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NetFoundry Deploys Its Overlay Network in EdgeConnex Edge Data Centers

October 31, 2018 / Linda Hardesty

NetFoundry, a company that uses software-defined networking (SDN) to create overlay networks, is partnering with EdgeConnex to help customers easily extend their networks to public clouds. EdgeConnex has built more than 25 smaller-sized data centers in North America and Europe to deliver content closer to customers. Earlier this year, the company announced a seven-fold expansion of capacity at its Edge Data Center campus in Denver. With NetFoundry, EdgeConnex will provide enterprise customers with private and direct connections to public cloud providers, including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). NetFoundry AppWANs are software-defined, encrypted overlays that are abstracted above network infrastructure, said Rob Anderson, head of strategic marketing at NetFoundry. The overlays are completely service provider agnostic. AppWANs are capable of dynamically adjusting to meet customer performance requirements. And customers can define how endpoints are permitted to access serv...