2020 VISIONARY SPOTLIGHT AWARDS | CHANNEL VISION SIP Trunking AireSpring AireSpring offers Global Managed SD-WAN, a fully managed, end-to-end service providing fast, scalable and reliable connectivity for on- premises and public/private multi-cloud application performance. This service is powered by VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud and delivered over AireSpring’s carrier-grade Global Private Network with distributed PoPs. AireSpring sources, deploys, monitors and supports last mile connections globally to customer premises. As part of its fully managed solution, AireSpring’s Global Managed SD-WAN includes last mile circuit procurement and 24/7/365 monitoring and support though its global NOCs. Aryaka Aryaka’s SmartServices is a managed service offering and integrated solution that brings together a global network and a complete SD-WAN technology stack, offering connectivity-as-a-service, network and application acceleration as-a-service, managed multi-cloud networking as-a-service, security as-a-service and actionable insights as-a-service. Aryaka’s premier global SD-WAN offering is also available for regional deployments. Fusion Connect Fusion’s SD-WAN offering was first deployed in 2017 on the Meraki platform. A VeloCloud offering has since been added to the portfolio, and later this year Fusion will be introducing two offerings on the Fortinet platform for even more flexibility. Fusion takes a best-of-breed, multi-vendor approach to managed SD-WAN, giving the customer flexibility to build the right solution for their business needs, size and budget. Nitel Nitel launched the Nitel-Connect SD-WAN platform to more efficiently route select traffic and improve the predictability of the network’s middle mile. This platform is a key component of its vision for SD-WAN, enabling customers to bring together all network functions – from routing and optimization to security and connection to cloud partners – under a single platform. The platform solves significant performance issues found in internet-only SD-WAN deployments by routing high-priority traffic over Nitel’s private nationwide backbone. This creates predictability within the middle mile and ensures performance, reliability and security. Nitel-Connect is a fully managed SD-WAN platform that includes private-network access with multiple endpoint hardware and security options. Inteliquent Inteliquent owns and operates a nationwide T1 carrier grade network, allowing businesses to connect via public internet, MPLS or VPN. Inteliquent’s network can support customers with requirements of up to 18,500 peak concurrent calls, with an extensive phone number footprint. Inteliquent offers flexible and scalable service, a fully automated porting engine and API functionality. nexVortex, Inc. nexVortex’s mSIP is a managed SIP trunking service for businesses of all sizes. mSIP offers superior voice quality with multiple connection options, high availability including redundancy through multiple data centers, proactive monitoring, visibility and call quality analytics across multiple points in the call path. In one case study, mSIP recently helped a private college preparatory and boarding school save money by migrating its PRIs to SIP and implementing E911 services, while working with its existing Avaya PBX system. Benefits included reducing the number of call channels, granting the ability to assign and port 1,000 individual DID numbers into multiple E911 zones, providing visibility into calls and daily reporting, pairing with an existing PBX system and ensuring QoS by utilizing nexVortex’s nationwide private MPLS network. SD-WAN & SD-Branch PCCW Global PCCW Global offers Console Connect, its groundbreaking SDI platform offering private, predictable, instant and secure connectivity on- demand. Console Connect leverages PCCW Global’s extensive T1 global network and enables businesses to privately interconnect with their own community of XaaS solutions, enterprises, data centers and network service providers. It also contains a unique social feature that allows users to share knowledge, seek support and network with peers. Software-Defined Interconnection (SDI)