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CHARLOTTE, NC – Sept. 26, 2018 — Businesses can now connect to Azure Virtual WAN with NetFoundry’s software-only solution, getting security and performance over any Internet connection, from any business WAN.

“We’re pleased that customers looking to simplify branch connectivity and extend application workloads on Microsoft Azure now have access to the NetFoundry AppWAN integrated Azure WAN solution,” said Reshmi Yandapalli, principal program manager, Azure networking, Microsoft. “The seamless integration between Azure Virtual WAN and NetFoundry AppWANs provide ease of use and simplification of connectivity and configuration management hence providing optimized and automated branch-to-branch connectivity through Azure.” 

NetFoundry has worked with Microsoft on an API integration between Azure Virtual WAN and NetFoundry, making it simple for businesses to leverage Virtual WAN, and get enterprise-grade security and performance optimization.Combined, the NetFoundry AppWAN and Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN provides customers with an on-demand solution capable of functioning as a global WAN with optimized Azure connectivity. Businesses run NetFoundry AppWAN endpoints directly on user devices, in branch offices and in private data centers. The endpoints then connect as a global overlay network, using existing Internet connections.

“The Azure Virtual WAN service provides optimized branch and Azure VNet networking.  NetFoundry enables customers to realize the Azure Virtual WAN benefits, automating the on-premises connectivity to Azure with secure, software-only NetFoundry AppWANs,” said Mike Kochanik, Vice President of Alliances, for NetFoundry.

NetFoundry was chosen by Microsoft as one of just 5 networking partners for the Virtual WAN launch, along with Citrix, 128, Riverbed and Silverpeak.  NetFoundry provides its Virtual WAN networking services as cloud-orchestrated and WAN-independent.

NetFoundry offers Azure cloud native networking agility, instant connectivity and scalability through its first-of-its kind Application Specific Networking (ASN) approach. NetFoundry propels enterprises to their goal of a modern and dynamic network that erases the problems of legacy technologies: outmoded and complex network models including VPN and MPLS, that cannot support secure, distributed, cloud-based applications. NetFoundry enables ASNs by allowing its customers to use its global network control platform to spin up connectivity instantly.  The result is instant and secure connectivity for IoT deployments, Virtual WANs, and custom secure application connectivity between organizations, partners and end users.


About NetFoundry

NetFoundry is the leader in Application Specific Networking, enabling businesses to instantly connect distributed applications in any cloud, on any device, anywhere with unprecedented simplicity. The NetFoundry platform enables businesses to securely and reliably connect applications without the constraints of VPNs, custom hardware and private circuits. NetFoundry is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Bangalore and Singapore.

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