Wavenet, a leading UK supplier of business telecommunication solutions, has today been awarded Platinum Partner status by global SD-WAN leader, Silver Peak. This follows several high-profile network transformation projects for enterprise companies including several leading Law and Accountancy firms.

01/10/2019 – SOLIHULL: Silver Peak, a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader, delivers the transformational promise of the cloud with a business-first networking model. Thousands of globally distributed enterprises have deployed Silver Peak WAN solutions across 100 countries. Silver Peak is the only SD-WAN vendor to partner with all four leading public cloud providers – Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Oracle.



Philip Grannum, Chief Commercial Officer at Wavenet, commented: “We are delighted to be one of only three organisations in the UK to be awarded Platinum Partner status by Silver Peak. Together, we have successfully optimised and transformed WAN’s for mid-market and enterprise customers. The combination of Silver Peak’s best-in-class technology, coupled with Wavenet’s broad network expertise and proven capabilities, means customers are in the best hands.”

Mike Kontowtt, Director, Channel Sales EMEA at Silver Peak, added: “Wavenet is a long-standing strategic partner of ours in the UK and we’re impressed by not only their deep technical knowledge and industry expertise but their proactive and focused approach to supporting their customers. There is high demand in the market for fully managed SD-WAN services, and Wavenet is the perfect partner to address this.”

Over the last 5 years, the SD-WAN market has matured and market-research firm IDC reports that nearly 75% of enterprises will implement SD-WAN within two years and the SD-WAN market is expected to grow to £7.5 billion by 2020.1

The Cloud is driving change in WAN traffic patterns, and as new applications emerge, demands on WAN throughput, efficiency, and reliability increase. The Silver Peak Software-Defined WAN offering from Wavenet enables businesses to simplify WAN provisioning, improve application performance, enhance the end-user experience, and deliver a highly agile and secure Wide Area Network.

Jason Evans, Director of Disruptive Technology at Wavenet, commented: “Organisations are looking for ways to improve application performance, and Silver Peak EdgeConnect SD-WAN offers intelligent application-based QoS, routing and load-balancing, zero-touch for simplified deployments even at scale, along with optional cost-effective application-based WAN Optimisation. We work closely with our customers around the UK and across the Globe to deliver agile WAN solutions, effectively helping them derive the maximum return on investment and effectiveness from their WAN.”

Wavenet has proven abilities in delivering transformative network projects. From its 24/7 Midlands-based NOC, the MSP offers managed, self-managed or co-managed bespoke solutions. Wavenet offers a single point of responsibility for all aspects of the service right from design, through ordering, provision and go-live, to ongoing service management.



About Wavenet

Wavenet is a leading business to business communications provider with the mission of being the most trusted supplier of voice, data and cloud solutions in the UK.

With over 7,000 customers across all industries, Wavenet offers SMEs and enterprises future-proof technology that drives positive change and delivers a competitive edge. Drawing on a 30-year pedigree of providing reliable, flexible and innovative services, the company offers an extensive portfolio including Networking & Connectivity, Unified Comms & Voice, Security & Compliance and Technology Services.

Wavenet has long-standing certified partnerships with Cisco, Mitel, Microsoft, Silver Peak and BT Wholesale.


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Anneka Hicks
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