Mitel Enhances the Reliability of Cloud-Based Business Communications and Collaboration Services

Partnership With VeloCloud Improves Network Performance Through Software-Defined Wide Area Networking and Provides 3X Times Cost Savings Over Traditional WANs

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)
  • Steers business-critical traffic to highest performing paths with SD-WAN technology
  • Optimizes the performance of voice and video with assured service quality
  • Provides three times the savings of a traditional WAN with reduced IT maintenance

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in real-time business, cloud and mobile communications, announced today MiCloud Edge, a new networking solution that increases the performance and reliability of business communications, while streamlining network management and providing three times the cost savings of a traditional WAN.

Heavy traffic or high bandwidth usage can lower quality for even the fastest, most robust Internet connection. MiCloud Edge, powered by Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology from VeloCloud™, lets companies of all sizes maximize bandwidth resources to provide optimal service quality for voice and video applications. SD-WAN enables  businesses to prioritize their applications and instanteously detect the highest quality connectivity path.

MiCloud Edge also makes network management easy, even for companies with multiple locations. New offices or branches can be mobilized within minutes. Simplified configuration options then monitor and control them from a centralized, cloud-based location. Compared with traditional circuits, which require onsite maintenance, MiCloud Edge further offers cost savings by minimizing the need for IT staff at each office and allows most companies to scale back the use of multiprotocol label switching and other expensive circuits. MiCloud Edge is currently available for sale in North America.

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"SD-WAN has already become a differentiator for cloud providers because it gives companies the ability to quickly connect all their locations, maximize bandwidth, gain deeper insight into network performance and receive continuous repair of degraded links," said Dave Michels, Enterprise Communications Analyst, Buffalo Communications. "As a result, companies get higher quality communications overall while lowering costs by reducing the use of expensive MPLS circuits and avoiding system upgrades."

"Even with the highest performing communications and collaboration tools, businesses require a reliable and consistent network powering them," said Jon Brinton, EVP and President, Mitel Cloud Division. "MiCloud Edge simply and cost-effectively transforms network reliability, delivering professional-grade cloud communications and ensuring business-critical applications are always prioritized."

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Tags/Keywords
Cloud Communications, UCaaS, MiCloud, VeloCloud, NFV, SDN, Software-Defined Networking, SD-WAN

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