The Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance, ngena, has partnered with neutrality.one, a cloud networking company delivering software-defined infrastructure, to support the adoption of SD-WAN solutions across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
The partnership enables neutrality.one to use ngena solutions to transform enterprise customers’ network services from MPLS to the latest software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) technology.
neutrality.one will deploy ngena’s SD-WAN as a Service solution based on Cisco Viptela & Meraki and benefit from full orchestration, analytics and performance management for medium-to-large enterprise customers. ngena provides a fully managed SD-WAN service, along with end-to-end operation of the network. ngena’s solution includes a global backbone matched with a leading SD-WAN overlay providing full encryption of data and a control plane.
“We live in a world that is dependent on complex global supply chains which are becoming increasingly automated and interconnected. Together, ngena and neutrality.one will offer the optimum solution to simplify how the modern digital enterprise connects, enabling next-generation networking services designed for a cloud-native and digital world,” said Bart de Graaff, CEO at ngena.
neutrality.one offers enterprises and service providers global connectivity solutions to internet, cloud and data centre infrastructure. Its product portfolio offers software-defined networking over its private network connecting 120+ points of presence (POPs) in 56 cities, SD-WAN reach to 200+ territories worldwide, cloud connectivity and managed security services. neutrality.one is headquartered at the Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre in Silicon Oasis, Dubai.
“We are excited to be working with ngena as we expand our global SD-WAN capabilities and serve a growing number of enterprise customers across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. ngena offers best-in-class technologies, global reach, and fully automated and digitised experiences that give our customers a truly smart, simple, and secure way to connect,” said Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO at neutrality.one.
“This is one of the many steps we are taking to develop and deliver world-class connectivity, underpinned with an optimised end-to-end customer experience. We are bringing SD-WAN to new markets and making it simple for enterprises to benefit from new connectivity models.”
The worldwide sales of SD-WAN technologies are forecasted to grow at double-digit rates over each of the next five years to surpass $3.2 billion in 2024, according to the Dell’Oro Group. The research firm expects the market for SD-WAN technologies to increase by 168 per cent between 2020 and 2024. The partnership supports the long-term growth of the SD-WAN market and enables more enterprise customers in Asia, the Middle East and Africa to benefit from cost-efficient and agile networking.
ngena provides fully automated networking with seamless end-to-end processes, supported with 100 per cent Software-Defined Network technologies based on a virtualisation architecture. The impact of working from home has created additional demand for these networking services, and this collaboration will also extend support to clients during these times of unprecedented business disruption with ngena@home special services.