Magna5 Chooses VergX for Its New SD-WAN and SD-Security Network-as-a-Service Offering

Magna5, a U.S. cloud communications and hybrid network service provider, has selected VergX’s Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) offering to provide SD-WAN & SD-Security solutions to its agent channel and enterprise customers.

Leveraging Versa Networks‘ cloud-native multi-tenant software platform and comprehensive suite of networking and security services, VergX has developed a NaaS offering, empowering service providers like Magna5 to provide their agent channel and end customers a fully managed and tiered service portfolio including advanced SD-WAN, “next-generation” firewall and unified threat management (UTM).

cloud communications magna5This new SD-WAN and SD-Security offering would provide real-time access to application routing, network performance, “next-gen” firewall settings and advanced network analytics.

“We enable business transformation for our customers through the cloud, allowing them to create opportunities for growth, agility and competitiveness,” said Greg Forrest, CEO of Magna5. “We offer this by continuing to innovate and integrate best-of-breed solutions, like Versa Networks SD-WAN and SD-Security, into our infrastructure, through this partnership with VergX, while ensuring a best-in-class user experience.”

Magna5 offers a suite of cloud-based unified communication and collaboration services to 7,500 mid-market customers, including Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS), and the web-based collaboration tool Accession.

“We’re excited that Magna5 has chosen to become a VergX reseller and embrace this innovative NaaS offering,” said Chris Chirico, COO of VergX. “This multi-tenant platform enables companies like Magna5 to offer a true enterprise-class SD-WAN and SD-Security solution to their customers and agent channels.”

About VergX

The VergX offering would allow resellers to go to market within weeks and offer their customers a tiered service portfolio including advanced SD-WAN, Next Generation Firewall and Unified Threat Management. Because it is a cloud-based service, VergX partners like Magna5 and its agent channel can provide a comprehensive service offering, “hands-on” management and detailed reporting from a single pane of glass without purchasing and deploying their own underlying infrastructure.

Magna5’s agent channel and reseller network would offer comprehensive voice, data and cloud offerings to a customer base that includes regional leaders within technology, education, healthcare, government, financial services and beyond. With corporate headquarters in Dallas, Magna5 operates office and network facilities across the United States, including Miami, Albany, NY, New York City, San Antonio, TX, Portland, OR, Los Angeles and Seattle.