CA, Versa Converge to Optimize and Monitor Your SD-WAN Infrastructure

September 12, 2017

By Maurice Nagle - Web Editor

SD-WAN is surging, as there are myriad projections to back that up. Software defined solutions are all the rage, and with growing adoption and popularity comes partnership opportunity. Today, the networking world learned of a new partnership poised to further boost the presence of this burgeoning technology.

Versa Networks unveiled a new partnership with CA (News - Alert) Technologies today, which is set to provide comprehensive monitoring and optimization for SD-WAN infrastructures. In specific, CA’s Network Operations and Analytics platform is now integrated with the Versa Cloud IP Platform.

"IT organizations today are struggling to effectively manage their networks to address digital transformation and the ongoing move to cloud IT. Versa's partnership with CA Technologies (News - Alert) provides visibility into the entire network infrastructure, enabling IT organizations to manage their networks more effectively to meet business objectives," said Kumar Mehta, founder and chief development officer at Versa Networks. 

By integrating the two solutions user benefits are quite bountiful. They include: a unified view of all applications and vendors across network infrastructure, which includes the Versa Cloud IP Platform and Portal; expanded overall visibility, SLA management and analytics; the ability to detect, isolate and resolve network issues in real time; improved workflows and user interface; analyze and correlate Versa SD-WAN performance leveraging the CA monitoring and management platform to ensure optimization; and complete integration of the CA platform into operations to access network, infrastructure and application data to offer root cause and input into how it is effecting the network.

"As more organizations move workloads into the cloud, SD-WAN is becoming a dominant networking technology," said Ali Siddiqui, general manager, Agile (News - Alert) Operations, CA Technologies. "The integration of Versa Networks' high-performance SD-WAN architecture into our next-generation network performance management solutions along with our backend analytics tying infrastructure to application experience; extends the benefits of SD-WAN while ensuring the customer experience in the digital age."

The network is evolving, with an active hand from software defined solutions. With today’s announcement, this dynamic duo has created an exceptional solution to deliver on expectations of today, with the ability to support the future as well.

What’s in your network?

Edited by Mandi Nowitz

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