China Telecom Global (CTG), a pioneer in Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) and enterprise network technologies, has announced the global launch of its SD-WAN service portfolio in partnership with Versa Networks. CTG’s SD-WAN service enables direct and secured access to public cloud services such as Microsoft Azure and AWS Cloud via backbone networks.
This new SD-WAN service offering is now available and it will grow to over 30 global cloud gateways (PoPs) by the end of 2017 across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. To date, nodes have been set up in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Paris, Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Mumbai. China Telecom Global will also extend the service coverage to major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen by leveraging the company’s domestic resources.
“CTG’s industry experience, along with the strengths of China Telecom, enables a fast, seamless, secure and on-the-go experience for our customers,” said Joe Han, Executive Vice President, China Telecom Global. “CTG’s industry experience, along with the strengths of China Telecom, enables a fast, seamless, secure and on-the-go experience for our customers. SD-WAN is the future for businesses – especially SMEs – seeking greater access, capacity, speed and control. Together with Versa Networks, we are committed to the evolution of SD-WAN.”
Global Networking Reach
China Telecom Global has subsidiaries and affiliates in 27 countries and regions, 69 overseas PoPs, and delivers more than 20T in international connectivity bandwidth and intercontinental capacity. CTG also has 38 submarine cable resources, in which CTG was involved in the construction of more than 10 of those cables. With direct connections to more than 10 neighboring countries and regions via terrestrial cables, CTG has mapped out a global service and capacity network.
“CTG is a pioneer in their vision for enterprise network services and we are delighted to be selected as their partner moving forward,” said Kelly Ahuja, CEO of Versa Networks. “Our partnership enables customers to implement a fast, fully scalable and agile service as they continue to address business and technological challenges.”
Leveraging on its abundant resources in mainland China, China Telecom Global connects the Asia Pacific region and the world. CTG’s services include Internet direct access, Internet transit, data services, broadband, unified communications, cloud computing, and ICT value added services.