Apcela Joins HPE Aruba Networking Channel Program as Gold Partner
Reston, VA – October 24, 2023 – Apcela, a leading innovator in software-defined, cloud-optimized network services, today announced a partnership with HPE Aruba Networking to power its Arcus Multicloud Transit Hubs and Open Access Network Edge. Apcela, who will integrate Aruba’s EdgeConnect SD-WAN portfolio of products with its Arcus Platform, also announced that it has earned Gold partner status within the Partner Ready for HPE Aruba Networking channel program. The Partner Ready for HPE Aruba Networking channel program is a global community of qualified solution providers who design, integrate, and deliver Aruba’s secure, intelligent edge-to-cloud networking solutions and services.
“We’re excited to bring the HPE Aruba EdgeConnect SD-WAN portfolio to our Arcus Platform,” noted Todd While, VP of Partnerships and Alliances at Apcela. “Our customers will leverage the agility of the EdgeConnect SD-WAN to simplify and orchestrate high-performance, cloud-centric global networks and multicloud connectivity, within existing or new Aruba environments.”
Gartner® has recommended that large global enterprises adopting SD-WAN, “include enhanced internet services as a viable option for their global WAN backbone to improve the trade-offs between cost and performance.1 “ The integration of Apcela’s Arcus Platform, offering a low-latency global backbone, with HPE Aruba’s Edgeconnect portfolio will make it easier for existing and new customers to improve global WAN performance while reducing networking costs.
“We’re impressed by the global reach and capabilities of the Apcela Arcus platform, and the team that supports it,” noted Pat Gilbreath, Worldwide VP & GM for HPE Aruba’s SASE business. “We look forward to working with the Apcela team to bring our combined benefits to a growing base of global enterprises leveraging SD-WAN to support their digital and cloud transformation journeys.”
1”Include Enhanced Internet as a Viable Option for the Global SD-WAN Backbone”, 22 March 2023, By Bjarne Munch, Neil Rickard, Danellie Young GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.
Apcela provides software-defined, cloud optimized networks for the digitally transforming enterprise. Delivered as a service, the Arcus Platform simplifies, and speeds enterprise deployment of software-defined network and security architectures built for a multi-cloud world.
Connect with us on Twitter @apcela #GoFaster or LinkedIn.