HOLMDEL, N.J., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage® (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers, announced today that it has received SearchNetworking.com's Network Innovation Award. Presented by the editors of Tech Target Inc.'s Networking Media Group, the award recognizes Vonage® SmartWAN, launched in early 2016, which optimizes Quality of Service (QoS) for unified communications across a company's multiple locations.
Given to a select group of technology companies each year, the Network Innovation Awards are judged by the SearchNetworking.com editorial staff, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants. The Innovation Award program recognizes companies that are making significant advances and network innovations in such areas as network management, data center network fabric, programmable networking, remote network management and software defined networking (SDN).
"Vonage SmartWAN complements the features and functionality of a company's cloud-based unified communications solution with the added reliability they need to maintain Quality of Service and keep their businesses running smoothly," said Sanjay Srinivasan, Vice President and Chief Technology Architect Business Engineering for Vonage. "We are honored to be recognized by SearchNetworking as we continue to look for ways in which to provide the best in Cloud Communications to meet the full spectrum of business needs for customers of all sizes, from SMB to mid-market to enterprise."
Vonage SmartWAN uses SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) technology to enhance quality of service and optimize real-time network traffic, like voice and video for businesses. It works over private MPLS or public broadband networks to improve quality and availability across locations for business customers that rely on high quantities of voice, video and data communications in their day-to-day operations. Blackout/Brownout protection, seamless failover and real-time, smart congestion prevention are just a few of the ways Vonage SmartWAN ensures business continuity.
Vonage SmartWAN also allows for more visibility into a company's network through Vonage's proprietary back office system, providing customers with an open door to installation, service configuration, trouble tickets, training, billing and call analytics.
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses. Vonage transforms the way people work and businesses operate through a portfolio of communications solutions that enable internal collaboration among employees, while also keeping companies closely connected with their customers, across any mode of communication, on any device. The Company also provides a robust suite of feature-rich residential communication solutions. In 2015, the Company was named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as-a-Service, Worldwide and also earned the Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Hosted IP and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Services. For more information, visit www.vonage.com.
Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a registered trademark of Vonage America Inc. To follow Vonage on Twitter, please visit www.twitter.com/vonage. To become a fan on Facebook, go to www.facebook.com/vonage. To subscribe on YouTube, visit www.youtube.com/vonage.
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