Cloud communications facilitator Intermedia have chosen internet company Bigleaf Networks to provide SMB’s with SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) services. As per the terms of the alliance, Intermedia will be leveraging Bigleaf’s SD-WAN platform to identify and optimize traffic for cloud and SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) applications.
According to Intermedia, small-medium businesses are in need of high-performance internet services which are also economical in nature. They say that this segment does not believing in compromising on quality when it comes to leveraging internet services for profitability.
With this alliance, Intermedia feel that they will be breaking the mold when it comes to wide-area-networking (WAN). They claim that by integrating their cloud services with Bigleaf’s WAN platform, customers will be able to prioritize real-time traffic, provide intelligent load balancing and allow applications to stay connected without circuit failures.
Speaking about the deal, Mark Sher, Vice President of Unified Communications Product and Marketing at Intermedia, commented:
We recognize that there are partners that will want to offer options for delivering services over the top of an existing network or with a managed solution such as SD-WAN. This partnership with Bigleaf makes doing so that much easier.
Bigleaf say that they are excited about this deal and are looking forward to working with Intermedia’s team. Explaining this in detail, Jeff Burchett, Co-Founder & Vice President of Sales at Bigleaf Networks, commented:
We are thrilled to work with a leader like Intermedia, and their partners, as a preferred provider of SD-WAN. Bigleaf’s cloud-first SD-WAN platform assists with this by automatically identifying and optimizing traffic for cloud applications like voice, SaaS, and video conferencing.