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Infovista Positioned as a Visionary in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization

PARIS, France and HERNDON, Virginia—May 26, 2016— Infovista, the leading provider of network performance orchestration solutions for a better connected and collaborative world, today announced that Ipanema, the company’s Application Performance Guarantee solution, has been named a “Visionary” in Gartner’s 2016 “Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization” for the sixth consecutive year (Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization, Bjarne Munch, Neil Rickard, 16 May 2016).

Ipanema is a self-learning, self-adapting and self-healing application performance guarantee solution that orchestrates network functions such as application control, dynamic hybrid wide-area network (WAN), WAN optimization and WAN security in real-time for enterprise networks. Amid the complexities of global enterprise digitalization, such as highly-connected mobile workers, application proliferation and distant branch offices, Ipanema protects business application performance and, in turn, employee productivity and end-user satisfaction.

Ipanema is a strong hybrid WAN solution with a wide range of functionality within a single, centrally managed system. It features dynamic per-flow or per-packet control, WAN path selection, link load balancing, direct access to Internet, firewall, IPsec and WAN optimization. Ipanema also features unique application-policy-driven functionality and application traffic classification and control for all types of unified communication and collaboration (UCC) flows.

Supporting Quote:

  • “The traffic associated with critical business applications like Skype for Business and Microsoft Office 365 is often unpredictable,” said Sylvain Quartier, SVP, products and markets at Infovista. “Ipanema has established itself as the tool that reliably connects employees with the applications they need across multiple networks. We are proud to see Ipanema’s inclusion for the sixth consecutive year, after working tirelessly to build the solution’s strength and consistency in guaranteeing application performance, Quartier continued. “We have enabled the management of both MPLS and Direct Internet without additional firewalls and devices, and have added a new virtual engines portfolio so enterprises can future-proof their networks and facilitate software-defined networking, all while ensuring critical business applications are made constantly-available to end users.”


  • Learn more about how Ipanema delivers the most innovative and comprehensive automated solutions to guarantee application performance across enterprises’ large and complex networks.

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About Infovista

Infovista, the global leader in network lifecycle automation, powers complex intelligent networks to ensure they deliver brilliant user experience, maximizing productivity and efficiency, securely. At the core of the company’s approach are automation and analytics, enabling Infovista software solutions to span the entire network lifecycle. From managing service legacy networks to optimizing 5G deployments, from providing applications visibility to securing and controlling the extended edge, Infovista helps Communications Service Providers and Enterprises to fully unlock their digital business potential. More than 1,700 customers, including 350 Mobile Network Operators, around the world rely on Infovista. – 

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