elastic transport, performance for cloud applications, and integration with advanced services – all through zero-touch deployment.

“Embratel’s mission is to better serve the infrastructure needs in Brazil and the larger Latin America community,” said Marcello Miguel, Marketing and Business Executive Director at Embratel. “Our new services powered by NSX SD-WAN will improve Embratel’s existing MLPS services, offering enterprise customers the flexibility to choose the network infrastructure best suited to support their customers’ overarching business goals. The addition of SD-WAN to our portfolio will not only provide Embratel with significant growth opportunities, but it will enable our customers to deliver a complete end-to-end user experience.”

NSX SD-WAN is the industry-leading SD-WAN solution that combines the economics and flexibility of the best real-time network overlay with the deployment speed, scale and automation of Cloud-delivered services. With NSX SD-WAN, customers can deliver better cloud and application performance with full visibility, metrics, control, and automation of all device and user endpoints, and lower overall costs. NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud provides an extensible platform for enterprises and telcos to integrate both on-premises and cloud services under the same consistent business policy framework.

“Organizations are embarking on digital transformation to create better experiences for customers, clients, and employees. To achieve these business outcomes, a new approach to networking is required – virtual cloud networking,” said Sanjay Uppal, vice president and general manager, VeloCloud Business Unit, VMware. “Leveraging NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud as part of a Virtual Cloud Network, Embratel can provide customers with consistent, pervasive connectivity and intrinsic security for applications, data, and users from the data center to the cloud and the branch. NSX SD-WAN will enable their customers to streamline the journey to digital business, by unlocking the value from their network, providing superior delivery of applications from the cloud and private data centers, and significantly reducing network complexity.”

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